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Afghans, hope, peace, US-Taliban, gear up, troop, withdrawal, deal

Afghans hope for peace as US, Taliban to ink historic troop withdrawal deal...

02 February, 2020 11:40 am 11:40 am

KABUL/DOHA (Reuters) – Millions of Afghans are anticipating that America’s longest war fought in their country will end on Saturday as US and Taliban negotiators are expected to sign a deal to allow a US troop reduction and a permanent ceasefire. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Qatar emir and representatives of 50 countries … Read More


Ukraine, separatists, planned, troop, withdrawal, eastern region

Ukraine, separatists begin planned troop withdrawal in eastern region

11 November, 2019 4:47 pm 4:47 pm

PETRIVSKE, UKRAINE (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels began a planned withdrawal of troops and weaponry from a village in the eastern Donbass region on Saturday, a Reuters witness at the scene said. The troop pullback in the village of Petrivske is one of a series of confidence-building measures that could pave the … Read More


Trump gets update on peace negotiations with Taliban, troops pullout from A...

08 August, 2019 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a US troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides. There was no indication that any conclusions were reached at the session, which … Read More