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  • newWolesi Jirga set to endorse or reject ministers-designate

    Wolesi Jirga set to endorse or reject ministers-designate

    By Abasin Zahir on 27 January 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga will vote tomorrow (Wednesday) on the fate of the ministers-designate who have explained their programmes to lawmakers, a legislator said on Tuesday.The two new nominees, who were…
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  • newANSF to take control of Kandahar airport installations

    ANSF to take control of Kandahar airport installations

    By on 27 January 2015KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): NATO commander Gen. Campbell on Tuesday announced handing over Kandahar airport installations to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).Spread on a 10 kilometres square area, the security installat…
    - 40 mins ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:40pm -
  • newHelmandis take to streets against graft, insecurity

    Helmandis take to streets against graft, insecurity

    By on 27 January 2015LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of enraged protesters took to the streets in southern Helmand province on Tuesday against rampant administrative corruption and insecurity.The rally was headed by former hihadi commanders and tri…
    - 45 mins ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:35pm -
  • newWork on water supply project blocked in Samangan

    Work on water supply project blocked in Samangan

    By Mohammad Barat on 27 January 2015AIBAK (Pajhwok): The residents of northwestern Samangan province have blocked implementation of a water supply project, demanding the construction of a reservoir in their area to tackle the water shortage issue.H…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:15pm -
  • newRoad-building firm accused of bribing insurgents

    Road-building firm accused of bribing insurgents

    By Abdul Maqsud Azizi on 27 January 2015PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The administrative chief for Charkh district in central Logar province on Tuesday accused a construction company of giving thousands of dollars to Taliban to let it implement a road.Khal…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:13pm -
  • newUlumi to focus on enforcing law, ensuring stability

    Ulumi to focus on enforcing law, ensuring stability

    By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 27 January 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): The minister-designate of interior on Tuesday said he would take effective measures for maintaining security and enforcing law in collaboration with relevant organs if he was given a vote of c…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:44pm -
  • newForeign minister-designate to review policy goals

    Foreign minister-designate to review policy goals

    By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 27 January 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): The foreign minister-designate on Tuesday told lawmakers if endorsed, he would review principles of foreign policy and ensure sending it to parliament for approval.President Mohammad Ashra…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:22pm -
  • new9 held, weapons recovered in Kabul & Baghlan

    9 held, weapons recovered in Kabul & Baghlan

    By Pajhwok Report on 27 January 2015KABUL/PUL-I-KHUMRI/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Six robbers and three smugglers have been detained in Kabul and Baghlan provinces, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Tuesday.A statement from the spy servi…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:38am -
  • new64pc of Afghans against ministers with dual nationality

    64pc of Afghans against ministers with dual nationality

    By Pajhwok on 27 January 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Sixty-four percent of the 400 Afghans interviewed by Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN).are opposed to the appointment of ministers with dual nationality.Thirty-three percent of the respondents in Kabul and diff…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:32am -
  • Unidentified gunmen kill 2 brothers in Nangarhar

    Unidentified gunmen kill 2 brothers in Nangarhar

    By Pajhwok Report on 27 January 2015JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday gunned down two brothers in the Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, the governor’s spokesman said.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai told Pajhwok Afghan News gunmen…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 9:33am -

ToloNews

  • newLargest Nonprofit Contractor in Afghanistan and Iraq Suspended

    Largest Nonprofit Contractor in Afghanistan and Iraq Suspended

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Monday the suspension of one of its largest nonprofit contractors, International Relief and Development (IRD), after the agency's investigations found misconduct and mismanagement of…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 10:42am -
  • Ulumi and Rabbani Reintroduced as Ministerial Nominees

    Ulumi and Rabbani Reintroduced as Ministerial Nominees

    Giving up their dual citizenship Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi and Salahuddin Rabbani were voted in favor by majority of the Parliament members to be reintroduced to the House to present their future plans as ministers.The House of Representatives has passed a…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:41am -
  • Two ANA Soldiers Killed in Faryab Roadside Mine Blast

    Two ANA Soldiers Killed in Faryab Roadside Mine Blast

    Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed in a roadside mine blast in northern Faryab province on Tuesday, according to military officials.Three other ANA soldiers were injured in the blast.The incident took place on Almar-Qaisar highway…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:45am -
  • KANKASH: U.S. and India Will be Strong Partners for Afghanistan

