16 December 2019


Mamata Banerjee Rally On Citizenship Act "Unconstitutional": Governor (167)
After Mamata Banerjee tweeted about a "mega rally" in Kolkata this afternoon, the Governor posted that he was "extremely anguished" at the "unconstitutional and inflammatory" act. All IndiaEdited by Deepshikha GhoshUpdated: December 16, 2019 11:04 IST Jagdeep Dhankhar described Bengal situation as "seriously compromising" the values of the constitution. New Delhi: Protests in Bengal against the citizenship law brought the simmering
"I'm Not Even Muslim, Still At The Frontline": Jamia Student Breaks Down (27)
Jamia Millia Islamia protests: Protests escalated at Jamia when a march led to clashes between protesters and the police. The police later entered the Jamia campus without permission and detained around 100 students, who were released around 3:30 am. All IndiaEdited by Deepshikha GhoshUpdated: December 16, 2019 09:39 IST Jamia Millia Islamia protests: "We cried all night.
Afghan Officials Confirm US Troop Drawdown Plans (5)
In-Depth Coverage By Ayaz Gul December 15, 2019 Officials in Afghanistan confirmed Sunday the United States plans to withdraw thousands of troops from the country, insisting the move stemmed from a mutual understanding between the two allied nations. Sources in Kabul went on to tell VOA the drawdown process is expected to start in three months, though no official confirmation was available immediately about the timeline.
A tattoo at a time, Afghan woman takes on society's taboos (5)
Dec. 15, 2019 at 9:58 pm Updated Dec. 15, 2019 at 11:13 pm By TAMEEM AKHGAR The Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A female tattoo artist, a rarity in ultra- conservative Afghanistan, is taking a big risk with every customer she takes on. It's been 18 months since Suraya Shaheedi started her mobile tattoo shop in the capital, Kabul.
Zarif raps US military presence for rise of regional extremism (4)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized the presence of United States military in the Persian Gulf region for expansion of extremism. Zarif made the remarks while addressing the Doha Forum in the Qatari capital on Sunday, where he said, "The disparities in power, geographic size, natural and human resources and the like among countries in our region have led to disastrous conclusions."
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