Taleban have banned the English language from the Taliban-controlled part of Afghanistan. The newspaper Frontier Post cites the United Nations missions to Islamabad and Peshawar as saying that even UN officials who still remain in Afghanistan are forbidden to speak English. All negotiations, including rarely occurring telephone conversations, are conducted in Pashto or Dari, usually in the presence of a Taliban representative.
Putin made his first public comment on the subject of the recent decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
Vladimir Putin's aircraft landed on Hmeymim airbase of the Russian Air Force in Syria in the morning of December 11