House GOP Higher Education Act rewrite passes committee - Politico

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The GOP’s rewrite of the federal law governing higher education is headed to the House floor after the House education committee advanced the bill following a roughly 14-hour marathon markup Tuesday that resulted in only minor changes to the sweeping...

Пажвок:"Марзи Тоҷикистону Афғонистонро қочоқчиёну ифротиҳо ноором мекунанд" - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Tajikistan Service

Пажуҳишгари Институти Сулҳи ИМА Баpмак Пажвок мегӯяд, марзи Тоҷикистону Афғонистонро қочоқчиёну ифротиҳо ноором мекунанд. Дар як суҳбати вижа бо Радиои Озодӣ ӯ дар бораи вазъи Афғонистону минтақа паҳлуҳои дигарро низ баҳс кард.

Tea with The Dalai Lama - HuffPost

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“Love is the way…” Many of us reach a point in our lives where it takes a lot for us to be moved, to be inspired. For those living in conflict areas, where almost daily if not hourly, they are faced with challenges, it can be even harder to find some light in the abyss...

Shifting ties - The News International

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Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s three-day visit to the US could not have come at a more opportune moment. Ever since US President Donald Trump announced that he would be sending more troops into Afghanistan and explicitly blamed Pakistan for helping militant groups, there has been a steadily escalating war of words between the two sides.

After tough Trump speech, Pakistan scrambles to answer U.S. demands in Afghanistan

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“I’ve almost felt a sense of relief among Pakistani officials, that they’ve been in a bad marriage for too long, and they were never going to ask for a divorce, but now the other side has said, ‘I’m going to leave you,’ so you don’t look bad in front of the kids,” said Moeed Yusuf, an expert on U.S.-Pakistan relations at the United States Institute of Peace.

Why Kenya's Volatile Election, And The Brutal Murder Of A Top Official, Are Important To The U.S. - Newsweek

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“Kenya is the most important country in East Africa and has been America’s strongest partner and ally in the region since its independence in 1963,” says Johnnie Carson, the U.S. ambassador to Kenya from 1999-2003 and former President Barack Obama’s chief Africa official in the State Department. “The Kenyan elections are extremely important and their success will help to strengthen the country’s democratic performance and trajectory,” says Carson, now an analyst at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).

How to Keep the FARC Guerrillas Out of the Fight - New York Times

By: Oliver Kaplan

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After years of tumultuous peace talks, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, better known as FARC, bid a final farewell to arms in June. The act heralds the end of a 52-year conflict. But for Colombia to decisively break with its past, it must be smart in its approach to reintegrating FARC combatants back into society.