Much of the time, news about Dubai and Abu Dhabi reports on human rights abuses, arcane laws and so on. But there’s another, progressive side to the UAE – and it feels like it’s going forwards at a time when my own country is going backwards… 189 more words
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AFP© AFP/File | Afghan soldiers patrol the scene of a clash with Taliban militants in Helmand province on May 13, 2015
KANDAHAR (AFGHANISTAN) (AFP) – At least six people were killed on Saturday when an explosives-laden car rammed into Afghan soldiers who had queued outside a bank in southern Helmand province to collect their salaries, officials said. 197 more words
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta has selected a top military administrator as its new registrar.
Dr. Scott McLeod, currently the deputy surgeon general for the Canadian Armed Forces, will step into his new role July 1. 334 more words
Ieri l’Afghanistan ha vissuto l’ennesima giornata di sangue: tre attentati in tre città (Lashkar Gah, Kabul, Kandahar) e decine di morti. Nel corso della giornata facevamo appena in tempo ad assimilare l’orrore di una notizia che ne seguiva un’altra: sono state ore pesanti, col pensiero ancora una volta a coloro che hanno come unica colpa quella di lavorare nel posto sbagliato. 415 more words