Brief cease-fire with Taliban could be watershed moment in Afghan war

KABUL — For three extraordinary days this month, the 17-year Afghan conflict took its first formal break, generating a spontaneous outpouring of emotion on all sides and leaving indelible images of Taliban …

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In Nicaragua, a ‘town of fighters’ is at the heart of an intensifying crisis

MASAYA, Nicaragua — In 1979, this city was at the heart of a revolution that brought President Daniel Ortega’s party to power. But this week, ordinary citizens clutching homemade mortars and metal-pipe …

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