It was not immediately clear whether the US-Taliban talks will resume and when on ending nearly 18 years of fighting.
Joe Biden remains a strong frontrunner in the 2020 Democratic primary race. In two weeks, however, he will face off in a debate where he will share the stage with all of the top contenders.
While details of the deal have not been announced, it is widely expected the Pentagon will slash its troop presence in Afghanistan in return for various Taliban commitments.
Russia’s military said the United States had mounted air strikes in Syria’s Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a ceasefire there, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying they targeted three vehicles of "foreigners" as they tried to enter the heavily guarded Shashdarak area where the Afghan national security authorities have offices.
US and Chinese trade negotiators will resume talks in Washington in early October, Beijing said on Thursday, after new punitive tariffs raised fears of a breakdown in the protracted negotiations.
Floodwaters rose to a foot (30 cm) or more in low-lying parts of the historic South Carolina city of Charleston, where more than 7 inches (18 cm) of rain fell in some areas, officials said, with another half-inch or more expected overnight.
Mexico says it has complied with a 90-day deadline from the US to reduce the flow of migrants through its territory. Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard is to give a final report
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that China-US trade problems affect the whole world and that she hopes they will be resolved soon.
The climate of the Democratic presidential primary is changing. After paying relatively light attention to carbon emissions and rising seas, contenders for the party’s nomination are releasing a flurry of climate plans this week. They’re filling their social media feeds with urgent calls to action, warning of increased extreme weather events and mentioning carbon emissions and warming global temperatures in the same breath as deadly Hurricane Dorian.