Day: 02/11/2018

Saudi journalist was strangled as soon as he entered consulate, Turkish prosecutor says

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Kabul control slips, Afghan force losses at record: US watchdog

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Kabul’s control of Afghanistan slipped in recent months as local security forces suffered record-level casualties while making minimal or no progress against the Taliban, a US government watchdog said Thursday. The latest glimpse into Afghanistan’s security crisis highlights persistent problems

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Taliban: 5 freed from US military prison now in Qatar office

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Five members of the Afghan Taliban who were freed from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for captured U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have joined the insurgent group’s political office in Qatar, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. They will now be among Taliban representatives negotiating for peace in Afghanistan, a sign some negotiators in Kabul say indicates the Taliban’s desire for a peace pact.

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Brutally Honest: Facebook Removes Images Of Starving Children from Yemen

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After The New York Times published an article about hunger in Yemen, Facebook temporarily removed posts from readers who tried to share it.

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