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Afghan President Ghani and rival Abdullah sign power-sharing deal

Afghan President Ghani and rival Abdullah sign power-sharing deal

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday signed a power-sharing deal, ending a bitter months-long feud that plunged the country into political crisis.

Amir meets leader of Taliban Political Office

Amir meets leader of Taliban Political Office

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met on Saturday at his Al Bahr Palace office with the head of the Political Office of Afghan Taliban, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar ...

East Timor PM resigns after political coalition collapses

East Timor PM resigns after political coalition collapses

The prime minister of East Timor has sent a letter of resignation to the president, he said on Tuesday, as the tiny Southeast Asian nation faces new political instability after the collapse of a coalition supporting him ...

Qatar, Bangladesh political consultations

Qatar, Bangladesh political consultations

A round of political consultations was held in Dhaka on Monday between the ministries of foreign affairs of Qatar and Bangladesh.

Political shock in Germany as Merkel's would-be successor stands down

Political shock in Germany as Merkel's would-be successor stands down

The leader of Germany's governing Christian Democrats (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, will not run to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a surprise announcement ...

Qatar, Mongolia hold political consultations

Qatar, Mongolia hold political consultations

Qatar and Mongolia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries.

Warren would ask for resignation of all of Trump's political appointees

Warren would ask for resignation of all of Trump's political appointees

Democratic US Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that if elected to the White House she would ask for the resignations of all of President Donald Trump's political appointees ...

Qatar, Italy share common political and economic visions

Qatar, Italy share common political and economic visions

Italian President Sergio Mattarella arrived in Doha today for talks as Qatar seeks to strengthen its external relations, build bridges and strengthen ties and relations with brothers and friends.

EU seeks political impetus for Libya ceasefire from Berlin talks

EU seeks political impetus for Libya ceasefire from Berlin talks

The European Union hopes that this week's peace conference on Libya, being hosted by Berlin, will drive forward the political process towards a ceasefire ...

Iraq deadline to appoint PM looms, protesters unyielding

Iraq deadline to appoint PM looms, protesters unyielding

Iraqi political leaders faced a midnight deadline Thursday to choose a new prime minister to run a country shaken by months of unprecedented street protests that have left hundreds dead.

Qatar, Azerbaijan hold political consultations

Qatar, Azerbaijan hold political consultations

The first round of political consultations between Qatar and Azerbaijan was held on Sunday in Doha.

Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock

Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock

Polls opened on Sunday in Guinea-Bissau's presidential election, which it is hoped will solve a leadership crisis in the coup-prone and impoverished West African country.