Kabul Green Zone attacked by suicide bomber

\ At least four people have been killed and 13 injured in a suicide attack in central Kabul, Afghan officials say. A spokesman for Kabul police told the BBC the bomber was thought to be as young as 12 or 13. The so-called Islamic State has said it was behind the attack. Ambulances have been […]

Russians’ DNA taken by foreign agents, Kremlin says

The Kremlin says foreign agents are collecting DNA samples from Russians of different ethnicities and sending the data abroad for scientific analysis. The agents were often working for foreign NGOs, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Mr Putin told a Russian human rights committee that the DNA collection was “systematic and professional”. Some scientists […]

US sailors’ rescue: Doubts emerge over survival story

Doubts have emerged about the survival story told by two US women who said their lives had been saved when they were rescued by the navy after spending five months adrift in the Pacific. The US Coast Guard said that neither Jennifer Appel nor Tasha Fuiava activated an emergency beacon onboard. There appear to be […]

Catalan independence: Sacked leader Puigdemont ‘not seeking asylum’

Catalonia’s sacked President Carles Puigdemont says he has not travelled to Belgium to seek asylum. He has appeared in public in Brussels with several colleagues after declaring independence from Spain last week. Spain’s central government has taken direct control of Catalonia and sacked officials, following the region’s banned independence referendum. Mr Puigdemont said he was […]

Stock Market Seasonality

Normally we take a gander at diagrams in sequential requests, one day takes after the following, one month takes after another, and every year continues in succession. The regular graph accounts the value way of a stock, or a stock file, throughout the years and can give a great deal of data to specialists to […]

Maryland high school principal prohibits Native American headdress worn during athletic events

A headdress worn during athletic events at a Maryland high school that has been part of an ongoing tradition at the academy has been banned as dueling petitions gather signatures. Nancy Doll, the principal of Linganore High School in Frederick, Md., confirmed Wednesday that the school would not allow the headdress to be worn by […]

Donald Trump increases federal funding for debris removal: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday authorized an increase in the level of federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Harvey to 90 percent from 75 percent, the White House said. “President Trump increased cost sharing to 90 percent federal funding for debris removal, including direct federal assistance, […]

NASA’s space champ Peggy Whitson returns to Earth, logs 665 days aloft

Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for U.S. space endurance. Whitson’s 665 days off the planet, 288 days on this mission alone exceeds that of any other American and any other woman worldwide. She checked out of the International Space Station just […]