Saturday, September 18, 2021

World News

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Updated 2 days, 3 hours ago

Hezbollah brings Iran fuel to Lebanon despite US sanctions

Washington, worried about chaos in Lebanon amid raging, multiple crises, may have decided to look the other way

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago
Friction among Taliban pragmatists, hard-liners intensifies

White Taliban flag was raised over the presidential palace, replacing the Afghan national flag.

Updated 3 days, 3 hours ago
Animal rights group: Faeroes should end dolphin slaughters

Activist published gruesome video footage of Sunday's slaughter of 1,428 white-sided dolphins

Updated 4 days ago
Blinken defense of Afghan policy clouded by al-Qaida warning

Assailed bylawmakers alike over the administration’s preparation for and handling of the pullout

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Pope visit a sign of inclusion for Slovakia's excluded Roma

Restart of his globetrotting papacy after a nearly two-year coronavirus hiatus

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Scores of Westerners, including Americans, fly out of Kabul

Many thousands of Afghans remain desperate to get out

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Secure Paris attacks courtroom nestled within storied site

Twenty men are accused in the Islamic State group’s 2015 attacks on Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
WHO chief urges halt to booster shots for rest of the year

Last month, U.S. health officials recommended that all Americans get boosters

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Powerful earthquake near Mexico's Acapulco kills at least 1

Astudillo said the tsunami alert center had not registered any variations in the sea level

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Evacuees plead for action: 'We are in some kind of jail'

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday the U.S. was working with the Taliban to resolve the matter

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Taliban stop planes of evacuees from leaving but unclear why

U.S. promised to continue working with the new Taliban rulers

Updated 2 weeks ago
New Zealand police were following extremist who stabbed 6

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the violence as a terror attack

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Afghan women demand rights as Taliban seek recognition

The Taliban have promised an inclusive government and a more moderate form of Islamic rule

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Merkel prepares to step down with legacy of tackling crises

She is set to become the first German chancellor to leave power when she chooses

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Effort underway to rescue girls soccer team from Afghanistan

Girls, ages 14-16, and families could be targeted by the Taliban