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Dozens killed as Afghan militants target Kabul with ambulance bomb

It was really huge - all our windows are broken, ' said Hassina Safi, a member of High Peace Council. Buildings hundreds of metres away were shaken by the force of the blast, which left torn bodies strewn on the street amid piles of rubble, debris and wrecked cars.



Taoiseach To Campaign For Liberalisation Of Abortion Law In Forthcoming Referendum

The law does not allow for terminations in cases of rape or incest, or when there is a foetal abnormality. A referendum on abortion laws in Ireland will be held at the end of May, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has announced. But any draft legislation would only become law if the Dáil voted for it, and the outcome of the referendum could also prompt a Supreme Court challenge as to whether the Constitution as a whole contains an implied fundamental right for the unborn, on top of the specific ...


Kendrick Lamar Opens Grammys With Powerful Performance

Kendrick Lamar Opens Grammys With Powerful Performance

Mars took home seven awards throughout the night, including song of the year for " That's What I Like " and record of the year for " 24K Magic ". Best R&B performance: Bruno Mars . But the night's top performer was Kesha, who was passionate and striking onstage with the help of powerful women behind her, including the Resistance Revival Chorus.


Abbas Calls on Countries to Refrain from Opening Missions in Jerusalem

Abbas Calls on Countries to Refrain from Opening Missions in Jerusalem

The move led to outcry from the global community who nearly unanimously view Israel's occupation of Palestinian East Jerusalem as illegal. During talks with US Vice President Mike Pence in Amman on January 21, King Abdullah pointed to the so-called two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying the US move would fuel radicalism and inflame Muslim and Christian tensions.


Khaled: Trump peace plan off the table

Khaled: Trump peace plan off the table

More than half the enclave's two million residents depend on support from UNRWA and other humanitarian agencies. "US aid cuts will affect the entire community", said 59-year-old English teacher Ahmed Abu Suleiman. Palestinians froze their ties with Washington, and said they would not accept the administration as a peace broker, following Trump's December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.


Netanyahu, Putin To Discuss Iran In Moscow After Holocaust Commemoration Event

Netanyahu, Putin To Discuss Iran In Moscow After Holocaust Commemoration Event

The two men spoke after attending a ceremony at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow to mark the 75th anniversary of the uprising of inmates at the Sobibor concentration camp during the Nazi Holocaust of World War II. "As you know, in our country there were many victims, in almost every family", the Russian leader continued. Among the Jews murdered by the Nazis, there were many citizens of the Soviet Union [and] Russian Federation.