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Erdogan, Putin hold talks as truce in Syria set to expire

Meeting comes hours before a five-day truce between Turkish and Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria runs out. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is holding talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Black Sea resort of Sochi…


CPJ official Steven Butler denied entry into Pakistan

Asia head of media watchdog deported from Lahore because he was on a ‘stop list’, Committee to Protect Journalists said. the Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) Asia programme was denied entry into Pakistan and deported in what appears to be the latest…




Dozens killed in Afghanistan mosque bombing

At least 62 people have been killed and dozens injured by a bomb during Friday prayers at a mosque in Afghanistan, according to a provincial spokesman. The force of the blast, in eastern Nangarhar province,…