Son of Trump's pick for NSA fired after 'Pizzagate' tweets
NEW YORK, U.S. - The president-elect on Tuesday fired one of his transition team’s staff members, Michael G. Flynn, the son of Trump’s choice for national security adviser, for using Tw
Survey: Afghans More Pessimistic About Future Than Before
Taliban more active The Taliban has stepped up attacks and made territorial gains across Afghanistan since the withdrawal of international combat forces at the end of 2014. The gove
Cabinet approves MoU with Afghanistan on cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space
New Delhi [India], Dec. 7 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India
NW Bulgarian Gangs 'Specialized in People Smuggling'
Organized criminal gangs from Northwestern Bulgaria are increasingly specialized in people smuggling, local authorities say. Groups in the poorest region of Bulgaria (and the EU) lead migrants down
Moscow and Kabul agree on maintenance of Russian helicopters in Afghanistan
Moscow and Kabul reached an agreement on the maintenance and repairs of Russian and Soviet produced helicopters in Afghanistan, Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, said on
Survey Finds National Mood In Afghanistan At Record Low
Afghans are increasingly uncertain about their future because of insecurity, corruption, and rising unemployment, according to a new poll. According to the annual survey released on December 7 by the
'Want dignified relations, not charity', Ghani snubs Pak
Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec. 7 (ANI): Days after Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani snubbed Pakistans USD 500 million aid at the Heart of Asia conference in India, he said Wednesday that Kabul wants
5 teens in Sweden charged with raping fellow Afghan boy
Stockholm - Swedish authorities have charged five teenagers from Afghanistan with raping another Afghan boy in an alleged assault that prosecutors say lasted for at least an hour. An indictment filed
Tensions Between India, Pakistan Undermining Regional Alliances
Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modi publicly announced a policy to try to isolate Pakistan internationally, after a September attack on an Indian army base in the disputed Kashmir region killed 18 so
Afghan Lawmakers to Investigate Growing Ties Between Taliban, Russia and Iran
High-grade weapons for Taliban Locals say they often see Taliban crossing borders into Iran. More new faces are seen these days coming from Afghanistan, Jamaluddin, an Afghan refu
In Afghan Province, Government Woos Allies Against Islamic State
WAMA, AFGHANISTAN - Afghan authorities are appealing to local elders in the remote eastern province of Nuristan to help prevent militants loyal to Islamic State from expanding into new territory. Th
Iraqi asylum seeker Zaid K arrested for sexually assaulting students in Germany
The man was seized five days after illegal Afghan migrant Hussein Khavari, 17, was apprehended for the rape and murder of medical student Maria Ladenburger in Freiburg, Germany.
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A Mother’s Love? Of Course. Her Citizenship? Not So Fast.
Laws in 27 countries say that only fathers, not mothers, confer their nationality on a child. If Dad is dead or missing, Baby may wind up stateless.
Suriname: Judges Say President’s Trial Over Killings in 1982 Should Continue
The trial of President Dési Bouterse in the killings of 15 political opponents must resume despite an amnesty law, Suriname’s high court has ruled.
The Shade of This Oranje Is Fading Fast
Iceland's 1-0 victory over the Dutch in Amsterdam and Turkey's 3-0 whipping of the Netherlands herald a major shift in the balance of power in Europe.
Suriname: Leader Named to New Term
Suriname’s Parliament gave the former military dictator Desi Bouterse a second term as president on Tuesday with no opposition — or even a formal vote.
Suriname: Despite Checkered Past, President Seems Set for New Term
President Desi Bouterse, a former military leader convicted in 1999 in the Netherlands of drug trafficking, appeared to be on course for a second term in Suriname.
A New Holiday Tradition for the Dutch: Arguing About Blackface
A celebration of St. Nicholas in the Netherlands now includes an annual fight over the traditional depiction of his dark-skinned helper, Black Pete.
Armadillo to Açaí: Flavors of a World Cup Journey
The Frugal Traveler’s route to the soccer tournament was adventurous — and so were some of his meals.
To the Cup, the Long Way Round
Why take an expensive direct flight to the World Cup in Brazil, when you can take a more adventurous journey through four countries over 16 days?
Getting to the Heart of Suriname
As he winds his way to the World Cup, the Frugal Traveler stops in Suriname, where he travels in the interior by boat, and experiences a chaotic slice of the capital.
Holland’s Plan for America’s Slaves
New evidence explains why the Netherlands tried to get freedmen to colonize Suriname.
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