28 November 2015 10:59
Afghanistan’s election commission said one of its officials escaped unharmed after a suicide bomber targeted his vehicle in the capital, Kabul, killing his bodyguard and wounding his driver.
The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan identified the target of Saturday’s attack as Hawliya Rodwal, its Kabul provincial director.
Commission spokesman Noor Mohammad Noor says one of Rodwal’s security guards was killed and his...
28 November 2015 9:04
The next stage between two political figures trying to create poor Russian and Turkish nations by deliberately staged military crisis continues with Erdogan hard tone warning. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Russia not to “play with fire” amid ongoing tensions between the two countries over Ankara’s recent downing of a Russian military aircraft over Syrian skies.
In an address...
27 November 2015 15:36
At least one worshiper has been killed and three others have been injured in a shooting attack by Takfiri Daesh terrorists on Shia Muslims at a mosque in northern Bangladesh.
Police said five assailants were involved in the attack in the town of Haripur on Thursday evening.
An official in his 70s, who was leading the prayers at the mosque, was fatally...
27 November 2015 14:12
Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says his country is planning to “work with” Russia to ease the tensions that have arisen in the wake of the downing of a Russian jet by the Turkish military.
“The necessary discussions are now taking place,” Davutoglu wrote in an opinion piece published by the UK’s Times newspaper. “While the measures to defend our territory...
27 November 2015 7:18
The Pentagon cannot simply chalk up the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan to human error because the US assessment reveals gross negligence and war crimes were committed, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said.
On October 3, a US AC-130 gunship aircraft shot 30mm cannon shells for 30 minutes into the MSF hospital in Kunduz, killing at least 22 medical staff...
26 November 2015 15:49
The sole survivor of the downed Russian Su-24M Fencer jet says the Turkish jets did not issue any visual or radio warnings before shooting down the warplane.
"There was no warning, not by radio exchange nor visually. There was no contact at all,” said Konstantin Murakhtin, the surviving pilot of the doomed jet, speaking to Russian journalists on Wednesday at Moscow's...
26 November 2015 15:46
Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says Turkey made a “big mistake” shooting down a Russian fighter jet near the Syrian border.
Larijani made the comments during a meeting with LuxembourgerForeign Minister Jean Asselborn in Tehran on Wednesday.
He also criticized the stance taken by US President Barack Obama and his administration, saying, “Obama’s support of this action is an even bigger mistake...
26 November 2015 15:44
Ten people, including employees of Russia's state oil company Rosneft, have lost their lives in a civilian helicopter crash in Siberia, regional officials say.
There were 25 people on board the Mi-8 helicopter, which went down outside the town of Igarka, some 2,800 kilometers (1,750 miles) northeast of Moscow on Thursday.
Fifteen other passengers were hospitalized as a result of the crash....
26 November 2015 15:43
The United States is facing calls to submit to an international war crimes investigation into the deadly strike on a Doctors Without Borders’ hospital in Afghanistan after Washington has admitted that it was caused by “human errors.”
Human Rights Watch demanded on Thursday for an independent inquiry into the October 3 attack on the charity-run hospital in the northern city of Kunduz...
26 November 2015 11:27
A US investigation found that the deadly Oct. 3 air strike in Afghanistan that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres was a tragic and avoidable accident caused primarily by human error, a top US military commander claimed on Wednesday.
Some US personnel were suspended and could face disciplinary action after failing to follow what US Army General John Campbell,...
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