World  /  Published 17.10.21

Taliban vow to strengthen security

Taliban authorities pledged to step up security at Shia mosques as hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to bury the victims of the second Islamic State suicide attack on worshippers in a week. &nb...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 06.09.21

Pak suicide blast kills 3

At least three Pakistani paramilitary soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide attack in the southwest on Sunday, officials said, part of a spike in attacks on security forces in recent weeks ...
By Reuters in Quetta

World  /  Published 05.09.21

Pak: 3 dead in suicide bombing

At least three paramilitary troops were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province on Sunday, media reports said. The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban P...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Karachi

World  /  Published 31.08.21

Separated family tries to reunite after attack

The suicide bomb blast that killed more than 170 people crowded outside Abbey Gate at Kabul’s airport on Thursday also sundered a family gathered there, hoping to flee. Ahmad Wali Stanekzai&rsq...
By Daniel E. Slotnik in Washington

World  /  Published 30.08.21

Two women among troops killed in Kabul

One of the last photos that Marine Sergeant Nicole Gee shared with her family from Afghanistan shows her in dusty body armour with a rifle, her long blond hair pulled back, her hands in tactical glove...
By Dave Philipps in Washington


World  /  Published 28.08.21

Bomber had sneaked in as US prepared for attack

A crowd straining to get into Hamid Karzai International Airport had converged on Abbey Gate, a main entryway manned by Marines and other service members. The troops knew that they could be targeted i...
By Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt, Thomas Gibbons-Neff in Washington

World  /  Published 28.08.21

Kabul bares least bad option

The deadly attack on Kabul airport has underlined the realpolitik facing western powers in Afghanistan: engaging with the Taliban may be their best chance to prevent the country sliding into a breedin...
By John Chalmers, Sabine Siebold

World  /  Published 27.08.21

Kabul: Biden faces crisis he worked to avoid

It was exactly what President Biden feared most. His decision to end America’s longest war was driven, he had said repeatedly, by his determination not to sacrifice even one more member of the ...
By Michael D. Shear in Washington

Science Tech  /  Published 09.08.21

Birthplace of the nuclear dread

At Trinity’s ground zero, people were milling around as if at a county fair, but there was little to see. The detonation created a crater 8-ft deep, a half-mile wide and lined with glassy pebble...
By Dennis Overbye

World  /  Published 18.05.21

Cricket club shelters Indian researchers

A cricket club in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba has come to the rescue of several Indian researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, who had been struggling for a proper shelter wh...
By PTI in Beersheba


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