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Donald Trump Seeks Help From Pakistani Prime Minister To End Afghan War

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Donald Trump Seeks Help From Pakistani Prime Minister To End Afghan War

U.S. President Donald Trump has written to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to seek help with Afghan peace talks.

Trump wants to end a 17-year-old war between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban militants, who are fighting to drive out international forces and establish their version of strict law.

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U.S. officials have long been pushing Pakistan to prevail on the Taliban leadership to bring them to the negotiating table. Washington says the leadership is based in the country.

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Trump told Khan the Pakistan relationship was very important to the United States and to finding a solution to the Afghanistan conflict.

Last week, Afghan president Ashraf Ghani said he had formed a 12-strong team to negotiate peace with the Taliban, but warned that implementation of any deal would take at least five years.

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UPDATES: Dutch Police Arrest Suspect In Deadly Tram Shooting

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Dutch Police Arrest Suspect In Deadly Tram Shooting

Dutch police have arrested The suspect in the deadly tram shooting in Utrecht, Netherlands, officials say.

Motive for the shooting remains unclear; police have said they were investigating a “possible terrorist motive” for the attack, but reports have also emerged that the shooting might have its roots in a family dispute.

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The shooting incident occurred in the Dutch city of Utrecht where a gunman opened fire on a tram in the central part of the city on Monday killing at least three persons and wounding nine.

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Utrecht police have released a photo of the suspect. He is Gokmen Tanis, a 37-year-old Turkish national.

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Utrecht Shooting: Gunman Kills 3 People On Dutch Tram In Possible Terrorist Attack

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Utrecht Shooting: Gunman Kills 3 People On Dutch Tram In Possible Terrorist Attack

A shooting incident has occurred just a few hours ago in the Dutch city of Utrecht where a gunman opened fire on a tram in the central part of the city on Monday killing at least three persons and wounding nine.

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The terror threat level around the city has been raised to maximum. They say the incident is being considered a possible terrorist incident.

Utrecht police have released a photo of the suspect.  He is Gokmen Tanis, a 37-year-old Turkish national.

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Police say there is the possibility there could be more than one shooter involved in the attack.

In neighboring Germany, police were carrying out checks on trains from the Netherlands and manning highways as well as mirror border crossings.

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Utrecht Shooting: Three Die In Tram Attack, Police Hunt For Turkish Man

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Utrecht Shooting: Three Die In Tram Attack, Police Hunt For Turkish Man

Dutch security forces were hunting for a 37-year-old Turkish man suspected of having shot several people, three of them fatally, on a tram in the city of Utrecht on Monday, in what authorities said appeared to be a terrorist attack.

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Dutch authorities raised the terrorism threat to its highest level in Utrecht province, schools were told to shut their doors and paramilitary police increased security at airports and other vital infrastructure and also at mosques.

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