Iran Wanted U.S. Out of Afghanistan. It May Be Sorry the Wish Came True.

For 20 years, Iranian officials have said they wanted the U.S. military out of Afghanistan. Iran supplied Afghan insurgents with weapons to use against American soldiers. It sheltered Al Qaeda’s top leaders in Tehran. It courted the Taliban with diplomatic visits, covertly and then publicly. But when the United States finally left Afghanistan in August,… Continue reading Iran Wanted U.S. Out of Afghanistan. It May Be Sorry the Wish Came True.

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Arsenal team news hint emerges as Mikel Arteta looks to carry momentum into Leeds United clash

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta will reportedly field a strong side for the visit of Leeds United as they look to progress in to the quarter-final of the Carabao Cup. The Gunners come into the game after beating Aston Villa 3-1, a win the Spaniard described as their best performance since he took charge back in… Continue reading Arsenal team news hint emerges as Mikel Arteta looks to carry momentum into Leeds United clash

Roh Tae-Woo, South Korean Leader as It Moved Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

SEOUL — Roh Tae-woo, South Korea’s last military-backed president who forged ties with Communist foes, tolerated the country’s rambunctious transition from dictatorship to democracy but ended up in jail for mutiny and corruption, died on Tuesday. He was 88. Mr. Roh died in an intensive care unit at Seoul National University Hospital, the hospital said,… Continue reading Roh Tae-Woo, South Korean Leader as It Moved Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

BBC Weather: Italy to face further flooding issues as Europe battered by slow moving rain | Weather | News

BBC Weather have forecast heavy long-lasting rain in the Mediterranean that will cause flooding issues. These flooding issues are set to remain on Wednesday for Italy, Sicily, and Malta according to the weather forecaster. She also noted that western Europe will stay dry until a new weather front that is set to hit the UK… Continue reading BBC Weather: Italy to face further flooding issues as Europe battered by slow moving rain | Weather | News

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Carabao Cup quarter-final draw information as Leeds United look to secure progression at Arsenal

Leeds United are back in Carabao Cup action when they make the trip to Arsenal tonight. The Whites have already beaten Crewe Alexandra and Fulham to get this stage of the competition, but will be hoping to earn their first win since before the international break. Meanwhile, Mikel Arteta’s side are currently unbeaten in seven… Continue reading Carabao Cup quarter-final draw information as Leeds United look to secure progression at Arsenal

Sudan’s Shuttered Capital Pauses Before a Fresh Day of Protest

After a night of unrest, Sudan’s capital fell quiet for a brief time on Tuesday with schools, shops and banks shuttered in response to a call by pro-democracy groups for civil disobedience to protest against the military seizure of power that has threatened to derail a transition to civilian rule after decades of brutal dictatorship.… Continue reading Sudan’s Shuttered Capital Pauses Before a Fresh Day of Protest

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Moderna to Sell Up to 110 Million Covid Vaccine Doses to African Countries

Facing pressure for keeping its Covid vaccine out of reach of poorer countries, Moderna said on Tuesday that it had agreed to sell up to 110 million shots to African Union member nations — a move that one prominent activist described as a mere “drop in the ocean.” The company said it would deliver 15… Continue reading Moderna to Sell Up to 110 Million Covid Vaccine Doses to African Countries

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UK cold weather forecast: Get ready! -10C FREEZE to grip Britain – new maps turn icy blue | Weather | News

The latest charts show the mercury plummeting to well below negative territory heading into next month. Britain has been noticeably colder over recent days, with temperatures plummeting into single figures and raising fears snow might be on the way. Today (Tuesday), minimum temperatures in the UK are only forecast to fall to highs of 14C… Continue reading UK cold weather forecast: Get ready! -10C FREEZE to grip Britain – new maps turn icy blue | Weather | News

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China Targets Extreme Internet Fandoms in a New Crackdown

At its most extreme, the devotion to a celebrity can be “like an online addiction,” says Fung. In a 2019 article, he describes a symbiosis between online fan groups and streaming programs. His research assistant spent four months following the Tencent Video pop-group creation show Produce 101, and participated in fan groups on Tencent’s platform,… Continue reading China Targets Extreme Internet Fandoms in a New Crackdown