    KANKASH: U.S. and India Will be Strong Partners for Afghanistan

    While visiting India, the U.S. President Barack Obama said that "we are going to be strong and reliable partners for the people of Afghanistan."To watch the whole program, click here:{youtube}1Mm8zaP2IwM{/youtube}In this episode of the program,…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 4:39am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Afghan Military Delegation Trip to Pakistan

    TAWDE KHABARE: Afghan Military Delegation Trip to Pakistan

    A military delegation led by Gen. Shafiq Fazli, commander of border police travelled to Pakistan and will meet the military official to discuss cooperation between the two countries and fighting insurgency.To watch the whole program, click here:{y…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 4:30am -
  • FARAKHABAR: 26 January 2015

    FARAKHABAR: 26 January 2015

    Two ministerial nominees to reenter House of Representatives after giving up foreign citizenship.To watch the whole program, click here:{youtube}Iub8xc8O4yU{/youtube}So far at least 14 ministerial nominees have presented their platforms to the H…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:52am -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 26 January 2015

    TOLOnews 6pm News 26 January 2015


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  • Officials Say Kabul Ring Road Construction to Start Soon

    Officials Say Kabul Ring Road Construction to Start Soon

    Noor Gul Mangal, the Acting Minister of Public Works, has said that early stage surveying and design for a ring road around Kabul are complete and the construction phase will soon begin.The ring road will be built thanks to financial aid from the As…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:01pm -
  • House Confirms Citizenship Revocation Papers for MoI and MoFA Nominees

    House Confirms Citizenship Revocation Papers for MoI and MoFA Nominees

    Of the seven cabinet nominees with dual citizenship, only Salahuddin Rabbani, the nominee for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), and Noor-ul-Haq Uloomi, the nominee for the Ministry of Interior (MoI), have had their second citizenship revocatio…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:49pm -
  • Cold Threatens Lives of Displaced Families

    Cold Threatens Lives of Displaced Families

    As harsh waves of winter winds grow colder, the lives of internally displaced families are at stake. Majority of the displaced are families who sought refuge from war in the capital Kabul, but found themselves finding a hard time surviving the cold.…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:43pm -

Khama Press

  • newTaliban confirm their visit to China

    Taliban confirm their visit to China

    Taliban have confirmed a visit of their representatives to China but reject China’s mediation in peace talks. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has sent a statement to media in Afghanistan in which he confirms that a group of their representativ…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:40pm -
  • Tribal elder among two killed in Kot, Nangarhar

    Tribal elder among two killed in Kot, Nangarhar

    Unknown gunmen have killed a tribal elder along with his brother in Kot District of eastern Nangarhar province. Ahmadzia Abdulzai, spokesman for Nangarhar province says the incident took place in Kala Joy area of Kot District around 09:00 AM this mor…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 10:10am -
  • Traffic accident leaves 6 people dead in Maidan Wardak

    Traffic accident leaves 6 people dead in Maidan Wardak

    A traffic accident has left six people dead in Maidan Wardak province. Officials from Media Office of Maidan Wardak province say that the incident took place in jurisdiction of Band Barq area of Charkh district late yesterday. As per the information…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:39am -
  • Ghani names new nominees for Justice, Information & Culture ministries

    Ghani names new nominees for Justice, Information & Culture ministries

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has introduced new nominees for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Ministry of Information and Culture. The second vice president Sarwar Danish announced the new nominees to the Lower House of Parliament – Wolesi Jirg…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:20am -
  • Facebook website suffered temporary outage

    Facebook website suffered temporary outage

    Facebook, one of the world’s most popular social networking sites, faced a temporary outage due to unknown reasons on Tuesday. The website refused to refresh, and multiple attempts led to the error message — “This website is not available.” T…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 6:54am -
  • Explosives laden Tractor coming from Pakistan seized in Kandahar

    Explosives laden Tractor coming from Pakistan seized in Kandahar

    Explosives laden Tractor has been seized by security forces in southern Kandahar province. Security Officials from the police headquarters in southern Kandahar province say the vehicle was seized in Regi area of Dand District yesterday which had arri…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:58am -
  • 7 ANA embraced martyrdom in IED explosion, 29 insurgents killed in operations

