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Why many Afghans opt for Taliban justice

<b>Large swathes of rural Afghanistan still have little or no trace of government 12 years after President Hamid Karzai assumed power in Kabul. In many areas, the Taliban operate a shadow government and judiciary.</b><b>In Chapa Dara district in the eastern province of Kunar, Bilal Sarwary met two men - one</b> …

Afghanistan

Palestinians win settlement land from Israel

Palestinian farmers have reclaimed lands they had lost decades earlier to an Israeli settlement, in a rare legal victory their lawyer says is proof that Israel's settlement policy is reversible.<p>In the 1970s, Israel seized several hundred acres from residents of the West Bank village of Burka to …

Rouhani: Iran-US relationship angers Israel

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that Israel was "upset and angry" with signs of an emerging new relationship between the Islamic republic and the West.<p>His statement on Wednesday comes a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a UN summit that his country was ready to act alone …

Jerusalem court rejects Israel nationality petition

<b>The Supreme Court in Jerusalem has rejected a request by 21 people to be registered as Israeli nationals rather than Jews or Arabs.</b><p>Israel's population register does not allow Israeli nationality; petitioners say this is undemocratic and exposes minorities to discrimination.<p>Most of the activists are …

Israel

more-u-know: Round 4!! Here is another list...

Round 4!!<p>Here is another list of health recipes. I got HERE if you want to check out the last 3 rounds I did here are links below. <br>Round 2<br>Round 3<p>A …

Cooking

IKEA now selling solar panels in UK as part of renewable energy push

IKEA is now selling solar panels at its stores in Britain. The housewares retailer has already announced plans to switch over to solar and wind power by 2020, but now it wants to help customers incorporate renewable energy at home. "It's the right time to go for the consumers," said IKEA's …

E-cigarettes as good as patches in helping smokers quit

Electronic cigarettes work about as well as nicotine patches in helping smokers kick the habit, researchers report. And e-cigarettes helped people smoke fewer cigarettes overall, even if they didn’t quit completely.<p>The study is the first major piece of research to show that the products, which …

Public Health

UN Security Council members discuss Syria

The permanent members of the United Nations Security Council made no comment after meeting to discuss a British resolution calling for international military action in Syria after an alleged chemical weapons attack.<p>Envoys from the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China gathered on …

Philippine leaders want U.S. troops back as bulwark against China

More than 20 years after Philippine officials shut down U.S. military bases amid rising anti-American sentiment, the Manila government has announced that it will soon be negotiating with Washington to increase its military presence in the region as a counterweight to domineering China.<p>Tens of …

Asia

Egypt denies entry to Yemeni Nobel laureate

Egyptian authorities have barred Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakul Karman from entering the country on Sunday and put her on a flight back to Dubai, security sources said.<p>State news agency MENA said Karman, who had previously announced her solidarity with supporters of deposed president Mohamed …

Middle East peace talks under way

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are beginning intensive talks in Washington on Tuesday aimed at reviving the moribund Middle East peace process …

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The moments from the Royal wedding<p>Meghan Markle marries Prince Harry in a lavish spectacle at Windsor castle<p>More than 100 people killed in Cuban …

Royal Weddings

Silver lining? Greenhouse gas could be vast, untapped source of energy

In this file photo, piles of coal are shown at a power plant in Thompsons, Texas. The plant, which operates natural gas and coal-fired units, is one of the largest power plants in the United States.<p>The greenhouse gas carbon dioxide emitted from power plants and other industrial activities around …

Natural Gas

Head of Google China Steps Down After 6 Years

Google is changing the head of its business in China after it confirmed that current country boss Dr John Liu will step down in search of a new challenge after six years in the role.<p>Liu — who earned his doctorate from Tekniske University in Denmark — will leave in August having presided over a …

The Flame Alphabet

William S. Burroughs famously said that "language is a virus." Novelist Ben Marcus took Burrough's line as inspiration for The Flame Alphabet.<br>In the …

How Creative Are You?

The man nicknamed "the father of creativity" was psychologist E. Paul Torrance. In the 1940s he began researching creativity in order to improve …

Man Swims for 5 Hours to Save Family

A man swam for five hours off of the Maryland coast to reach help for his family after their boat capsized in a storm Tuesday night. After climbing ashore, John Franklin Riggs found a phone and called 911, sending rescuers to the 16-foot Carolina skiff that had capsized near Deal Island, on the …

Fake News

Why a Terrifying Religious Conflict Is Raging in Nigeria

In the country's so-called Middle Belt, 785 people have died in the past two years, and the government is doing little to stop it.<p>As the military's assault against Boko Haram and civilians in northern Nigeria continues, so too does the ongoing and underreported conflict in the villages around Jos, …

'We should have talked to Taliban' says top British officer in Afghanistan

The west should have tried talking to the Taliban a decade ago, after they had just been toppled from power, the top British commander in Afghanistan …

U.S. Pacifies An Afghan Village, But Will It Stay That Way?

<b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>When my NPR colleague Tom Bowman and I visited the southern Afghan district of Arghandab in the fall of 2009, we headed out on patrol with the U.S. Stryker battalion. We soon found ourselves in the middle of a firefight. A U.S. vehicle was blown up and two Americans …

Can Taliban talks be revived after the 'Doha debacle'?

<b>For the third time in two years the US, the Afghan government and Taliban mediators are waiting to resume their dialogue on trying to bring the war in Afghanistan to a peaceful end. Writer Ahmed Rashid assesses the chances of success.</b><p>Third time lucky appears to be the motto as all sides are now …

Afghanistan

Cameron pledges Afghanistan memorial in Staffordshire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/990000/990771_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524737197_6cd4b4b9f1a2dee713ca1e7ba5a75a47<p><b>A permanent memorial to British service personnel who died in Afghanistan is to be built at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.</b><p>Prime Minister …

Armed Forces

David Cameron and army divided over Afghanistan role after 2014

Military commanders are pressing for international forces to be allowed to provide extensive logistical advice to Afghanistan until 2020, after …

Britain will have to support Afghan National Army 'long after' 2014

British soldiers could remain Afghanistan until 2020 to help support the fight against the Taliban insurgency, it emerged on Saturday, as David Cameron travelled to the country to visit UK troops in Camp Bastion.<p>A senior military source said that a Nato-led force was likely to have to provide close …