President Ghani’s call comes in a virtual address to the Geneva donor conference, where dozens of nations are expected to pledge billions of dollars in aid. But diplomats predict a dip in funding due to uncertainties over peace and Covid-19 pandemic.
Wave of hate speech and misinformation aimed at Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar has been appearing on Malaysian Facebook pages, according to a Reuters report.
While the pope has spoken out before about the Rohingya who have fled Myanmar, and the killing of Yazidi by Daesh in Iraq, it was the first time Pope mentioned the Uighurs.
Beijing says Trump administration's decision to pull out from 35-nation treaty including Russia will have a negative impact on international arms control and disarmament.
National Directorate of Security head Ahmad Zia Shiraj says militants used drones in Kunduz and Paktia provinces and urges government to stop importing the gadgets.
Wong and two other activists were taken into custody after the hearing. Wong was not a leading figure in last year’s anti-China protests but has drawn the wrath of Beijing, which sees his activism as a “black hand” of foreign forces.
Shireen Mazari's tweet that French President Macron was treating Muslims like Nazis had treated Jews in World War 2 angers Paris which is seeking withdrawal of comments.
Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo met separately with Afghan government and Taliban officials amid signs of progress in their talks in Doha.
Thousands march against lacklustre education system while others protest with giant "asteroid" balls and half a dozen T-Rex characters representing the country's "political dinosaurs".
All the opposition parties have denounced as rigged the October 31 parliamentary elections and have staged mass protests, calling for snap polls – a demand the ruling Georgian Dream party has rejected.
“Every day an opposition leader gets arrested in Armenia in a completely unfounded manner. Has any Western country reacted to this? No! Did they condemn it? No!,” Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev says.
No cause of death has been announced for the 54-year-old Rizvi, who died on Thursday after suffering a high fever and difficulties breathing, and no Covid-19 test or autopsy were conducted on the long-time wheelchair user.
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