India Hosts Talks on Afghanistan, But No Afghan Official Invited

NEW DELHI (India Hosts Talks on Afghanistan): India welcomed senior security officials from Russia, Iran and five Central Asian countries on Wednesday to discuss the impact of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan on boycotted talks by Pakistan and China. A joint statement issued after the meeting stated that the eight participating nations also discussed the threats of terrorism, radicalization and drug trafficking, and the need for humanitarian aid. No details...

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Russia Flies N-Capable Bombers Over Belarus Amid Migrant Crisis

MOSCOW Migrant Crisis: Russia took the rare step on Wednesday to deploy two strategic nuclear-ready bombers to patrol Belarusian airspace to support Belarus's ally at a time when it is in a migration confrontation with the European Union. Moscow's decision to lift the stakes came as the 27-nation bloc on Wednesday considered sanctions to punish Minsk for the so-called artificially caused crisis, which Belarus denies. Migrants trapped in Belarus tried...

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Malala Yousafzai Ties the Knot in Small UK Ceremony

Pakistani Nobel Prize winner and legal activist Malala Yousafzai announced on Tuesday that she had tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at her home in Birmingham. “Today is a precious day in my life. Asser and I got married to be partners for life. We held a small Nikkah ceremony with our families in Birmingham. Please send us your prayers. We look forward to the next journey together,” the...

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Migrants Massing at Border With Belarus Help, Poland Says

Warsaw: Poland said on Monday that hundreds of migrants in Belarus would descend to its border to forcibly enter the EU member, which NATO had hit Minsk as an intentional tactic.  “A group of a few hundred people are heading to the Kuznica border crossing. One group has already tried to cross the border, but border guards have arrested some of these people,” Polish government spokesman Piotr Muller told reporters in...

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Drawing inspiration from late father, new Kapolei quarterback Tuli Tagovailoa-Amosa Jr. hoping to make a name for himself in 2021

Based on his name alone, Tuli Tagovailoa-Amosa Jr. will have a lot to do when he takes over the field for the Kapolei football team this fall. After playing for Thompson High School in Alabama last fall, the quarterback will make his sophomore year debut for the hurricanes against Kahuku on Friday night. Tagovailoa-Amosa's brother, Myron, is currently a prominent defensive lineman for Notre Dame. His cousin Taulia was the...

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Twenty-Six Children Die in Niger School Fire

Niamey: Twenty-six schoolchildren died when a fire in southern Niger School devoured their straw and wood classrooms on Monday.  “Right now, we have 26 dead and 13 injured, four of them seriously,” said the mayor of Maradi, adding that the children were between five and six years old. Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, has sought to address the shortage of school buildings by building thousands of...

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Police Arrest 150 in Joint US-Europe Dark Web Sweep

The Hague (AFP): Police in Europe and the United States announced on Tuesday the arrest of 150 people who allegedly bought and sold significant volumes of drugs, weapons, and other illegal goods on the dark web. Europol and US authorities said they seized tens of millions of euros in cash and virtual currencies when they built a clandestine online trading market in the 10-month operation Dark Huntor. They said that...

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US was Losing War to Taliban So it Negotiated: Zalmay Khalilzad

KABUL: The United States lost the war to the Taliban and chose negotiations as an alternative, said former US Special Representative for Afghan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad. Speaking to CBS News, Khalilzad said that the US military has tried to strengthen its position on the battlefield many times, but failed. “The negotiations were the result, based on the verdict that we did not win the war and therefore time was not...

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AC Ferozabad Asks KE, KWSB to Remove Connections of Nasla Tower

KARACHI: The assistant commissioner (AC) of Ferozabad wrote Monday a letter to three public utilities in the country asking them to suspend services to residents of the Nasla Tower, as instructed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Deputy Commissioner Asma Batool has written a letter to the CEO of K-Electric, MD Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, MD Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, stating that the Sindhi Muslim Cooperative Housing Society...

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TLP has Agreed to Call Off Long March on Islamabad: Sheikh Rashid

Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said on Sunday that Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) had agreed to cancel its march to Islamabad, a private television network reported. At a news conference on Sunday, the interior minister said that cases against TLP employees will be withdrawn on Tuesday or Wednesday. He said that talks with the TLP lasted more than eight hours in the hope that the situation would soon return to normal....

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