Afghanistan
Associated Press/Photo by Rahmat Gul

Gunmen target Afghanistan ceremony

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/06/20, 11:28 am

At least 32 people died on Friday when two gunmen attacked a political event in Kabul. Several senior Afghan politicians, including former presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, gathered to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Afghan Shia leader Abdul Ali Mazari. Dozens of people sustained injuries.

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Associated Press/Photo by Rahmat Gul

Taliban peace deal on thin ice

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/05/20, 11:57 am

The United States carried out a defensive strike against Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, less than a week after signing a peace agreement with the insurgent group. The strike answered a Taliban assault on Afghan government forces that killed at least 11 soldiers and four civilians, U.S. military spokesman Col. Sonny Leggett said.

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Associated Press/Photo by Emrah Gurel

Turkey unleashes migrants on Europe

International | Syrian refugees head west into Bulgaria and Greece
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/02/20, 06:12 pm

TURKEY: “Europe will never allow itself to be blackmailed,” said European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas after Turkey reneged on a 2016 agreement, and opened its borders to allow Syrian refugees and other migrants to leave the country for Europe.

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