Australia to challenge recommendation, accusing UN officials of backflipping on their assurances ahead of the World Heritage Committee’s 44th session in China next month.
Since the army seized power in February and removed the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, groups of coup opponents known as “people’s defence forces” have sprung up across Myanmar.
Apple Daily, the embattled anti-Beijing newspaper, has asked authorities to unfreeze some of its assets so it can pay salaries and avoid labour violations, and that its board will meet on Friday to decide if the newspaper will cease operations.
Dozens of districts have fallen to the Taliban since early May when the US military began its final troop withdrawal.
Taliban takes up positions on highways that connect strategic Kunduz city to neighbouring provinces, officials say, as fighting escalates between insurgents and government troops.
Anti-China newspaper will shut its operations by Wednesday after authorities froze company's assets and most of its employees resigned, local media report.
Early results from a post-war snap parliamentary vote in Armenia showed Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's party leading with 58.5 percent of the vote, far ahead of ex-president Robert Kocharyan's alliance with 18.5 percent.
In a scathing interview, Afghanistan's former president Hamid Karzai offers frank assessment of US presence in his country.
The snap parliamentary election was called by Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in a bid to resolve public anger over the peace deal he signed after the disastrous war with Azerbaijan that triggered months of protests demanding his resignation.
The Afghan Taliban said they are committed to peace talks as officials raised concerns over the stalling negotiations between the militants and government representatives in Qatar ahead of foreign troops' withdrawal in September.
The US shipment comes at a time when Washington has been working with Taipei to create secured supply chains for strategic items such as computer chips.
Chief editor Ryan Law and CEO Cheung Kim-hung are accused of colluding with foreign forces to undermine China's national security over a series of articles that police said called for international sanctions.
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