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President Ghani extends direct talks offer to Taliban

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Monday stressed the need for a swift and comprehensive peace agreement that could help avoid past mistakes such as the 1979 coup. The president in a televised broadcast called on the Taliban to arrive at direct talks with his administration while stressed national unity, protection of basic rights of…

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Trump’s Venezuela policy under fire from Congress

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

ANKARA (AA) Members of the U.S. Congress are slamming U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize a Venezuelan opposition leader as the country’s interim president. Trump’s decision last week worsened the U.S. row with the elected government of President Nicholas Maduro, who calls American intervention in Venezuelan affairs a “coup” attempt. “We must learn the…

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Macron tells Sisi human rights go together with stability

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

CAIRO (Reuters): French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a visit to Cairo that stability and security could not be separated from human rights. After saying in 2017 that he would not lecture Sisi on human rights, Macron has been under pressure from non-governmental organisations…

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