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China to Host Next Afghan-Taliban Talks

July 25, 2015 0

Afghan officials said a new round of peace talks with the Taliban will take place next week in China. Pakistan brokered and hosted the inaugural dialogue between the two sides earlier this month. The meeting […]

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Turkey bombs Islamic State targets in Syria

July 24, 2015 0

Turkish planes have for the first time carried out air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group targets in Syria. Police also launched raids against IS and Kurdish militants across the country, arresting 251 people, the […]

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2 Women to Vie for President in Taiwan

July 20, 2015 0

Taiwanese voters next year are all but sure to elect a woman as their next president. The ruling Nationalist Party on Sunday picked Taiwan’s deputy legislative speaker and a former teacher as their candidate. She […]

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AU Hits Al-Shabab With New Offensive

July 19, 2015 0

Ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to the region, which starts later this week, Kenyan and Ethiopian troops operating in Somalia have launched a new military offensive against the al-Shabab militant group in Gedo and […]

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Saudi Arabia Says It Stopped IS Attacks, Arrests 400

July 18, 2015 0

Saudi Arabia arrested more than 400 people, mostly Saudis, Saturday, with suspected links to the Islamic State militant group. The Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement reported by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) […]

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