The Northern Alliance began Thursday to lift its troops to the south of Afghanistan. According to a RIA Novosti correspondent referring to the SPA agency of Saudi Arabia, an army group formed in Shindand, western Afghanistan, is heading for Kandahar and the Helmand province where the local Pashtun tribes have been fighting against the Taliban for three days now. These Pashtuns are only armed with small arms and grenade launchers and have no armored vehicles or artillery at their disposal.
Turkish President Erdogan called for a revision of the 1923 Lausanne Treaty, which consolidated the results of the First World War for Turkey in 1923
On December 10, 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, its thirty articles enshrining basic and fundamental rights guaranteeing dignity of the human person and equality for all, regardless of race, color, creed or gender. A pipe dream?
Vladimir Putin's aircraft landed on Hmeymim airbase of the Russian Air Force in Syria in the morning of December 11