The Kalashnikov is a standard-issue weapon in the region
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The Kalashnikov is a standard-issue weapon in the region
This is Seyede-Zahra. She says she wants to become successful so she can make her country prosper…She’s one of many Afghan girls who returned to primary schools with gender-segregated classes on Saturday. But her older counterparts faced an anxious wait with no clarity over if and when they would be able to resume their studies at the secondary school level.Most schools in the capital Kabul have stayed shut since the Taliban captured the city just over a month ago.Taliban officials say they will not return to the fundamentalist policies - including a ban on girls receiving an education - when they last ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001.They have now promised that girls will be able to study - but only in segregated classrooms.Nazife, a teacher at a private school in Kabul which had mixed classrooms before the Taliban takeover, said they had made changes in order to reopen."We don't have a problem in our school. The hours are different for boys and girls. Girls study in the morning and boys in the afternoon. Male teachers teach boys and female teachers teach girls."However, there was uncertainty for many other girls at the school, which teaches at both the primary and secondary levels.On Friday the Education Ministry said boys' secondary schools would soon reopen, but made no mention of girls.Hadis Rezaei, who teaches the school's female secondary-level pupils, said morale is low as students await announcements from the government.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told the local Bakhtar News Agency on Saturday that arrangements were being made to reopen girls' secondary schools, but he gave no date.
Gabriel said he doesn't need surgery but there is no timetable for his return. Joey Gatewood will take over as UCF's starter.
Here marks the genesis of New Mexico’s centuries-old tradition of sharing water through irrigation systems known as acequias. Once an acequia commissioner and now a U.S. congresswoman, Leger Fernández knows how hard it is to tell farmers they won't get all the water they need — or maybe none at all. “There was always a sense of accomplishment but now what we’re witnessing is we can’t do it all the time anymore because we don’t have the water,” she said during a tour with acequia officials.
Bill Maher criticizes the Met Gala for having servers wear masks outside while the guests did not have to.
Civilian astronauts aboard the SpaceX rocket Inspiration 4 spoke over video call with patients of St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in New York City on Friday, September 17.The SpaceX rocket Inspiration 4 had launched on Wednesday, September 15, with plans to orbit for three days before returning to earth. The four crewmembers took questions from kid patients in a video call hosted on YouTube.One member, Hayley Arceneaux, who can be seen floating upside down during the video call, works as a physician’s assistant at St Jude’s and is a former St Jude’s patient herself.“I just want you all to know that we’re doing this for you,” Arceneaux says in the video. “We are thinking about you so much, I wanted to tell you that I was a little girl going through cancer treatment, just like a lot of you. If I can do this, you can do this, and I’m so proud of each and every one of you.” Credit: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital via Storyful
Terry Francona left the team in July to deal with multiple health issues.
CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico (Reuters) - U.S. authorities moved some 2,000 people to other immigration processing stations on Friday from a Texas border town that has seen an influx of Haitian and other migrants, the Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday. Such transfers will continue "in order to ensure that irregular migrants are swiftly taken into custody, processed, and removed from the United States consistent with our laws and policy," DHS said in a statement. While some of those seeking jobs and safety have been making their way to the United States for weeks or months, it is only in recent days that the number converging on Del Rio, Texas, has drawn widespread attention, posing a humanitarian and political challenge for the Biden administration.
Lens defeated reigning French champions Lille 1-0 on Saturday in a northern derby overshadowed by a pitch invasion that delayed the start of the second half by 30 minutes.
Demonstrators organized close to the US Capitol on Saturday, September 8, for a planned rally at Union Square in support of those charged in connection with the Capitol riot of January 6.Video from Brendan Gutenschwager shows demonstrators listening to speeches at Union Square on Saturday, as well as a line of Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers stationed across the street. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful
The United States said Saturday it would step up the number of so-called "removal flights" for thousands of migrants who flooded into the Texas border city of Del Rio, in a bid to alleviate a burgeoning crisis for President Joe Biden's administration.
Thousands of migrants cross the shallow Rio Grande from Mexico with only what they could carry, and officials say hundreds more are coming -- a growing humanitarian crisis for the United States. More than 10,000 migrants, mostly Haitian, were in southern Texas as of Friday, staying in a squalid camp under a bridge. Most of the people Reuters spoke with hadn’t come directly from Haiti but had instead journeyed through Mexico and Central and South America. Republican Congressman Tony Gonzales called on the Biden Administration to take action. “Please get engaged, get involved, do something. This is unsustainable. This is not America.”Buses full of Haitians arrived in Ciudad Acuna in Mexico Friday, and many of them said they plan to cross the Rio Grande. But Reuters saw hundreds of migrants wading back into Mexico to get essentials they said they weren’t getting on the U.S. side. U.S. Border Patrol says it’s providing water, towels and portable toilets. Faced with the influx, the U.S. temporarily closed the port of entry at Del Rio as traffic built up. Police officers told motorists to turn back, rerouting them to the east. Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano issued a disaster declaration. “This is setting a nuclear bomb alarm that this is no longer sustainable or acceptable."The chaos in Del Rio is giving ammunition to critics who say President Joe Biden’s more humane approach to immigration has encouraged migrants. The Wall Street Journal reports the U.S. plans to put the Haitians in Del Rio on flights back to Haiti.
Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has welcomed Speakers and Presiding Officers from G7 countries for a conference at Astley Hall in his Lancashire hometown of Chorley. The conference discussed the safety of elected Members, ensuring the voices of voters are heard by their Parliaments, and the role social media plays in democracies. Those attending include Richard Ferrand of France, Roberto Fico of Italy, and Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
International aid agencies have urged donors to open their wallets for quake-hit Haiti, saying their hesitancy to offer funding amid ongoing political uncertainty could keep tens of thousands of children in the disaster zone out of school.
Red Bull argued there is a “likelihood of confusion" because both names “include the term bull”.
Demonstrators organized close to the US Capitol on Saturday, September 8, during a planned rally at Union Square in support of those charged in connection with the Capitol riot of January 6.Video from Brendan Gutenschwager shows a brief but heated verbal confrontation between a rally attendee and a counter-protester. Police officers quickly stepped to separate the two men, escorting the man with the megaphone away from the area. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful
The Pentagon has admitted that a drone strike on a car in Afghanistan was a 'tragic mistake'. General Frank McKenzie, head of US Central Command, said the 10 people who died, including seven children, were not connected to Islamic State. The US is now considering making reparation payments to the relatives of those who died.
Manchester City left Pep Guardiola feeling "guilty" after his plea for more support from the club's fans was followed by a frustrating 0-0 draw against Southampton on Saturday.
Relatives of the victims of a US drone strike that wiped out 10 members of an Afghan family in a "tragic mistake" demanded a face-to-face apology and compensation on Saturday.
The 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin put retirement on hold despite having to settle for third in Saturday's season-closing 100m at the World Athletics continental tour meet in Nairobi.
Julianna Margulies talks joining The Morning Show S2! Turns out Julianna didn't feel too much like a newbie as she knew Jennifer & Reese already... .