New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations around the world - Singapore celebrates start of 2016
Many countries around the world call terrorism a common enemy, but there is not a common definition for that. Terrorism is against the peace, stability and development. Their mission is to murder, demolish and spread fear. Abuse and misinterpretation of any faith in their favor are their mutual interest and shared goals. They support each other globally and they have a common definition of their foes. It is like a cancer in the world and besides the symptoms, we need to fight the causes of this illness. We should ask ourselves, what do we do to defeat them fundamentally and defend ourselves?
(CNN)The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said in an interview published Tuesday that he wants to keep as many troops as possible on the ground and would not rule out seeking additional forces.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said international meetings next month to lay the groundwork for a possible resumption of peace talks with the Taliban had to seek an approach to the fractured insurgent movement that ensured a rejection of terrorism.
The top US and Nato military commander in Afghanistan may seek additional American troops to help local forces as they struggle to contain the Taliban insurgency, according to reports.
President Obama will host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a state dinner on March 10, the administration announced Monday. The honor will come just months after Trudeau's election in Canada.
اته سوه کاله وړاندې ددې خاورې د بلخ ولایت یوه وتلي زوی، دبشري تاریخ یو له نوموتیو شاعرانو جلال الدین رومي لیکلي ول، خپل ږغ مه جګوئ بلکې خپلو تورو او لفظونو ته زور ورکوئ، دا تندر نه بلکې باران دی چې ګلونه غوړوي. همدا ددې ځلانده خاورې او ستر ولس پوهه ده.
The death toll in the Southeast climbed to 18 on Saturday after less than a week of tumultuous weather — unusual warmth, tornadoes and torrential downpours — sparked flooding and caused damage that wreaked havoc during the Christmas holiday.
KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 12 people were injured in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province after an earthquake jolted the country just before midnight Friday, officials said on Saturday.
Consider this a "trigger warning": The following essay may disturb and upset your view of American history, a history mostly written by scholarly types who distill vast amounts of research into erudite narratives. The trouble with their reverence and their gravitas is that they tend to leave out the interesting bits: sex, food and, especially, alcohol.
جلالتمآب مودی، شما به افغانستان بیگانه نیستید، کسی را ما بیگانه میگوئیم که ما را نشناسد، با ما علاقه نداشته باشد، از درد ما خبر نباشد. شما دوست دوامدار افغانستان هستید، به نمایندگی ملت و دولت افغانستان از علاقه دوامدار و توجه خاص شما من ابراز تشکر میکنم و شما را خوش آمدید می گویم.
More than 150,000 people in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan late on Friday, two months after more than 300 people were killed by a quake in the same mountainous region.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel says it is her country's responsibility to help anyone fleeing from war: More than a million people have sought asylum in Germany this year, and the German government has been generous in welcoming many of them.
Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, made a surprise stopover in Pakistan on Friday to meet his counterpart, Nawaz Sharif – the first time an Indian premier has visited the rival nation in over a decade. The visit, requested by Modi just hours earlier before he flew back home from Afghanistan, raised hopes that stop-and-start negotiations between the nuclear-armed neighbours might finally make progress after three wars and more than 65 years of hostility.
Pope Francis on Friday praised individuals and countries taking in refugees fleeing “inhuman conditions” in a Christmas prayer.
Hundreds of illegal immigrants from Central America are expected to be deported from the United States as soon as early January, The Washington Post reports.
Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley says plans to deport hundreds of illegal immigrants in a series of raids are not befitting of the Christmas season.
With one day until Christmas, Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) is urging Americans to count their blessings and reach out to help those less fortunate.
The Obama administration pursued secret communications with elements of Syria’s regime over several years in a failed attempt to limit violence and get President Bashar al-Assad to relinquish power, according to U.S. and Arab officials. Early on, the U.S. looked for cracks in the regime it could exploit to encourage a military coup, but found few.