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A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan The assignment marks a shift for the agency, which once viewed such a mission as risky and a drain on resources.
New York Times | 12 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Japan's Prime Minister to win third term, exit polls show Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears on course to win a decisive third term and to become the country's longest-serving leader, exit polls show. | 13 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Indonesia says military chief barred from US, seeks explanation Indonesia said Sunday its military chief had been refused entry to the United States and asked Washington for an explanation. General Gatot Nurmantyo was due to attend a conference in Washington at the request of General Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the
Yahoo! News | 16 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
All Five Living Former U.S. Presidents Gathered In Texas To Raise Money For Hurricane Victims In a rare appearance together, all five living former U.S. presidents took to the stage in College Station, Texas on Saturday night for a benefit concert aimed at raising funds for hurricane victims in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islan
Yahoo! News | 18 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Key events since Catalonia's independence vote As Catalonia's independence crisis deepens, here are the key events that have rocked the region since this month's referendum on splitting from Spain. Hundreds of thousands of Catalans vote in an independence referendum that goes ahead despite a court ban
Yahoo! News | Oct 22, 2017 12:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump says 'end of Isis caliphate is in sight' after de-facto capital of Raqqa recaptured Donald Trump has said the end of the Isis caliphate is in sight following the recapturing of the Syrian city of Raqqa from the terrorist group but Isis continues to hold significant territory in Iraq and Syria. Terror attacks in the UK and other Western c
Yahoo! News | Oct 21, 2017 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US preparing for North Korea's 'final step' CIA Director Mike Pompeo said the United States has to act as if North Korea is on the verge of being able to strike it with a missile and act accordingly -- and that President Donald Trump is ready to do so. | Oct 20, 2017 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kurd disarray highlights Iraq army's newfound prowess The speed with which Iraqi troops this week overwhelmed Kurdish forces in oil-rich Kirkuk, days after ousting the Islamic State group, marks a radical change in the balance of power, analysts say. For 14 years since the US-led invasion, the Kurds had take
Yahoo! News | Oct 20, 2017 11:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US company to restart MH370 search A US marine exploration company has agreed to restart the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, according to the Australian transport minister. | Oct 20, 2017 09:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Expansion of Gaza fishing zone 'pointless PR stunt' Israel's temporary expansion of Gaza fishing zone cannot compensate for years of harmful policies, fishermen say.
Al Jazeera | Oct 20, 2017 08:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend