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Updated August 9, 2019 - 9:33 PM EDT
US, Taliban Likely to Sign Peace Deal Next Week
Pentagon Lobbies Against Bogus Syria Pullout
 
  Syria: Agreement Between US, Turkey a Violation of Sovereignty
Modi: Autonomy Fed 'Terrorism and Separatism'
 
  UN: India's 'Draconian' Kashmir Blackout a 'Worrying Precedent'
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  1,000 Child Casualties in Yemen Since 2018 School Bus Bombing
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