Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it 'I have the right to be here': becoming an American under a Trump presidency

Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it 'I have the right to be here': becoming an American under a Trump presidency

Two Afghan girls refused visas to the United States for a robot-building competition have said they were mystified as the contest’s organisers said teams from Iran and Sudan as well as a de facto Syrian team had gained visas. The unusual story of the...

New claims of war crimes by Australian special forces shine light on culture of impunity New claims of war crimes by Australian special forces shine light on culture of impunity Turnbull considers Nato request for more Australian troops in Afghanistan Andrew Quilty: my three years photographing Afghanistan's 'forgotten war'

New claims of war crimes by Australian special forces shine light on culture of impunity New claims of war crimes by Australian special forces shine light on culture of impunity Turnbull considers Nato request for more Australian troops in Afghanistan Andrew Quilty: my three years photographing Afghanistan's 'forgotten war'

Once again Australian special forces are being investigated for war crimes. This time it’s for said to have occurred in Afghanistan in 2012 and 2013 involving the deaths of two children. The first involves the alleged unlawful killing of the 14- or 1...

Ex-Guantánamo prisoner's payout faces challenge from US victims in firefight Ex-Guantánamo prisoner's payout faces challenge from US victims in firefight Canada to pay $10.5m to youngest Guantanamo inmate, convicted of killing US soldier Guantánamo video shows interrogation of sobbing Canadian youth

Ex-Guantánamo prisoner's payout faces challenge from US victims in firefight Ex-Guantánamo prisoner's payout faces challenge from US victims in firefight Canada to pay $10.5m to youngest Guantanamo inmate, convicted of killing US soldier Guantánamo video shows interrogation of sobbing Canadian youth

The widow of an American soldier killed in has turned to a court north of the border in an effort to block the millions of dollars in compensation due to be paid by the Canadian government to Guantánamo Bay’s onetime youngest prisoner. Canada to pay...

US still has no path to peace in Afghanistan, bipartisan senators say US still has no path to peace in Afghanistan, bipartisan senators say US sending almost 4,000 extra forces to Afghanistan, Trump official says Donald Trump's hands-off approach gives US military free rein

US still has no path to peace in Afghanistan, bipartisan senators say US still has no path to peace in Afghanistan, bipartisan senators say US sending almost 4,000 extra forces to Afghanistan, Trump official says Donald Trump's hands-off approach gives US military free rein

After more than 15 years in the US still does not have a strategy for winning peace and is making that goal even more unattainable by hampering diplomacy, a bipartisan group of US senators said in the Afghan capital on Tuesday. The criticism came as...

Canada to pay $10.5m to youngest Guantanamo inmate, convicted of killing US soldier Canada to pay $10.5m to youngest Guantanamo inmate, convicted of killing US soldier Omar Khadr leaves Guantánamo to return to Canada Canada frees Omar Khadr, once Guantánamo Bay's youngest inmate

Canada to pay $10.5m to youngest Guantanamo inmate, convicted of killing US soldier Canada to pay $10.5m to youngest Guantanamo inmate, convicted of killing US soldier Omar Khadr leaves Guantánamo to return to Canada Canada frees Omar Khadr, once Guantánamo Bay's youngest inmate

The Canadian government is going to apologise and give millions to , with Canada’s supreme court later ruling that officials had interrogated him under “oppressive circumstances”. An official familiar with the deal said on Tuesday that Omar Khadr wil...

All-girl Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to US after visa ruling overturned All-girl Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to US after visa ruling overturned Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it

All-girl Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to US after visa ruling overturned All-girl Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to US after visa ruling overturned Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it

Six Afghan teenage girls are to compete in person in a global robotics competition in Washington on Sunday after the US . Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it Read more The initial rejection of the team’s vi...

Update for Sunday, July 16, 2017

Update for Sunday, July 16, 2017

Are you old enough to remember when the U.S. invaded Iraq, a little more than 14 years ago? According to George Bush II, we were going to create a democracy in Iraq, allied with the west. It was even supposed to get us a settlement of the Israel-Pale...