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Afghan Vice President Survives Taliban Attack

  Taliban fighters on Saturday attacked a convoy carrying Afghanistan’s vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum, in an assault that left the former warlord unscathed but killed one of his bodyguards, an official told AFP. Enayatullah Babur, Dostum’s former chief of staff, said the hour-long attack also left several others in the convoy wounded. The attack […]

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New Zealand PM Orders Investigation Into Mosque Attacks

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (L) and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters speak to the media during a Post Cabinet media press conference at Parliament in Wellington on March 18, 2019. David Lintott / AFP   New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence services could have […]

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Special Counsel Mueller Clears Trump Of Conspiring With Russia

US President Donald Trump/ AFP   US President Donald Trump declared Sunday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes. The long-awaited final report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Moscow’s election meddling concluded that […]

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BREAKING: British Parliament Rejects Brexit Deal For A Second Time

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaking to the house after losing the second meaningful vote on the government’s Brexit deal, in the House of Commons in London on March 12, 2019. AFP / PRU   British MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime […]

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US To Withdraw Diplomatic Staff From Venezuela

  The United States will withdraw all remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in Caracas as the crisis in Venezuela deepens, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late Monday. The move worsens already tattered relations, with President Donald Trump having said he rules out no options including military intervention to oust President Nicolas Maduro as […]