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1,000 Afghans Who Worked With British Forces Resettled In UK

The British defense minister said this week that nearly 1,000 Afghans who worked with British forces have been resettled in the UK. Defense Minister Mike Penning said Britain owed them “a debt of gratitude” for their service during the war, British media reported. He said: “The UK remains committed to …

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Iran Increasingly Sees IS as Threat to Islamic Republic

In an unusual display of public candor, Iranian authorities have said in recent speeches that Islamic State infiltrators are becoming a growing threat to the Islamic Republic. At least three times in recent months, Iranian officials have spoken about breaking up IS-related terror cells and arresting IS-affiliated militants planning attacks …

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Trump Picks Former Texas Governor Perry for Energy Chief Position

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry smiles as he leaves Trump Tower, Dec. 12, 2016, in New York.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has decided to name a one-time political foe, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, to head the country’s Department of Energy, a sprawling agency Perry once said should be abolished as wasteful. Perry, a two-time Republican presidential candidate, called Trump a “cancer to conservatism” in the early …

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NATO Chief Suggests Trump Will Continue Afghan Partnership

  He said Afghanistan was still a priority for the alliance. “As I said we will have a summit next year here in Brussels and I am looking forward to meet the new president (elect) Donald Trump here to discuss a wide range of issues. I guess we will have …

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Was Afghan Migrant Behind A Second Murder?

Police are reportedly investigating whether an Afghan migrant who confessed to the rape and murder of the daughter of a high-ranking EU official in Freiburg, in Germany, also killed another woman, the U.K’s Express reported. The body of 27-year-old Carolin Gruber was found in woodland north of the city on …

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Afghan brothers make drone to hunt mines in Afghanistan

With Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) remaining the weapon of the choice of the militant groups in Afghanistan which is the major contributor to civilian casualties, two Afghan youths have launched a new device to hunt such explosives. The two youths and brothers, Massoud and Mahmud Hussaini, have created the device …

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