Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada accused the United States of raising a cloud of doubt and uncertainty about an expected deal aimed at allowing it to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan and end its longest war .
Qatar inaugurated its largest coast guard base on Sunday.
Inflation in China reached to highest level in recent 15 months.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday welcomed the United States’ decision to leave at least 200 troops in Syria.
Iran’s foreign minister accused Israel of looking for war and warned that its behavior and that of the United States was increasing the chances of a clash in the region.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called trade talks with China in Beijing as productive.