June 23, 2021 8:29 am
The UN special envoy for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, told the council she cannot overstate her concern at the situation, saying every major trend -- politics, security, the peace process, the economy, the humanitarian emergency and tackling COVID-19 -- is either "negative or stagnant."
November 17, 2020 3:18 pm
Barack Obama said it was an open secret that certain elements inside Pakistan's military, and especially its intelligence services, maintained links to the Taliban and perhaps even al-Qaeda, sometimes using them as strategic assets to ensure that the Afghan government remained weak and unable to align itself with Pakistan's number one rival, India.
July 04, 2020 9:02 am
Many in Pakistan who thought Bin Laden was a terrorist who had undermined Pakistan’s sovereignty were shocked. Many, however, still believe that Bin Laden didn’t do the 9/11 bombing and that it was actually “an American Neocon-Jewish conspiracy to create an excuse to clobber the Muslims”.
June 25, 2020 2:07 pm
With no spectators allowed into stadiums as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, many English clubs are giving fans the chance to send in photos and have cutouts put on the seats instead.
February 14, 2020 7:49 am
Early last year, the Mumbai police too added the Belgian Malinois to its existing dog squad.
October 23, 2019 12:08 pm
The exhibit presents the hunt for Osama bin Laden as a sort of who-done-it come alive with graphics, videos and the voices of the protagonists, from intelligence agents, former President Barack Obama and members of the US Navy SEALs team that shot and killed him.
September 07, 2019 11:40 am
How did the Americans find Osama bin Laden — is the question
August 02, 2019 7:41 am
Analysts believe that since at least 2010, al-Qaida was secretly grooming Hamza bin Laden to take over the organization, a move that now appears to have been foiled. According to three US officials, the younger bin Laden was killed during the first two years of the Trump administration.
August 01, 2019 11:26 am
Though bin Laden carried a prominent name and lineage, the news of his death represented more of a symbolic victory for the U.S. government than the removal of a threat.
May 06, 2019 1:35 am
Afghan loya jirga fails to convince the Taliban to engage with the elected government
September 12, 2019 7:28 am
18th anniversary of 9/11 attack: On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, the entire world watched as two passenger planes ploughed into the World Trade Centre towers. Another plane crashed into the west wing of the Pentagon. A total of 3,000 people had lost their lives.
June 22, 2020 6:30 pm
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Taboo in Tokyo, tattoos on display at Olympics