Afghan Peace Process Hits Roadblock as Taliban Break Off Talks

Joseph B. Hash

WASHINGTON—The Taliban broke off talks with the Afghan govt in Kabul on Tuesday, building a fresh new stumbling block for the peace process only months after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s diplomatic rescue mission to Afghanistan.

The talks among the Afghan and Taliban negotiators aimed to finalize the conditions of a prisoner swap, which is a vital stage for a official peace process to start under the conditions of the U.S. deal with the Taliban.

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Contractors Call for Chancellor to Pause Plans, Hold Talks

Joseph B. Hash

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Protestors urge conclude to “zero legal rights employment”

IT contractors and freelancers from across many industries gathered outside Parliament now to protest the government’s impending IR35 plan, which is set to without end adjust how they are taxed and really potentially, utilized.

Between their calls for: that Chancellor Sajid Javid pause the changes, set to be powerful from April six onwards. (See our earlier reporting listed here and listed here).

Laptop Enterprise Evaluate was at the scene and talked to Dave Chaplin, CEO of Contractor Calculator and director of the Cease the Off Payroll Tax campaign.


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