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Officials: 10 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Pakistan raids

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Counterterrorism police killed nine alleged militants in a shootout during a raid in southwest Pakistan early Saturday, they said, and two soldiers and a militant were killed i...

Exclusive: U.S. hopes to soon relocate Afghan pilots who fled to Tajikistan, official says

The United States hopes to soon relocate around 150 U.S.-trained Afghan Air Force pilots and other personnel detained in Tajikistan for more than two months after they flew there at the end of the Afg...

Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little publicly about a small group who remain overseas: dozens who triggered potential se...

NKorea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its “reckless” backing of Taiwan, and said that the growing U.S. mili...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — To be an...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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Russian, Tajik troops hold joint drills near Afghan border

MOMIRAK FIRING RANGE, Tajikistan (AP) — Russian and Tajik troops conducted joint drills Friday near Tajikistan's border with Afghanistan, as part of efforts to prepare for possible security threats is...

India, Britain discuss cooperation ahead of climate summit

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Britain on Friday discussed technical and infrastructure cooperation to help India grow in a clean and sustainable way and the possibility of New Delhi making what was descr...

EU to keep fighting Belarus's "weaponization" of migrants

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders pledged on Friday to “keep up the pressure" on Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to halt the flow of migrants from his country and raised the prospect of ne...

Namibia reaches main draw at T20 World Cup for 1st time

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Namibia reached the main draw of the T20 World Cup for the first time by beating Ireland by eight wickets on Friday and completing the lineup for the Super 12s. ...

From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting

NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders — a former parliament member, candidate for president and a nominee for the...

McAuliffe's backslapping political brand put to test in 2021

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe is a blur of handshakes, hugs, backslaps and smiles as he glides through the friendly crowd at Gethsemane Baptist Church seeking help from above. ...

EU defense ambitions should not 'duplicate' NATO: Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday said the alliance welcomed the increased defense efforts by the European Union His remarks came a day after reports of Germany, along with four other...

Afghan girls set up 'secret school' amid Taliban restrictions

Fourteen Afghan girls gather every day in the basement of a building in Kabul to continue their studies. Their teacher is a senior student who teaches them mathematics. The school is hidden from the ...