Q&A: Anas Haqqani on one year of Taliban rule | Taliban News

Q&A: Anas Haqqani on one year of Taliban rule |  Taliban News

Kabul, Afghanistan – Taliban took control of Afghanistan last August, promising to bring peace to the country racked by decades of conflict and US occupation. As the group is set to mark its first anniversary in power, concerns have been raised about the security situation in the country, with ISIL (ISIS) managing to carry out … Read more

‘Rule 34’ Tops Locarno Award Winners

‘Rule 34’ Tops Locarno Award Winners

“Rule 34,” a challenging and sexually explicit film from Brazilian director Julia Murat, has emerged as the surprise winner of the Golden Leopard award at this year’s Locarno Film Festival — an edition where typically audacious and formally ambitious work dominated the program. Marking a strong ceremony for female filmmakers, the main competition jury at … Read more

Russian shelling pounds residential areas in the east; Ukraine strikes key bridge

Russia’s military pounded residential areas across Ukraine overnight, claiming gains as Ukrainian forces pressed a counteroffensive to try to take back an occupied southern region, striking the last working bridge over a river in the Russian-occupied Kherson region, Ukrainian authorities said Saturday. A Russian rocket attack on the city of Kramatorsk killed three people and … Read more

Brazil’s firearm ownership booms, and gun laws loosen, under President Bolsonaro : NPR

A visitor holds a weapon during the Shot Fair Brasil, an arms exhibition held at the Expoville Conventions and Exhibitions Center in Joinville, Santa Catarina state, Brazil, on Aug. 5. Albari Sosa/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Albari Sosa/AFP via Getty Images A visitor holds a weapon during the Shot Fair Brasil, an … Read more

Could Belarus Join Vladimir Putin’s Troops in Ukraine?

Two years ago, Sasha* was organizing election rallies to try to oust the only post-Soviet president Belarus had ever known. The Minsk native is now fighting against Alexander Lukashenko dragging her country into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Belarusians just want to live peacefully, earn some money and develop their lives and families — this is … Read more

‘Never Have I Ever’ Boss On Surprise Season 3 Cliffhanger & What It Means For The Future – Deadline

SPOILER ALERT: THE FOLLOWING STORY CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SEASON 3 OF NETFLIX’S NEVER HAVE I EVER. Netflix’s Never Have I Ever dropped its third season on Friday and with it, an explosive cliffhanger of an ending that will have to satisfy fans— who will no doubt have theories to keep them busy with—until the series … Read more