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The confirmation came shortly after another official warned that an earlier death toll of 63 could rise further. Witnesses said the area, which is home to Kabul's police headquarters and foreign embassies, was crowded with people when the attack took place, according to the BBC .
  • Trump marks Holocaust remembrance day with pledge of 'Never Again!'

    Trump marks Holocaust remembrance day with pledge of 'Never Again!'

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    Historians estimate the total number of deaths to be 11 million, with the victims encompassing gay people, priests, gypsies, people with mental or physical disabilities, communists, trade unionists, Jehovah's Witnesses, anarchists, Poles and other Slavic peoples, black people and resistance fighters.
  • McConnell: 'This Shutdown Is Going to Get a Lot Worse'

    McConnell: 'This Shutdown Is Going to Get a Lot Worse'

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    The White House , and Republican and Democratic leaders spent most of Saturday apportioning blame as they sought to shape the political fallout from the shutdown that will only truly begin to hit home on Monday when government departments stay dark after the weekend as federal workers are furloughed.
  • Clinton 'dismayed' by harassment complaint involving ex-aide

    Clinton 'dismayed' by harassment complaint involving ex-aide

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    The woman shared an office with Strider. "I just want you to know that Harvey's a rapist and this is going to come out at some point", Ms. Dunham said she told the campaign. "This complaint was no exception". If interpreted correctly, this Clinton report will function much the same as "Your Fave Is Problematic", the blog that launched a popular catchphrase for beloved celebrities doing and saying dastardly (usually racist, sexist, or homophobic) things.
  • Yad Vashem Condemns Poland's Holocaust Whitewash Law

    Yad Vashem Condemns Poland's Holocaust Whitewash Law

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    Israel called on Poland on Saturday to amend a bill approved this week by Polish lawmakers that would make it illegal to suggest Poland bore any responsibility for crimes against humanity committed by Nazi Germany on its soil. Many Poles believe that using this phrase could lead others to believe that the Poles operated the extermination camps. Lapid wrote that the Holocaust "was conceived in Germany but hundreds of thousands of Jews were murdered without ever meeting a German soldier".
  • Catalonia: Spanish government to ask court to block Puigdemont's candidacy

    Catalonia: Spanish government to ask court to block Puigdemont's candidacy

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    He is wanted in Spain on possible rebellion and sedition charges and is likely to be arrested if he returns. Spain's Constitutional Court said on Saturday the former leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, could only attend a swearing-in session to become regional leader if he was physically present in the parliament and had a judge's permission to attend.
  • First lady skips Davos with Trump

    First lady skips Davos with Trump

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    Melania Trump has visited the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum while her husband attends an economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. "My thoughts and prayers are with the people whose lives and families were broken by the horrors of the Holocaust", her statement said.
  • Azad Kashmir campaigners clash with Indian groups in London

    Azad Kashmir campaigners clash with Indian groups in London

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    The minuscule fringe elements can't dent the spirit of India. The protests focused on the "oppression in India" and further pushed for Khalistan which was, however, countered by the Indian and British groups in the English capital. Lord Nazir Ahmed of Pakistani origin was leading anti-India demonstrations. "We are all one from Arunachal Pradesh to Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland to Rann of Kutch, Kanyakumari to Punjab".
  • Congress releases list of candidates for Tripura polls

    Congress releases list of candidates for Tripura polls

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    The party is fielding 56 candidates in Tripura and 57 in Meghalaya. The 60-seat assembly goes to polls on February 27. Sangma said the Bharatiya Janata Party is "funding" the NPP for the Assembly elections. Top leaders of the BJP are expected to campaign in these states. "We have been in dialogue over the past few weeks and I am hopeful", said Congress Legislative Party chief Gopal Chandra Roy said earlier.
  • Joakim Noah may not return to Knicks until next Thursday

    Joakim Noah may not return to Knicks until next Thursday

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    Personal reasons, he won't be with us for a couple of games. According to a source , Noah had hoped to have a larger role that night. He won't be with the Knicks in Phoenix on Friday when they finish their six-game road trip. The contract is about as close to untradeable as any contract in the league. Injury disrupted his first season in NY and in March previous year he was hit with a 20-game suspension for violating the league's anti-drug policy.
  • Terminally ill teen to marry high school sweetheart

    Terminally ill teen to marry high school sweetheart

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    But the pair lost touch when Snyder was moved to a different school district. "We thought he pulled something playing baseball or football", Siverio said. "Monday we were talking and we brought up marriage". "I love and appreciate everyone so much". "And we were like okay 'let's make it official'". The couple plan to say "I do" on Sunday at the Big Red Barn, a farmers market with a private venue not far from their home in Valrico, Florida.
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta appoints new cabinet

    President Uhuru Kenyatta appoints new cabinet

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    The list has some cabinet secretaries' fresh faces co-opted into the government. The country's new constitution which was enacted in 2010 allows for a maximum of 22 ministries with women expected to take a certain number of slots in the cabinet.
  • Stranded mountain climbers on Nanga Parbat to be rescued

    Stranded mountain climbers on Nanga Parbat to be rescued

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    A dramatic mountain rescue mission is reportedly underway in Pakistan, where two climbers are stranded on Nanga Parbat, a slope nicknamed "Killer Mountain". Pakistan rivals Nepal for the number of peaks over 7,000 meters (23,000 feet). Nanga Parbat, known to climbers as "Killer Mountain", is one of the most risky peaks to climb in the world.
  • Columnist Clare Higgins: Lessons from government shutdown

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    Kimmel noted Trump's late-night tweet attacking "Cryin' Chuck Schumer " for pulling back his offer of funding the wall from the negotiation table. Schumer has repeatedly stated that if this is not resolved by February 8, it is his "intention" to proceed with this compromising legislation. Their goal is to produce a bipartisan package to protect from deportation the "Dreamers" - hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the USA illegally after being brought here as children - and to ...