Category: Breaking News

Ghani Condemns Kabul Attack, That Once Again Hit Civilians

Sunday, 23 August 2015 11:27 Last Updated on Sunday, 23 August 2015 13:06 Written by Kathy Whitehead Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has expressed his shock at Saturday's suicide car bombing in Kabul and strongly condemned the incident, which left at least 12 people dead and over 60 injured. In a statement issued by the Presidential […]

N. Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Puts Frontline Troops On War Footing

Friday, 21 August 2015 09:06 Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015 09:45 Written by AFP North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his frontline troops onto a war footing from Friday, as military tensions with South Korea soared following a rare exchange of artillery shells across their heavily fortified border. South Korean forces are already […]

Daughter of King Amanullah Khan Remembers Time of Hope

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 20:43 Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 22:05 Written by Sharif Amiri Princess Hindia, the daughter of King Amanullah Khan, on Wednesday celebrated Afghanistan’s independence by highlighting her father’s goals for developing Afghan society. The independence celebrations on August 19 mark the 96-year anniversary of the treaty signed between Afghanistan […]

Civilian Casualties Remain at Record High Levels: UNAMA

Afghanistan’s ongoing war continues to exact a heavy toll on civilians with numbers for the first six months of 2015 remaining at record highs, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Wednesday. In their latest findings for the first six months of this year, UNAMA’s 2015 Midyear Report on Protection of Civilians […]

Would Chinese-style education work on British kids?

The Chinese education system – with its long school days and tough discipline – tops global league tables. But how did British pupils cope when five Chinese teachers took over part of their Hampshire school? For the BBC documentary Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School, an experiment was carried out at the Bohunt School […]