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Taliban: Discussions Continue With US on Afghan Peace Deal

ISLAMABAD – The Taliban said Friday its latest meetings with representatives of the United States in Qatar have discussed the signing of a peace deal between the two adversaries to end their 18-year-old Afghan war.…

Taliban Ready For Reduction in Afghan Violence To Advance Talks With US, Says Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan announced Thursday the Taliban is ready to reduce violence in Afghanistan, calling it a major breakthrough toward reaching a long-awaited peace deal the insurgent group has been negotiating with the United States.…

Adoption offers pour in for baby found in bin

Singapore, An abandoned baby rescued from a bin in Singapore has aroused widespread sympathy, drawing several offers of adoption, according to authorities and media in the city-state wrestling with low birth rates.

Aside from adoption …

QATAR SCRAPS UNPOPULAR MANDATORY EXIT PERMITS FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS

Qatar scrapped mandatory exit permits for migrant domestic staff and other groups on Thursday, as part of efforts to boost rights for guest workers amid scrutiny of its record.

Previously all foreigners working permanently in …

Qatar Takes Part in IMO’s NCSR Session

Qatar is taking part in the session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Subcommittee on Navigation, Communications, and Search and Rescue (NCSR) in London. Qatar is represented by a delegation from a number of entities, …