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Caledonian Record 01 Feb 2023
Family of Tyre Nichols prepares to lay him to rest. MEMPHIS, Tenn ... Two more officers have been suspended ... and Pakistani program to back the mujahedeen fighting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, creating a legacy of radicalism and violence that continues until today,. More from this section ... Australia mining company sorry for losing radioactive device.

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HJ News 27 Jan 2023
intelligence officials for years, played a key role in helping to fund IS operations in Africa as well as the ISIS-K terrorist branch operating in Afghanistan, Austin said. Church helps mining community evolve in dark, warming Arctic ... The last Norwegian coal mine in Svalbard – an ...

Former Defense Secretary Esper says US aid to Ukraine is the right move, but Biden should speed it up

Stars and Stripes 26 Jan 2023
That’s a national security concern of mine, and it’s something I think needs to be addressed now before we get to the crisis stage.”. Afghanistan withdrawal ... withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021, and he said ... leave a small force in Afghanistan to keep the Taliban honest, he said.

China In Eurasia Briefing: Beijing, Moscow, And The New Europe

Radio Free Europe 25 Jan 2023
Minerals, China, And Afghanistan. Taliban officials arrested five men, including two Chinese nationals, for allegedly trying to smuggle an estimated 1,000 metric tons of lithium-bearing rocks out of Afghanistan ... Afghanistan's resources are of key interest to Beijing and Chinese companies have secured the rights to several mines and valuable deposits.

Germany at last green lights sending Leopard tanks to Ukraine after weeks of mounting pressure

Business Insider 25 Jan 2023
The Leopard 2 is a German-made main battle tank that was developed in the 1970s that has seen operational experience in Kosovo, Syria, and Afghanistan. The tank, which is shielded by composite armor, as well as ballistic and mine protection, is armed with a 120 mm cannon, a 7.62 mm machine gun, and automatic grenade launchers ... US Army photo ... Gen ... ....

Germany has at last offered to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine, and a big batch ...

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jan 2023
The Leopard 2 is a German-made main battle tank that was developed in the 1970s that has seen operational experience in Kosovo, Syria, and Afghanistan. The tank, which is shielded by composite armor, as well as ballistic and mine protection, is armed with a 120 mm cannon, a 7.62 mm machine gun, and automatic grenade launchers ... Gen ... ....

Afghan women remain cut-off as world observes Education Day

La Prensa Latina 24 Jan 2023
Without education, our country will be always dependent and others will be able to exploit Afghanistan’s mining and (other) resources,” the activist said ... The conditions are increasingly similar to the first Taliban regime (1996-2001), which was overthrown by the United States invasion of Afghanistan.

Here's the big deal with the German-made Leopard tanks and why Ukraine desperately wants them

Business Insider 21 Jan 2023
A German Leopard 2A6 tank fires at its target during the Strong Europe Tank Challenge (SETC), at the 7th Army Training Command Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, May 12, 2017. US Army photo by Spc ... Additionally, the tank has ballistic and mine protections, and it's seen operational experience in Kosovo, Syria, and Afghanistan ... Gen ... ....

Afghan Investors in UAE to Form Delegation to Share Problems with Kabul

Tolo News 19 Jan 2023
Afghanistan Chamber of Industry and Mines said that they would provide the required facilities to draw the attention of investors for investment in the country. “Our Afghans may move their investment to Afghanistan ... “Many of those individuals in Afghanistan lack passports.

Oil deal with Kabul increases China’s strategic interest in Afghanistan: Expert

Khaama Press 18 Jan 2023
The signing ceremony took place on January 5 in the presence of Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan Wang Yu, the Acting Minister of Mines and petroleum of Afghanistan, Shahabuddin Delaware, and other senior Taliban figures, including Abdul Ghani Baradar, the acting deputy Prime minister for economic affairs.

China exploits vulnerable neighbours by contracting with the Taliban to extract oil, says think tank

Greek City Times 17 Jan 2023
China’s Xinjiang Central Asia Petroleum and Gas Company did exactly that last Thursday when it signed a contract with Afghanistan’s Taliban-led administration that gave the Chinese company the right to extract oil from the Amu Darya basin in northern Afghanistan for the next 25 years.

Kabul Residents ‘Frustrated’ with Continued Power Cuts

Tolo News 17 Jan 2023
We should use thermal power resources until the transmission lines for power supply from Uzbekistan are reconnected,” said Sakhi Ahmad Payman, first deputy of the Chamber of the Industry and Mine ... “We have to invest in the country’s resources such as coal because Afghanistan has a lot of coal sources,” Ghalib said.

Oil deal with Taliban represents China's growing strategic interest in Afghanistan, says expert

Beijing News 17 Jan 2023
The Taliban earlier this month announced a deal with a Chinese company to enable oil extraction in the Amu Darya basin in northern Afghanistan, raising alarm bells in the west ... But outside of Beijing's energy needs is the resource gold mine that Afghanistan sits on," Sajoyan wrote 19fortyfive.

Why America Might Want to Lower Its Expectations

Scheerpost 15 Jan 2023
Then, in 2002, as the Bush administration was ramping up its “global war on terror,” including its disastrous occupation of Afghanistan and an illegal CIA global torture program, the United States simply withdrew its signature entirely ... The United States is not a member of the ICC, but, as it happens, Afghanistan is.

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The Mercury 14 Jan 2023
Shakira is in shock over the success of her new single ... She wrote on Instagram. "What for me was a catharsis and a relief, I never thought I would get straight to number one in the world at 45 years old and in Spanish ... "And this achievement is not mine but everyone else's. More from this section ... I wanted to prevent suicide with my Afghanistan comment!.

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