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Biden’s Afghan Pullout Is a Victory for Pakistan. But at What Cost?

Biden’s Afghan Pullout Is a Victory for Pakistan. But at What Cost?

Biden’s Afghan Pullout Is a Victory for Pakistan. But at What Cost? Biden’s Afghan Pullout Is a Victory for Pakistan. But at What Cost? Near the peak of the American war in Afghanistan, a former chief of neighboring Pakistan’s military intelligence — an institution allied both to the U.S. military and to its Taliban adversaries — came on a talk …

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White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions

White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions

White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions WASHINGTON — The Biden administration warned the Kremlin on Thursday over the C.I.A.’s conclusion that Russia had covertly offered payments to militants to encourage more killings of American and coalition troops in Afghanistan, delivering the diplomatic admonition as …

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Top health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated but barely address the J.&J. dose pause.

Top health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated but barely address the J.&J. dose pause.

Top health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated but barely address the J.&J. dose pause. Top health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated but barely address the J.&J. dose pause. Three top federal health officials appeared on Capitol Hill on Thursday and implored Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, but said little about the investigation into whether the Johnson …

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Eritrean Troops Continue to Commit Atrocities in Tigray, U.N. Says

Eritrean Troops Continue to Commit Atrocities in Tigray, U.N. Says

Eritrean Troops Continue to Commit Atrocities in Tigray, U.N. Says Eritrean Troops Continue to Commit Atrocities in Tigray, U.N. Says NAIROBI, Kenya — Eritrean troops continue to commit atrocities in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray, despite assurances by Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, that they were leaving, a senior United Nations official said Thursday. Mr. Abiy has come under …

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How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue

How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue

How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue That includes the metabolism. Dinosaurs are no longer thought to be coldblooded like modern-day lizards, but they were probably not as warm-blooded as mammals. So Dr. Marshall’s team assumed a physiology in between that of meat-eating …

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Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan

Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan

Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, less than a day after President Biden formally announced plans to withdraw all remaining troops from the country by Sept. 11. The trip was intended to signal continued cooperation amid the major …

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Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia

Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia

Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia On Tuesday, Mr. Biden spoke with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, warning Mr. Putin about the Russian troop buildup on Ukraine’s border and in Crimea. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said on Wednesday that the call was meant to emphasize the …

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Iran Talks Resume, Gingerly, After Attack on Nuclear Site

Iran Talks Resume, Gingerly, After Attack on Nuclear Site

Iran Talks Resume, Gingerly, After Attack on Nuclear Site Iran Talks Resume, Gingerly, After Attack on Nuclear Site BRUSSELS — Iran and the other signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal resumed negotiations in Vienna on Thursday to revive the accord, though the atmosphere was fraught in the aftermath of the apparent Israeli attack on a major uranium enrichment site in …

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A Bitter Family Feud Dominates the Race to Replace Merkel

A Bitter Family Feud Dominates the Race to Replace Merkel

A Bitter Family Feud Dominates the Race to Replace Merkel A Bitter Family Feud Dominates the Race to Replace Merkel BERLIN — With less than six months to go before Germans cast their ballots for a new chancellor, the political vacuum Angela Merkel leaves behind after 16 years of consensus-oriented leadership is coming more sharply into focus. A rare and …

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Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China

Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China

Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China The United States and China do not agree on much nowadays, but on climate change both countries are publicly pledging to do more to fight global warming. The problem will be working together on it. On Thursday, President Biden’s climate envoy, John …

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