The holdup reflects the challenges of foreign governments working with the Taliban, which has yet to form a government.
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At Hof Butenland, the turn away from animals as commodities is not only a question of human morality but of planetary survival.
Angela Merkel placed the blame for violence at the U.S. Capitol squarely on Donald Trump, although she and other leaders of U.S. allies expressed faith in the strength of American democracy.
The economic, social and political grievances that fed populist and xenophobic movements in many countries are still alive.
Soon after a private plane carrying poisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny touched down in Berlin last month, doctors treating him at the prestigious Charite hospital there became so alarmed they called in the army. Navalny was certainly not suffering from low blood sugar, as ...
How the incident will affect Russia's political scene will hinge in part on Navalny’s longer-term condition and whether he will be able to return home, analysts said.