Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Paris / France — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that French military forces had killed Islamic Adnan Abu Walid al – Sahrawi, the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. ‘It’s another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel’, Macron said in a tweet, without disclosing the location of … More Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

WASHINGTON – – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday he would travel to Qatar on Sunday to meet with the country’s leaders and thank them for their help with evacuees from Afghanistan, and later go to Germany for a ministerial meeting. Blinken told a news conference at the State Department he would … More Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

Facemasks And Sanitizer As French Kids Go Back To School

Paris / France – Twelve million French children headed back to school on Thursday, wearing facemasks, using sanitizer at the entrance and standing distance from each other in the yard under strict government rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID – 19. ‘This is very different from usual ‘back – to – school’, said … More Facemasks And Sanitizer As French Kids Go Back To School

U.K. Foreign Secretary To Discuss Afghanistan With Qatari Emir

London / U.K. – – British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will on Thursday visit Doha to discuss the situation in Afghanistan with Qatar’s emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al – Thani, Raab’s office said. ‘The prospects of getting Kabul airport up and running and safe passage for foreign nationals and Afghans across land borders (are) … More U.K. Foreign Secretary To Discuss Afghanistan With Qatari Emir

Romanian Troops To Help Evacuate Afghan Citizens Who Worked For NATO Missions

Bucharest / Romania – – According to a decision of the Supreme Council of National Defense (CSAT), Romania will participate with 200 troops in the military operations to evacuate and relocate Afghan citizens who worked for NATO missions in Afghanistan and their family members. The Romanian forces will participate in the operation starting with August … More Romanian Troops To Help Evacuate Afghan Citizens Who Worked For NATO Missions

At least 13 U.S. Troops Believed Killed In Kabul Blasts – Officials

Washington /U.S. – The count of U.S. troops believed to have been killed in Thursday’s Kabul blasts has increased to 13, according to U.S. official citing initial information that can change. Earlier a U.S. official told Reuters that at least 10 American military members were believed killed in the explosions at a gate Kabul airport … More At least 13 U.S. Troops Believed Killed In Kabul Blasts – Officials

Afghan President Flees Country As Taliban Move Into Kabul

Afghanistan’s embattled president felt the country Sunday, joining his fellow citizens and foreigners in a stampede fleeing the advancing Taliban and signaling the end of a 20 – year Western experiment aimed at remaking Afghanistan. The Taliban entered the capital earlier in the day, and an official with the militant group said it would soon … More Afghan President Flees Country As Taliban Move Into Kabul

NATO Maintains Diplomatic Presence In Kabul Despite Taliban Advances

NATO is maintaining its diplomatic presence in Kabul and helping to keep the city’s airport running, a NATO official told Reuters on Sunday as Taliban insurgents entered the Afgan capital . ‘NATO is constantly assessing developments in Afghanistan’, the official said, adding the security of the alliance’s personnel was paramount and NATO would continue to … More NATO Maintains Diplomatic Presence In Kabul Despite Taliban Advances

Blaze Ravages Evia Island On Sixth Day Of Greek Wildfires

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek Island of Evia as wildfire burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after talking many to sea. Fires that had threatened northern suburbs of Athens in recent days died back. But the blaze on Evia, a … More Blaze Ravages Evia Island On Sixth Day Of Greek Wildfires

Greece Battles Wildfires For Third Day, Site Of Ancient Olympics Saved

Greek authorities ordered more evacuations on an island near Athens on Thursday and battled a blaze near the site of the ancient Olympic Games in the western Peloponnese as wildfires burned for a third day. Temperatures of more than 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and strong winds have fanned more than 150 wildfires in different areas … More Greece Battles Wildfires For Third Day, Site Of Ancient Olympics Saved