A suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked a government building in the Afghan capital in an eight-hour-long siege that left 29 people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said.
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Editor's note: Frequent contributor Linda Beck died earlier this year. In her memory, here is a column she wrote about Christmas, first published in the Salisbury Post in 2013.
… * Quaid-e-Azam was a thorough Statesman and a visionary. He despised the fact that Muslims of the sub-continent had be economically trampled.
BEIJING, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) — China took further steps in opening up its market to domestic and overseas investors Tuesday by rolling out nationwide a shorter negative list for market access.
(CNN) The Iraqi Cabinet approved a law to mark Christmas Day, December 25, as an official holiday across the country "on the occasion of the birth of Jesus Christ," according to a statement released by the Iraqi government.
ANKARA (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent more troops to Syria s border on Monday ahead of an imminent US withdrawal, threatening a Kurdish militia there as a US delegation prepared for talks on the pullout.
In November 2018, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the draft of amendments to the constitution on the proposal of the President of the country, Petro Poroshenko.
20 December, the violence against the laws (article 35 of the Constitution about the separation of Church and state) and common sense in Parliament that voted for the bill on the basis of which will attempt to rename the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko will discuss on December 25 prospects for promoting integration processes in Eurasia and bilateral relations, the Kremlin press service said in a statement …
Pakistan is the second country in the world that has shown the largest percentage increase in research output in 2018, reports Nature.