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Washington confirms engaging with Taliba

Washington confirms engaging with Taliba

The United States confirmed for the first time that its representative is meeting the Taliban and that the talks would be held in Doha, Qatar, over two days. The US special representative on Afghan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, met Taliban representatives on Tuesday in Doha in a bid to negotiate an end to the Afghanistan war, said an AFP report.

Why is Egypt painting all its buildings

Why is Egypt painting all its buildings

It is something which we have seen in India. Buildings and structures of the capital city of a state being painted in same colour since the top leader loves them. Though there is no explicit instruction from the leader to the officials to paint the city as per her colour preferences, something on those lines has taken place in Egypt.

10 Global health threats

10 Global health threats

Washington, Jan 22: World Health Organization released a list of what they believe are the top 10 threats to global health. The list included a few new additions like "weak primary health care" and what WHO calls "vaccine hesitancy" or the "reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines."

Spain: 2-yr-old boy trapped in borewell

Spain: 2-yr-old boy trapped in borewell

It's almost a week now and the authorities have yet not succeeded in bringing out the toddler that fell inside a dry borehole while going out for picnic with its parents. Hope about rescuing the child alive is fading fast with time and now the rescuers have started drilling to reach the boy, the Guardian reported.

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