Kabul airport evacuations resume, Afghans return despite fears of more ISIS attacks

Kabul airport evacuations resume, Afghans return despite fears of more ISIS attacks

[ad_1] Crowds of Afghans returned to Kabul’s airport Friday in an increasingly desperate attempt to escape the country after deadly suicide bombings killed 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghans. Evacuation flights resumed with fresh urgency as U.S. forces braced for further attacks ahead of President Joe Biden’s deadline to withdraw from the country. … Read more

Real Madrid return with $212M Kylian Mbappe bid as PSG star’s transfer grows closer

Real Madrid return with $212M Kylian Mbappe bid as PSG star's transfer grows closer

[ad_1] Real Madrid have made a second bid for PSG star Kylian Mbappe and are optimistic their offer of €170 million (£146 million/$200 million) plus €10m (£9 million/$12 million) in add-ons will be enough to land the forward, Goal can confirm. The Blancos made an opening bid of  €160m (£137 million/$188 million) earlier this week, which was rejected by … Read more

Carson Wentz injury update: Colts QB ‘optimistic’ about Week 1 status after return to practice

Carson Wentz injury update: Colts QB 'optimistic' about Week 1 status after return to practice

[ad_1] All eyes descended upon Colts training camp to see quarterback Carson Wentz’s return to practice Monday, roughly three weeks after having surgery to remove a bone in his foot. Wentz underwent the procedure Aug. 2 that was expected to sideline him for up to 12 weeks, as first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. But he seems … Read more

Britain’s re-enactors return to the battlefields after lockdown – a photo essay | United Kingdom holidays

[ad_1] ‘We are historical interpreters: we are here so people don’t have to read the book,” says Aidan Turnbull, from the comfort of an open 15th-century toilet in the grounds of Dover Castle. Turnbull, an expert in medieval intestinal parasites, is dressed as a gong farmer – a nocturnal emptier of cesspits, who would remove … Read more

How to take the lead in dog walking – and earn unconditional love in return | Dogs

[ad_1] Pepper meets Mr Binks for the first time and bottom-sniffs the diminutive pooch by way of greeting. As ever, I look away. But Mr Binks’s owner, dog behaviourist Anna Webb, says: “Ah, that’s nice, they’re introducing themselves.” Pepper, my miniature schnauzer, trots off ahead down the pavement, followed by me, holding her lead, and … Read more

Coronavirus live: Biden to be briefed on US Covid origins report; Scotland could see restrictions return amid case rise | World news

[ad_1] Nicola Sturgeon has warned some Covid controls could be reimposed in Scotland after the country recorded a record spike in new cases, which have doubled in the past week. The first minister said 4,324 new cases were detected in Scotland in the last 24 hours – the highest daily figure on record, with nearly … Read more

Haitians return to quake-damaged churches, gangs offer aid

Haitians return to quake-damaged churches, gangs offer aid

[ad_1] LES CAYES, Haiti — Haitians resumed services at damaged churches Sunday, sometimes for the first time since the devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14, as the country’s Civil Protection Agency raised the death toll to 2,207. The new toll comes at a time when relief operations are expanding, but authorities have struggled with … Read more