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Taliban Says Will Not Extend Afghan Ceasefire

Taliban Says Will Not Extend Afghan Ceasefire

The Taliban announced on Sunday that it will not extend a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan, saying the fighting will resume. "The ceasefire ends tonight and our operations will begin.

South Korea, US Expected to Suspend Military Drills Next Week

South Korea, US Expected to Suspend Military Drills Next Week

South Korea and the United States will announce next week the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, reported the Yonhap news agency on Sunday. Citing an unnamed government source, the South Korean news agency said the suspension was likely to affect only major joint exercises, no

Greece, Macedonia Sign Preliminary Deal to Resolve Name Dispute

Greece and Macedonia signed on Sunday a preliminary agreement to resolve a dispute over the name of the former Yugoslav republic. The small Balkan nation will be now known as the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a row that has poisoned relations between the two neighbors since 1991. "This i

2 Killed in Knife Attack in South Africa Mosque

2 Killed in Knife Attack in South Africa Mosque

A man, armed with a knife, stabbed and killed two people at a mosque in South Africa on Thursday, said police. The assailant was shot dead by police. Several people were also wounded in the attack in the town of Malmesbury near the southwestern city of Cape Town. "Malmesbury police were cal

Japan Seeking Summit with North Korea Leader

Japan Seeking Summit with North Korea Leader

Japan was ready to hold talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, days after the landmark meeting between US President Donald Trump and leader of the isolated country. Efforts are underway to arrange a meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kim, local media reported Thursday. The S

UK Counter-terrorism Police Arrest Man over anti-Muslim Letters

UK Counter-terrorism Police Arrest Man over anti-Muslim Letters

British counter-terrorism police have arrested a man on suspicion of sending letters entitled “Punish a Muslim Day” which provoked people around the country to commit violent acts. The man, whose name was not released to public, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of sending letters conveying a

UK to Live Hottest Summer in 12 Years

UK to Live Hottest Summer in 12 Years

Britons prepare to welcome the hottest summer for 12 years, suggest recent estimates. According to the Met Office, highs of 33C may be on the way in August.

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