26 mai 2020

Afghan ceasefire nears end; Russia sends jets to Libya; US Army’s videogames; Industry scrambles to keep interns; And a bit more.


Afghanistan is releasing nearly 1,000 more Taliban prisoners as America’s Afghan envoy races to keep February’s U.S.-brokered deal with the Taliban alive.We’re also near the end of a three-day nationwide ceasefire , which is just the second time a ceasefire of any kind has happened in Afghanistan’s sordid 21st-century history. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced the ceasefire in a tweet Saturday, saying it was solely for Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim festival marking the end Ramadan.Which [...]