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Horrific Kabul bombing kills 80, hundreds wounded (Sixth Lead)

Horrific Kabul bombing kills 80, hundreds wounded (Sixth Lead)

The bombing took place in the diplomatic quarter near the German Embassy and also wounding more than 350 people. "The blast was so huge that it dug a big crater as deep as four meters", or 13 feet, Gen. Ismail Kawasi, spokesman for the public health ministry, confirmed that so far more than 60 wounded in the explosion were admitted to different Kabul hospitals.


Trump returns to White House after first global trip

Trump returns to White House after first global trip

Nevertheless, Trump managed to do plenty of things during his visit. President Donald Trump used his centrepiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded USA leaders for decades.


Coal, solar stocks fall as U.S. set to ditch Paris climate deal

Coal, solar stocks fall as U.S. set to ditch Paris climate deal

Climate action is unstoppable. And it could trigger further efforts to erode the landmark climate accord. That sounds a lot like the North American Free Trade Agreement, which is a growing source of tension between Ottawa and Washington , DC, as last week Trump began the countdown to renegotiate its terms.


US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned

US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned

Mr Erdo─čan's recent visit to the White House was his first in years, after US-Turkey relations declined significantly under former President Barack Obama. Shortly after the incident, hawkish republican Senator John McCain and some other lawmakers expressed outrage and called for the Turkish ambassador to be expelled.


Major attacks on Afghan capital in previous year

Major attacks on Afghan capital in previous year

At least 80 people have been killed and hundreds wounded when the massive truck bomb ripped through Kabuls diplomatic quarter, shattering the morning rush hour and bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital. Afghan troops are backed by USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces, and the Pentagon has reportedly asked the White House to send thousands more troops to the country to break the deadlock in the fight against the Taliban.



White House Communications Director resigned before Trump's overseas trip

He is still working at the White House and has not set a departure date yet. A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers overhauling his White House staff over frustrations that his team is struggling to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.