US State Dept Hacked; Extent of Damage Unknown

The United States Department of State (DOS) has been the victim of a cyberattack while its perpetrators and damage it caused are still unknown. The US Department of Defense Cyber Command reportedly warned the DOS of the attack but no …

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Firefight Breaks Out at Kabul Airport Involving NATO Troops, One Dead

The German Military reported that a firefight broke out between NATO troops guarding the Kabul airport for the evacuations and unidentified militants. “This morning at 4:13 a.m. CEST, a gun battle broke out between Afghan security forces and unknown attackers …

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British Militaruy Reports Seven More Fatalities in Kabul Airport Chaos

The British military said at least seven Afghans were killed during the Kabul airport chaos on Sunday. The seven Afghans died from the stampede while thousands of people were trying to enter Kabul’s international airport, the British military reported. The …

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Myanmar Authorities Arrest Two More Journalists

The Myanmar junta arrested two more local journalists on Friday. The army-controlled newspaper Global New Light of Myanmar reported on Sunday that Sithu Aung Myint, a radio commentator on the Voice of America, and Htet Htet Khine, a freelancer working …

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Famed WWII Hero Josephine Baker to Become First Black Woman to Receive Burial Honor in Paris Pantheon

Josephine Baker, the famed French-American entertainer who fought with the French Resistance during World War II, will become the first Black woman to be inducted in the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris. Daily newspaper Le Parisien reported on Aug. 22 that …

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Greece Extends Wall on Border with Turkey Amid Concerns of Afghan Migrant Crisis

Greece finished installing a 40-kilometer wall and a surveillance system along its border with Turkey amid concerns of surge of migrants from Afghanistan due to the Taliban takeover. Greek Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis said that the wall was to …

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