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Russian invasion of Ukraine enters seventh day – BBC News

Russia claims to have taken control of the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Kherson. The Kherson governor says that the city is surrounded but it remains in Ukrainian hands. Russian paratroopers have landed in Kharkiv and the Russian military convoy … Continue reading

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Een nutteloos maar zeer gevaarlijk uitdagingsspel

Ook al mag de veel uitkramende en uitlokkende 45ste president van de Verenigde Staten van Amerika van het toneel verdwenen zijn is zijn kompaan Vladimir Poetin nog steeds op de troon en niet minder spraakzaam geworden. Poetin houdt er nog … Continue reading

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One year ago a sacred place was attacked

All over the world people look up to what they think is a good example of how a nation can grow to such a big nation as the United Nation, where for years one is trying to build up a … Continue reading

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2021 in review #1 the most startling point

A Chinese or American disease Though Corona had taken the world under its spell, the most important event for the year 2021 was not going to be this deadly disease, but a disease that should worry us even more, showing … Continue reading

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Donald Trump requesting to block investigations about the insurrection

Donald Trump filed a lawsuit requesting to block the House of Representatives select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection from accessing a tranche of White House records held by the National Archives. He did this after lawyer Dana Remus, who … Continue reading

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Spanish green berets assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan

A unit of the Special Operations Command (MOE) of the Spanish Army, better known as the ‘green berets’, is assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan. The Spanish Defense Secretary Robles informed CadenaSer on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

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John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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How the Taliban Began – Afghanistan 1994-97 – John Simpson’s Journal (and how different are they now, really?)

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The Road to Kabul: Recent developments in Afghanistan, particularly over the past fortnight, together with this week’s (18th August) emergency debate in the House of Commons, have prompted me to write further on the question…

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A human drama set in Afghanistan

The American nation retreating Over the past few days, we here in the West have seen horrific images of unbelievably traumatic situations, which certainly cannot be ignored. The greatest American nation did as if they had to lose most of … Continue reading

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