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The militant behind one of Pakistan’s most notorious terrorist attack ever is killed in U.S. drone strike
WASHINGTON, U.S. - A deadly Pakistani militant was brought down in an American drone strike in recent days, the Pentagon confirmed on Saturday night. Qari Yasim, who reportedly had stro
US Says Strike Killed al-Qaida Figure in Afghanistan
The Pentagon said Saturday that a U.S. strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al-Qaida militant who was responsible for the deaths of two American service members and accused of involvement in a de
Kandahar attack plotted by Taliban on other side of Durand Line: Governor
Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar. 26 (ANI): Kandahar Governor Humayun Azizi, who recently returned home after treatment of his injuries that he sustained in an attack at a guesthouse in the province, has clai
Pakistan Begins Fencing of Afghan Border
Pakistan and Afghanistan share a nearly 2,600 kilometer, largely porous, border and both blame each other for encouraging terrorist infiltration to support deadly attacks on their respective soils. R
Helsinki's Flow Festival announces more stellar acts
PanARMENIAN.Net - Helsinkis Flow Festival has announced another wave of acts for this years event. New additions include Death Grips, Goldfrapp and The Afghan Whigs, Gigwise said. The newly-added ar
Former Marine to Walk Beat in N.Y. on Titanium Legs
Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining a suburban New York police departme
Pak hopes Afghanistan will work for preventing cross-border terrorism
Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 25 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed hope that Afghanistan will work through the agreed mechanism for preventing cross-border terrorism and enhancing bilateral interaction in di
Wits med students go the extra mile for homeless
Latest videos about Wits med students go the extra mile for homeless 2017-03-24 13:12 WATCH: Progeria teen celebrates milestone birthday with President Zuma 2017-03-24 01:30 Mosul civilians forced to
Pak confirms attendance in next month's Afghan peace conference in Russia
Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 24 (ANI): Pakistan on Friday confirmed its participation in a multinational peace conference on Afghanistan to be held next month in Russia. Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Na
NATO troops race winter to give Afghan forces a morale boost
Camp Arena: The target is behind a slope, the advance is unprotected: crawl, fire! Italian instructors in western Afghanistan have been using the relatively quiet winter to bolster Afghan troops again
U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan 'killed Al-Qaeda leader responsible for deadly attack on Islamabad Marriott'
n confirming the death of Qari Yasin, U.S. officials said Yasin was a senior terrorist figure from Balochistan, Pakistan, had ties to the group Tehrik-e Taliban and had plotted multiple al-Qaida terro
U.S. Says Afghanistan Strike Killed Al-Qaeda Leader Responsible For Multiple Attacks
The U.S. military has confirmed that an air strike on March 19 in Afghanistan killed Qari Yasin, described as an Al-Qaeda leader responsible for several high-profile attacks that
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A Pioneering Woman of Science Re‑Emerges After 300 Years
Maria Sibylla Merian captivated Europeans with her studies of insects, only to later have her work largely dismissed. Now, her findings are being celebrated again.
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.
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