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Pakistan to play friendly T20 series against Afghanistan
Karachi [Pakistan], May 27 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has announced that the national side will play two T20 matches against Afghanistan. The 83-year-old, who was spea
Pak reopens Chaman Border crossing after 22 days
Rawalpindi [Pakistan], May 27 (ANI): Pakistan on Saturday opened the Friendship Gate at Chaman Border crossing on humanitarian grounds for Ramzan after remaining closed for 22 days in wake of the al
Afghan Official: Suicide Car Bomb Targets Forces, Kills Civilians
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry
Several feared dead post attack on Afghan forces in Khost
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 27 (ANI): In yet another attack on Afghan security forces, a suicide car bomber targeted vehicles belonging to members of the local police force campaign in Khost province on
Taliban Assault on Afghan Military Base Kills 16 Soldiers
ISLAMABAD - The Taliban has attacked security outposts around a military base in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 16 government soldiers and wounding many others, officials said Friday. The ove
Afghan food gains popularity among food lovers in Delhi
New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Afghani food is known for its exquisite taste and different varieties and thus the Afghan food business has become a livelihood for many Afghans living as refugees in
Fresh Taliban Attacks Kill 25 Members of Afghan Forces
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - A suicide car bombing and clashes with Taliban insurgents across Afghanistan have killed at least 25 security personnel. The violence comes as the United Nations urges parties t
At least 13 soldiers killed in south Afghanistan
Kabul - At least 13 soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents at several security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan, a government official said on Thursday.
Shapiro awarded Distinguished Service Medal, prepares for new assignment
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Nearly 200 people gathered to bid farewell and honor the transition of the two-star general in charge of all of Army Materiel Commands operations and logistics around the
Dunford urges new AF officers to lead in Academy graduation address
WASHINGTON, (AFNS) -- While the new officers of the U.S. Air Force Academys Class of 2017 must never stop learning, its time to lead, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff s
USASOC remembers fallen with outdoor ceremony
FORT BRAGG, N.C. ˗ Seven new names were unveiled on the U.S. Army Special Operations Command Memorial Wall during a ceremony that brought together Gold Star Family Members and Soldiers at the
Marine Advisors Train Afghan Soldiers, Police
BOST AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, May 25, 2017 - Marine advisors with Task Force Southwest are advising, assisting and training their Afghan 505th Zone National Police counterparts during the first month
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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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