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US Air Force airmen guide evacuees aboard a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan

G-7 agrees on conditions to recognize and work with the Taliban

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G-7 leaders agree on conditions to recognize and work with the Taliban, but fail to persuade President Joe Biden to extend the US troop withdrawal date from Afghanistan. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will meet with President Biden for talks in Washington on Thursday. And Algeria has cut diplomatic ties with Morocco.

US Vice President Kamala Harris takes part in a roundtable at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Southeast Asia allies express concern over US commitment amid Afghanistan crisis

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A large group of evacuees are shown in the back of a large Air Force aircraft with green-colored lights lining the inside.

Kabul airlift accelerating but still hampered by chaos

A pickup truck is shown flying the white and black Taliban flag in the distance with two people holding rifles in the nearground.

Thousands desperate to be evacuated from Afghanistan

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Vice president Kamala Harris, in a blue suit, speaks to reporters

Vice President Kamala Harris calls situation at the US-Mexico border ‘tough’ during visit there

A small group of people are shown walking through coastal waters in Mozambique with large ships in the distance.

UN: Millions driven from homes in 2020 despite COVID crisis


War, violence, persecution, human rights violations and other factors caused nearly 3 million people to flee their homes last year, even though the COVID-19 crisis restricted movement worldwide, the UN refugee agency said in a report Friday.

A box containing stacks of cash with a 50 note stack from New Zealand on top

Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting

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Global operation by Australia and the American FBI leads to the arrest of more than 800 suspected criminals. And the Nigerian government bans Twitter after the platform deleted a tweet from President
Muhammadu Buhari. Also, a man in a pickup truck rams into a Muslim immigrant family in Canada on the street, killing four people.

Harris at the podium in Guatemala on a diplomatic visit

Addressing migration requires long-term commitment, says analyst on Harris visit to Guatemala

About $13 billion are squandered as a result of corruption in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, says Adriana Beltran, an analyst with The Washington Office on Latin America.

Vice President Kamala Harris is shown standing several feet behind President Joe Biden who is standing at a wooden podium.

US to swiftly boost global vaccine sharing, Biden announces


President Joe Biden announced Thursday the US will swiftly donate a first tranche of 25 million doses of surplus vaccine overseas through the UN-backed COVAX program.

Young man in blue shirt lifts a piece of concrete as other men sift through rubble after an airstrike

Prospects of a ceasefire offer hope to ending violence between Israel and Hamas

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Top of the World: Officials close to the negotiations between Israel and Hamas say a ceasefire could be announced in the next 24 hours as hostilities continue. And South Korean President Moon Jae-in is on a four-day visit to Washington, hoping to revive stalled talks with North Korea. Also, Russia assumes the chairmanship of the eight-nation Arctic Council bloc, as the US tries to oppose Moscow’s plans to set maritime rules.