2021-11-29: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-28). Taliban leader pleads for help in first address. rt.com The leader of the Taliban has delivered his first televised address since the group took power in Afghanistan in mid-August. He vowed not to interfere in other countries, and asked for international aid. | "We assure all the countries that we will not interfere in their internal affairs and we want to have good economic relations with them," Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, the co-founder of the Taliban and now the prime minister of its government, promised on Saturday. | Read more | | During his 30-mi…

2021-11-29 09:04 | 05:04 EST | jz | 3 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 

2021-11-28: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-28). Taliban leader pleads for help in first address. rt.com The leader of the Taliban has delivered his first televised address since the group took power in Afghanistan in mid-August. He vowed not to interfere in other countries, and asked for international aid. | "We assure all the countries that we will not interfere in their internal affairs and we want to have good economic relations with them," Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, the co-founder of the Taliban and now the prime minister of its government, promised on Saturday. | Read more | | During his 30-mi…

2021-11-29 02:30 | 20:30 EST | sr | 3 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 

2021-11-27: News Headlines

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-26). British veterans with combat injuries at greater risk of cardiovascular disease. imperial.ac.uk British soldiers injured in Afghanistan may have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, compared to their uninjured colleagues.

Staff (2021-11-26). Meet Mansoor Adayfi: I Was Kidnapped as a Teen, Sold to the CIA & Jailed at Guantánamo for 14 Years. democracynow.org We speak with Mansoor Adayfi, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was held at the military prison for 14 years without charge, an ordeal he details in his new memoir, "Don't Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo." Adayfi was 18 when he left his home in Yemen to do research in Afghanistan, where he was kidnapped by Afghan warlords, then sold to the CIA after the 9/11 attacks. Adayfi describes being brutally tortured in Afghanistan before he was transported to Guantánamo in 2002, where he became known as Detainee #441 and survived years of abuse. Adayfi was released against his will to Serbia in 2016 and no…

1638-08-09 17:29 | 19:29 EST | jz | 4 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 

2021-11-26: News Headlines

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-26). British veterans with combat injuries at greater risk of cardiovascular disease. imperial.ac.uk British soldiers injured in Afghanistan may have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, compared to their uninjured colleagues.

Staff (2021-11-26). Meet Mansoor Adayfi: I Was Kidnapped as a Teen, Sold to the CIA & Jailed at Guantánamo for 14 Years. democracynow.org We speak with Mansoor Adayfi, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was held at the military prison for 14 years without charge, an ordeal he details in his new memoir, "Don't Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo." Adayfi was 18 when he left his home in Yemen to do research in Afghanistan, where he was kidnapped by Afghan warlords, then sold to the CIA after the 9/11 attacks. Adayfi describes being brutally tortured in Afghanistan before he was transported to Guantánamo in 2002, where he became known as Detainee #441 and survived years of abuse. Adayfi was released against his will to Serbia in 2016 and no…

_____ (2021-11-25). Grandmother Arrested At Drone Base While Distributing Leaflets With Photos Of Children Killed In Attack. popularresistance.org Marysville, CA – A small group of anti-drone activists, with Codepink, Ban Killer Drones and Veterans For Peace held demonstrations at 2 gates Monday at Beale Air Force Base, a drone base in Marysville, during am and pm commute. Flyers and banners were used to educate military personnel about two critical issues: 1) The August 29th U.S. drone attack that killed 10 members of the Afghan Ahmadi family, all civilians, at their Kabul home, and 2) The U.S. Military's critical role in the global climate crisis, that leaves a gigantic carbon footprint annually, due to the 800+ foreign bases worldwide, and the ongoing st…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-11-25). "Taliban" Embedded in U.S. Government and Supreme Court. indybay.org Religious fanatics seek to impose their beliefs on everyone…

