Ex-Pakistan leader Pervez Musharraf, who aided U.S. war in Afghanistan, has died
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Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died. He was 79 ..read more
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The EU is cutting off imports of Russian oil products
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The European Union is cutting off imports of Russian oil products. It's meant as a blow to Vladimir Putin's economy but it will require new sources of vital diesel fuel for Europe ..read more
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Polish ambassador warns of a prolonged war in Ukraine, calls for more support
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With the anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine approaching, Poland's ambassador to the U.S. Marek Magierowski warns of a prolonged conflict and urges the West to provide Kyiv with more support ..read more
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U.S. cancels Blinken's visit to China after the appearance of a spy balloon
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The Biden Administrations has cancelled Secretary of State Antony Blinken's trip to China, following the appearance of a Chinese surveillance balloon over the US ..read more
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Pakistani man who was tortured by the CIA is released from Guantanamo Bay
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A prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, who sued the Biden administration for unlawful imprisonment, has been released, and is now living in Belize ..read more
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Haiti is in the midst of one of the worst political crises in its history
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An increasing power vacuum is making things worse. There is not a single elected official with a valid term, and many people are asking: How long will the defacto prime minister cling to power ..read more
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Myanmar has been in chaos since the army seized power from the civilian government
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Two years after Myanmar's military coup, the country continues to be unstable. Meanwhile, about one million minority Rohingya refugees continue to languish in camps in neighboring Bangladesh ..read more
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Rescuers search the rubble of a mosque in Pakistan hit by a suicide bomber
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Pakistan reels from a suicide bombing that killed more than 90 worshippers in a mosque as a delegation from the International Monetary Fund comes to town as the country seeks to avert default ..read more
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Blinken's Israel visit comes during heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Israel and the West Bank comes against a backdrop of violence, including deadly attacks in Jerusalem and a Palestinian refugee camp ..read more
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How forest guards in Liberia protect the sacred rainforests
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In Liberia forest guardians are making their small, but vital contribution to the protection of the rainforests - sacred in many parts of this corner of West Africa ..read more
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