Roundup: Climate change, Afghanistan, technical church, marriage
The Rev. Alistair Macrae, President of the Uniting Church in Australia, talks about giving support to partner churches in Tuvalu and other parts of the Pacific and discuss the importance of Australia meeting its international responsibilities as a major polluter, by taking strong and swift action on climate change.
Western military and intelligence officials acknowledged on Monday that they were surprised by the scale and sophistication of the synchronised attacks in Afghanistan on Sunday, seeing it as a troubling step in the evolution of the Haqqani Taliban network from a crime mob to a leading militant force.
Several NATO allies promised Wednesday to underwrite Afghanistan’s armed forces after foreign troops depart, as the United States and other nations plan to pull away from the front lines in Afghanistan next year.
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