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Car bomb explodes near Kabul airport, killing five

Car bomb explodes near Kabul airport, killing five

Aug 10, – The wave of bombings in Kabul and provincial centers follows a change of leadership in the Afghan Taliban, after the recent revelation of the death of their founder, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and a dispute over the leadership of the insurgency. A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport on Monday, […]

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Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Nov 06, – Myanmar says the display, at an institution constructed in Washington to depict the genocide against Jews during World War II, is inappropriate. It can be seen by tourists and passers-by just a few blocks from the White House, where only six months ago President Barack Obama paid tribute to President Thein Sein. […]

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UN chief Ban says world must tackle water waste

UN chief Ban says world must tackle water waste

Oct 09. – Speaking at the opening of a four-day Budapest Water Summit, Ban said nearly half the global population could be facing water scarcity by 2030, while demand could outstrip supply by 40 percent. “We must address unsustainable use… Water is wasted and poorly used by all sectors in all countries,” he said. “We […]

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Pink balloons bring smiles in war-weary Afghan capital

Pink balloons bring smiles in war-weary Afghan capital

May 25, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Each balloon contains a written message of peace from volunteers around the world, said Colombian-American artist Yazmany Arboleda, who organized the “We Believe in Balloons” day. More than 100 Afghan artists and other volunteers were up before dawn Saturday to put the messages inside and fill the balloons with […]

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