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Washington Admits Afghan Airstrike Killed Innocent People, Not ISIS Terrorists
A U.S. military investigation has concluded that an airstrike that was targeted at a potential ISIS-K terrorist ended up killing innocent people. The airstrike took place on Aug. 29, just a few days after an...
Uttar Pradesh experienced success after incorporating Ivermectin into its strategy against COVID-19
Populous Indian State Overcomes COVID-19 Using Ivermectin
The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh recently declared that 33 of its districts have become free of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India with around 241 million people,...
The use of digital currencies has surged in Afghanistan as the Taliban takeover engenders economic uncertainty.
Cryptocurrency Use in Afghanistan Rises, Taliban May Take Advantage to Outwit Western Sanctions
The use of cryptocurrencies in Afghanistan has reportedly spiked amidst the Taliban takeover. The country’s financial system is in a disarray, encouraging many to adopt digital currencies. Some Afghans see cryptocurrencies as safe assets to...
The communist state of Kerala has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in India.
Kerala, the Indian Communist State Where COVID-19 Refuses to Subside
Kerala, a small state in southern India governed by a communist party, has the highest number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country. In the week ending Sept. 4, Kerala was responsible for...
Taliban Fateh fighters, a "special forces" unit, stand guard on a street in Kabul on August 29, 2021, as suicide bomb threats hung over the final phase of the US military's airlift operation from Kabul, with President Joe Biden warning another attack was highly likely before the evacuations end.
Afghan Refugee Travelling to U.S. With Explosive Materials Stopped by German Officials
An Afghan refugee who was flying to the U.S. from the Ramstein Air Base in Germany was detained by airport authorities after explosive materials were discovered in his luggage. Screeners at the airport found an...
Many rights of Afghan women are being significantly curtailed by the Taliban.
The Taliban Kills Pregnant Police Officer, Afghan Women’s Rights in Tatters
Taliban militants have reportedly killed a female policewoman in the capital city of Afghanistan’s Ghor province. The woman, Banu Negar, was shot dead in front of her relatives at her family’s home.  Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah...
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China Allies With Taliban After US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has moved rapidly to befriend the Taliban regime as the extremist group celebrates its conquest of Afghanistan following the final withdrawal of American troops on Aug. 31.  And the...
A Taliban official said that they want Islamic law not just in Afghanistan.
Taliban Wants Islamic Law Worldwide, Women and Journalists Beaten for Protesting
A Taliban commander has revealed that the terrorist group wants Islamic law implemented all over the world. The commander, known as Nisar, made the revelation in a recent interview with The Telegraph.  Nisar told the...
Myanmar: Ousted Government Declares War on Military Junta, Issues State of Emergency
Myanmar’s ousted authorities, the National Unity Government (NUG) declared war on the Tatmadaw, the country's ruling military junta on Tuesday, Sept. 7, while also declaring a nationwide state of emergency. The NUG has called for...