Turkish Cypriots choose chief as stakes soar in Mediterranean

Turkish Cypriots are voting in a management runoff to selected between an incumbent who pledges a course much less sure

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Turkish Cypriots select chief with peace deal at stake

Turkish Cypriots are voting for a frontrunner tasked with overcoming deep political chasms with rival Greek Cypriots with a view

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Taliban, Ghani declare three-day cease fire for Eid holiday

The Taliban and Afghanistan’s president have announced a three-day cease-fire ahead of a major Islamic holiday that begins Sunday to

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UN: Civilian deaths by Taliban and Afghan forces on the rise

The United Nations has called for an immediate reduction of violence in Afghanistan, saying civilian deaths by both Taliban and

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US blames brutal attack on Afghan maternity hospital on IS

A U.S. official says the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan carried out this week’s horrific attack on a maternity hospital

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Yemen's southern separatists claim sole control of Aden

Yemen’s southern separatists have broken a peace deal with the country’s internationally recognized government and claimed sole control of the

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Afghan peace pact in chaos as presidential rivals squabble

Afghanistan’s incumbent president and his important political challenger are each claiming they received final 12 months’s election By KATHY GANNON

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