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Football Coach Killed In Stadium Lightning strike

A coach at a Bulgarian football stadium was fatally struck by lightning during a friendly match, private broadcaster bTV reported on Monday. Ivan Ranchev, the coach of the Bulgarian football club Hebar Pazardzhik, died on...

Taliban Denounces U.S. Airstrikes In Afghanistan

Taliban’s senior leader, Abdul Haq Wasiq, denounced the U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan, describing it as a violation of U.S.-Taliban peace deal, local media reported on Monday. “The airstrikes inside Afghanistan violated the Doha agreement inked...

Afghanistan Exit Among ‘Worst Foreign Policy Decisions’ Ever – Senate Republican Leader

U.S. Senate Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, has branded the Biden administration’s decision to withdraw forces from Afghanistan one of the largest foreign policy failures in the country’s history. “We are looking at the exit, and...
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Zambia Inaugurates New President

Hundreds of dignitaries and thousands of ordinary citizens on Tuesday thronged the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, to witness the inauguration of the country’s new President, Hakainde Hichilema. Many clad in red...
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Taliban Wants UN Workers To Remain In Afghanistan – WHO

The Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), said in Cairo on Tuesday that the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan wants UN workers to remain in the country. Richard Brennan said “they have made it...
CIA chief

CIA Chief Flown To Kabul For Meeting With Taliban Leader

CIA chief, William Burns, was flown into Kabul on Tuesday for a one-to-one meeting with the powerful deputy head of the Taliban, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. The Washington Post reported that this would mark the...

Ex-UK Leader Blair Blasts Western ‘Abandonment’ Of Afghanistan

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair, who in 2001 took Britain into war in Afghanistan alongside the United States, on Saturday condemned their “abandonment” of the country as “dangerous” and “unnecessary.” In his first public...

Thousands Besiege Kabul Airport In Frantic Attempt To Flee Taliban

Thousands of people are besieging the entrances to the airport in the Afghan capital Kabul, which is the main lifeline for Afghans and foreign citizens trying to flee the country as the Islamist Taliban...

U.S., Allied Countries Worried Over Rights Of Afghan Women, Girls

The U.S. and allied countries, including the UK and European Union, have expressed deep concerns over the situation with women’s and girls’ rights in Afghanistan. In a joint statement, they urged the authorities to guarantee...

Taliban Declares ‘War Is Over’ As President, Diplomats Flee Kabul

The Taliban declared the war in Afghanistan over, after taking control of the presidential palace in Kabul while Western countries scrambled on Monday to evacuate their citizens amid chaos at the airport as frantic...

Zambia Opposition Leader Hichilema Wins Landslide In Presidential Election

Zambia presidential election results on Monday showed that the opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, secured a stunning landslide victory over incumbent Edgar Lungu. The electoral commission said Hichilema got 2,810,777 votes against Lungu’s 1,814,201, with all...
HARRASSMENT

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Resigns After Harassment Claims

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, facing possible impeachment over sexual harassment claims from 11 women and mounting pressure to quit from fellow Democrats, announced his resignation on Tuesday. It was a stunning reversal of fortune...

Wikileaks Founder Assange Loses Ecuadorian Citizenship

A court has revoked Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s Ecuadorian citizenship. Administrative errors were made when citizenship was granted to Australian-born Assange in 2017, newspaper El Comercio reported Tuesday, citing an administrative court in Ecuador’s capital...

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