Coming aftermath of Afghanistan War, a replay of Vietnam
LONDON, UK - The only element of the Afghan peace plan going according to schedule is the withdrawal of American forces as the Taliban have continued their attack on soldiers and civilians and are
Trump unlikely to quit presidential race, relishes being underdog
WASHINGTON, DC - Amid plummeting poll numbers and mounting pressure over his handling of the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and reports of Russia offering bounties to Taliban fighters to kil
Despite multitrillion-dollar military U.S. still failing to win wars
On June 13, President Donald Trump told the graduating class at West Point, "We are ending the era of endless wars." Th
US Envoy Forges Ahead With Troubled Taliban Peace Deal
ISLAMABAD - Washington's envoy to Afghanistan on Saturday emphasized the economic benefits of the peace deal with the Taliban, forging ahead with an agreement that has run into new political obstac
NATO Steps In Amid Reports Of COVID-19 Hitting Afghan Forces
ISLAMABAD - NATO's non-combatant military alliance in Afghanistan said Saturday it has arranged its "largest supply ever" of personal protective medical equipment to help Afghan security forces fig
Afghanistan President's cousin shot dead in Kabul
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 4 (ANI): A relative of Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was shot dead in Kabul, Afghan media reported on Saturday. As per the reports, Police on Saturday said cousin of Gha
Afghan Presidential envoy for economic development dies from COVID-19
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 4 (ANI): Special envoy to the Afghan president on economic development and poverty reduction, Yosuf Ghazanfar, has died from COVID-19, a presidential adviser told Sputnik on
Afghan Lawmakers: Russian Support to Taliban No Secret
Amid controversy in Washington over reports that a Russian intelligence unit paid bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. and NATO soldiers in Afghanistan, some Afghan lawmakers say it is no sec
India, Afghan govt working to prevent terrorist safe havens
Washington D.C. [US], July 3 (ANI): India works with regional state actors, the Afghan government, and Afghan power brokers to prevent transnational terrorist safe havens, and maintain access to Afgha
Taliban ready to cooperate bring in peace in Afghanistan: Khalilzad
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 4 (ANI): The Taliban is ready to cooperate to bring in peace in Afghanistan, said US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday. "In fol
Afghan Presidential Envoy Dies In Turkey From COVID-19
KABUL -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's special envoy on economic and trade development has died from COVID19, one of his aides says.
Mohammad Yousef Ghazanfar is the most senior Afghan offi
Number of COVID-19 cases in Afghanistan rises by 302 to top 32,000
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 3 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Afghanistan has increased by 302 over the past 24 hours taking the total tally to 32,324, according to the Health M
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La caza furtiva de jaguares aumenta en Sudamérica y Centroamérica
Un nuevo estudio vincula el comercio y la matanza de los grandes felinos a la inversión de empresas chinas en estas regiones.
Where Jaguars Are Killed, New Common Factor Emerges: Chinese Investment
Poaching of the big cats is on the rise, and a new study links their slaughter to corruption as well as investment from Chinese companies.
Suriname’s President Shrugs Off Murder Sentence in Re-election Bid
If President Desi Bouterse can hang on to immunity, past crimes could become just another chapter in his four-decade battle to stay in power.
El banquero filósofo que estremece a Surinam
Steven Coutinho siempre había querido ayudar a su país a superar su pasado colonial. Un gran escándalo financiero le dio la oportunidad.
A Philosopher-Banker Who’s Shaking Up a Nation
Steven Coutinho had long wanted to help Suriname, his homeland, overcome its colonial past. A huge financial scandal gave him his chance.
Amsterdam Considers Apology for Slavery in Former Colony
A reckoning is afoot, centuries after the city became a co-owner of what was then the South American colony of Suriname.
Review: In ‘Good Luck,’ Miners in Serbia and Suriname Share a Cinematic Link
Weaving a spiritual conversation with breathtaking camera work among groups of people who will never meet but share desperation, dreams and camaraderie.
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.
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.
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