KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of its harsh interpretation of Islamic law when they last ruled Afghanistan said the hard-line movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands, though perhaps not in public ... “No one will tell us what our laws should be ... The U.S ... .
The head of the UN food agency is warning that 16 million people in Yemen “are marching towards starvation”, adding that food rations for millions in the war-torn nation will be cut in October unless new funding arrives ... But donors pledged less than half the amount – $1.7bn, which the UN chief called “disappointing” ... ‘End the war’ ... It is a heartbreak.
(Reuters) – Max Verstappen hit back with sarcasm on Thursday after seven times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton suggested his young Red Bull rival was feeling the pressure of a first title tilt ... “It’s so horrible to fight for a title. I really hate it,” he added ... “I’m very chilled ... “Which is fine ... .
The AUKUS deal announced between Australia, Britain and the United States, despite its purported focus on the Indo-Pacific, will also impact the Middle East and South Asia. The deal, a consequence of the emerging bipolar competition between the US and China, will see Iran capitalise on the arrangement to further its nuclear goals ...Copyright ... .
Tunisia’s President Kais Saied issued presidential decrees bolstering the already near-total power he granted himself two months ago. Wednesday’s decrees include the continuing suspension of the Parliament’s powers and the suspension of all politicians’ immunity from prosecution ... AP/PA Images. / ... Enter email address. His critics called it a coup ... Latest.
Johnson called on his counterparts to "commit to very substantial reductions by 2030" in carbon emissions and listed four areas of commitment. "Coal, cars, cash and trees. It is very simple", the Prime Minister said ... .
LONDON — The European Union unveiled plans Thursday to require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, proposed legislation that would mandate USB-C cables for charging, technology that many device makers have already adopted ... ___ ... ___ ... .
A U.N. investigator on Myanmar has accused the country’s military junta of systematic attacks against the people of Myanmar that may amount to crimes against humanity. The report by the special rapporteur was submitted Wednesday to the U.N.Human Rights Council... He said no one is spared, not even the children ... The U.N ... .
Some planets take a lot of hits for us. Jupiter, the largest gas giant in the solar system, was just slammed by an asteroid, according to . As the strongest gravitational force next to the sun, this isn't that uncommon ... Harald Paleske of Germany was recording the shadow of Jupiter's moon, Io, as it passed in front of the planet ... Advertisement.