UK home secretary fights for survival… two weeks after she was last forced to quit – POLITICO

UK home secretary fights for survival… two weeks after she was last forced to quit – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — She’s already been forced to resign as UK home secretary once this fall. And now scandal-hit Suella Braverman — controversially restored to her role by new PM Rishi Sunak just last week — is clinging to her job for a second time over claims she broke … Read more

Official Trailer for Afghanistan Mayor Doc ‘In Her Hands’ on Netflix

Official Trailer for Afghanistan Mayor Doc ‘In Her Hands’ on Netflix

Official Trailer for Afghanistan Mayor Doc ‘In Her Hands’ on Netflix by Alex Billington October 26, 2022Source: YouTube “Refusing to do so will result in your assassination.” Netflix has revealed the trailer for a documentary film titled In Her Hands, which recently premiered at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival. It also played at the Camden, … Read more

Can the ‘Butcher of Syria’ save Russia from another rout? – POLITICO

Can the ‘Butcher of Syria’ save Russia from another rout?  – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Russia’s General Sergei Surovikin is no stranger to mass murder and spreading terror. In Chechnya, the shaven-headed veteran officer, who has the physique of a wrestler and an expression to match, vowed to “destroy three Chechen fighters for every Russian soldier killed.” And he’s remembered bitterly in northern … Read more

Hospital: Mosque blast at Interior Ministry in Kabul kills 2

Hospital: Mosque blast at Interior Ministry in Kabul kills 2

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber struck at the center of Taliban power Wednesday, setting off a blast at a government ministry building in the Afghan capital of Kabul. At least two people were killed, hospital officials said. The afternoon explosion went off inside the mosque of Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry, which is responsible for security … Read more

Taliban freed from US prison, claims exchanged for American

Taliban freed from US prison, claims exchanged for American

ISLAMABAD — A senior Taliban detainee said Monday he was released from a US prison and handed over earlier in the day to the Taliban in Kabul, in exchange for an American prisoner held in Afghanistan. Bashir Noorzai, a notorious drug lord and member of the Taliban, told reporters in Kabul that he spent 17 … Read more

The return of polio to the West – POLITICO

The return of polio to the West – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Parents in London are scrambling for a vaccine. This time, it’s not the fear of COVID-19, but rather the return of a virus that in the past has killed and paralyzed thousands of young children. Poliovirus has been detected in the capital’s sewage, with children in … Read more

Russia seeks more markets to sell oil and gas, Pakistan ‘priority partner’ in Asia, says Putin

Russia seeks more markets to sell oil and gas, Pakistan ‘priority partner’ in Asia, says Putin

Following US led sanctions Russia is in constant search of markets for its gas and oil in Asia and other countries. It has well developed networks with Central Asian countries and with a little extension it can connect its pipeline to Afghanistan and Pakistan, opine experts. On the sidelines of the SCO summit in Samarkand … Read more

Official Trailer for HBO’s New Afghanistan Doc ‘Escape From Kabul’

Official Trailer for HBO’s New Afghanistan Doc ‘Escape From Kabul’

Official Trailer for HBO’s New Afghanistan Doc ‘Escape From Kabul’ by Alex Billington September 15, 2022Source: YouTube “Keep the runway open at all costs.” HBO has revealed an official trailer for a documentary titled Escape From Kabulmade by investigative doc filmmaker Jamie Roberts (of Four Hours at the Capitol, The Fires That Foretold Grenfell). It’s … Read more