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Taliban proclaim 'full independence' after US troops leave...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters watched the last U.S. planes disappear into the sky around midnight Monday and then fired their guns into the air, celebrating victory after a 20-year insurgency in Afghanistan that drove the world's mo
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-30 21:38 UTC
Scientists uncover new strain with 'increased transmissibility'...
South African scientists said they identified a new coronavirus variant with a concerning number of mutations that allow it to evade antibodies. Follow updates here.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-30 18:34 UTC
US taken off EU safe travel list...
The US has been removed from a 'safe list' of countries to visit by the European Union after a spike in coronavirus infections there.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-30 18:33 UTC
New Zealand reports first death tied to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine...
A woman in New Zealand has died following complications with myocarditis that experts believe was prompted by the Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-30 16:32 UTC
Fully Vaccinated Will Be Allowed To Leave Their Home For One Hour Of Recreational Time, Australia Says...
'This is in addition to the one hour allowed for exercise'
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-29 16:30 UTC
Auckland prepares for long lockdown as cases rise...
Aucklanders are being warned to manage their expectations ahead of a review of alert level settings on Monday, with one modeller warning another "terrible week" of high daily case numbers is on the cards ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-29 16:27 UTC
Victoria's sixth lockdown will be extended...
Premier Daniel Andrews has confirmed Victoria's sixth lockdown will be extended past Thursday, but it is too early to say which settings will be in place and how long the restrictions will last.Victoria recorded 92 new locally acquired cases of COVID-
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-29 16:27 UTC
COVID-19: Melbourne lockdown extended as Delta variant spreads, 92 new cases reported...
Melbourne lockdown is now in its fourth week, and it comprises a curfew, playground closures, and tight exercise restrictions. Melbourne recorded 92 new cases.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-29 16:27 UTC
Questions swirl about Bagram airbase withdrawal amid Kabul airport debacle...
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As the US faces a protracted and deadly struggle to evacuate its citizens and allies from Afghanistan, questions are swirling about why the military abandoned the capable and secure Bagram airfield.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-28 22:44 UTC
Desperate Afghan Christians turned away at airport, aid groups say...
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Christian Afghan refugees leaving Kabul / Instagram @glennbeck Denver Newsroom, Aug 25, 2021 / 14:56 pm (CNA). With time running out to rescue civilians fleeing the Taliban, Afghan Christians and others whose names appear on U.S. government lists of quali
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-27 13:53 UTC
U.S. officials provided Taliban with names of Americans, Afghan allies to evacuate...
"Basically, they just put all those Afghans on a kill list," said one defense official.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-27 03:34 UTC
Russia: 2 suicide attacks outside Kabul airport; 13 dead...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Twin suicide bombings struck Thursday outside Kabul's airport, where large crowds of people trying to flee Afghanistan have massed, killing at least 13 people, Russian officials said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-26 15:27 UTC
Covid-19 Australia: Why Qantas won't be flying its non-stop route to London through Perth anymore...
The airline said it was considering using Darwin for the route when it expects 80 per cent of Australians to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and the international border to re-open.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-26 01:22 UTC
Four Newborns Die After Being Denied Heart Surgery because of COVID Travel Restrictions...
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The infants almost certainly" would have benefited from on-site surgery, said one doctor. But because of state travel restrictions and the absence of their own cardiac center, the infants failed to receive treatment that could have saved their lives.I shall leave it to you to imagine the profound
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-26 01:21 UTC
Election 2021: Liberals promise to build 1.4 million new homes, ban foreign home ownership...
Liberals plan to build 1.4 million new, market-priced homes over the next four years and introduce a ban of foreign homeownership.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-25 15:28 UTC
Nobody seems sure how many Americans are still waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan...
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Nobody seems sure how many Americans are still waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-25 12:53 UTC
U.S. Military Airlifts 20,000-Plus Out Of Afghanistan In Biggest Evacuation Day Yet...
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The Taliban has demanded that the evacuation end as planned on Aug. 31 — no extensions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-24 14:53 UTC
Afghanistan will run out of food as early as September, UN agencies warn...
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Afghanistan is facing a three-dimensional crisis aggravated by the political situation in the country
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-24 14:29 UTC
Aussies first in world to try new vaccine...
A world-first trial on a possible "next-generation" Covid-19 vaccine will soon begin in Queensland, with scientists hoping they will be able to provide better protection against the virus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-23 23:54 UTC
Latest on Afghanistan: As Biden considers pushing Aug. 31 deadline, Taliban warns of 'red line'...
An Afghan guard was killed at Kabul's airport Monday, as efforts to evacuate more people from the country picked up.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-23 12:53 UTC
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