Best foreign news and politics books 2022: current affairs, Ukraine, Russia

Best foreign news and politics books 2022: current affairs, Ukraine, Russia

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine made 2022 a tricky year for pub­lishers. Just as the dust jackets were being put on those def­in­itive tomes about last year’s withdrawal from Afghanistan and the pandemic’s end, here came a conflict that rewrote the post-war glo­bal order in still-unfolding real time. That, however, has not stopped Spectator journalist Owen … Read more

Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia law in Afghanistan

Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia law in Afghanistan

CNN  —  The Taliban has ordered judges in Afghanistan to fully impose their interpretation of Sharia Law, including potential public executions, amputations and flogging, a move experts fear will lead to a further deterioration of human rights in the impoverished country. Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said Afghanistan’s Supreme Leader Alaiqadar Amirul Momineen made the “obligatory” … Read more

Retrograde | Official Trailer | National Geographic Documentary Films – National Geographic

Retrograde | Official Trailer | National Geographic Documentary Films – National Geographic

Retrograde | Official Trailer | National Geographic Documentary Films  National Geographic NatGeo Drops Trailer For ‘Retrograde,’ Matthew Heineman’s Afghan Doc  Deadline Matthew Heineman on Retrograde, new National Geographic documentary, 20-year war in Afghanistan  The Upcoming View Full coverage on Google News

Russia recruiting US-trained Afghan commandos for Ukraine: Report | Taliban News

Russia recruiting US-trained Afghan commandos for Ukraine: Report | Taliban News

Afghan special forces soldiers who fought alongside American troops and then fled to Iran after the United States’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan last year are now being recruited by the Russian military to fight in Ukraine, the Associated Press news agency has reported. Three former Afghan generals told the AP the Russians want to attract … Read more

Princess Diana’s ‘Cad’ lover James Hewitt, 64, risks life helping rescue locals in war-torn Ukraine

Princess Diana’s ‘Cad’ lover James Hewitt, 64, risks life helping rescue locals in war-torn Ukraine

Princess Diana’s ‘Cad’ lover James Hewitt, 64, puts his life on the line helping rescue locals in war-torn Ukraine – five years after suffering a heart attack and stroke James Hewitt, 64, had a five-year affair with Princess Diana ending in 1991 He then reportedly earned £300,000 collaborating with an author on the affair Now … Read more

Can Putin’s ‘Butcher of Syria’ save Russia from another rout? – POLITICO

Can Putin’s ‘Butcher of Syria’ save Russia from another rout? – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Russia’s General Sergei Surovikin is no stranger to mass murder and spreading terror. In Chechnya, the shaven-headed veteran officer, who has the physique of a wrestler and an expression to match, vowed to “destroy three Chechen fighters for every Russian soldier killed.” And he’s remembered bitterly in northern … Read more

Can the ‘Butcher of Syria’ save Russia from another rout? – POLITICO

Can Putin’s ‘Butcher of Syria’ save Russia from another rout? – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Russia’s General Sergei Surovikin is no stranger to mass murder and spreading terror. In Chechnya, the shaven-headed veteran officer, who has the physique of a wrestler and an expression to match, vowed to “destroy three Chechen fighters for every Russian soldier killed.” And he’s remembered bitterly in northern … Read more

Causeway — Official Trailer | Apple TV+ – Apple TV

Causeway — Official Trailer | Apple TV+ – Apple TV

Causeway — Official Trailer | Apple TV+  Apple TV Airdate: Causeway  TV Tonight Causeway | Official Trailer HD | A24  A24 Jennifer Lawrence struggles to heal in first trailer for A24’s Causeway  Gamesradar CAUSEWAY Trailer (2022) Jennifer Lawrence  ONE Media View Full coverage on Google News

Suicide bomber strikes Kabul education center, killing 19

Suicide bomber strikes Kabul education center, killing 19

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck an education center in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, including teenagers who were taking university practice entry exams, a Taliban spokesman said. The morning explosion at the center took place in Kabul’s Dashti Barchi neighborhood, an area … Read more