“This is a repressive, totalitarian regime that doesn’t care about what the United Nations or the rest of the world may think of it.”
"It was a comedy—not a documentary."
The university is usually full of students on weeknights who attend classes after working day jobs.
American troops just returned to southern Helmand province to help defeat a Taliban offensive that threatens the provincial capital, and one US service member has already been killed.
The Pentagon hopes that the alleged death of Hafiz Saeed Khan will disrupt Islamic State activities in the region.
The cuisine of former Soviet countries in Central Asia has long been written off as bland. Food writers Eleanor Ford and Caroline Eden want to change that—starting with the Uzbek rice dish of plov.
Authorities have reportedly detained two suspects after an attack on police and security offices that killed three cops and a civilian in Almaty on Monday.
The finest dank the Caucasus had to offer.
The new leader of the Taliban called for an end to foreign forces' "occupation" of Afghanistan as a preliminary step to a settlement based on Islamic law that he said would bring unity to a country riven by decades of war.
Ayman al-Zawahri pledged allegiance to the new head of the Afghan Taliban, Haibatullah Akhundzada, who was appointed last month after his predecessor was killed in a US drone strike.
Making a dirty joke about a national dish could land you in the big house, or, at the very least, get you deported from the country.