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As US and Taliban talk peace, ISIS is ready to play the spoiler in Afghanistan

The Islamic State poses a longer-term danger that the US military and Afghan officials worry about: It has positioned itself to gain in the event of a peace deal with the Taliban.

Worker at Britain’s Hong Kong consulate is feared detained in China

Britain said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that the 28-year-old trade officer had been detained after crossing into the mainland.

Italian premier to quit, blaming deputy for political crisis

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming the collapse of his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious and politically ambitious deputy prime minister.

Italian PM Conte to resign after League party pulls backing

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his decision to end his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious and politically ambitious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.

Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

The ice is thousands of years old. It will be gone within a year or two, adding yet more water to rising seas across the planet.

More migrants jump off rescue ship off Italian island

More migrants jumped off a Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Tuesday in a desperate bid to reach shore, tantalizingly near after 19 days blocked on board in deteriorating conditions by Italy’s refusal to open its ports.

Police, protesters fill French beach resorts ahead of G7 summit

French police are combing Atlantic beaches to secure the southwestern coast for world leaders, including President Donald Trump, coming for the G-7 summit.

13 Chinese tourists killed as bus crashes in Laos

A tour bus carrying dozens of Chinese passengers crashed in Laos Tuesday, killing at least 13, officials said.