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Afghanistan women's junior football team granted UK visas
Afghanistan's women's junior football team and their immediate families will be relocated to Britain from Pakistan "shortly" after being granted visas by the UK government.
Revealed: Facebook’s Secret Blacklist of “Dangerous Individuals and Organizations”
Experts say the public deserves to see the list, a clear embodiment of U.S. foreign policy priorities that could disproportionately censor marginalized groups.
Poland plans to spend over $400 million on wall on Belarus border
Poland plans to spend over 1.6 billion zlotys ($404 million) on building a wall on its border with Belarus, according to a draft bill lawmakers are due to discuss on Wednesday, in a bid to stem the flow of migrants trying to cross.
German Chancellor Bids Farewell To Israel After 16 Years Of Support
It is Angela Merkel's eighth and final visit to Israel as German chancellor, as she prepares to retire from politics.
The silence of Donald Trump: how Twitter’s ban is cramping his style
The former president used to have a direct line to 8 million followers – now he’s suing to get back on the platform he made his own
Captured, Killed or Compromised: C.I.A. Admits to Losing Dozens of Informants
Counterintelligence officials said in a top secret cable to all stations and bases around the world that too many of the people it recruits from other countries to spy for the U.S. are being lost.
Countries Like China, Pakistan Hunting Down CIA's Informants: Report
The New York Times said in a report that "top American counterintelligence officials warned every CIA station and base around the world last week about troubling numbers of informants recruited from other countries to spy for the United ...
US Now Has "Weak" Government , May End Up In "War" With China: Trump
The relations between China and the US are at an all time low. The two countries are currently engaged in a bitter confrontation over various issues,
Turning on crypto means turning our backs on vulnerable millions
Remittances in Bitcoin help vulnerable people in unstable economies, like Afghanistan. Crypto regulation means cutting them off.
Donald Trump Goes To Court To Get His Twitter Account Back
Twitter and other social media banned Donald Trump from their platforms after a mob of pro-Trump supporters assaulted the US Congress building on January 6.
Afghan refugee given 30 months in jail, only a third mandatory, after sexual abuse of 7-year-old in scandal that shocked Austria
A court in Austria has sentenced a teenage refugee from Afghanistan to 30 months in prison, of which he is only obliged to serve 10 months, after he sexually abused a girl, age seven. The victim was awarded €500 in compensation.
We Now Know Why Biden Was in a Hurry to Exit Afghanistan
He made several missteps, but on the big picture, he was right.
We Asked Russia's 1980s Afghan War Vets To Judge The U.S. Exit. Here's What They Said
It has been more than a month since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and Sergei Opalev is still trying to wrap his head around the chaotic end to America's 20-year war.
"I Am Free": Afghan Girls' Soccer Squad Finds New Home In Portugal
Sarah was one of several players from Afghanistan's national female youth soccer squad who fled in fear after the Taliban seized power in August.
'The most important lesson I learned': Fmr. Gen. David Petraeus on the Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan
David Petraeus on the lessons of the Vietnam War and their impact on the senior military leadership
Afghan Army Collapse "Took Us All By Surprise", Says US Defence Secretary
Lloyd Austin praised American personnel who helped airlift 124,000 Afghans out of the country
War Crimes Prosecutor Would Not Focus On US Forces In New Afghan Probe
A statement said the request was being made to the court's judges in light of developments since the Islamist Taliban movement seized control of Afghanistan in a lightning advance last month.
Afghanistan, Myanmar Will Not Address UN General Assembly
The move comes amid competing claims for Afghanistan's UN seat in New York after the Taliban seized power last month.
United States of America - President Addresses UN General Debate, 76th Session
Joe Biden, President of the United States of America addresses the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 21-27 September 2021). “US military power must be our tool of last resort, ...
Healthcare workers are burned out by the Covid-19 pandemic and need care themselves. But who will help the helpers?
Amid alarming reports about the number of medical staff in the UK who are in need of support, RT asks two experts about the impact of the health crisis on those on the frontline and what can be done to offer them aid.
"World Is Watching Them": US Condemns Taliban Plan To Resume Executions
US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the US stands with the Afghan people, especially with members of minority groups
'China Won't Care About Their Ties With US...': Chinese Media On Quad
The editorial in the Chinese Communist Party-backed Global Times comes on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a bilateral with US President Joe Biden
East European leaders urge EU nations to increase birth rate to prevent ‘extinction of Europe’, saying immigration not the answer
The leaders of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Serbia and Slovenia signed a joint statement on Thursday calling on the EU to not use immigration in an attempt to address what they perceive as a demographic crisis in the bloc.
China Wants Sanctions On Afghanistan Lifted, Its Forex Reserves Released
Addressing the G20 Foreign Ministers, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi demanded the rushing of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan without any delay.
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