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Suicide attack on Afghan hospital kills at least 20

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By Emily Mee, news reporter At least 20 people have been killed and more than 90 wounded in a suicide bombing on a hospital in southern Afghanistan. Hospital visitors used shawls and blankets to carry casualties inside the heavily-bombed building, while the worst of the wounded were rushed to hospitals in nearby Kandahar. The explosion Read More

Iran’s Rouhani joins Putin and Erdogan for Syria talks amid Saudi oil facilities attack debacle

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The presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey are meeting for talks centered on resolving the conflict in Syria. This is the first international public appearance of Hassan Rouhani as Iran is accused of Saudi Arabia attack by US. During their meeting in Ankara on Monday, Presidents Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Erdogan – of Read More

Drone submarine & hypersonic gliders? China’s parade rehearsal prompts speculation (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

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A whole lot of new weaponry was spotted during rehearsals for the upcoming parade marking the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. Some of the weapons were identified, while others caused wild speculation. The overnight rehearsal yielded a large amount of photos and videos, captured by military enthusiasts and tourists. The imagery promptly Read More

40 Taliban members killed by US-backed forces

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter Two senior Taliban leaders and at least 38 fighters have been killed by US-backed Afghan forces. The strikes were carried out in northern and western regions of Afghanistan on Saturday night. A senior security official in the capital Kabul said the attack was intended to foil action planned by the Read More

Taliban revokes months-long ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will again be able to operate in the part of Afghanistan under the control of the Taliban, the militant group announced as it offered safety guarantees to the relief body. The ICRC and the World Health Organization (WHO) were expelled from Taliban-held areas in mid-April after being Read More

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated

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PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in the Read More

Kashmir, nukes & Pakistan’s toll in US war on terror: Imran Khan talks to RT

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Pakistani leader Imran Khan talked to RT’s Paula Slier about Pakistan being maligned during the War on Terror, the world’s lackluster response to Kashmir, threats of nuclear war, and ties with Russia, among other topics. Islamabad dragged into Washington’s war in Afghanistan “I strongly felt that Pakistan should have been neutral” in the US-led global Read More

Alliance between Berlin & Warsaw? New docs reveal what pushed USSR towards Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

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Recently released papers shed new light on the infamous non-aggression pact between the USSR and the Nazis. It was allegedly the West’s enmity and a potential alliance between Poland and Germany that forced Moscow’s hand. The Russian Defense Ministry has published a batch of historical documents in the wake of the 80th anniversary of the Read More

Interview: Pioneer CEO says fracking ban would cut US oil output by 60%

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Highlights Sheffield sees Permian oil output growth slowing next year Pioneer facing no export constraints on Texas Gulf Coast Washington — US oil production would sink back to 2008 levels of 5 million b/d under a fracking ban proposed by several leading Democratic presidential candidates, Scott Sheffield, CEO of Permian driller Pioneer Natural Resources, said Read More

‘Shameful heritage of neocolonialism’: Venezuela slams US invoking military aid treaty

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The government of Venezuela has denounced the US invocation of a Cold War-era mutual defense treaty on behalf of the opposition in Caracas, a move which clears the way for military intervention in the Latin American country. Washington has invoked the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) with 10 other Latin American countries and Venezuela’s Read More