2021-11-26 23:21 | 19:21 EST | jz | 6 | 0 | 2 | 2 | 0 

2021-11-25: News Headlines

_____ (2021-11-25). Grandmother Arrested At Drone Base While Distributing Leaflets With Photos Of Children Killed In Attack. popularresistance.org Marysville, CA – A small group of anti-drone activists, with Codepink, Ban Killer Drones and Veterans For Peace held demonstrations at 2 gates Monday at Beale Air Force Base, a drone base in Marysville, during am and pm commute. Flyers and banners were used to educate military personnel about two critical issues: 1) The August 29th U.S. drone attack that killed 10 members of the Afghan Ahmadi family, all civilians, at their Kabul home, and 2) The U.S. Military's critical role in the global climate crisis, that leaves a gigantic carbon footprint annually, due to the 800+ foreign bases worldwide, and the ongoing st…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-11-25). "Taliban" Embedded in U.S. Government and Supreme Court. indybay.org Religious fanatics seek to impose their beliefs on everyone…

Jorge E. Macías Jaramillo (2021-11-24). Oportunidad para logar el necesario desarme nuclear mundial. globalizacion.ca En mi condición de ciudadano panameño crecí con el lema escrito en el escudo de mi país "Pro mundi beneficio" (Para beneficio del mundo). Desde pequeño aprendí y conviví la amistad, el respeto, la convivencia pacífica entre los ciudadanos y…

2021-11-25 19:42 | 15:42 EST | jz | 5 | 0 | 1 | 2 | 0 

2021-11-24: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-23). Explosion reported in Afghan capital (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com Local Afghan media reported an explosion in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday.

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-11-23). Three months of Taliban occupation: Barbarism unlimited. greenleft.org.au November 16 marked exactly three months of Taliban occupation of Kabul, reports Yasmeen Afghan. The world cannot turn its back.

2021-11-24 21:43 | 17:43 EST | jz | 4 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 

2021-11-23: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-23). Explosion reported in Afghan capital (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com Local Afghan media reported an explosion in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday.

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-11-23). Three months of Taliban occupation: Barbarism unlimited. greenleft.org.au November 16 marked exactly three months of Taliban occupation of Kabul, reports Yasmeen Afghan. The world cannot turn its back.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-22). European Court of Human Rights holds Croatian authorities responsible for death of migrant child. peoplesdispatch.org An Afghan migrant family was forcefully pushed back from the border by the Croatian authorities in 2017. A six-year-old child in the family was later hit and killed by a train while walking on foot near the Serbian border…

2021-11-23 17:52 | 13:52 EST | jz | 5 | 0 | 1 | 2 | 0 

2021-11-21: News Headlines

The Lancet (2021-11-20). [Editorial] Afghanistan: the international community must act. thelancet.com "It is going to be hell on Earth." Afghanistan is set to become the world's worst humanitarian crisis according to David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme. Nearly half of Afghans need humanitarian aid. 22 ∑8 million people could face acute hunger this winter, with 8 ∑7 million at emergency levels of food insecurity. A resulting refugee crisis is likely to affect Afghanistan, the region, and the rest of the world. In desperation, people are selling their assets, and some are resorting to child labour and child marriage.

2021-11-21 21:41 | 17:41 EST | jz | 3 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 

2021-11-20: News Headlines

The Lancet (2021-11-20). [Editorial] Afghanistan: the international community must act. thelancet.com "It is going to be hell on Earth." Afghanistan is set to become the world's worst humanitarian crisis according to David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme. Nearly half of Afghans need humanitarian aid. 22 ∑8 million people could face acute hunger this winter, with 8 ∑7 million at emergency levels of food insecurity. A resulting refugee crisis is likely to affect Afghanistan, the region, and the rest of the world. In desperation, people are selling their assets, and some are resorting to child labour and child marriage.

_____ (2021-11-19). Afghan Issues in a Transformed World Order. journal-neo.org The state and development of the Afghan issue seems to reflect all the flaws of today's global order, which has also begun to "radically transform." While the relevance of this kind of change process is more or less obvious, it is not clear where their generalized vector is headed. Furthermore, an important question seems to …

Mike Walter (2021-11-19). The Heat: Afghanistan hunger crisis. america.cgtn.com Nearly three months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, the country is facing a hunger crisis.

Jan Egeland (2021-11-19). "Hell on Earth": Millions of Afghans Face Starvation. zcomm.org The country has fallen into an economic crisis after the U.S. and other Western countries cut off direct financial assistance to the government following the Taliban takeover in August…

2021-11-20 19:21 | 15:21 EST | jz | 6 | 0 | 3 | 1 | 0