Day: September 20, 2020

FAQ: What you need to know about Afghan Taliban peace talks

The first-ever talks between the sides follow months of delays and U.S. pressure on both. They’re a key condition of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal, which calls for the full withdrawal of U.S. troops. President Trump, who campaigned on ending the war in Afghanistan, is eager to see progress ahead of elections in November.

Who is participating in the talks?

One of the most discussed concerns going into the negotiations is the relative lack of unity within the team representing the government, civil society and religious institutions outside of Taliban control.

The team, led by former intelligence chief Masoom Stanikzai, is made up of a diverse group of people who have only recently begun working together. Some are government officials; others are members of rival political parties and religious representatives, and most are civil society members. The team includes four women, among them Fawzia Koofi, who survived an assassination attempt last

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The Society, I Am Not Okay With This Both Cancelled at Netflix After 1 Season

A pair of freshmen series has been dropped from Netflix’s lineup — including one that had already scored a second season.

Teen mystery The Society and coming-of-age dramedy I Am Not Okay With This have both been axed at the streamer, according to our sister site Deadline. Netflix confirmed in a statement that the cancellations were swayed by the coronavirus pandemic, which impacted production schedules and budgets on both series.

“We’ve made the difficult decision not to move forward with second seasons of The Society and I Am Not Okay With This,” the streaming service told Deadline. “We’re disappointed to have to make these decisions due to circumstances created by COVID, and we are grateful to these creators, including: Jonathan Entwistle, Christy Hall, Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Dan Cohen and Josh Barry at 21 Laps Entertainment for I Am Not Okay With This; Chris Keyser, Marc Webb and

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Global coronavirus cases see record daily rise as world leaders slammed for sparking Covid ‘world disorder’

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A collective failure by world leaders to heed warnings and prepare for the coronavirus pandemic has transformed “a world at risk” to a “world in disorder”, a damning new report claims.

The review by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) was published just hours after the World Health Organisation reported a record one-day increase in global Covid-19 cases.

The total number of infections rose by 307,930 in just 24 hours on Sunday. Deaths rose by 5,537 to a total of 917,417.

The GPMB said “we are all paying the price” for a lack of financial and political investment in preparedness by heads of state.

“It is not as if the world has lacked the opportunity to take these steps,” it said.

“There have been numerous calls for action over the last decade, yet none has generated the changes needed.”

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death

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Queens Accident Lawyer Elected as a Member of the Touro Law Alumni Association Executive Board – Press Release

Jackson Heights, Queens based K L Sanchez Law Office is pleased to offer their services to those seeking legal consultation for car accidents, construction injuries, workers compensation, criminal cases and more. K L Sanchez Law Office is a local firm that practices personal injury law, workers compensation law, criminal law and immigration law in Jackson Heights, Queens and Bronx, NY. It is run by Keetick Sanchez.

Keetick Sanchez is a Spanish-speaking Queens accident lawyer that serves one of the most diverse communities in the United States. She graduated from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law School in 2016 and has been elected as a member of the Touro Law Alumni Association Executive Board. While in law school, she worked as a trial litigation paralegal for personal injury cases. After she graduated, she became a litigator in a personal injury firm and quickly earned her reputation as a resilient and tenacious

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