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Taliban praise continued US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Taliban welcomed the latest withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan with the insurgents’ spokesman Saturday calling the continued reduction of American forces a “good advancement” even as fighting raged across the war-weary country. The Taliban’s statement came just hours after the Pentagon announced it had cut troop levels in Afghanistan to 2,500, their lowest …

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Indonesia finds body parts, debris, detects emergency signal of crashed jet

Indonesian divers on Sunday located parts of the wreckage of a Boeing 737-500 at a depth of 23 meters (75 feet) in the Java Sea, a day after the aircraft with 62 people onboard crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta. Earlier, rescuers pulled out body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal from the …

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Indonesia says located black box recorders from crashed plane

Authorities have pinpointed the location of two black boxes from a crashed Indonesian jet and the divers will start looking for them now, they said Sunday, referring to cockpit voice and flight data recorders that could help explain why the aircraft went down with 62 people aboard. The announcement came as divers pulled body parts, …

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Constitutional bench to hear petitions challenging Nepal PM Oli’s move to dissolve Parliament

A Constitutional bench headed by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana will hear on Friday all petitions challenging Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s move to abruptly dissolve Parliament, amid an intensified struggle between the two warring factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party to wrest control of the party. The five-member bench, formed under Chief …

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China to send top-ranking CPC leader to Kathmandu to prevent split in Nepal Communist Party

China is sending a four-member team led by a vice minister of the Chinese Communist Party to Kathmandu in what is believed to be its effort to prevent a split in the ruling the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), a media report said. Sources confirmed that Guo Yezhou, vice-minister of the International Department of the Communist …

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