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Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Published 09/04/2018

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan launched a nationwide polio vaccination drive this week to reach 38.7 million children and eradicate the paralyzing and potentially deadly [more…]

Republican senator Graham warns against Syria troop withdrawal

Republican senator Graham warns against Syria troop withdrawal

Published 01/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican senator on Sunday warned U.S. President Donald Trump against pulling U.S. troops from Syria, saying it would lead to [more…]

Rare Kabul exhibition brings taste of Mughal art back home

Rare Kabul exhibition brings taste of Mughal art back home

Published 01/04/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - An exhibition that reproduces the precious treasures of Mughal art in their original setting in Kabul’s Babur Garden opened this weekend, bringing [more…]

Trump tells advisers he wants U.S. out of Syria: senior officials

Trump tells advisers he wants U.S. out of Syria: senior officials

Published 31/03/2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has told advisers he wants an early exit of U.S. troops from Syria, two senior administration [more…]

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Published 01/02/2018

UNHCR Special Envoy actor Angelina Jolie takes part in a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

Published 29/01/2018

An ambulance carries victims near the site of an attack at the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailKABUL (Reuters) [more…]

Chelsea Manning eyes U.S. Senate seat for Maryland

Chelsea Manning eyes U.S. Senate seat for Maryland

Published 14/01/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is seeking the Democratic [more…]

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Britain's skip Eve Muirhead delivers a stone during their women's curling bronze medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in the Ice [more…]

Pakistan army chief says nation felt ‘betrayed’ at U.S. criticism

Pakistan army chief says nation felt ‘betrayed’ at U.S. criticism

Published 12/01/2018

Pakistan's Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrives to attend the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal [more…]

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev attends a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool/File [more…]