"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
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Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
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Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
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Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
The Afghan Taliban have recaptured a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, which they briefly overran last September before being pushed back by the Afghan…
The story is familiar. A contingent of soldiers is dispatched to the Afghan dust. This time they are Danish. Their mission is simple, at least on
Bill Murray is back with a new comedy. In ‘Rock the Kasbah’, he plays a washed up rock manager who takes his last client on a tour of Afghanistan to
The Taliban only held the northern Afghan city of Kunduz for three days. But stories have emerged of a reign of terror by the extremists, with women
Afghanistan is marking fourteen years since the death of national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud .. with a ceremony attended by high-ranking officials and
Civilian casualties, particularly those of women and children, have hit a new record in Afghanistan. In the first half of this year; nearly 5,000
Reclusive Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has purportedly written a message seeming to signal approval for peace talks with Afghanistan’s
A Taliban suicide bomber and several gunmen have attacked the Afghan parliament.
“A suicide bomber blew himself up just outside the parliament
Queen Elizabeth joined veterans of the Afghan war and relatives of those who died, at commemorations in London marking the end of Britain’s
NATO has officially ended its war in Afghanistan with a ceremony in Kabul, replacing its combat mission with one to back up local forces.
President Obama and his administration are coming under increased criticism over the release of five senior Taliban militants in exchange for a
The exchange of five Taliban militants for the freedom of one US soldier has caused a row in the US Congress .
The five Guantanamo detainees, who
The bullet holes in the car which was carrying two foreign journalists in Afghanistan are a reminder of the violent end which met photographer Anja
A former detainee at Guantanamo Bay has been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, police say.
Moazzam Begg, who spent around
Denmark exits Afghanistan after twelve years. The Danish contingent of combat troops began their withdrawal from Camp Price in Helmand Province on
NATO has handed over full control to Afghanistan’s own security forces for the first time since the Taliban were overthrown in 2001.
In a ceremony
British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that nearly half of the country’s 9000 troops based in Afghanistan will withdraw over the next two
Taliban suicide bombers have struck outside a major US base in Afghanistan, killing five people.
Local police said the multiple attacks around the
France is ending its combat mission in Afghanistan.
Some 400 troops are preparing to leave Kapisa, the province where France has lost most of its
The British Ministry of Defence says seven Royal Marines have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The detentions relate to an incident in