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Auto bomb targets Afghan wrestling match

Auto bomb targets Afghan wrestling match

Friday's attackcame a day afterthe killing of 33 civilians in a suicide attack in Kabul as people there celebrated Nowruz, the Persian new year that is also marked in Afghanistan . The attack caps a bloody few days in Afghanistan as Taliban and Islamic State militants ramp up attacks even before the official start of the spring fighting season.


Charlottesville group heading to DC for gun violence march

Charlottesville group heading to DC for gun violence march

In fact, as members of their communities marched for the victims of the Parkland shooting last month, four people were shot in Brownsville and East New York, including a one-year-old child. "We would like to hear from our own peers", Goshay said. The concert will benefit Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, the country's largest gun violence prevention organization, and Giffords, the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark ...


Katsuko Saruhashi's 98th Birthday

Katsuko Saruhashi's 98th Birthday

Katsuko once said: "There are many women who have the ability to become great scientists". Saruhashi was the first woman to have received the honour of being named to the Science Council of Japan and was also the first woman to have received Japan's Miyake Prize for geochemistry.


European Union approval of Brexit blueprint comes with Irish border warning

European Union approval of Brexit blueprint comes with Irish border warning

The EU27 opened the door for trade negotiations by endorsing a deal on Britain's 21-month transition to Brexit and approving guidelines created to deliver a "balanced, ambitious and wide-ranging" free trade agreement with the UK. The text on trade, security and other issues was agreed in "less than half a minute", clearing the way for the next phase of Brexit talks to get under way.


US quietly dropped assault charges against 11 Erdogan…

US quietly dropped assault charges against 11 Erdogan…

Erdogan's spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, said the two discussed "bilateral ties and regional issues" during Thursday's call, without providing further details. Hamparian's live videotape footage from the attack was shown during the hearing. Months after the attack, Hamparian offered powerful testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, calling for a clear and decisive USA response to the beatings .


Paper says China should prepare for military action over Taiwan

Paper says China should prepare for military action over Taiwan

A day earlier, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Alex Wong stressed that the United States commitment to the Taiwan people and their democracy has never been stronger. "While this is not Steff's first trip to Taiwan, this is his inaugural visit in his official capacity as deputy assistant secretary", the American Institute in Taiwan, which represents USA interests in the absence of formal ties, said in a statement.