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US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Resigns

Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special envoy who helped end America’s war in Afghanistan through months of diplomacy but failed to prevent a Taliban takeover, announced Monday that he is stepping down. In a letter addressed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Khalilzad defended his performance but acknowledged that political …

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Stumbling on Corruption Investigation, Austrian Chancellor Kurz Resigns

Austria’s conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigned Saturday to save his coalition government from collapse after a junior party urged him to step down amid an investigation into alleged corruption. Kurz’s move, which denies any wrongdoing, satisfied his coalition partner, the Greens. His resignation came three days before a special session …

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