US embassy staff members leave Kabul before troops depart
02 May 2021 | 11:51 am
The US said there has been "increasing violence and threats" as its troops begin to leave Afghanistan after a two-decade war. Washington said it would maintain an embassy even after the military left.
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Police and protestors clashed again in Senegal's capital Dakar on Friday as unrest picked up one day after a jail sentence for opposition politician Ousmane Sonko sparked some of the deadliest violence in the country in recent memory.
Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla has taken over as Nigeria’s new Chief of Naval Staff. Mr. Emmanuel Ogalla, a rear admiral replaced Awwal Gambo as Chief of Naval Staff. Mr. Ogalla, 55, is from Ezike Igbo Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Vilnius has repeatedly called on Berlin to deploy permanent combat troops to the country, which borders the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.
A group of German prisoners of war were shot dead near Meymac, southwestern France, in 1944. A search for their bodies was launched after a 98-year-old ex-resistance fighter broke his silence about the killings.
Humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said 18 of its workers were attacked while traveling to a hospital in Khartoum. MSF is one of the last aid groups active in Sudan after fighting broke out in April.
To prepare for a potential invasion from mainland China, Taiwan updated its annual war games with strategies used by Ukrainians against the Russian military.
The US embassy in Niamey will provide limited emergency services after a military coup in the West African country. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US was committed to restoring Niger's elected government.
Poland's Defense Ministry says it will send reinforcements to the country's frontier with Belarus. Warsaw claims Belarusian border guards are behind a renewed rise in illegal crossings.
Some 1.3 million civil servants are due to retire by 2030. Unions say the government will need to hike pay and improve working conditions to recruit new workers.
In August 2021, the Taliban conquered Kabul. Local Afghan employees who had assisted German forces hastily fled their homeland. Many are still waiting for help.
In the span of one month, there were over 1,000 attempts to access pornographic websites on archdiocese computers, according to a report. The staff also included a high-ranking priest.
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