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US in talks with Qatar over five Taliban: CIA chief

The United States is in talks with Qatar on the status of five Taliban figures who may be free to return to Afghanistan a year after their release in a US prisoner swap, the head of the CIA said May 31. 

"I want to make sure that they're not going to be allowed to return to the fight," Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan said on CBS talk show "Face the Nation."  

East European Comic Con rolling in Bucharest, list of guest artists, actors rewards public's wait

The third edition of the East European Comic Con (EECC), an event gathering under one banner comic book artists, vendors, actors, cosplayers, gamers and boardgame enthusiasts, has started in Bucharest's Romexpo venue on Friday, Mircea Muresan, the EECC's director, estimating an attendance of around 30,000 during the convention's three days.