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Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan enroute New Delhi

Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan enroute New Delhi

Kabul, Jun 25 (UNI) Ahead of peace talks between Taliban and the US aimed at finding a political settlement to end the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday made a surprise visit to the war-torn nation.

Mr Pompeo held consultations with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday.Talks with the Taliban and the security situation ahead of Afghan presidential polls in September figured in the discussions.

The US Secretary of State stopped over on his way to New Delhi for meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other officials.

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Moscow, Oct 17 (UNI) Pakistan Additional Foreign Secretary Muhemmed Aejaz will lead the Pakistani delegation to the Russia-China-US-Pakistan consultations on Afghanistan in Moscow on October 25, Pakistani Ambassador to Russia Qazi Khalilullah told Sputnik on Thursday.

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17 Oct 2019 | 10:59 PM

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Chairman of US House Oversight and Reform Committee Elijah Cummings dies at 68

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Washington, Oct 17 (UNI) Elijah E Cummings, chair of the US House Oversight and Reform Committee who led multiple investigations into President Donald Trump and his administration, died early Thursday at the age of 68, his office said in a statement.

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Netanyahu proposes to Gantz outline for unity government

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Jerusalem, Oct 17 (UNI) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has presented his main political rival Benny Gantz with an outline for a unity government, the Likud said in a statement Thursday.

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