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Biden admin to review US-Taliban peace deal: official

Biden admin to review US-Taliban peace deal: official

New US president's adviser discuss US-Afghan partnership, peace via phone

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Japan doubtful about nuclear ban treaty
22.01.2021

Japan doubtful about nuclear ban treaty

Tokyo questions effectiveness of UN’s nuclear ban treaty over non-participation by nuclear-armed countries

Curbs vex relocated Rohingya on Bangladeshi island
22.01.2021

Curbs vex relocated Rohingya on Bangladeshi island

Rights bodies urge Bangladesh to delay relocation to Bhasan Char until habitability study on remote island complete

Pandemic year saw suicides at decade-high in Japan
22.01.2021

Pandemic year saw suicides at decade-high in Japan

Health Ministry official terms situation ‘severe’ as 20,919 people ended their lives in the over-ageing country

India: 6 dead as truck with mining explosives blows up
22.01.2021

India: 6 dead as truck with mining explosives blows up

Death toll in huge blast in southern Karnataka district likely to rise, government orders investigation

Turkey, Sri Lanka have 'completely friendly' relations
22.01.2021

Turkey, Sri Lanka have 'completely friendly' relations

Both countries fighting against separatist terrorism and have similar problems, says Turkish official