Friday, 22 September 2017

Tag Archives: Afghanistan

UAE ambassador to Afghanistan, Governor Kandahar wounded in blast

KABUL: The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Afghanistan has been wounded in  the southeastern city of Kandahar in a bomb blast that also killed at least seven people. The attack on Tuesday, which took place during a meeting between senior officials and diplomats from the UAE embassy, wounded 17 ...

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12 killed as lorry ploughs into Berlin Xmas market

BERLIN: A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more in what police said was a suspected terror attack. mbulances and heavily armed police rushed to the area after the vehicle mounted the pavement of the market in ...

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US may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan

THE HAGUE – US forces may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan from 2003-2004 by torturing prisoners in what appeared to be a deliberate policy, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has said. Unveiling the results of a lengthy initial probe into atrocities in Afghanistan, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda ...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange questioned by prosecutors

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being questioned by prosecutors on Monday at the Ecuadoran embassy in London in the latest twist in the long-running legal battle over a rape allegation against him. Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren, who will be present while Assange is questioned by an Ecuadoran prosecutor, entered ...

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Afghan girl raped by police chief

18 years old Afghan girl raped by police chief when she tried to report her own rape LONDON: A young Afghan girl who went to the police station to report being raped was then raped by the district police commissioner in his office, she said on Monday. The 18-year-old, who ...

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Pakistan hopes Trump will help resolve Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday expressed its hope that the United States President-elect Donald Trump will keep his word, and help resolve the Kashmir issue with India after assuming power in January. Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria, while addressing a weekly news briefing here on Thursday, said that the new ...

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