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Pelosi cancels Afghan trip after Trump 'leaks' security details

White House officials risked lawmakers lives by leaking their Afghan flight details, Democrats say.

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Pelosi Delays Afghan Trip After Trump Leaks Travel Plans

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelled plans Friday to fly commercially to Afghanistan after her office said President Donald Trump announced the sensitive travel plans, significantly increasing the security threat on the ground according to a State Department assessment. A spokesperson for Pelosi’s office said in a statement "the ...

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Afghan Presidential Race Takes Shape as Ghani’s Challengers Emerge

Several former officials will try to unseat President Ashraf Ghani in July, amid fears that another fraud-marred election could further destabilize ...

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Watchdog: Thousands More Children May Have Been Separated

Thousands more migrant children may have been split from their families than the Trump administration previously reported, in part because officials ...

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The Planned U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Syria: Here's the Latest

If anyone had any illusions about just how complicated a U.S. withdrawal from Syria might be, they were unlikely to retain them after the latest bad ...

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Watchdog: Many More Migrant Families May Have Been Separated

Government investigators said Thursday that thousands more migrant children may have been separated from their families than the Trump administration ...

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US Envoy: Taliban Must Engage Afghan Government

A high-level U.S. diplomat responsible for negotiations with the Taliban made it clear the insurgent group would have to engage with the Afghan government if they wanted the peace process to move forward. "The road to peace will require the ...

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Justin Trudeau doppelganger spotted in Afghan talent show

A contestant in an Afghan talent show has shot to fame thanks to his resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, but admitted he had never heard of the politician.

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Germany accuses army linguist of spying for Iran over Afghan missions

The Afghan-German man is suspected of handing over secrets about operations in Afghanistan.

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Germany holds 'Iran spy' over Afghan ops

The Afghan-German man is suspected of handing over secrets about operations in Afghanistan.

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US Envoy in Kabul to Advance Afghan Peace Efforts

Zalmay Khalilzad, the man responsible for overseeing America’s negotiations with the Afghan Taliban, arrived Tuesday night in Kabul, after making ...

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Deadly Bombing in Afghan Capital Is Claimed by Taliban

The blast Monday, which was heard across Kabul, killed at least four people and wounded 90. The militants said the target was a compound where foreigners lived.

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5 killed in Afghanistan attack

Three attackers entered a Herat Police station in Afghanistan and killed three policemen and two civilians.

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Taliban Official Tells VOA Peace Talks With US Stalled

The fledgling U.S.-initiated dialogue with the Taliban, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, has come to a halt, an insurgent spokesperson said Monday, apparently dealing a blow to renewed hopes for a much-needed Afghan peace. The disclosure comes as the chief U.S. negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, is visiting regional countries, including China, ...

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‘The Taliban Made Me Fight’: What to Do With Child Recruits After They Serve Time?

Afghan children as young as 8 have been imprisoned after being caught preparing suicide attacks. Officials worry about what to do when they grow up.

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Saudi Prince al-Faisal warns against US Syria pullout

A senior royal family member says US troop withdrawals will have a "very negative" impact on the Syrian people.

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Taliban Attack on Checkpoint Kills 5 Police in Afghanistan

At least five Afghan security forces were killed after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in the southern province of Kandahar.

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Migrant Teens Released From US Custody; Texas Tent City to Close

The U.S. government has moved out all the migrant teens who were living in a tent city in the Texas desert and is set to close it down, according to the organization running the facility. The temporary shelter became a controversial symbol of President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration. BCFS, a San Antonio nonprofit running the ...

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US Begins Pulling Troops Out of Syria

The U.S.-led coalition in Syria is beginning to remove troops from the country. The coalition "has begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria," said Colonel Sean Ryan, a spokesman for the U.S. coalition fighting the Islamic State terror group. "Out of concern for operational security, we will not discuss specific timelines, ...

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Russia media watchdog investigates BBC website over IS quotes

The Russian media regulator says it will review the BBC's output for compliance with its licence.

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Pompeo Pledges Continued Islamic State Fight After US Troop Withdrawal

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that although the United States is withdrawing its forces from Syria, it remains committed to ...

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Freshman US Lawmakers Setting New Rules for Social Media

One lawmaker is the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the third most powerful person in American politics. The other lawmaker is a ...

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Pompeo Meets Top Iraqi Officials During Unannounced Visit to Baghdad

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with top Iraqi officials Wednesday during an unannounced visit to Baghdad. Pompeo's visit coincided with ...

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40 people killed in Afghan gold mine collapse

At least 40 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed Sunday in northern Afghanistan, authorities said.

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Iran, Islamic State on Agenda as Pompeo Visits Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is focusing on Iran and Islamic State as he makes a week-long visit to the Middle East. Pompeo said ahead of his first stop Tuesday in Jordan that he wants to "send a clear message" that the United States is committed to the region, defeating Islamic State and countering what he called "Iran's destabilizing ...

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Framework for US Withdrawal from Syria 'Approved'

U.S. forces in Syria have a plan in place for their much talked about withdrawal, but it will likely not see all of them leave the fight against the Islamic State terror group anytime soon. The 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria as part of the fight against the Islamic State terror group have "an approved framework for the withdrawal," Pentagon ...

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Afghanistan gold mine collapse in Badakhshan kills 30

The makeshift mine collapsed trapping villagers seeking gold in north-eastern Badakhshan province.

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