Wed, 29 Jan 2020

U.S. Forces Recover Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. forces have recovered the remains of the crew killed when a military aircraft went down in a Taliban-controlled ...

US Military Recovers Remains from Afghanistan Plane Crash

A U.S. defense official says the military has recovered the remains of two American service members who were killed Monday ...

Turkmenistan: Security chiefs feeling insecure

One of Turkmenistan's most enduring mysteries is just how many people actually live in the country.The last time the government ...

Taliban Repels Afghan Forces Trying To Reach U.S. Jet Crash Site

Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters clashed in the central province of Ghazni where a U.S. military plane crashed, officials ...

13 Killed in Taliban Assault on Afghan Police Base

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan say a pre-dawn Taliban in northern Afghanistan has killed at least 13 policemen. The attack ...

Taliban Launch Deadly Attack On Afghan Security Post

KABUL -- At least seven Afghan police officers have been killed in a January 28 attack by Taliban militants on ...

At Least 20 Wounded After Grenades Thrown At Afghan Wedding Party

Afghan officials say at least 20 people have been wounded after unknown assailants threw grenades at a wedding party in ...

Afghan Officials Say Four Children, Three Women Killed In Air Strikes

Afghan officials in the northern province of Balkh said at least seven civilians were killed in air strikes, prompting protests ...

U.S. Military Confirms Aircraft Crashed In Afghanistan

An American military aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan on January 27, the U.S. military and the NATO-led force in the ...

Some Students, Ex-Pats Remain in Wuhan With Little Help

Nations around the world are evacuating their students and other citizens from coronavirus-stricken China, while other countries are choosing to ...

Bolton was worried about Trump favours to autocrats - report

Former national security advisor John Bolton privately told the US attorney general last year about concerns that President Donald Trump ...

Officials confirm US military plane crash in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 28 (ANI): An American military plane crashed in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday, US Forces in Afghanistan ...

Pak cautions Ghani against interference in 'internal affairs'

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 28 (ANI): Pakistan on Monday expressed concern over what it described as "interference" by Afghan President Ashraf ...

European Parliament to discuss anti-CAA resolution on Jan 29

Brussels [Belgium], Jan 27 (ANI): The European Parliament will discuss the draft resolution on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during a ...

Official: 5 Killed in Afghanistan Plane Crash

ISLAMABAD - Five people have likely been killed in a plane crash in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, according to Sayed Abdul ...

Afghan plane crashes in Taliban-held area of Ghazni

Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 27 (ANI): A passenger plane crashed in a Taliban-controlled area of Deh Yak district in the central ...

Pakistan Arrests Leader of Social Movement Critical of Army

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has arrested the leader of a social movement, which is campaigning against human rights abuses allegedly carried ...

Manzoor Pashteen's arrest

By Francesca MarinoIslamabad [Pakistan], Jan 27 (ANI): Manzoor Pashteen, the charismatic, pacifist chief and founder of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement ...

Edinburgh: Scottish rights hold rally in support of CAA

Edinburgh [Scotland], Jan 26 (ANI): Members of 'Scotland Friends for India' gathered here on Saturday (local time) to express their ...

Afghan Rally Protests Killing of Civilians in Airstrike

ISLAMABAD - Angry residents Sunday rallied in a northern province of Afghanistan to protest the killing of at least seven ...

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Turkish Court Defies Europe, Leaves Philanthropist Behind Bars

ISTANBUL - An Istanbul court has defied the European Court of Human Rights, ruling in favor of the continued detention ...

U.S. Forces Recover Two Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. forces have recovered the remains of two personnel killed when a military communications aircraft went down in a ...

Turkey Journalists Protest Press Pass Cancellations

WASHINGTON - Members of Turkey's largest journalism trade union rallied outside Ankara's Communications Directorate on Monday to protest the government's ...

As Tajikistan's Muslims feel more heat, mosque turned into cinema

Authorities in Tajikistan's second-largest city have ordered that a large and popular working mosque be converted into a cinema, in ...

U.S. Forces Recover Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. forces have recovered the remains of the crew killed when a military aircraft went down in a Taliban-controlled ...

Xi says China fighting 'demon' virus as contagion spreads abroad

President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China was in a struggle against a "demon" epidemic, as the death toll from ...

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