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If the deal holds, the next step would be the signing of a broader pact under which the militants will begin direct negotiations with Afghan leaders.
  • Feb 14, 2020
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine ousted by President Trump was presented with an award for diplomatic excellence.
  • Feb 12, 2020
Officials hope the reduction will be followed by a broader accord that would lead to direct peace talks between the Afghan government and the militants.
  • Feb 12, 2020
The Afghan president and chief executive expressed hope about a reduction in violence but said no final agreement has been reached.
  • Feb 12, 2020
Russia’s state-controlled oil giant Rosneft is handling a greater share of Venezuela’s crude, and Moscow is looking for other opportunities in the crumbling socialist nation.
  • Feb 6, 2020
The president invited Juan Guaidó to his State of the Union address and the White House but skipped a rally in Miami.
  • Feb 5, 2020
The president says the prohibition puts U.S. forces at a disadvantage. Rights advocates warn of harm to civilians.
  • Jan 31, 2020
The former national security adviser is “preparing” for the possibility that he could be called as a witness in the Senate impeachment trial.
  • Jan 29, 2020
Florence Parly said she argued to Defense Secretary Mark Esper that U.S. assistance ‘achieves so much with comparatively little.’
  • Jan 28, 2020
The manuscript includes more than a dozen pages on Bolton’s interactions with Trump over Ukraine, according to one person familiar with the project.
  • Jan 27, 2020