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Five Afghan commandos killed in alleged US airstrikes
Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct. 1 (ANI): At least five soldiers of the Afghan National Army (ANA) commando forces have been allegedly killed in an airstrike carried out by the United States forces in Afghan
Karzai hails India's surgical strikes across LoC
Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct. 1 (ANI): Hailing India's surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in response to the terrorist attack at Uri sector as justified, former Afghan
Afghan envoy applauds India counter terrorism action
New Delhi [India], Sept. 30 (ANI): Afghanistan's Ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali on Friday applauded New Delhi for ordering counter terrorism operations across the Line of Control (LoC) on
UN's Afghan Mission Condemns Killing Of Civilians In U.S. Drone Strike
The UN mission in Afghanistan has condemned the killing of at least 15 civilians in what it says was an unmanned U.S. drone strike in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
The UN Assistance Mission in A
ISI supporting Taliban in Northern provinces: Afghanistan VP Dostum
Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 30 (ANI): Afghanistan Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum has said that his country's armed forces are chasing Taliban militants in the northern provinces, who are be
U.S. expects donors to pledge $3 bn a year for Afghanistan
PanARMENIAN.Net - An international conference is expected to pledge over $3 billion a year in development support for Afghanistan next week but funds will be dependent on reforms and countering corrup
Afghan President, Warlord Sign Peace Accord
Notorious Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has called for peace as he appeared by video to sign an accord with President Ashraf Ghani.
Critics Protest Afghan Peace Deal With Black Facebook Profiles
Critics of a peace deal between the Afghan government and a militant group led by a notorious warlord accused of atrocities are protesting the agreement by changing their Facebook profile pictures
U.S. Says Pledges Of $3 Billion In Afghan Aid Expected At Donors Conference
A senior U.S. official says an international conference scheduled for next week in Brussels is expected to bring pledges totaling more than $3 billion in development support for Afghanistan through
Donors to Pledge $3 Billion a Year to Stabilize, Grow Afghanistan, US Says
An international conference next week is expected to pledge more than $3 billion a year in development support for Afghanistan, but the money will be dependent on reforms and countering
Bulgaria's PM, UK DefMin Discuss Migrant Readmission Agreements
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon who was on a visit to Sofia on Wednesday, the cabinet says.
Migration was the key issue in their coversation.
Afghan president, insurgent warlord sign peace agreement
Kabul - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has signed a peace treaty with a notorious warlord, pledging to lobby the US and the UN to remove him and his party from terrorist blacklists.
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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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