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The Moment the Nepal earthquake hit

The Moment the Nepal earthquake hit

BBC News | - "Video shows the moment earthquake hit Nepal... a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, wrecking many historic buildings. The quake measured 7.9 and struck an area between the capital…
Afghanistan’s China Card

Afghanistan’s China Card

By Dilip Hiro | (Tomdispatch.com) - Call it an irony, if you will, but as the Obama administration struggles to slow down or halt its scheduled withdrawal from Afghanistan, newly elected Afghan President Ashraf…
Afghanistan Wakes Up To Daesh/ ISIL Threat

Afghanistan Wakes Up To Daesh/ ISIL Threat

By Qadir Habib and Michael Scollon | (RFE/RL) - After consistently rejecting the idea, Kabul could no longer ignore what self-declared recruiters and fighters had been telling them for months -- the…