The World This Week

What's been happening around the world and why it matters


Hope dawns for Afghanistan

Taliban and government members have agreed a roadmap for peace. Parallel US/Taliban talks are also going well. Also in this edition: Turkey's president sacks his central bank boss; Trump forces the UK's Washington ambassador to resign; top financier Jeffrey Epstein is arrested on child sex charges; India crash out of the world cricket cup; and why the internet is replacing religion. (Picture: The Taliban spokesman in Qatar attending the intra-Afghan dialogue there. Credit: AFP/Getty)


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