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Trump rattles Pentagon with Korea war games decision

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday Shows preview: Lawmakers, Trump allies discuss Russia probe, migrant family separation Seth McFarlane: Fox News makes me ’embarrassed’ to work for this company  ‘Art of the Deal’ co-author: Trump would act like Kim Jong Un if he had the same powers MORE‘s decision this week to cancel large-scale joint military exercises with South Korea rattled Pentagon officials, who ...

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Blast in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills 10: official

KABUL (Reuters) – An explosion outside the governor’s office in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar killed 10 people on Sunday and wounded 30, a security official said. No one immediately claimed responsibility. A car bomb killed 36 people in Nangarhar on Saturday, an attack claimed by Islamic State. The Afghan Taliban separately ruled out an extension to their unprecedented ...

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Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they continued to celebrate their Eid ceasefire with feasts and selfies, raising questions about what happens when the ceasefire ends at midnight. A Taliban (R) stands as Afghan security forces ride on an army vehicle during celebration ceasefire in Bati Kot district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June ...

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Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 10

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Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate roils Europe

David Noguera, the head of Doctors Without Borders in Spain, said he was glad that Spain allowed these migrants in but he’s worried that more European nations will close their ports to those rescued at sea in the future. “I have mixed feelings,” he told The Associated Press on Sunday as the first boat arrived. “I am happy that the ...

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South Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week: Yonhap

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. Citing an unnamed government source, the South Korean news agency said the suspension ...

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Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s High Peace Council will hold a news conference on Sunday amid an unprecedented Taliban ceasefire and a day after President Ashraf Ghani said he would extend a government ceasefire but set no timeframe. People celebrate ceasefire in Rodat district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June 16, 2018.REUTERS/Parwiz Dozens of Taliban militants entered the Afghan capital and other ...

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South Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week – Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearise, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps throw smoke bombs as they ...

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Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they continued to celebrate their Eid ceasefire with feasts and selfies, raising questions about what happens when the ceasefire ends at midnight. President Ashraf Ghani extended a government ceasefire on Saturday and urged the Taliban to do the same, garnering praise at home and international backing, but ...

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Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrate their unprecedented Eid ceasefire, raising questions about what happens should the hugs and selfies stop and the festive atmosphere and calls for peace turn sour. Taliban walk as they celebrate ceasefire in Ghanikhel district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June 16, 2018.REUTERS/Parwiz TPX IMAGES OF THE ...

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