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Kabul: Spain plans to end its airlift with Afghanistan this Friday | Spain

The airlift between Spain and Kabul has less than 48 hours left. Government sources admit that this Friday the 27th is the deadline to conclude the evacuation of the Afghans who collaborated with the Armed Forces and Spanish cooperation during almost two decades of presence in the Asian country. It is a race against the clock, in which the Spanish Government has promised to "leave no one behind", as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares, said.In EnglishThe argument put forward to put an end to the Spanish evacuation operation is that, as of this weekend, Washington reserves the use of Kabul international airport to repatriate, before Wednesday, September 1, its own citizens (about 1,500 ) and the almost 5,000 soldiers who have controlled the facilities after the entry o...
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Sex in food ads: sell less than you think

Sensual music plays in the background as Bradley Cooper with his tub of ice cream strolls through the living room of a mansion full of beautiful women. All you have to do is look at one of them to seduce her and, without a word, she takes the reins and takes him to another room where in an unequivocally sexual attitude she reclines him on the sofa ... to steal his ice cream, lock him up and end up eating it with your fingers (to ice cream, not Bradley). The use of sex as a hook to sell whatever is older than corduroy and has been used since the very birth of advertising as we know it. As explained in the book Sex in advertising: Perspectives on the erotic appeal, In 1871 the Pearl tobacco brand included a drawing of a naked woman in its cigarette packs and opened the spigot so that i...
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Afghanistan, a country at a geostrategic crossroads | International

Afghanistan's border with Pakistan (known as the Durand Line, created in the late 19th century to delimit British and Russian interests in the area) is very mountainous: there is the Hindu Kush massif, which runs from central Afghanistan to the northwest Pakistani. The highest peak is Noshaq, with 7,492 meters above sea level.Many rivers are born in these mountains and reach neighboring countries, supplying them with water. Most of the Afghan population lives around Kabul and the river that reaches this city. The rural population represents almost 75% of the total. The rest of the orography of the country presents valleys and wide deserts.A very young populationIn Afghanistan there are 38.9 million inhabitants (2020, World Bank). By sex, the figures are similar: men represent 51.3%...
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A dignified tomb is sought for this unknown soldier

Eighty-three years after his last breath, this boy's bones are kept in a box at the Forensic Anatomical Institute of the Madrid School of Medicine. And his case of an anonymous combatant sleeps in a dossier that was sent in 2018 to the Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, with the same data that was also sent to the former Minister of Mobility, José Luis Ábalos, and to the then Director General and today Secre...
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Soldier who shoved black man found guilty in viral video

The racial issue will be crucial for Biden 1:29 (CNN) -- The Fort Jackson soldier who was seen pushing and threatening a young black man in a viral video in april was convicted of threats and assault in the third degree on Monday, according to a Richland County, South Carolina, magistrate.In April, Jonathan Pentland, Sergeant First Class, was suspended of his duties as an Army instructor after a video showed him pushing the young man, insulting him and saying he was "in the wrong neighborhood." A judge ordered Pentland to pay a $ 1,087 fine or to spend 30 days in jail on the misdemeanor charge, according to court records. A lawyer for Pentland said he is studying the possibility of contesting the decision. "Of...
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Rebellious passengers put flight safety at risk, authorities say

This is how flight attendants learn self-defense 0:41 (CNN) -- Federal authorities want passengers to know that thousands of violent attacks on commercial flights are not only a problem for flight attendants, but they distract pilots from keeping the plane safe. In a public service video first posted on CNN on Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says: "You don't want your pilots to be distracted. Rebellious behavior doesn't fly." The FAA says the dramatic video features actual recordings of flight crews informing air traffic controllers of emergency situations in the passenger cabin, interspersed with audios of clashes that have occurred during flights, which continue to appear in social network...
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This is how the drums of the Champions League draw remain

Thirty-two applicants make up the group stage. EFE Thirty-two applicants, who will be divided into eight groups of four, begin the course of the sixty-seventh edition of the Champions League with destination final at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, and whose configuration will be established on Thursday, in the Istanbul draw. ...
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The routine, your best educational ally

María DoThere are few days until September arrives, the month of the return to the routine. Gone are the summer months, without fixed schedules, without activities planned to the fingertips, without homework ... A few months in which we have been more flexible and we have allowed ourselves to “flow” more, we have also allowed the little ones to do it. ...
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nursing staff resign overwhelmed

Fauci's prediction about covid-19 3:19 (CNN) -- Earlier this month, Nichole Atherton, a Mississippi ICU nurse, resigned, exhausted by the stress, young patients and preventable deaths that overwhelmed state hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic. "It seems heroic," Atherton of Singing River Ocean Springs Hospital told CNN. "But it's not what it is. It's sweaty and hard and chaotic and bloody. And it's hard to live in the middle of this every day and then go home and live a normal life." Mississippi now has at least 2,000 fewer nurses than at the beginning of the year, according to the Mississippi Hospital Association's Center for Quality and Workforce. The staff shortage adds to mounting pressure on the sta...