Terrifying images captured Saturday night at Trabzon airport on Turkey’s northeast coast showed a passenger plane teetering precariously on a steep slope, its nose pointing toward the waters of the Black Sea below, after the jet skidded off the runway as it was attempting to land.
A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was “no hope” of missing sailors surviving the disaster.
A former employee of a U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for accepting over $250,000 in illegal kickbacks from an Afghan subcontractor in return for his assistance in obtaining subcontracts on U.S. government contracts.
NATO allies will be under pressure to provide more troops for Afghanistan when the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Europe next week, but his push may face resistance even as more U.S. troops deploy to the battlefield.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the World Food Program (WFP) presence in Iran, an exhibition of drawings by Afghan refugee children was held on November 23 at the UN agency’s office in Tehran.
At least 235 worshippers were killed and more than a 100 were injured after suspected militants set off a bomb and opened fire at a mosque in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai on Nov. 24 following Friday prayers.
The organization “Medicines Sans Frontiers” has protested after a child has died on the border between Serbia and Croatia. The six-year-old Afghan girl was hit by a cargo train, BIRN reported on Thursday.
Lana Nusseibeh, the UAE’s permanent representative to the United Nations, calls on international community to support Afghan people.
A gunman believed to have served as an airman once with the Pentagon opened fire at a church in Texas of the US on Sunday evening, killing at least 27 in recent US mass attack.
The Greek Prime Minister on Saturday hosted the 11-year-old Afghan boy in Maximos Mansion whose home last week was attacked by racists vandals.