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Dozens in the wedding hall dead or injured

Rahim Faiez , Associated Press Published 9:50 p.m. ET August 17, 2019 | Updated 10:31 p.m. A August 17, 2019 CLOSE CABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide bomb exploded through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or injured, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, a …

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Argentina's finance minister resigns, saying "significant renewal" is needed in the midst of the economic crisis

FILE PHOTO: Argentina's Finance Minister Nicolas Dujovne gestures during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina April 22, 2019. REUTERS / Agustin Marcarian BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina's Finance Minister Nicolas Dujovne resigned and said in a letter Reuters saw On Saturday, he believed the government needed "significant renewal" in its economic team amid a crisis that saw the peso …

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Tlaib hits back at Bill Maher for comments on BDS, comparing Israel to apartheid South Africa

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Suggested Saturday that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher's HBO talk show after he devoted a segment of Friday's program to bashing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls– – purity test. " " Maybe people should boycott his show, "said Tlaib, who went on to compare criticism of the BDS movement to …

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Kashmir's most important political leaders arrested by India since 5 August | India News

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Indian government has carried out a major crackdown on political leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir and arrested high-profile figures which include three former prime ministers in the Muslim majority state. [19659002] The arrests coincided with the repeal of decades-old Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which protected the demographics of Jammu and Kashmir State and gave it …

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Marium, the Dugong that charmed Thailand, dies after consuming plastic: NPR

An official at the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources hugs Marium, a lost baby dugong. The 8-month-old mammal, which captured the hearts online, died after biologists believe she ate plastic waste. Sirachai Arunrugstichai / AP hide captions switch captions Sirachai Arunrugstichai / AP An official at the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources hugs Marium, a lost baby dug. …

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Dozens of victims reported following the explosion in Afghanistan

Dozens of people were killed or injured Saturday after an explosion that ripped through a wedding hall in Afghanistan's capital, local officials say. There was no immediate information on the cause of the explosion in the Dubai City wedding hall in western Kabul, Nusrat Rahimi told The Associated Press. Many people in the minority Shiite Muslim Hazara ethnic group live …

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Salvini allows 27 unaccompanied minors to disembark a migrant ship

Salvini, who'd banned the Open Arms and its more than 130 rescued migrants from docking in Italy, wrote Saturday he would allow the minors to disembark as "another example of loyal collaboration" with Conte but insisted on the decision was "exclusively" the Prime Minister's responsibility. The officials' dispute marks the latest flare-up of the yearslong refugee crisis that has exposed …

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