Afghanistan’s ambassador remains in Ottawa without a government to report to

Afghanistans ambassador remains in Ottawa without a government to report

Afghanistan’s ambassador to Canada, Hassan Soroosh, on the grounds of the Afghan embassy in Ottawa on November 19.Dave Chan / The Globe and the Mail Hassan Soroosh has found himself in an unusual situation in Ottawa. The Afghan ambassador has no government to report to. Since Kabul fell to the Taliban in a swift and … Read more

‘Green-eyed girl’ on National Geographic cover flees Afghanistan

Green eyed girl on National Geographic cover flees Afghanistan

Speaking to The Telegraph, McCurry added that “the dignity he displayed in the picture, with his head held high and a sense of strength and perseverance” had allowed Gula to become a symbol of Afghanistan. “He came to represent not only Afghan women and refugees, but also Afghanistan as a country. After 40 years of … Read more

The British Army will leave Canada after 50 years for a new base in the Middle East

The British Army will leave Canada after 50 years for

The British Army will leave Canada after 50 years, and its largest training base will move to the Middle East. The British Army Suffield (Batus) Training Unit in Alberta, western Canada, has been in operation since 1972, training thousands of British soldiers in live shooting exercises. The regiments regularly use more than 1,000 vehicles, including … Read more

Defense confirms criminal investigation into the conduct of the platoon of Australian commandos in Afghanistan

SAS soldier overlooks valley in Afghanistan as Black Hawk helicopter flies past in 2012.

The Defense Department has revealed that there is an active criminal investigation into the conduct of a platoon of Australian commandos in Afghanistan in 2012. Key points: The crew chief of a US Marine Corps helicopter allegedly killed an Afghan prisoner by a November platoon after being told it would not fit on a plane. … Read more

Toronto’s Afghan community rallies at City Hall in solidarity with those struggling to escape the Taliban regime

Torontos Afghan community rallies at City Hall in solidarity with

Members of Toronto’s Afghan community gathered at City Hall on Saturday, and hundreds demonstrated in solidarity with those left at home under Taliban rule. The last Canadian military flight out of Afghanistan departed early Thursday to allow the United States to meet the August 31 deadline to withdraw all its forces. The Canadian government rescued … Read more

Senator Lindsay Graham interrogates Mayorkas about the border with Afghanistan

Senator Lindsay Graham interrogates Mayorkas about the border with Afghanistan

Senator Lindsey Graham questioned Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas during a Senate hearing on Tuesday about the number of Afghans who were screened before being transferred to the United States, as well as the number of illegal immigrants who were released into the country. . Graham (R-SC) began his questioning by asking Mayorkas if he … Read more

Toronto’s Afghan community rallies at City Hall in solidarity with those struggling to escape the Taliban regime

Torontos Afghan community rallies at City Hall in solidarity with

Members of Toronto’s Afghan community gathered at City Hall on Saturday, and hundreds demonstrated in solidarity with those left at home under Taliban rule. The last Canadian military flight out of Afghanistan departed early Thursday to allow the United States to meet the August 31 deadline to withdraw all its forces. The Canadian government rescued … Read more

The Taliban hold a military parade with captured US weapons in Kabul

Soldiers ride in cars, one holding a gun.

Taliban forces have staged a military parade in Kabul using captured US-made armored vehicles and Russian helicopters. Key points: The Taliban Are Using Abandoned Weapons And Equipment After The Afghanistan Government Collapse They say the pilots and mechanics of the nation’s old army are joining the new force. Traditional Afghan clothing is being replaced by … Read more

New Foreign Minister Rejects US Tax Credit Scheme For Electric Vehicles

New Foreign Minister Rejects US Tax Credit Scheme For Electric

Chancellor Mélanie Joly meets with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the State Department in Washington on November 12.OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP / Getty Images Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly strongly opposed a US proposal to offer tax credits to people who buy US-assembled electric vehicles in her first in-person meeting with US Secretary of … Read more

Fallen veteran and his four-legged friend honored with new statue in DC

Fallen veteran and his four legged friend honored with new statue

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – Navy sailor John Douangdara lost his life too soon. Now his legacy, and that of his trusted partner, will live on indefinitely in Washington DC. This Veterans Day, more than 10 years after John Douangdara’s helicopter was attacked in Afghanistan, the United States Navy Memorial unveiled a statue representing his “Service … Read more

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