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Raeisi: US, NATO presence only brought death, destruction to Afghanistan
Iran's President Ebrahim Raeisi says two decades of the military presence of the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) brought nothing to Afghanistan but bloodshed and destruction. Raeisi made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...
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Russia working on Taliban ties, Putin says in Tajikistan
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin says Russia is trying to build relations with the Taliban and that Russia wants to see all the ethnic groups in Afghanistan take part in running the country....
photo: AP / Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool
Israeli parliament passes vote to dissolve, hold new elections
Israeli lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill to dissolve parliament, a key legislative step that pushes the country closer towards its fifth election in less than four years Jerusalem, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Jun, 2022 ) :Israeli lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously...
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Great grandmother wins Miss Holocaust pageant for survivors of Nazi genocide
All 10 finalists survived the horrors of the Nazi death camps...
photo: AP / Oded Balilty
Germany: Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder
BERLIN, Germany (AP) — A 101-year-old man was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. The Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced him to five years in prison. The man, who was...
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At least 49 inmates die in Colombia prison riot and fire
At least 49 inmates were killed and dozens more injured early Tuesday after a fire broke out during a prison riot in southwestern Colombia, the national prisons agency said. The tragedy occurred when rioting inmates set a fire to try to prevent police entering their enclosure at the prison in the...
photo: AP / Juan Jose Horta
Pakistan: Karachi residents protest over worst power cuts
Islamabad: Citizens of Pakistan’s biggest city of Karachi, frustrated by prolonged power cuts, took to the streets to demand the restoration of electricity. But they were met with excessive use of force by the police. At least one woman was reported dead during the protests, local media reported....
photo: WN / Dominic Canoy
African Union should lead Tigray peace talks, Ethiopia's ruling party says
ADDIS ABABA, June 27 (Reuters) - The African Union should facilitate peace talks between Ethiopia's government and rebellious forces from the Tigray region in the north, the country's ruling party told state media on Monday. The conflict in Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous...
photo: AP / Mulugeta Ayene
President Xi Jinping sends Chinese VP for Marcos Jr.'s inauguration
Chinese President Xi Jinping will be sending Vice President Wang Qishan as his special representative to the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on June 30. Chinese President Xi Jinping and presumptive Philippine...
photo: AP / Andy Wong
Afghan survivor: If another quake doesn’t kill us, poverty might
Gayan, Afghanistan – When a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck eastern Afghanistan last week, Naqib lost his home and nearly his whole family. His parents and four siblings now lie buried on a hilltop overlooking the remote district of Gayan in hard-hit Paktika province. The 11-year-old now only has...
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