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BBC driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul blast

Malaysia strongly condemned the suicide vehicle bomb attack in Kabul , Afghanistan where the death toll has risen to 64 with over 300 others injured. America's top diplomat to Kabul , Special Chargé d'Affaires Hugo Llorens said Wednesday's "horrific and shameful attack demonstrates these terrorists' complete disregard for human life and their nihilistic opposition to the dream of a peaceful future for Afghanistan".



North Korea fires off apparent ballistic missile — South Korea military

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea's latest missile launch and vowed action along with other nations to deter Pyongyang's repeated provocations. REPLICAS A man walks past replicas of a North Korean Scud-B missile (center) and South Korean Hawk surface-to-air missiles (left) at the Korean War Memorial in Seoul on Monday.



Kabul explosion: Blast kills 80 near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

The Taliban, seeking to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster by US -led forces, denied responsibility and said they condemned attacks that have no legitimate target and killed civilians. Even though the organisation claim they are only waging war against the US-backed Kabul government and foreign forces in Afghanistan , most of the casualties of their attacks are civilians.


Car Bomb Near German Embassy in Kabul Kills 50

Car Bomb Near German Embassy in Kabul Kills 50

Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul , killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State . Narendra Modi , Indian prime minister, has condemned the blast . Llorens offered his "deepest condolences to the families of all those killed and hope for the speedy recovery of the injured".



US starts providing weapons to Syrian Kurds

In August 2016, Ankara launched its own military operation inside Syria , targeting ISIL and Kurdish groups, called Euphrates Shield. Meanwhile, the Pentagon dropped leaflets over the weekend warning Iranian-backed, pro-Syrian government fighters to move out of the area around a USA training base near the Syrian border with Jordan and Iraq, The Hill reported .


Trump is pulling United States out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

Trump is pulling United States out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel indicated after that meeting that the US was no longer a reliable partner to Germany. She told reporters: "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying". Making his first address on climate since taking the United Nations helm five months ago, Guterres said it was "absolutely essential" that the world implements the 2015 agreement "with increased ambition".