World News

US - Taliban Talks to Begin

The United States will begin talks with the Afghan Taliban at the group's new office in Qatar.

A senior U.S. official said the first meeting would take place within the next few days.

The announcement came on Tuesday as the Taliban officially opened its office in Doha, saying it wanted to find a political solution to the crisis in Afghanistan.

Feature Story

A refugee sits in a shelter in the north part of Donetsk, near the airport Nov. 20, 2014.

Donetsk Feels Pinch From Economic Blockade

With banks closed there is a shortage of cash and pensioners are feeling the pinch most, and those who fled also scramble to make ends meet More