Germany confirms that 2 Germans killed in Egypt stabbing
He was arrested after he wounded another four foreign tourists at a next-door hotel. The attack on the tourists took place just hours after five policemen were killed in a shooting near some of Egypt's most famous pyramids in the greater Cairo area. No ...
The eight most threatened journalists in Afghanistan
A symptom of the continuing collapse of human rights and freedom of speech in Afghanistan, much of which has been sanctioned by officials in the Karzai government, has been the harassment and abuse of journalists who present stories critical of the ...
Afghan Carrying 23 Official Passports Detained In Islamabad
... Bhutto Airport in Islamabad after officials discovered 23 passports in his possession. According to Dawn News, the individual, Azeemullah, was intercepted when he was about to board a Kabul-bound flight. ... the alleged sexual harassment of an ...
Al Qaeda in Afghanistan: How terror group survives, thrives
In March, U.S. forces struck and killed noted AQ leader Qari Yasin in Afghanistan's Paktika province. The Balochistan, Pakistan, native was responsible for the death of two American service members in a 2008 Islamabad hotel bombing as well as an attack ...
Isis captures territory around former Bin Laden stronghold in Afghanistan
'Mother of all bombs' death toll rises to 94, Afghan authorities say | The Independent
Afghanistan, Ireland hope to end wait for Test status as crucial ICC meet looms
Kabul: Afghanistan's fairytale rise in world cricket could this week see them acquire coveted Test status, a massive boost for a nation long divided by war and riven by ethnic rivalries. No longer rank minnows, Asghar Stanikzai's team are up for ...
Football 'is the blood that runs through' Alabama faithful at SEC Media Days
A semi-circle of packed media is at the front, all facing the revolving door, waiting for Alabama football and the story of the day — coach Nick Saban — to enter The Wynfrey Hotel at SEC Media Days. Tension is palpable. And then, one by one, the ...
My latest trip back to Kabul
Wake up, wake up Amin! Opening my eyes, I cannot believe that I am in Kabul! .... On the other side, where the bus stops for Dasht e Barchi, we see people selling things from small stools: bananas, shor nakhod (Special Afghan peas), garam lablabo (hot ...
'General Zia Avenged the 1971 Defeat Through His Moves on Afghanistan and Nuclear Weapons'
Kallol Bhattacherjee's new book, The Great Game in Afghanistan: Rajiv Gandhi, General Zia and the Unending War, draws on papers and cables collected by John Gunther Dean – former US ambassador in New Delhi from 1985 to 1988 – to document the untold ...
Forced displacement at record levels on World Refugee Day
Security forces stand next to a crater created by massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 31, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rahmat Gul. Suffering under the weight of decades of war, Afghanistan's refugee crisis is ... In ...
UNHCR Global Trends - -Forced displacement in 2016
The world in brief
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban stormed a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday after striking it with two suicide car bombs, killing at least five police, officials said. Another nine officers and nine civilians were wounded in the ...
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