Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing

Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing

Image copyright Nasir Behzad, BBC Afghan ServiceImage caption Saturday’s suicide bomb came as Afghans were grieving multiple deaths in two attacks on mosques At least 15 military cadets have been killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghan officials say,...
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Suicide bomb attack kills 15 army trainees in Kabul

Suicide bomb attack kills 15 army trainees in Kabul

Latest suicide bombing kills 15 army trainees in Kabul, the seventh major assault in the war-torn country since Tuesday.
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Car bomb kills 15 Afghan cadets, trainers outside Kabul military school

Car bomb kills 15 Afghan cadets, trainers outside Kabul military school

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide attacker rammed a car full of explosives into a bus leaving Afghanistan’s top military training centre in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 15 soldiers, including cadets and their trainers, officials said. Related post...
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Pakistan: Player reports match-fixing approach – Pakistan Cricket Board

Pakistan: Player reports match-fixing approach – Pakistan Cricket Board

Pakistan are hosting Sri Lanka in four ODIs and three Twenty20s A Pakistan player has reported an approach by a match-fixer, according to the Pakistan Cricket Board. PCB chairman Najam Sethi said the approach was “immediately reported to the PCB”,....
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Attacks in Somalia – a 2017 timeline

Attacks in Somalia – a 2017 timeline

Somalia has witnessed some of its deadliest attacks this year.
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Identifying the ‘liberal’ in Japanese politics

Identifying the ‘liberal’ in Japanese politics

The current group of conservative public figures in the United States wants to return to an age when certain middle-class values were ascendant, without acknowledging that many of those values were realized because President Franklin Roosevelt implemented prog...
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Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Prior to Japan’s switch-over to full digital TV broadcasting in 2011, a number of industry insiders were already voicing concerns about how the new technology would affect their bottom line. With expanded bandwidth and additional channels, what — aside fro...
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‘Impossible To Save’: Scientists Are Watching China’s Glaciers Disappear

‘Impossible To Save’: Scientists Are Watching China’s Glaciers Disappear

The Tianshan No. 1 glacier is melting fast, receding by at least 30 feet each year. Scientists warn that the glacier — the source of the Urumqi River, which more than 4 million people depend on — may disappear in...
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Australia v New Zealand: third Bledisloe Cup Test – live!

Australia v New Zealand: third Bledisloe Cup Test – live!

11.33am BST11:33 Australia 17-13 New Zealand 56 min: And the gamble pays off! Israel Folau with another try in the corner after some delicious cross-field movement – advantage Australia! Bernard Foley misses again – time to take the kicking duties....
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The floodgates have opened on outing bad men | Jessica Valenti

The floodgates have opened on outing bad men | Jessica Valenti

Oh, you thought things couldn’t get worse? I’m sorry – have you not met 2017? As more women come forward about Harvey Weinstein, so do countless others sharing their stories of harassment and abuse by powerful – and sometimes not...
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How Israel engages in ‘water apartheid’

How Israel engages in ‘water apartheid’

Settlers in the Jordan Valley consume 81 times more water per capita than Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.
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