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US, Taliban could sign peace deal in February if Taliban reduces violence: sources

US, Taliban could sign peace deal in February if Taliban reduces violence: sources

A US-Taliban peace deal could be signed this month if the Taliban significantly reduces violence, and that deal could lead to the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan ...

Philippines informs US of termination of defence pact

Philippines informs US of termination of defence pact

The Philippines on Tuesday officially informed the United States it was terminating a 21-year-old defence agreement, despite warnings it could undermine the country's security.

US Democrats trade barbs as New Hampshire vote nears

US Democrats trade barbs as New Hampshire vote nears

Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg locked horns in their fight for the US Democratic presidential nomination Sunday as they scrambled for votes with just two days to go ...

'Parasite' makes Oscars history with stunning best picture win

'Parasite' makes Oscars history with stunning best picture win

Movie history was made at the Oscars Sunday as South Korea's black comedy ‘Parasite’ became the first non-English-language film to win the best picture award, Hollywood's biggest prize of all.

Trump impeachment witnesses lose their jobs

Trump impeachment witnesses lose their jobs

US President Donald Trump on Friday fired two of the highest profile witnesses in his impeachment probe, sparking accusations that he is on a campaign of revenge.

About 350 US evacuees from virus-hit Chinese city land at California air base

About 350 US evacuees from virus-hit Chinese city land at California air base

About 350 Americans who left Wuhan, China, aboard two planes arrived at a US military base in California on Wednesday, in Washington's latest effort to fly its citizens away from the epicenter ...

Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus is set to pay total penalties of just under 3.6 billion euros (4 billion dollars) to settle investigations in France, Britain and the United States, French prosecutors said on Friday.

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus has agreed in principle to a settlement with French, British and US authorities over an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption, it said on Tuesday.

One protester killed in south Iraq as anti-govt tents torched

One protester killed in south Iraq as anti-govt tents torched

One protester was killed early Monday in Iraq's flashpoint city of Nasiriyah, a medic told AFP, as gunmen stormed the square where anti-government demonstrators had been camped out for months.

US Space Force uniform amuses netizens

US Space Force uniform amuses netizens

The newly created United States Space Force unveiled its planned uniform, which immediately raised eyebrows over its design: standard woodland camouflage.

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month: report

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month: report

The Taliban are aiming to reach a withdrawal agreement with the US by the end of January and are prepared to ‘scale down’ military operations ahead of signing the deal, according to their chief spokesman.

Disney drops 'Fox' name from 20th Century film studio: reports

Disney drops 'Fox' name from 20th Century film studio: reports

Disney will rename 20th Century Fox to distance its legendary film studio from the assets of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, US media reported Friday.