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Pse makina shitëse po kthehet?

“Ishte diçka e re, diçka ndryshe,” thotë Tomás Smyth, pa të cilin Irlanda nuk do të kishte marrë makinën e saj të parë shitëse të qumështit. Mr Smyth’s Milk Shack shet qumështin e markës së tij Wholey Cow në shishe qelqi gjysmë litri dhe litri të riciklueshme. Aventurierët mund të zgjedhin nga dymbëdhjetë shije të ndryshme, nga çokollata te banania …

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Germany’s Afghanistan veterans struggle with mission’s fate

Since the Taliban seized power, many Bundeswehr soldiers have felt that their deployment in Afghanistan was in vain. Traumatized personnel are suffering particularly hard. Jenni Bruns found the images of the Taliban’s invasion of Kabul hard to bear. “I’m not doing well at all,” the former soldier says on the phone. In 2010 she was deployed to Afghanistan. In an outpost in …

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Afghanistan erwartet Rekordernte bei Opium

Der Anbau von Schlafmohn ist in Afghanistan illegal, und doch sieht man überall in dem Land Felder, auf denen die Pflanze wächst. Noch nie wurde so viel Opium in Afghanistan gewonnen wie jetzt, geht aus einem heute veröffentlichten Uno-Bericht hervor. Demnach hat der Anbau nicht nur im Süden Afghanistans zugenommen, der Heimat der Taliban, sondern auch in Gebieten, in denen …

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Merkel: Kabul evacuations will ‘end in a few days’

Germany will continue to support Afghans after the August 31 deadline, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told lawmakers. She added that Berlin would also not “shy away” from talks with the Taliban. Germany is working “intensively” to evacuate Afghan staff ahead of a looming deadline, Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers in the Bundestag on Wednesday. Merkel’s remarks came after US President Joe Biden ruled …

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Afghanistan: Where will refugees go after Taliban takeover?

Thousands of people have been scrambling to flee Afghanistan after the Taliban seized back control of the country, almost two decades after they were ousted by a US-led coalition. The surge in numbers trying to leave comes on top of the 2.2 million refugees already in neighbouring countries and 3.5 million people left homeless within Afghanistan’s borders as a result …

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Floods: Research shows millions more at risk of flooding

A new study shows that the percentage of the global population at risk from flooding has risen by almost a quarter since the year 2000. Satellite images were used to document the rise, which is far greater than had been predicted by computer models. The analysis shows that migration and a growing number of flood events are behind the rapid increase. By …

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Gunmen attack home of Afghan defence minister in Kabul

An audacious attack on the Afghan defence minister’s house in Kabul has left at least eight dead, the first major bombing by militants in the city for nearly a year. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi was not at home on Tuesday night as gunmen detonated a car bomb and fired shots near the heavily fortified Green Zone. His family was evacuated and …

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Sheikh Jarrah: Palestinians await Jerusalem evictions ruling

An Israeli court is to decide the fate of Palestinians facing eviction in East Jerusalem in a case which has become the focus of international attention. The long-awaited hearing concerns four of more than 70 families appealing against an order to leave their homes in Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood. Lower courts have ruled the land where they have lived for decades …

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