Previous attempts to engage Kabul and Taliban in negotiations have fallen flat, including the opening of a Taliban office in Qatar in 2013 which was shut down after ex- Afghan President Hamid Karzai sharply criticized the move, arguing that Kabul would only engage in inter-Afghan...
Dunford noted that confirming the identity of the cyber attackers is difficult. The chairman meets with leaders of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and National Guard to craft USA military strategy.
In addition, the Kurdish Regional Government, which also controls some production of oil in the northern part of Iraq, is trading less crude with its national government over disputes in payments, reported the IEA.
The investigations into the downing of MH17 are likely to go on until the end of the year Prime Minister Najib Razak said here adding that?the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) now had a clearer picture of the cause of the tragedy.
Chinese cities have been evacuated of more than 1m people after typhoon Chan-hom brought winds of up to 100mph to the coast. The country’s railway service said more than 100 trains between the region’s cities were canceled through July 12.
Participants in the funeral included Ashraf Zaki, the head of the Egyptian Actors’ Syndicate; Egyptian actors Jamil Rateb, Hussain Fahmi, Samir Sabri, and Farouk Al Feshawi as well as Sharif’s close friend Zahi Hawwas, a ex- archaeology minister.
A meeting of European finance ministers broke up late Saturday with no agreement on whether Greece should be granted its third bailout since 2010, reflecting deep divides over whether the Athens government can be trusted to repay huge new loans and leaving the continent hours...