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AP Sources: White House Aware of Russian Bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials...
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Trump Says He Spoke to Taliban Leader, Had ‘Good Talk’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he spoke Tuesday with the leader of the Taliban, days after the United States and the Taliban signed an agreement that calls for the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan after more than 18 years. “The relat...
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Suicide Bombing Near Military Academy in Kabul Kills 6

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital on Tuesday killed at least six people, including two civilians and four military personnel, the Interior Ministry said. Along with the six killed, 12 other people, incl...
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Taliban Send High-Level Delegation to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban announced Wednesday they are sending a high-level delegation to Pakistan's capital as part of a tour that has included Russia, China and Iran in a push to resurrect an Afghanistan peace deal with Washington that seemed imminent just a m...