A last push toward a peace in Afghanistan

April 14, 2021

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A young boy is shown crouched in a heavily damaged window frame with scraps of the window dressing hanging in taters.

A boy inspects his damaged home after after an attack near the Bagram Air Base in Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan, 2019.

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Rahmat Gul/AP

Afghans have five months before US troops depart and many see that period as the last chance to push the peace process forward. And, the police shooting of Daunte Wright, an unarmed Black man killed by an officer during a traffic stop in a suburb of Minneapolis, is raising questions once again about why policing in the US can be so deadly — and how other nations do things differently. Also, an island in Thailand has a creative way to lure back foreigners — without bringing in COVID-19.

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