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80 killed in blast near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

Their injuries are said to be non-life-threatening, the official noted. The Afghan interior ministry says 64 people were killed and as many as 320 were wounded in the massive vehicle bombing in Kabul earlier in the day. The attack was claimed by the Taliban and was followed a few hours later by a auto bomb in Share Naw, a business and residential area of Kabul close to the government and embassy district, which the insurgent group also claimed.


De Blasio Pledges to Ignore Trump Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

De Blasio Pledges to Ignore Trump Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

While he now favours an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. -China pact is a direct response to the Trump administration, which has single-handedly dismantled the bilateral relationship that the United States and China forged throughout the Obama years.



Zbigniew Brzezinski, Security Adviser to Carter, dies at 89

Brzezinski joined Carter's campaign as his principal foreign policy adviser in 1976 and as national security adviser from 1977-1981. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition of Iran into an Islamic republic and the 1979 hostage crisis, as well as the USA arming of mujahideen in Afghanistan before the country's occupation by the Soviet Union.


Pilots of crashed Sukhoi-30 aircraft suffered fatal injuries

Pilots of crashed Sukhoi-30 aircraft suffered fatal injuries

The aircraft had lost radar and radio contact near the China border 40 minutes after its take-off and declared "overdue" and a search and rescue operation was launched on 23 may afternoon to locate the aircraft and the pilots, according to the Defence PRO.


Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

President Donald Trump is criticizing Germany again, intensifying tensions between the two countries even more. Behind closed doors Thursday, Trump targeted Germany and the U.S.'s trade deficit with the country, according to Der Spiegel .