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Trump commits U.S. to open-ended Afghanistan war; Taliban vow 'graveyard'

WASHINGTON/KABUL President Donald Trump committed U.S. troops to an open-ended war in Afghanistan, a decision the Afghan government welcomed on Tuesday but which Taliban insurgents warned would make the country a "graveyard for the American empire". | Video

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LexisNexis withdrew two products from Chinese market

LONDON LexisNexis, a provider of legal, regulatory and business information, said on Tuesday it had withdrawn two products from the Chinese market in March this year after it was asked to remove some content.

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Kenyan opposition to tell court that technology enabled election fraud

NAIROBI Kenya's opposition will argue before the Supreme Court that technology enabled rather than curbed election fraud, as it seeks to overturn a vote this month won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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U.S. defense secretary in Iraq as troops battle for Tal Afar

BAGHDAD U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Iraq on Tuesday just days after the start of an offensive to oust Islamic State from the city of Tal Afar, with talks focused on backing Iraqi efforts to stabilize areas recaptured from the militant group. | Video

Muslim divorce law 'unconstitutional', rules India's top court

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled a controversial Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had long argued that it violated their right to equality.

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Four suspected Barcelona attack plotters appear in court

MADRID Four men accused of being members of an Islamist cell behind a van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona last week appeared in court on Tuesday, a day after the alleged driver was shot dead by police.

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