Barely acknowledged by the mainstream media, in 2000-2001 the Taliban government –with the support of the United Nations (UNODC) – implemented a successful ban on poppy cultivation.
Minister of Law and Justice of Pakistan Zahid Hamid resigned under the pressure of religious conservatives who organized mass demonstrations in major cities of the country.
What could this oddly-sized Christmas-wrapped thing be? A super-sized electric railway set? A particularly large racing bike? A gift perhaps from God Himself?
The recent terror attack in New York City is like every other terror attack to have occurred over the past few years in the West.
Major western media headlines in recent days have hailed the capture of major natural gas fields around Syria’s Deir Ez Zor province as though it were a victory for Syria.
After the tragic events in Catalonia, Spain declared a three-day mourning. On Thursday, a minibus drove into a crowd of people in the touristic center of Barcelona - La Rambla street.
The overwhelming approval by both chambers of the US Congress of a bill imposing new, permanent sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea puts President Donald Trump in an impossible position.