Ashlee Starnes

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Hamid Karzai: 'I saw no good' with America's presence in Afghanistan

Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, admits that he has not spoken to Barack Obama in seven months as he reveals the complete breakdown of trust between his country and the United States<p>The president of <b>Afghanistan</b> has not spoken to his American counterpart since June, he said, in an …

Mexican Edgar Tamayo executed in Texas despite last-minute pleas

Texas executed a Mexican citizen on Wednesday night despite an international outcry and warnings that his death could damage relations between the US and Mexico.<p>The execution of Edgar Arias Tamayo had been set for 6pm central time, but was delayed by more than three hours after a last-ditch appeal …

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A look inside the US's largest facility for undocumented children<p>South Korean foreign minister 'surprised' by Trump<p>Meghan Markle joins Queen …

India reels from another horrific gang rape case in wave of sexual violence

A 20-year-old woman has been raped in public by as many as 12 men on the orders of tribal elders in a village in eastern India, according to local police.<p>The attack, in Birbhum district about 120 miles from Kolkata, was a punishment for an “unauthorised” relationship with a man from another village …

US government privacy board says NSA bulk collection of phone data is illegal

The US government’s privacy board has sharply rebuked President Barack Obama over the National Security Agency’s mass collection of American phone data, saying the program defended by Obama last week was illegal and ought to be shut down.<p>A divided Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, an …

Indian Court Gang-Rapes Woman

Beijing to spend £76bn to improve air quality | Jennifer Duggan

Authorities in China's capital announce tough new measures to tackle hazardous levels of air pollution<p>In an attempt to clean up the smoggy air in the Chinese capital, Beijing's authorities have introduced a new set of measures to cut emissions and allocated 760 billion yuan (£75.8 billion) to …

Velvet Underground reissue: When horrible noise had cultural urgency

With the new six-disc deluxe reissue of the Velvet Underground's third album, the original cult band's pyrrhic victory is finally complete. The ultimate nihilistic rock outfit is being eagerly consumed by all of you <i>normal people</i>. Show's over, nothing to see here. Move along, citizen.<p>But some of us …