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[File photo] According to U.S. estimates, government forces control less than 60 percent of Afghanistan, with almost half the country either contested or under the control of the insurgents.

Trump has made Afghanistan decision after "rigorous" U.S. review

Sunday 20 August 2017 15:27

President Donald Trump has a made a decision on the United States' strategy for Afghanistan after a "sufficiently rigorous" review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday.

Trump has made Afghanistan decision after "rigorous" U.S. review

Sunday 20 August 2017 15:27

President Donald Trump has a made a decision on the United States' strategy for Afghanistan after a "sufficiently rigorous" review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday.

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US Treasury chief defends Trump after criticism by classmates

Sunday 20 August 2017 12:15

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday defended President Donald Trump's response to bloodshed following a rally of white supremacists and neo-Nazis.

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Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

Sunday 20 August 2017 10:51

A grief-stricken Barcelona prepared Sunday to commemorate victims of two devastating terror attacks at a mass in the city's Sagrada Familia church, as police hunt down suspects.

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10 dead as train derails in India

Saturday 19 August 2017 18:15

 At least a dozen people were injured when an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, media reports and authorities said.

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Finnish stabbings treated as terror, suspect "targeted women" -police

Saturday 19 August 2017 17:12

Finnish police said on Saturday that an 18-year-old Moroccan man arrested after knife attacks that killed two people in the city of Turku appeared to have specifically targeted women

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Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run: Police

Saturday 19 August 2017 08:20

The driver of the van that plowed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, may still be alive and at large, Spanish police said on Friday.

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Race, identity politics again take centre stage in US

Friday 18 August 2017 21:10

Race and identity politics has again dominated discussion in the United States.

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The Latest on the Spain attacks

Friday 18 August 2017 14:26

Officials say they have “deployed additional staff to Barcelona and have offered support to the Spanish authorities.”

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Spain hunts driver who killed 13, foils bomb plot

Friday 18 August 2017 05:38

Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people.

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Syrian Alawite actress who led anti-Assad protests dies in Paris

Thursday 17 August 2017 16:41

Syrian actress of Alawite descent, Fadwa Suleiman, who became famous for leading Sunni-majority protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, died in Paris from cancer.

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