    7 ANA embraced martyrdom in IED explosion, 29 insurgents killed in operations

    Defense ministry of Afghanistan states that seven Afghan National Army soldiers have embraced martyrdom in an Improvised Explosive Devise explosion. A statement issued by Defense Ministry Tuesday morning does not specify the location but states that…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:19am -
  • USAID suspends its largest contractor (IRD) in Afghanistan and Iraq

    USAID suspends its largest contractor (IRD) in Afghanistan and Iraq

    The main U.S. foreign assistance agency – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) said Monday that it has suspended one of its largest nonprofit contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq. A statement by USAID said the decision to halt…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:07am -
  • “Marg” Group formed against Taliban and ISIS in northern Afghanistan

    “Marg” Group formed against Taliban and ISIS in northern Afghanistan

    A new group calling themselves “Marg” or “Death” announced its existence in northern Afghanistan. Dozens of members of “Marg” group yesterday went to the provincial council of northern Balkh province and announce their readiness to fight…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 4:27am -
  • Assad Emerging As Victor in Syria

    Assad Emerging As Victor in Syria

    By Manish Rai It’s hardly a secret that the Obama administration’s plan to topple Syrian President Bashar-Al-Assad has long since been derailed by the rise of the Islamic State that now controls over one-third of Syrian territory and swathes of I…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 4:08am -

Wadsam Afghanistan Business News

  • USAID gives $5 million to Canadian nutrition support in Afghanistan

    USAID gives $5 million to Canadian nutrition support in Afghanistan

     The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a $5 million contribution to Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) to support nutrition in Afghanistan. Nutrition isThe post USAID gives $5…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 8:31am -
  • Afghanistan offers investment incentives to Pakistan

    Afghanistan offers investment incentives to Pakistan

    Afghanistan welcomes Pakistan to invest in Afghanistan and reap benefits that Afghanistan’s strategic location offers. Ambassador to Pakistan Janan Mosazai told Pakistani investors and businessmen at a meeting on SaturdayThe post Afghanistan offer…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 6:36am -
  • Iran, Pakistan imposing up to 90% tariffs on Afghan iron products

    Iran, Pakistan imposing up to 90% tariffs on Afghan iron products

    Afghan iron producers have complained about excessive tariffs imposed by Iran and Pakistan on iron exported from Afghanistan. According to reports, up to 90% tariffs are imposed on all ironThe post Iran, Pakistan imposing up to 90% tariffs on Afghan…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 5:35pm -
  • Over 4000 families in Takhar benefit from welfare projects

    Over 4000 families in Takhar benefit from welfare projects

    With a cost of 31, 957, 526 Afs 18 projects of the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) were recently completed in Ishkamish, Bangi,The post Over 4000 families in Takhar benefit from welfare…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 8:46am -
  • Afghans not too optimistic about economic situation

    Afghans not too optimistic about economic situation

    Afghans have cited deteriorating economy as their top concern, according to a new Gallup poll. Two in three Afghans see local economic conditions getting worse, as per the poll. TheThe post Afghans not too optimistic about economic situation appeare…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 4:49am -
  • Turkmenistan to extend new railway project through Balkh, Kunduz

    Turkmenistan to extend new railway project through Balkh, Kunduz

    President Ashraf Ghani announced that Turkmenistan plans to extend a new railway project through northern Faryab province and on through Balkh and Kunduz provinces. The new railway will connect AqinaThe post Turkmenistan to extend new railway projec…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 4:20am -
  • Afghanistan, Turkmenistan sign cooperation pact in the field of electric power

    Afghanistan, Turkmenistan sign cooperation pact in the field of electric power

    President Ashraf Ghani led a high-level delegation to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to confer on enhancing bilateral relations between the two nations. He was accompanied by his two vice-presidents, Gen. Abdur RashidThe post Afghanistan, Turkmenistan sign…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 7:51am -
  • Story of a Rubab maker from Afghanistan

    Story of a Rubab maker from Afghanistan

    Two brothers, getting on in years, make rubabs, a traditional Afghan stringed instrument. They learned the craft from their father and are passing it on to their sons. It isThe post Story of a Rubab maker from Afghanistan appeared first on Wadsam.
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:50am -
  • Pakistan sees its worst fuel shortage

