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With eye to China investment, Taliban now preserve Buddhas

Mar. 27, 2022 09:24 AM EDT

MES AYNAK, Afghanistan (AP) — The ancient Buddha statues sit in serene meditation in the caves carved into the russet cliffs of rural Afghanistan. Hundreds of meters below lies what is believed to be the world’s largest deposit of copper. Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers are...

Now Taliban preserve Buddhas, with eye to China investment

Mar. 27, 2022 04:34 AM EDT

MES AYNAK, Afghanistan (AP) — The ancient Buddha statues sit in serene meditation in the caves carved into the russet cliffs of rural Afghanistan. Hundreds of meters below lies what is believed to be the world’s largest deposit of copper. Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers are...

Finding solace through helping a TV show understand war

Mar. 19, 2022 08:40 AM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The car door opens, then slams. The ignition rumbles. Music roars. Hands fixed on the wheel. Ten and two. Then we’re off, hurtling down empty Santa Monica side streets before dawn. Milo Ventimiglia is as composed as a Top Gun pilot. First gear grinds,...

Today in History

Mar. 15, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 15, the 74th day of 2022. There are 291 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 15, 44 B.C., Roman dictator Julius Caesar was assassinated by a group of nobles that included Brutus and...