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Kabul blast: Afghan leader says bomb toll passes 150

Kabul blast: Afghan leader says bomb toll passes 150

He also said that in the past two years, 11,000 foreign fighters have come in to Afghanistan to fight for Daesh. The upcoming Kabul meeting on regional peace and security provides an immediate opportunity in that regard. Ghani was referring to the bold step he had taken by visiting Pakistan amid tense ties when he took charge in September 2014. He urged the worldwide community to "make good on its promise" to end state-sponsored terrorism .



Former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman is back in North Korea

Warmbier was serving a 15-year sentence for "anti-state" activities, which amounted to little more than attempting to steal a poster from a hotel. - American Sandra Suh was deported in April 2015 after being accused of making anti-North Korea propaganda while visiting the country.


Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

That could include answering questions and cooperating with investigations or subpoenas regarding certain information. " I do not ", Mr Sessions replied. But: When Comey brought it up the next day, Sessions said he agreed it wasn't a good idea to be alone with the president. " I did not attend any meetings at that event separate", Sessions said.


Jailed US student released in North Korea

Jailed US student released in North Korea

May 2017 - After Sweden is granted visitation rights to a detained American, the North Koreans then urgently request to have an in-person meeting with the United States in New York City. Tillerson told U.S. senators at the start of a budget hearing that the State Department had no comment on Mr Warmbier's condition, "out of respect for him and his family".


Defense Sec. Mattis 'Shocked' By US Military's Lack Of Readiness To Fight

Defense Sec. Mattis 'Shocked' By US Military's Lack Of Readiness To Fight

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee , said it would be "a massive mistake" to pull out entirely from Afghanistan and "would affect the security of Americans". The official also said that the U.S. estimates there are still several hundred ISIS fighters in eastern Afghanistan. The Department of Defense now believe it needs annual growth of "3 percent just to maintain the competitive level", Dunford said, adding they "need at least 5 percent for ...



Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

Otto F. Warmbier, a USA college student held prisoner in North Korea for more than a year, has been medically evacuated from the reclusive country in a coma and is on his way back to the United States, according to a statement from his parents.