    Pakistan sees its worst fuel shortage

    Pakistan witnessed its worst fuel shortage in memory over the weekend, with about 95% of gas stations running out of gas in Pakistan’s second-largest city, Lahore. While the rest ofThe post Pakistan sees its worst fuel shortage appeared first on W…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:41am -
  • India responds to the ongoing Afghan-Pak transit issues

    India responds to the ongoing Afghan-Pak transit issues

    India offers to allow Afghan trucks (carrying their export products) to directly unload at its Integrated Check Post in Attari. This comes as Afghan traders are faced with ongoing transitThe post India responds to the ongoing Afghan-Pak transit issu…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 1:42pm -

The Guardian

  • Australian foreign minister plays down aid cuts on Afghan visit
    Julie Bishop reassures Afghan government of her country’s continued commitment after aid budget reducedAustralia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop, visited Kabul on Monday to spend Australia Day with Australian troops in the country and to reassur…
    - 21 hours ago, 26 Jan 15, 5:33pm -
  • Suffering in silence: obstetric fistula in Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan – video
    Many women in Asia live with an obstetric fistula, which – because patients leak urine and faeces – can cause embarrassment and exclusion, but is often treatable. It is a condition that affects poor, often young, women who miss out on maternal he…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 12:51pm -
  • Obama's State of the Union sidesteps mounting foreign policy setbacks
    President said ‘we turn the page’ on foreign policy and national security, but setbacks are accumulating in the Middle East, Moscow and elsewhereSince Barack Obama’s previous State of the Union address, the US president has relaunched the Iraq…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Afghan journalists 'face increasing attacks and threats' - report
    Human Rights Watch says attacks in 2014 were up by 64% on previous year Violence and threats against Afghanistan’s journalists by the country’s government and security forces are increasing, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says in a new report. It cites…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 9:22am -
  • Afghan president's pick for agricultural minister wanted by Interpol
    Ashraf Ghani’s nominee Mohammad Yaqub Haidari listed as wanted in Estonia for alleged ‘large-scale tax evasion’Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani spent over three months labouring over the makeup of his new government, but his list of minis…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jan 15, 5:22pm -
  • Irish dissident groups learning from Taliban and Isis, police officer warns
    Bill Kerr says groups plan upsurge in attacks before the UK general election and the 100th anniversary of the 1916 RisingIrish republican dissidents have updated their technical expertise by studying improvised explosive devices used by the Taliban i…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jan 15, 4:37pm -
  • Five arrested in Afghanistan over Peshawar school massacre
    Afghan officials say men, all foreigners, were arrested near border with Pakistan, on suspicion of helping support attackAfghan officials say that security forces have arrested five people suspected of being involved in a massacre last month that saw…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jan 15, 8:20am -
  • Barack Obama to ‘prioritise’ case of Guantánamo detainee Shaker Aamer
    David Cameron discusses case of the last Briton held at Guantánamo Bay, amid fears he could be sent to Saudi ArabiaBarack Obama has given an undertaking to David Cameron that he will prioritise the case of Shaker Aamer, the last British resident hel…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 10:33pm -
  • Taliban militants arrested over attack on Pakistan school that left 130 dead
    Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan fighters arrested in Afghanistan, sources say, in latest sign of improved counter-terrorism cooperation between the two countriesSome of the Taliban militants behind last month’s massacre of more than 130 schoolboys…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 8:22pm -
  • Afghan interpreters win right to challenge UK resettlement restrictions
    Government must answer claims it failed to comply with equality law before offering programme to injured men, says appeal courtAfghan interpreters who were injured while working with British forces have won the right to argue before the high court a…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 2:53pm -

BBC Asia

  • newVIDEO: 'Adoring' crowd greets Obamas in India

    VIDEO: 'Adoring' crowd greets Obamas in India

    Crowds of people, including many students, greeted Barack and Michelle Obama on their final day of their trip to India.
    - 57 mins ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:23pm -
  • newAbbott wins Australian cricket award

    Abbott wins Australian cricket award

    Sean Abbott is named Australia's young cricketer of the year two months after his delivery led to the death of Phillip Hughes.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:45pm -
  • newTurkmenistan 'bans black cars'

    Turkmenistan 'bans black cars'

    Customs officials in the Central Asian country say people should buy white cars instead.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:32pm -
  • newAppeal for Pakistan governor killer

