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Last Gunman Killed In Kabul Attack

Last Gunman Killed In Kabul Attack

After Amnesty International decried the attack , publishing what the Afghan Taliban called a statement "suiting the fancy of the United States embassy", Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah explained that the fighters targeted a "military-intelligence center" and not CARE International, whose officer is across the street.


Taliban attacks Tirin Kot

Taliban attacks Tirin Kot

Taliban fighters are attacking government and police buildings in the Urozgan provincial capital Tarinkot, a local government representative told Sputnik on Thursday. At least 32 Taliban have been killed and another 23 wounded, Nayab said, with six security forces killed and nine wounded. Afghan special forces were rushed in from neighbouring Kandahar but the Taliban still...


110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

They are said to be French, Italian and American citizens. Officials believe it will take "some time" to take everyone to safety, but rescuers are optimistic this can be done by nightfall. Mathieu Dechavanne, the head of the cable company, said earlier that the authorities were "in contact with the clients [in the cable cars]". He told La Vanguardia: "This will take some time but the weather is good".


Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan resigns

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan resigns

That Armenians would endorse such violent means of dissent demonstrates their disenchantment with the administration of President Sargsyan, with the government's handling of the Nagorno-Karabakh issue just one of a long roster of grievances.


Showers and storms return to the area this week

Showers and storms return to the area this week

Tonight: Occasional rain and storms, with the heaviest rain to the south of Topeka, and a low at 72. Sunday should bring the same weather. Still, high temperatures are expected to be in the low 80s to start off next week, which is still slightly above the average for this time of year.


Austrian economy minister adds his 'nein' to TTIP debate

Austrian economy minister adds his 'nein' to TTIP debate

This comes asGerman Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said that Obama's free trade deal with Europe is going nowhere, stressing that talks with Washington "have de facto failed". "We mustn't submit to the American proposals", said Gabriel, who is also the head of Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party. "And if that is not possible it makes sense to make as much progress as possible".