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Afghanistan Eid car bomb claimed by Islamic State kills 26

Afghanistan Eid car bomb, claimed by Islamic State, kills 26By Rupam Jain and Qadir Sediqi KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire. Islamic State claimed responsibility. The Taliban had already denied involvement.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/big-hugs-afghan-soldiers-taliban-celebrate-unprecedented-eid-043255346.html

Italy demands Netherlands recall NGO migrant rescue ships

Italy demands Netherlands recall NGO migrant rescue shipsBy Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Italy on Saturday demanded that the Netherlands recall two Dutch-flagged migrant rescue ships after one of the non-government organizations that operate them called the interior minister a fascist. A heated exchange erupted after Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, told more foreign non-government organizations operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean they could not dock in Italian ports. Salvini, who is also leader of the right-wing League and deputy prime minister, posted remarks on Facebook and Twitter in an escalating row with NGOs as one ship, the Aquarius, headed to Spain after being banned from Italian ports.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/italy-minister-blasts-ngo-calling-him-fascist-bans-122010163.html



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