Spanish reporters, Irish campaigner killed in Burkina Faso ambush

Two Spanish journalists and the Irish director of a wildlife foundation were killed in an ambush in eastern Burkina Faso, the Spanish government and Burkinabe officials have said. Burkina Faso’s government confirmed late on Tuesday that three foreigners were killed in the attack on an anti-poaching patrol the previous day. “The worst of news is … Continue reading Spanish reporters, Irish campaigner killed in Burkina Faso ambush

US Navy says it fired warning shots at Iranian vessels in Gulf

In this photo released by the US Navy, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) Harth 55, center, approaches the Coast Guard patrol boat USCGC Wrangell (WPB 1332) bow forcing it to conduct a defensive maneuver, on April 2, 2021 [Handout/US Navy via AFP] 27 Apr 2021 The United States Navy has said it fired … Continue reading US Navy says it fired warning shots at Iranian vessels in Gulf

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken admits Afghanistan could be taken over by Taliban or descend into civil war when US withdraws troops by 20th anniversary of 9/11

By RACHEL SHARP FOR DAILYMAIL.COM Secretary of State Antony Blinken has admitted that a civil war or Taliban takeover in Afghanistan is 'certainly a possible scenario' when the US withdraws all its troops from the country by September 11. Blinken told CNN's Jake Tapper Tuesday the Biden administration is 'planning for every scenario' that could arise from … Continue reading Secretary of State Anthony Blinken admits Afghanistan could be taken over by Taliban or descend into civil war when US withdraws troops by 20th anniversary of 9/11

Five, Including Ex-Taliban Member, Killed in Nangarhar

At least five people including former Taliban member were killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday night, the provincial governor Zia-ul-Haq Amarkhil said. The incident happened late Monday night in Sada area in Lalpoor district of the province after the gunmen opened fire on a guesthouse owned … Continue reading Five, Including Ex-Taliban Member, Killed in Nangarhar

650 US troops expected in Afghanistan within days

Pajhwok Monitor KABUL (Pajhwok): The US is planning to deploy about 650 troops to Afghanistan in the coming days to ensure the security of the forces as they withdraw from the country. CNN quoted unnamed officials as saying that the deployment was given the go-ahead by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin late last week. The troop … Continue reading 650 US troops expected in Afghanistan within days