The decree centres on marriage and widows' rights, stating "no one can force women to marry by coercion or pressure" and that a widow is entitled to a share of her husband's inheritance.
Boeing shares rocketed after the decision, which also clears the way for it to deliver more than 100 MAX aircraft to Chinese carriers.
As Washington mulls its options over ally New Delhi’s actions, China is likely to sway US decision.
The Indian health ministry says that all primary and secondary contacts of the two infected men are being monitored and tested.
Some 31 donors to Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund must approve fund transfer to World Food Program and UNICEF, Reuters news agency reports.
UN credentials committee defers decision, meaning Afghanistan's Taliban and Myanmar's junta will not be allowed to represent their countries for now at the 193-member world body.
Iran, which shares a 900 kilometre-border with Afghanistan, does not recognise the Taliban government.
India's terrorism law is based on imprecise criteria and contains a vague and overly broad definition of a "terrorist act", the UN Human Rights Office says.
The withdrawal of international aid after the Taliban's return to power has resulted in an economic crisis "never seen before", a UN agency says.
The twin impacts of the pandemic and a military coup could reverse the progress made in the past decade, threatening to affect an entire generation, the United Nations says.
Hundreds of Taiwanese people have been extradited from various countries to China instead of Taiwan, according to rights group Safeguard Defenders.
Washington has focused funds on Iraq and Afghanistan and taken its eye off the ball in terms of hypersonic weapons, says US official.
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