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UN envoy: ‘Well-founded hopes for peace’ in Afghanistan

Peace may be on the horizon in Afghanistan, despite a grave humanitarian crisis and relentless violence, a senior United Nations official said Friday. Toby Lanzer, the UN’s humanitarian chief in the country, told reporters that even though some 3.6 million people are “one step away from famine” and the worst drought in decades has destroyed […]