This Monday, secret Taliban talks at Camp David were scrapped, leading Afghans to fear more violence; Hong Kong children form chains of protest; Russia’s ruling party hit hard in Moscow elections; air strikes hit Iran-backed forces in Syria near Iraq border; and Bahamas defends Dorian response amid criticism.
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