Pervez Musharraf, Former Military Ruler Of Pakistan, Dies At 79

Pervez Musharraf, Former Military Ruler Of Pakistan, Dies At 79

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died, officials said Sunday. He was 79. Musharraf, a former special forces commando, became president through the last of a string of military coups that … Read more

Peshawar, Pakistan blast: Death toll rises to at least 100 in mosque suspected suicide bombing

Peshawar, Pakistan blast: Death toll rises to at least 100 in mosque suspected suicide bombing

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  The death toll from a suicide bomb that ripped through a mosque in Peshawar, northwestern Pakistan, rose to at least 100 on Tuesday, marking one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years as it faces what one analyst described as “a national security crisis.” Muhammad Asim Khan, spokesperson for … Read more

Alice Springs crime wave: Properties for sale as residents flee city

Alice Springs crime wave: Properties for sale as residents flee city

Gripped by an out-of-control youth crime wave and a terrifying escalation in alcohol-fuelled violence, Alice Springs is facing an “exodus” of long-term residents — and the situation is so bad, even the town’s mayor says he “can’t blame them”. Around 200 properties are currently listed for sale in the Central Australian outback town, which has … Read more

Peru Police Use Tear Gas to Clear Protesters | VOA News – Voice of America

Peru Police Use Tear Gas to Clear Protesters | VOA News – Voice of America

Peru Police Use Tear Gas to Clear Protesters | VOA News  Voice of America As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis  Al Jazeera English Rights groups dismayed at lack of criticism for Peru abuses  The Associated Press Peru’s president calls for ‘national truce’ as protests continue • FRANCE 24 English  FRANCE 24 English View Full Coverage on Google … Read more

Inside the White House’s months of prep-work for a GOP investigative onslaught

Inside the White House’s months of prep-work for a GOP investigative onslaught

Washington CNN  —  More than four months before voters handed Republicans control of the House of Representatives, top White House and Department of Homeland Security officials huddled in the Roosevelt Room to prepare for that very scenario.   The department and its secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, had emerged as top targets of Republican ire over the Biden … Read more

Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia law in Afghanistan

Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia law in Afghanistan

CNN  —  The Taliban has ordered judges in Afghanistan to fully impose their interpretation of Sharia Law, including potential public executions, amputations and flogging, a move experts fear will lead to a further deterioration of human rights in the impoverished country. Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said Afghanistan’s Supreme Leader Alaiqadar Amirul Momineen made the “obligatory” … Read more

Afghanistan: Women stopped from entering amusement parks in Kabul

Afghanistan: Women stopped from entering amusement parks in Kabul

Afghan women were stopped from entering amusement parks in Kabul Wednesday after the Taliban’s morality ministry said that there would be restrictions on women being able to access public parks. A spokesperson for the Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (MPVPV) confirmed that women would be restricted from accessing parks when … Read more

Federal review launched into visa program for Afghans who assisted ADF, amid Taliban threat

Federal review launched into visa program for Afghans who assisted ADF, amid Taliban threat

The Australian government has announced it will review its program to prioritise visas for Afghans who worked for the Australian Defence Force in Afghanistan, in a bid to help those now threatened by the Taliban. Key points: The government allocated an extra 16,500 places for Afghans under its visa program after the Taliban takeover, but 219,000 have applied … Read more

Retrograde | Official Trailer | National Geographic Documentary Films – National Geographic

Retrograde | Official Trailer | National Geographic Documentary Films – National Geographic

Retrograde | Official Trailer | National Geographic Documentary Films  National Geographic NatGeo Drops Trailer For ‘Retrograde,’ Matthew Heineman’s Afghan Doc  Deadline Matthew Heineman on Retrograde, new National Geographic documentary, 20-year war in Afghanistan  The Upcoming View Full Coverage on Google News

Causeway — Official Trailer 2 | Apple TV+ – Apple TV

Causeway — Official Trailer 2 | Apple TV+ – Apple TV

Causeway — Official Trailer 2 | Apple TV+  Apple TV Jennifer Lawrence shines even if Causeway doesn’t  The A.V. Club ‘Causeway’ review: Brian Tyree Henry is the real draw  Chicago Tribune ‘Causeway’ review: Jennifer Lawrence’s silence speaks volumes  The Seattle Times An Afghanistan War Vet Learns to Manage Her Trauma in ‘Causeway’  Military.com View Full Coverage on Google News