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Twenty Years After 9/11, Taliban Retakes Afghanistan

We provided our Afghan partners with all the tools — let me emphasize: all the tools, training, and equipment of any modern military,” the President declared in July.

More Than 1,200 People Dead After 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Haiti

The Haitian government declared a state of emergency after at least 304 people died in a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the country Saturday morning, Prime Minister Ariel Henry announced in a news conference.

From Not Speaking The Language To Competing At Tokyo 2020, Belgian Runner Isaac Kimeli Is Aiming For Gold

"My grandfather was like my father," he says. "He taught me, 'Isaac, in your life, you have to be smart. You have to respect people. Don't talk too much, just concentrate on yourself. Enjoy your life and work hard, and help your family."

Jamaica Seeking $10.6 Billion In Slave Trade Reparations From Great Britain

“I am doing this because I have fought against this all my life, against chattel slavery, which has dehumanized human life.”

Canada Could Let Fully Vaccinated U.S. Citizens Enter the Country By Next Month

Canada could start allowing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents on non-essential travel into the country by mid August, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Cuba Lifts Customs Restrictions On Food And Medicine After Biggest Protests In Decades

Cuba announced on Wednesday it was temporarily lifting restrictions on travelers bringing food, medicines and hygiene products into the country in an apparent acknowledgment of demands from anti-government demonstrators.

President Biden Demands Freedom For Cuban Citizens

“The Cuban people are bravely asserting fundamental and universal rights. Those rights, including the right to peaceful protest and the right to freely determine their own future, must be respected. “The United States calls on the Cuban regime to hear their people and serve their needs at this vital moment rather than enriching themselves,” President Biden concluded.

Racist Abuse Directed At England Players After Euro 2020 Final Defeat Described As ‘Unforgivable’ By Manager

Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were targeted on social media after they missed penalties in the 3-2 shootout defeat at Wembley Stadium.

Tokyo Olympics To Be Held Under A State Of Emergency As Japan Mulls Fan Ban

Speaking at the start of the government's Covid-19 task force meeting, Suga said he had decided to declare a new state of emergency for the capital from July 12 to August 22 -- covering the 16 days of the embattled Games in its entirety.

Didi Shares Crash After China Bans It From App Stores

The Cyberspace Administration of China restricted the Didi Chuxing app from being downloaded on Sunday after saying it posed a cybersecurity risk for customers, and that the platform was "found to have severely violated the laws by illegally collecting and using personal information."

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