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Ghani to Allow Taliban Office if Afghan Peace Progresses

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has again invited the Taliban to peace talks at a mutually agreeable venue, promising the insurgents they eventually will be allowed to open a representative office if significant progress is made.

Ghani made the offer while …

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British Police Name 2 London Attackers

London Metropolitan police have named two of the three attackers who killed seven people and wounded more than 50 others Saturday.

British citizen Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, was previously known to authorities, but had not been viewed as a serious …

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DC Roundup: Trump Tweets, Contentious Press Briefings, Senate Hearings

Developments in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday include President Donald Trump criticizing congressional probes of alleged links between his campaign and Russia, as well as truncated White House press briefings, fired National Security Advisor Michael Flynn agreeing to turn over some …

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Davao flights part of Qatar air deal

The new deal -- signed by Transportation Undersecretary for Aviation Manuel Antonio L. Tamayo and Abdullah Al Subaey of Qatar on May 28 -- increased the maximum number of flights between Manila and Doha flown by Qatar Airways to 18 …

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Bahrain, Egypt Block Al-Jazeera Websites Amid Qatar Dispute

Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its …

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OVER 20 WOUNDED IN BANGKOK HOSPITAL BLAST

Bangkok - Over 20 people were injured Monday when a bomb exploded at a military hospital in the Thai capital, Bangkok.

Deputy police chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul told reporters that the blast, caused by bombing, took place at Phra Mongkutklao Hospital …

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S. KOREA’S PRESIDENT NAMES NEW FOREIGN, FINANCE MINISTERS, CHIEF SECURITY OFFICIALS

Seoul - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Sunday announced his picks for the new finance and foreign ministers, while appointing his new chief security advisor.

President of Ajou University Kim Dong-yeon has been tapped as the new finance minister, …

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NEW ROUND OF SYRIA PEACE TALKS SET FOR JUNE

Geneva - The UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura announced that a new round of Syria peace talks will be held in Geneva next June to resume negotiations between warring factions to address all the critical issues which …

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PRESIDENT OF BURKINA FASO VISITS MIA

Doha - HE President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore and the accompanying delegation visited Thursday the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) as part of his current visit to Qatar.

The President of Burkina Faso toured the MIA and …