Tags : Afghanistan

Russia threatening NATO?

The Russian space agency chief is threatening western powers in its support of Ukraine during its war with Russia. The Russian official boasted about nuclear capabilities and claims that NATO would lose in 30 minutes. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari questions that threat. Read More

Where is Christianity growing?

When it comes to churches growing in predominantly Muslim or Buddhist nations which countries are seeing the biggest increase? According to Jason Law with World Compassion, the church in Iran is growing exponentially.Read More

New COVID-19 variant discovered in Cyprus

There is apparently a new variant which has reared its ugly head in Cyprus. It is called the Deltacron. A hybrid of both the Delta and Omicron variant of COVID-19. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari explains in this interview with BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

Preston Crow Chief talks Afghanistan experiences

An Indigenous man is recounting his experiences during his time serving with the Canadian military in Afghanistan. He offered his take on what we as a country learned from being in Afghanistan. As Micah Quinn explains, he says serving as an Indigenous military member had its share of challenges.Read More

Christians should not leave Afghanistan says VOM spokesperson.

The persecution of Christians continues unabated around the world. According to Voice of the Martyrs Canada some of the worst countries seem to include Nigeria, North Korea, China and Afghanistan. Greg Musselman is the Minister at Large from Voice of the Martyrs Canada and he says things have been pretty bad for believers in Afghanistan […]Read More

Taliban clamping down

There are reports of Taliban gunmen who attacked a wedding in eastern Afghanistan to stop music being played. The attack killed two people and injured 10 others. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says it appears as though the Taliban is clamping down on anything associated with western culture.Read More

Canadian facing charges in U.S. for working with ISIS

A Canadian who allegedly narrated English ISIS recruitment videos is facing charges in the U.S. plus the power may be turned off in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, as the Taliban have apparently not been paying their bills. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, has the details for BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

Foreign Affairs expert gives her take on the two Michaels

One of the issues surrounding our prime minister’s leadership was how Canada dealt with China when the two Michaels were held captive for more than a thousand days. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says even though it was great that Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig came home, China really got everything they wanted when […]Read More

The world needs to stand with women in Afghanistan says

Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says the international community really needs to come together to fight for women in Afghanistan who are being told to stay home. Women who are doctors and lawyers. She says the Taliban is pressing women in Afghanistan and their voices should not be silenced.   Read More

Afghanistan veteran dealing with PTSD to hold event

The Lethbridge Legion announced that a veteran’s wellness check program will be held at their facility this weekend. The current situation in Afghanistan has been an ongoing topic that will be discussed. As Micah Quinn explains, a local veteran who was deployed in Afghanistan says he’s had to deal with PTSD since he left the […]Read More

BBB asking consumers to be wary when donating funds

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Alberta and East Kootenay is warning consumers to do their research when they make donations to charitable organizations. With the recent Haiti earthquake and those stuck in Afghanistan from the recent Taliban attacks, there is a desire to help those who need it. Wes Lafortune, the Communications Specialist for […]Read More

U.S. correspondent, Lisa Daftari, has update on California wildfires

California’s largest wildfire has destroyed a number of buildings in the northern part of the state and is threatening hundreds more. The Dixie wildfire has grown to over 190,000 acres with more than 5,000 firefighters and personnel fighting the fire. US correspondent, Lisa Daftari, who is in California has an update for us. Lisa Daftari […]Read More

The Taliban cannot be trusted says foreign affairs expert.

The U.S. is planning to pull out its military from Afghanistan by September the 11th which will be ending a 20 year war for the Americans. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says the challenge for the Biden Administration will be working with the Taliban in Afghanistan whom she says cannot be trusted.Read More