October 26, 2021
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At Afghan peace talks, the hard work begins

by on September 13, 2020 0

Peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators get down to business Sunday, with the search for a lasting ceasefire one of many key issues up for discussion. A slick opening ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha on Saturday saw the Afghan government, and allies including the US, call for a ceasefire. But...

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Suicide attack in northern Cameroon kills five civilians

by on September 13, 2020 0

A suicide bomber killed five villagers in the far north of Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria, where jihadist groups regularly carry out attacks, local officials said Sunday. “Terrorists” attacked the village of Zeleved on Friday evening, a local security officer told AFP, requesting anonymity. Cameroon officials refer to members of the Nigeria-based jihadist...

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Helicopters rescue dozens trapped by California wildfire

by on September 6, 2020 0

Dozens of people were airlifted to safety Saturday night after being trapped by a wildfire near a popular reservoir in northern California, officials said. Military helicopters have so far rescued 63 people from the Mammoth Pool Reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, about 45 miles (70 kilometers) northeast of Fresno, the Fresno Fire Department...

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