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Hiiraan Xog, April 29, 2017:- At first public gathering in 20 years, controversial Afghan leader calls on fighters to come to the negotiating table. Hekmatyar was designated as a “terrorist” by the US , but earlier this year the UN lifted sanctions on him [Fatima Faizi/Al Jazeera]  Laghman, Afghanistan – Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of...

Hiiraan Xog, April 28, 2017:- US President Donald Trump says a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programmes, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. “There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,” Trump told Reuters in an Oval Office...

Hiiraan Xog, April 28, 2017:-  What the US president says in public about other countries has been a major part of international diplomacy for the last 100 years. Find out which foreign leaders President Trump has met or called since taking office, as well as the countries he has mentioned in his tweets. …select an option from below… United...

Hiiraan Xog, April 28, 2017:-  A 37-year-old Ugandan woman has given birth to 38 children. The mother, Miriam Nabatanzi Babirye, nicknamed Nalongo Muzaala Bana, which means “the twin mother who produces quadruplets has delivered all her children at home except her last one who is now four months old. The mother has six sets of twins, four sets of triplets, three sets...

Hiiraan Xog, April 27, 2017:- Arms depot near Damascus International airport goes up in flames after series of overnight strikes blamed on Israel. Activists posted pictures online showing a huge fire near Damascus airport [Reuters] Israeli strikes have hit an arms depot operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group near Damascus airport, Syrian opposition sources told...

Hiiraan Xog, April 27, 2017:- Trade in illegal organs is a booming business in Lebanon as desperate Syrian refugees resort to selling body parts to support themselves and their families, according to an investigation by the BBC. A trafficker who brokers deals from a coffee shop in Beirut, identified as Abu Ja’afar, said while he knew his “booming” business was illegal,...

Hiiraan Xog, April 27, 2017:- The US is to tighten sanctions on North Korea and step up diplomatic moves aimed at pressuring the country to end its nuclear and missile programmes. President Donald Trump’s strategy was announced after a special briefing for all 100 US senators. Earlier, the top US commander in the Pacific defended the deployment of an advanced missile...

Hiiraan Xog, April 27, 2017:- The West has ignored the plight of 14 million people facing famine in Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. Turkey would continue to stand alongside “suffering people trying to keep alive in poverty,” he added at an Ankara press conference with Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. “At least 14 million people,...

Hiiraan Xog, April 27, 2017:- A Minnesota woman who sent money to the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia was sentenced to five years’ probation on Wednesday after she cooperated with prosecutors, who said the light sentence would send a message to community members who shunned the woman yet supported other defendants who remained defiant. Amina Mohamud Esse, 43,...

Hiiraan Xog, April 26, 2017:- French foreign minister says chemical analysis of samples from Khan Sheikhoun ‘bears signature’ of Syria government. France claims it has scientific proof that the Syrian government was responsible for a suspected chemical attack that killed 87 people earlier this month. Foreign Minister Jean-March Ayrault said on Wednesday that...

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