Why Afghanistan is more dangerous than ever

Why Afghanistan is more dangerous than ever

The Taliban is behind deadly recent attacks, including the brief takeover of the city of Ghazni. The huge death toll that once made headlines is becoming commonplace in Afghanistan, as the Taliban and other militant groups show their strength in the face of a US-backed army struggling to get by....

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Prisoner release: Talibans negotiate with the US for peace-talks

Prisoner release: Talibans negotiate with the US for peace-talks

WASHINGTON: The release of hundreds of Taliban-linked prisoners and the status of US bases in Afghanistan were among the key issues Taliban leaders want to negotiate in US-backed talks to end the war in Afghanistan. Zalmay Khalilzad, a former US ambassador recently named as a special adviser for Afghanistan peace...

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17-year-old Palestinian slaughters an Israeli activist in the West Bank

17-year-old Palestinian slaughters an Israeli activist in the West Bank

The victim, with American nationality, was known to defend the Army on the Internet. The United States simultaneously revokes the visa to the PLO ambassador in Washington. A well-known Israeli settler and right-wing activist who also had US citizenship died after being stabbed in the West Bank, reported Sunday (16.09.2018) the...

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Gas pipeline rupture in Boston claims life of 1, leaving 12 injured, hundreds evacuate homes

Gas pipeline rupture in Boston claims life of 1, leaving 12 injured, hundreds evacuate homes

ANDOVER: At least six people were injured and hundreds were ordered to evacuate their homes following a series of 70 explosions that rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, apparently triggered by an overpressurized gas pipeline rupture, local officials stated. Live TV images broadcasted firefighters battling blazes in Lawrence, Andover...

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Bereaved father continues to fill 600 potholes in India in the memory of his deceased son

Bereaved father continues to fill 600 potholes in India in the memory of his deceased son

Dadarao Bilhore smooths the road surface, rests his shovel, looks to the sky and prays for his son, one of thousands of Indians killed every year in accidents caused by potholes. Mumbai’s Prakash Bilhore, 16, a young student, died in July 2015. To help deal with his grief, Prakash´s bereaved...

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China expresses confidence in Venezuelan situation at the visit of Nicolás Maduro

China expresses confidence in Venezuelan situation at the visit of Nicolás Maduro

The Government of China expressed its confidence in the political and economic situation of Venezuela, before the state visit that begins today the president of that country, Nicolás Maduro, in which cooperation agreements will be signed. Visit of Xi Jinping to Venezuela. (04.20.2014). “After a presidential election without setbacks, the situation...

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Afghan suicide attack: Death toll continues to soar

Afghan suicide attack: Death toll continues to soar

KABUL: The death toll from a suicide attack at a protest gathering in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar at Afghan protesters has soared to 68, officials said Wednesday, as violence flares across the country ahead of elections and Muharram. Another 165 were wounded in the blast — one of...

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Modi expresses grief over Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s demise

Modi expresses grief over Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s demise

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed profound grief over the demise of former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who passed away earlier in the day after battling cancer for over a year. “It is with profound grief that I learnt of the sad demise of Begum Sahiba,” Modi said in...

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Casa Blanca coordinates a second meeting between Kim and Trump

Casa Blanca coordinates a second meeting between Kim and Trump

The White House says it is coordinating a second meeting between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, requested by the North Korean leader in a new letter to the president of the United States.  At their historic summit in June in Singapore, Trump and Kim agreed that they would work to...

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