U.K. PM David Cameron Visits Afghanistan, Tells Troops 'Work Will Live Forever' The UK troops' departure from Afghanistan will mark the end of their 13-year engagement in the country, which has led to the deaths of 453 British and the scrutiny of outgoing Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, who said the British campaign in the country was ... 10/3/2014 - 8:06 pm | View Link
India PM Narendra Modi presses Pakistan's Sharif on militants Mr Karzai blamed the attack on Lashkar-e-Taiba, a militant group based in Pakistan. India has also blamed the group for Mumbai attacks. Mr Modi also held bilateral talks with the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Nepal PM Sushil Koirala and leaders ... 05/27/2014 - 2:55 pm | View Link
Historic handshake leads to hopes of a thaw in relations between India and Pakistan as new PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart at his inauguration Since they won independence in 1947, they have been often hostile neighbours. But now, a historic handshake between India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, has led to hopes of a thaw in relations between the ... 05/26/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
Hamid Karzai 'in secret talks with the Taliban' Hamid Karzai has bypassed his Western allies to hold secret talks with the Taliban in an effort to persuade them to make peace with his government, according to his spokesman. Clandestine contacts might explain why has toughened his rhetoric towards ... 02/3/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif assures Hamid Karzai of peace-talk 'facilitation' after release of senior Taliban leader During his first visit to Kabul since his election for a third term in May this year, Mr Sharif on Saturday met with Afghanistan’s President Karzai, and assured the leader that “Pakistan would continue to extend all possible facilitation for the Afghan ... 11/30/2013 - 3:48 am | View Link
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Hong Kong’s embattled leader Leung Chun-ying has accused the city’s pro-democracy movement of being aided by foreign elements, echoing the Chinese government’s attitude toward the demonstrations that are now entering their fourth week.
Leung told a local TV channel in an interview Sunday that the protests are “not entirely a domestic movement, as external forces are involved,” according to the BBC.
The family of the second nurse to contract Ebola in the U. S. says she was “in no way” careless in making the decision to fly to Dallas after her exposure to the disease.
Amber Vinson, 29, apparently decided to fly back to Dallas from Cleveland as a precaution, after she heard her colleague Nina Pham had been diagnosed with Ebola.
Both Vinson and Pham had cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the disease on Oct.
Billy Fong is out of a job.
Until recently, this high school student had found a purpose helping Hong Kong’s demonstrators over the high median dividers cutting through their encampment in the city’s Admiralty district.
Yet, as the occupation of Harcourt Road enters its fourth week, getting over the concrete walls has become easy: protesters handy with tools have made several sets of wooden stairs for them, complete with handrails.
“I have somehow become useless,” says Fong, 17, standing idly at one such set of steps on a recent evening.