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Taliban Claim Attack on Afghanistan's Presidential Palace

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Militants targeted the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan as journalists gathered to hear a …

US remains committed to peace talks with Taliban, top envoy insists

The United States and Afghanistan are still waiting to hear from the Taliban about opening peace talks, but remain willing to go ahead with …

America's Afghan And Iraqi Interpreters Risk Lives But Wait Years In Danger For Visas

“The Americans are not going to be here forever,” Taliban militants told Faizi while he was on assignment in a Kandahar prison. “Now we know your face.” They vowed to the 27-year-old, U.S.-contracted linguist that they would find him the moment the Americans pulled out of Afghanistan.<p>Faizi knew …

Nelson Mandela: former South African president in 'critical' condition

Nelson Mandela is in a critical condition in hospital, officials said on Sunday, leaving millions of South Africans fearing the worst.<p>The 94-year-old …

India floods: Rescuers race to save survivors

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Mood in Brazil Tense Yet Hopeful After Mass Protests

Editor of National Geographic Brasil explains underlying causes of the unrest.<p><b>The largest demonstrations in Brazil in 20 years have rocked the South American country this week, prompting the nation's president to cancel an overseas trip and call an emergency cabinet meeting. Protests have been held</b> …

Malaysia's Air Pollution Calls For State Of Emergency As Indonesia Continues Smoking

(Adds details on cloud seeding, school closures, visibility)<p>KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 (Reuters) - Malaysia declared a state of emergency in two parts of the southern state of Johor on Sunday, as smoke from land-clearing fires in Indonesia pushed air pollution above the level considered hazardous.<p>The …