Obama commutes sentence of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning
PanARMENIAN.Net - US President Barack Obama slashed the sentence of transgender army private Chelsea Manning, who had been sentenced to 35 years behind bars for handing classified US documents to Wiki
Turkey Says Nightclub Attack Suspect Uzbek-Born, Trained In Afghanistan
Turkish authorities say they have captured the man they believe gunned down 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Years Day. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on January 17 that the suspect wa
Kabul attack masterminds move freely in Pakistan: Afghan Prez tells Pak army chief
Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has told Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa that the terrorists who carried out the recent deadly bombings
Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran sparkle to down UAE
and ball-by-ball details Afghanistan continued their puppet-mastery of UAE in Twenty20 cricket with a gritty five-wicket win in front of 8000 fans at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. UAE had raced to 91 for 2 i
Taliban Claims Responsibility for Downing US Drone in Eastern Afghanistan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Taliban group has claimed responsibility for the downing of the US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, local media reported Tuesday, citing
Afghanistan Captain Shayesteh Reaches Agreement with Iran's Paykan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Afghanistan national football teams captain Faysal Shayesteh has reportedly reached an agreement with Iran Professional League team Paykan. Shayesteh started professional football
Iran Condemns Last Week's Terror Attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Irans Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a recent terrorist attack in Afghanistans southern city of Kandahar which killed and injured a number of Emirati diplomats and Afghan citi
Iran Ready for Strong Presence in Iraq, Afghanistan ICT Markets: Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines highlighted the countrys capabilities in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) and said Irans priv
Taliban bombmaker loses human rights case in Supreme Court
The Supreme Court ruled that British troops had acted lawfully in holding dangerous insurgents for longer than specified under the European Convention on Human Rights.
L/Cpl James Brynin's inquest into Helmand Province death
Intelligence expert Lance Corporal James Brynin, 22, was tragically killed by friendly fire from Lance Corporal of Horse Mark Kelly in heated with Taliban fighters in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Abdullah bin Zayed receives Foreign Minister of Afghanistan
ABU DHABI, 18th January, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, yesterday received Salahuddin Rabbani, Minister of Foreign A
Afghan delegation offers condolences to martyrs' families UPDATE
ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2017 (WAM) -- Faiz Mohammad Osmani Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs and Envoy of the Afghan President, has offered his condolences on the UAEs martyrs, who were killed
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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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