US Set for Talks With Taliban Amid Afghanistan Hunger Crisis.

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West will meet with Taliban leaders in Doha, Qatar, next week, State Department says

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Mummy Covering Its Face with Its Hands Discovered in Peru.

Mummy Covering Its Face with Its Hands Discovered in Peru.

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Polar Bear Hunts a Reindeer in Norway Arctic

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Italy's Coast Guard Rescues Migrants, Including a Newborn Baby.

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Coronavirus Omicron Variant Prompts New Concerns, Travel Restrictions.

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Indian Man Builds Taj Mahal Replica Home for Wife

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A lovestruck and historically minded Indian husband has emulated the world's most famous display of marital devotion by building a replica of the Taj Mahal for his wife. It cost $200,000 (15 million rupees) to build. The original Taj Mahal, dubbed...