Gunmen kill Red Cross workers in Afghanistan

Gunmen killed six employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, a spokesman for the aid group said. Ahmad Ramin Ayaz, the group’s Kabul-based spokesman, said the attack took place in the northern Jowzjan province, without providing further details. Rahmatullah Turkistani, the chief of...

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Russia Open to Pragmatic Relationship With U.S. Despite Differences

Differences between Russia and the U.S. over Iran and other international issues shouldn’t harm efforts to improve relations between the two countries, the Kremlin said Monday. Moscow and Washington have different stances on global issues but this should prevent establishing mutually beneficial relations, the Kremlin spokesman said Monday. Kremlin spokesman...

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German Official Refutes Trump Administration

By DAVID McHUGH Germany’s central bank head has rejected a Trump administration official’s statement that German companies have benefited from an artificially cheap currency. Bundesbank head Jens Weidmann said in the text of a speech Tuesday that Germany firms are successful exporters “because they are well positioned in world markets...

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