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Taliban threatens to disrupt Afghan elections

The Taliban on Friday threatened to derail the upcoming parliamentary elections in Afghanistan by blocking roads to prevent voters from reaching the polling stations. The insurgents allege that the elections, to be held on Saturday, were aimed at legitimizing the presence of foreign troops in

Pompeo meets Saudi King over missing journalist

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud here on Tuesday over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as diplomatic pressure mounted on Riyadh to give a fuller explanation in the case. Pompeo’s visit came as Saudi Arabia was preparing