Secretary of State John Kerry said that the U.S. wants to see proposed peace talks with the Taliban "get back on track" after being thrown into doubt this week amid a diplomatic dispute with the ... more 
Secretary of State John Kerry said that the U.S. wants to see proposed peace talks with the Taliban "get back on track" after being thrown into doubt this week amid a diplomatic dispute with the Afghan government."We need to see if we can get back on track," Kerry told a news conference in Qatar. "I don't know whether that's possible or not." The iconic Japanese Mount Fuji was officially recognized as a World Heritage Site at the annual UNESCO conference being held in Cambodia, a designation which some in Japan have worked toward for almost a decade.Japan considered registering the nation's highest mountain back in 2003, but because of relentless problems with garbage dumping, the government gave up the nomination as a natural heritage site and instead submitted a proposal last year to be considered a cultural heritage site. Many in the sweeping protest movement dismissed proposals by President Dilma Rousseff which were short on details, and included some programs for which she had been unable to garner support the past. less 
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