Friday, February 28, 2020

Afghanistan

Food NYT Publishes Taliban ‘Terrorist’ Op-Ed, All Hell Breaks Unfastened

New York Times published the uncontradicted peace-talk musings of a man who is arguably one of the world’s most accomplished terrorists.“It’s a disgrace,” Saad Mohseni, chairman of the Kabul-based Moby Media Group, told The Daily Beast about the op-ed credited to Sirajuddin Haqqani, whom the newspaper identified simply as “the deputy leader of the Taliban.”…

Food Iran Denies Protect-Up Immediately after Lawmaker Contradicts Official Coronavirus Figures, Suggests fifty Lifeless

A woman wears a protective mask while walking along the side of a street in the Iranian capital Tehran on February 24, 2020.Photo: Getty ImagesA member of Iran’s parliament announced on Monday that 50 people had died from the new coronavirus in the city of Qom and accused Iran’s Health Ministry of covering up the…

Food No let up in Taliban assaults, new orders awaited over deal with U.S.

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Jibran AhmadKABUL (Reuters) - Taliban fighters attacked Afghan government forces overnight, and militant commanders said on Monday insurgency operations would go-ahead until they receive fresh instructions based on a deal with the United States to reduce violence in the country.Last week, a senior U.S. administration official said negotiations with Taliban…

Food US, Taliban attain agreement to cut down violence opening door to troop withdrawal deal

It could open the door to a historic agreement, if the Taliban follows through.February 14, 2020, 7:28 PM9 min read The United States and Taliban reached an agreement on Friday to reduce violence for seven days, which could open the door to the two sides signing a larger peace deal reached last year, according to…

Food Suicide blast get rid of 10 in southwestern Pakistan town of Quetta

By Gul YousafzaiQUETTA, Pakistan: - At least 10 people were killed in a suicide blast that hit a police vehicle in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, officials said.Two police personnel were among those killed in the blast in the city of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, which borders Afghanistan and Iran."We have received 10 bodies…

Food Gold surges to seven-calendar year peak as pandemic fears spark safe and sound-haven hurry

(Reuters) - Gold soared as much as 2.8% on Monday to its highest level in seven years, as investors worried about global economic growth in the face of sharply rising coronavirus cases outside China. FILE PHOTO: Gold coins are displayed at the Ginza Tanaka store in Tokyo September 18, 2008. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File PhotoSpot gold XAU=…

Food Germany’s minorities call for action immediately after shisha bar shootings

HANAU, Germany (Reuters) - German Kurds called on Thursday for stronger government action against far-right radicalism and racism as they mourned the victims of a gun attack on two shisha lounges. “Politicians must ask themselves, ‘how did we get here?’” Metin Kan, who said he was a close friend of one of the people killed…

Food Trump the showman honors provocative chat-present host Limbaugh

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Tuesday used his State of the Union speech to award the highest U.S. civilian honor to polarizing radio show host Rush Limbaugh in one of several attention-grabbing moments staged by the former reality TV star-turned-president. Addressing an emotional Limbaugh, who was sitting next to first lady Melania Trump in…

Food Taliban repel Afghan forces’ bid to achieve U.S. airplane crash internet site

WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday recovered the remains of two personnel from a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Afghanistan, American and Afghan officials told Reuters. On Monday, the U.S. military said an E-11A aircraft had crashed in the province of Ghazni, but disputed claims by the Taliban militant group that they…

Food Afghanistan Could Conclude Up in a Civil War. Time For U.S. Forces to Leave.

announced the winner of the 2019 presidential election on Tuesday, declaring incumbent Ashraf Ghani the winner with 50.6 percent of the vote. The announcement of this razor-thin margin of victory after months of uncertainty set off a firestorm of political anger among some of the losing candidates.Read the original article.

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