    Appeal for Pakistan governor killer

    A Pakistani court holds its first hearing for three years in the appeal case of Mumtaz Qadri, self-confessed assassin of Punjab governor Salman Taseer.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:16pm -
  • newIndian cartoonist RK Laxman cremated

    Indian cartoonist RK Laxman cremated

    The funeral of legendary Indian cartoonist RK Laxman is held with state honours in the western city of Pune.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 10:55am -
  • newEngland 'making excellent progress'

    England 'making excellent progress'

    Assistant coach Paul Farbrace is looking forward to seeing England's players perform "under real pressure" against India.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 10:49am -
  • China probes 'salamander banquet'

    China probes 'salamander banquet'

    China investigates allegations that officials ate a rare giant salamander at a lavish banquet, and that journalists who took photos were beaten up.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 10:00am -
  • AirAsia recovery operation suspended

    AirAsia recovery operation suspended

    The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 9:27am -
  • US and India can be 'best partners'

    US and India can be 'best partners'

    President Barack Obama says the US and India should "stand together" as he concludes a three-day visit seen as a sign of warming ties between the two countries.
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 8:05am -
  • China media: High abortion rate

    China media: High abortion rate

    Papers in China express concern over high abortion rates among young women and call for better sex education.
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:47am -

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    • newTop Asian News at 2:00 p.m. GMT
      NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit…
      - 18 mins ago, 27 Jan 15, 2:02pm -
    • newUSAID suspends awards to Virginia-based contractor
      The main U.S. foreign assistance agency on Monday suspended awards to a non-governmental organization that has received more than $1 billion for its work in Afghanistan and Iraq the past nine years. The ...
      - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:02pm -
    • UAE old guard seek new breakthrough at ICC Cricket World Cup

      UAE old guard seek new breakthrough at ICC Cricket World Cup

      Skippered by a 43-year-old and with a 15-man squad featuring nine players over 30, the United Arab Emirates believe their status as no-hopers could work in their favour at the World Cup. The last of the 14 finalists to book their place at the showpie…
      - 12 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 2:03am -
    • Tamed Tigers hope to bite at cricket World Cup

      Tamed Tigers hope to bite at cricket World Cup

      Bangladesh will need a dramatic turn in fortunes to ensure another World Cup does not cause more misery after the Tigers endured a morale-sapping year in which they slumped from one defeat to another. Bangladesh failed to register wins for most of 20…
      - 13 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:43am -
    • Complaints challenge orders limiting female guards at Gitmo
      FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Some female guards at the Guantanamo Bay prison have filed equal opportunity complaints challenging court orders barring them from jobs that would require touching detainees while escorting them to hearings and attorney-clien…
      - 13 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:16am -
    • USAID suspends awards to US contractor
      WASHINGTON (AP) — The main U.S. foreign assistance agency on Monday suspended awards to a non-governmental organization that has received more than $1 billion for its work in Afghanistan and Iraq the past nine years.
      - 14 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:31am -
    • Probe after 11 die in NATO training jet crash in Spain

      Probe after 11 die in NATO training jet crash in Spain

      Officials investigated Tuesday how a fighter jet crashed during NATO training exercises at an air force base in Spain, killing 11 military personnel and leaving others with serious burns. Nine French and two Greek personnel died and about 20 people w…
      - 14 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:22am -
    • U.S. suspends aid contractor for funding ‘misconduct’
      The United States said on Monday it had suspended International Relief and Development, a non-profit aid contractor which won major U.S. contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan, after finding "serious misconduct" involving funding. "The agency's review rev…
      - 14 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:14am -
    • WikiLeaks slams Google over delay in revealing US warrants

      WikiLeaks slams Google over delay in revealing US warrants

      BERLIN (AP) — WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S. search warrants issued seeking emails and other personal information from three of its staff.
      - 15 hours ago, 26 Jan 15, 10:59pm -
    • The liberation of Kobane and other signs of trouble for the Islamic State
      Is the Islamic State, the jihadi group that's become notorious for beheading and enslaving captives, in trouble? The IS siege of Kobane began four months ago, putting to work a lot of the heavy weaponry IS fighters seized when the Iraqi military coll…
      - 16 hours ago, 26 Jan 15, 10:09pm -

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