The families of the victims of the 9-11 attacks on America have won the right to sue Saudi Arabia in a US court. They will be allowed to argue that the Saudi regime indirectly or directly supported the.. Source: euronews (in English) -
It's the first congressional veto override of Barack Obama's presidency, supported by two thirds of congress. It would allow families of those killed on September 11th to sue the government of Saudi.. Source: KGPE CBS 47 Fresno -
The Afghan government has signed a peace deal with Hezb-i-Islami, the country’s second largest armed group. The agreement follows two years after the formation of national unity government that made.. Source: Al Jazeera STUDIO -
In Afghanistan, former Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar called for peace as he appeared by video to sign a deal with President Ashraf Ghani yesterday, marking a symbolic victory in Kabul's struggle.. All India Radio
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Philo Farnsworth believed television would help bring about world peace. It hasn't quite worked out that way. Although he was one of the most important.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An international conference on Afghanistan in Brussels next week is expected to pledge $3 billion a year in development support to the country up to the end of 2020, a senior.. Reuters India Also reported by •Reuters
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(FPRI) — Today, Islamic State foreign fighters bleeding out of Iraq and Syria power an unprecedented wave of directed attacks on three continents inspiring cascading waves of.. Eurasia Review
The United Nations in Afghanistan says at least 15 civilians were killed and another 13 injured in an air strike in eastern Nangarhar province early Wednesday.In a statement Thursday, UNAMA calls for.. Newsmax Also reported by •New Zealand Herald •Seattle Times •FOXNews.com
A new Navy SEAL museum in the memory of Patchogue native Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, will be built in West Sayville next to the Long Island Maritime Museum,.. Newsday
Ban Ki-Moon’s second term as the Secretary General of the United Nations is ending this December. He was the most ideal man for the job as far as the United States and its allies are concerned.
Of.. Eurasia Review
Saudi Arabia and its allies could retaliate against US legislation allowing the kingdom to be sued for the 9/11 attacks, including scaling back investment in the US economy or restricting access to.. Eurasia Review
Shares in troubled defence contractor Chemring leapt today after the company revealed it has signed an Australian contract for 18 million Australian dollars (£10.6m).
Shares climbed by over five.. City A.M.
Union Minister Nitin Gadakri has said, the work on Chabahar Port in southern Iran will begin soon once the tender process is over.The Union Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Minister expressed hope.. All India Radio
Potential carers who can give a refugee child a loving home are being sought in South Derbyshire. Derbyshire County Council are seeking people to help accommodate unaccompanied asylum seeking and.. Burton Mail
A Derbyshire war hero who lost a leg after his vehicle hit a bomb had his benefits cut because he could walk 400 metres "on a good day".Aron Shelton, who lives with his wife Callan and daughter Macie.. Derby Telegraph
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formalised a peace treaty with Hezb-i-Islami, an armed group led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a deal the government hopes will lead to more agreements with other fighters... All India Radio
After more than half a century of war, with about 220,000 lives lost and millions of people displaced from their homes, Colombia and the rest of the continent are celebrating. Peace is finally within.. Huffington Post