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US Offers To Pay Family Of 10 Killed By "Mistake" In Afghan Drone Strike
In a statement the Pentagon also said it was working with the State Department to relocate to the United States any of those relatives who wish to leave Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
Poland passes legislation allowing migrant pushbacks at border
Poland's parliament passed legislation on Thursday that human rights advocates say aims to legalize pushbacks of migrants across its borders in breach of the country's commitments under international law.
Afghanistan women's junior football team granted UK visas
Afghanistan's women's junior football team and their immediate families will be relocated to Britain from Pakistan "shortly" after being granted visas by the UK government.
Revealed: Facebook’s Secret Blacklist of “Dangerous Individuals and Organizations”
Experts say the public deserves to see the list, a clear embodiment of U.S. foreign policy priorities that could disproportionately censor marginalized groups.
Iraq, Syria Terrorists "Actively" Entering Afghanistan: Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin has repeatedly warned about members of extremist groups exploiting political turmoil in Afghanistan to cross into neighbouring ex-Soviet countries as refugees.
No 10 defends Boris Johnson’s holiday in Spain amid energy crisis
Spokesperson says it is right for PM to take a break but refuses to confirm how holiday is being funded
The silence of Donald Trump: how Twitter’s ban is cramping his style
The former president used to have a direct line to 8 million followers – now he’s suing to get back on the platform he made his own
UK travel red list cut to just seven countries
The number of countries on the UK Covid travel red list will be cut from 54 to seven, the government says.
Britons stranded in Afghanistan call for urgent evacuation help
Group record message for UK officials as visa rules for dependants add to practical difficulties
Sajid Javid’s threat to sack NHS chiefs is doomed to fail
The power-crazed health secretary has revealed his ignorance about the health service, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee
Captured, Killed or Compromised: C.I.A. Admits to Losing Dozens of Informants
Counterintelligence officials said in a top secret cable to all stations and bases around the world that too many of the people it recruits from other countries to spy for the U.S. are being lost.
Countries Like China, Pakistan Hunting Down CIA's Informants: Report
The New York Times said in a report that "top American counterintelligence officials warned every CIA station and base around the world last week about troubling numbers of informants recruited from other countries to spy for the United ...
UK lifts travel advice to 32 countries ahead of expected red list cut
This will make it easier for people visiting those locations to obtain travel insurance
US Now Has "Weak" Government , May End Up In "War" With China: Trump
The relations between China and the US are at an all time low. The two countries are currently engaged in a bitter confrontation over various issues,
Military data collectors to help Home Office settle Afghan refugees
Lack of accurate information on 7,000 Afghans evacuated in August slowing process of finding them homes
Turning on crypto means turning our backs on vulnerable millions
Remittances in Bitcoin help vulnerable people in unstable economies, like Afghanistan. Crypto regulation means cutting them off.
Donald Trump Goes To Court To Get His Twitter Account Back
Twitter and other social media banned Donald Trump from their platforms after a mob of pro-Trump supporters assaulted the US Congress building on January 6.
Afghan refugee given 30 months in jail, only a third mandatory, after sexual abuse of 7-year-old in scandal that shocked Austria
A court in Austria has sentenced a teenage refugee from Afghanistan to 30 months in prison, of which he is only obliged to serve 10 months, after he sexually abused a girl, age seven. The victim was awarded €500 in compensation.
We Now Know Why Biden Was in a Hurry to Exit Afghanistan
He made several missteps, but on the big picture, he was right.
We Asked Russia's 1980s Afghan War Vets To Judge The U.S. Exit. Here's What They Said
It has been more than a month since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and Sergei Opalev is still trying to wrap his head around the chaotic end to America's 20-year war.
"I Am Free": Afghan Girls' Soccer Squad Finds New Home In Portugal
Sarah was one of several players from Afghanistan's national female youth soccer squad who fled in fear after the Taliban seized power in August.
'The most important lesson I learned': Fmr. Gen. David Petraeus on the Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan
David Petraeus on the lessons of the Vietnam War and their impact on the senior military leadership
Boris Johnson expected to announce new armed forces chief this week
Navy chief Tony Radakin and SAS general Sir Patrick Sanders are frontrunners for the position
Afghan Army Collapse "Took Us All By Surprise", Says US Defence Secretary
Lloyd Austin praised American personnel who helped airlift 124,000 Afghans out of the country
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