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US watchdog: Peace with Taliban won't resolve Afghan crises

US watchdog: Peace with Taliban won't resolve Afghan crisesKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan will remain dependent on international donors and foreign help even after a peace deal with the Taliban is reached, a U.S. watchdog said Thursday.



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Trump says he has right to declare border emergency, Democrats to test Republican resolve

Trump says he has right to declare border emergency, Democrats to test Republican resolveAs a partial government shutdown continues, Trump says he has "absolute right" to declare a national emergency while Democrats are set to test GOP resolve.



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Medtronic to pay $51 million to resolve U.S. medical device probes

Medtronic to pay $  51 million to resolve U.S. medical device probesMedtronic Plc said on Tuesday it would pay $ 50.9 million to resolve U.S. Justice Department probes into how companies it later acquired marketed medical devices, including one meant to treat a vascular defect in the brain. As part of the accord, ev3 Inc, which Medtronic now owns, will pay $ 17.9 million and plead guilty to a charge related to its marketing of a neurovascular medical device for unproven and potentially dangerous uses, federal prosecutors in Boston said. The misdemeanor charge relates to the Onyx Liquid Embolic System, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2005 approved for the limited use of blocking blood flow to arteriovenous malformations in the brain.



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Historians resolve fatality count of USS Indianapolis

Historians resolve fatality count of USS IndianapolisINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two historians have resolved a decades-old mystery about how many men died when the USS Indianapolis was struck by Japanese torpedoes during World War II.



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Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolveMUNICH (AP) — The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should "not test Israel's resolve" as he showed off what he said was part of a downed Iranian drone.



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South Africa's Ramaphosa says working to resolve issue of Zuma's future

South Africa's Ramaphosa says working to resolve issue of Zuma's futureCAPE TOWN (Reuters) – African National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that the ruling party was holding talks over Jacob Zuma's position as president of the country and that those talks should be handled with "care and purpose". "We know you want this matter to be finalised," Ramaphosa told a crowd of ANC supporters in Cape Town. South Africa's ANC has called a meeting of its national executive for Monday, as Ramaphosa and his allies lobby for President Zuma to step down. (Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Writing by Alexander Winning and Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo)



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Serbia's president urges nation to resolve Kosovo relations

Serbia's president urges nation to resolve Kosovo relationsBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia must resolve its relations with its breakaway former province of Kosovo in order to move forward, Serbia's president wrote in an opinion piece Monday.



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Qatar defiant as Saudi extends deadline to resolve Gulf rift

Qatar defiant as Saudi extends deadline to resolve Gulf riftQatar appeared defiant as Saudi Arabia and its allies Monday extended a deadline for Doha to accept a series of demands to lift a de facto blockade. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt gave Doha 10 days to comply with their 13 demands, with the ultimatum due to expire at the end of Sunday. Qatar said it would give its response to the emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, on Monday.



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Germany urges 'serious dialogue' to resolve Qatar crisis

Germany urges 'serious dialogue' to resolve Qatar crisisGerman Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who on Monday starts a tour of several Arab states, called for a “serious dialogue” to end the crisis following the de facto blockade of Qatar by its neighbours. “Since many weeks, the brotherly countries and neighbours of the Arabian peninsula have been locked in a conflict that has fuelled concern,” Gabriel said in a statement. “We are worried that the distrust and the disunity could weaken all the parties concerned as well as the entire peninsula,” said Gabriel, who will visit Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.



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Gulf deadline to resolve Qatar rift approaches

Gulf deadline to resolve Qatar rift approachesBy Sylvia Westall and Tom Finn DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar faces possible further sanctions by Arab states that have severed ties with Doha over allegations of links to terrorism, as a deadline to accept their demands is expected to expire on Sunday night. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said the demands were made to be rejected, adding that the Arab ultimatum was aimed not at tackling terrorism but at curtailing his country’s sovereignty. State news agency QNA reported that he would inform the ruler of Kuwait, a neutral Gulf Arab country seeking to mediate in the spat, of Qatar’s response on Monday.



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