The death of the provincial assembly candidate for the Pakistan Justice Party adds to concerns over public safety before this week’s election of a new prime minister. At least 160 people have died this month in political attacks.
The White Helmets had been among tens of thousands of civilians packed into a final pocket of opposition-held territory along the border with Israel as rebels there struck a surrender deal with the government.
Dostum, center, arrives at Kabul International Airport. (AP)
Dostum, center, arrives at Kabul International Airport. (AP)
Abdurrashid Dostum — a controversial figure who faces sexual assault charges — returned to a warm government welcome and resumption of his duties as first vice president. But a suicide bomb that killed 14 people as he left the airport highlighted the intense feelings prompted by his return.

'There may be black in our team's colors, but there is only white in our supporters ranks,' one fan group wrote.

Hundreds of thousands of troops will guard polling stations — what some see as proof that the military intends to control the results.

The Israeli prime minister had said he would support an amendment that would allow gay men to become fathers via surrogacy.

The operation, the first of its kind, was carried out at the request of the U.S. and several European countries as President Bashar al-Assad’s forces prepared to take back full control of southwest Syria.

Abdurrashid Dostum, a former warlord accused of beating, then ordering the rape of a political rival, returned to a welcome home ceremony Sunday in Kabul, then a deadly bombing.

Macron faces a growing scandal over footage of security aide beating a protester

The country's interior minister will be questioned over the incident.

Russian Foreign Ministry launches ‘Free Maria Butina’ campaign after alleged Russian agent is jailed

The Russian Foreign Ministry suggested a social media “flash mob” to show support for Maria Butina.

Most girls in Somalia experience genital mutilation. The ritual just killed a 10-year-old.

More girls are subjected to female genital mutilation in Somalia than anywhere else in the world.

U.S. negotiators have faced stiff resistance from their North Korean counterparts despite the president’s declaration that the crisis had been “largely solved.”

Konstantin Nikolaev, a transportation magnate who was in Washington during President Trump’s inauguration, was in contact with Butina as she launched a gun rights group.

The classified document, heavily redacted, accuses Carter Page of acting as a Russian agent.

A social experiment is underway as schools in the capital focus on well-being.

At least 160 people have died this month in political attacks, leaving the nation on edge as it prepares to vote on a new prime minister.

A rewrite of communist Cuba’s constitution would also create the position of prime minister.

The national intelligence chief learned of the invitation while being interviewed onstage at a security conference.

For Trump and his White House, the days that followed the Helsinki summit amounted to an unofficial Walk Back Week.

Experts fear for the survival of the reclusive creature, the world’s most trafficked mammal.

With the increasingly desperate Palestinian enclave near the brink, a Bulgarian diplomat is the point man for efforts to head off a war with Israel.

President Ashraf Ghani’s government has been negotiating a return after the controversial vice president fled to Turkey last year amid sexual assault charges. 

Moscow says it has already sent formal proposals to Washington based on “agreements” between Trump and Putin.

The incident marked the first time an Israeli soldier had been killed during months of violence at the fence.

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Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro formally announced his candidacy for Brazil’s presidential election Sunday, joining a race in which he is currently polling second after jailed ex-President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, who will likely be barred from running.

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Israel’s ambassador to Poland joined hundreds of Warsaw residents Sunday in recalling the first mass deportations of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto and in honoring a Jewish activist who took his own life while despairing over the world’s indifference to the Holocaust.

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