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Kabul, Taliban, begin, prisoner, releases, possible, Khalilzad

Kabul, Taliban should begin prisoner releases as soon as possible: Khalilza...

03 March, 2020 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad said on Wednesday the coronavirus pandemic adds urgency to prisoner releases agreed by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s government and the Taliban and that they should begin “as soon as possible.” “No prisoners have been released to date despite the commitment to do so expressed by both sides,” … Read More


Indians, begin, voting, second, phase, mammoth, general, election

Indians begin voting in second phase of mammoth general election

04 April, 2019 9:05 am 9:05 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Voters across swaths of southern India began queueing up early on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election in which opposition parties are trying to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi from winning a second term. More than 155 million people are eligible to vote in the second … Read More


Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

08 August, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said . The experimental vaccine, which is manufactured by Merck, proved successful during its first wide-scale usage against an outbreak in … Read More