NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg describes security situation as "deeply challenging" with most foreign troops already out of the country where insurgents are pushing forward with their sweeping assault.
Tong Ying-kit is found guilty of terrorism for driving a motorbike into three police officers and secession for flying a protest flag during a rally on July 1 last year.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reached the agreement during several exchanges of letters since April, the presidential office in Seoul said.
The 33-year-old timed 1hr 55min 36sec to come home more than a minute ahead of Britain's Georgia Taylor-Brown (1:56.50), with American Katie Zaferes (1:57.03) taking the bronze.
Tensions on the border between India's Assam and Mizoram states have elevated since last month, when Assam's police allegedly took control of the hilly area of Lailapur.
Pakistan's military said it had granted asylum to at least 46 Afghan soldiers who crossed the Durand Line into northwestern Pakistan after their military posts in Afghanistan were overrun by Taliban insurgents.
Officials say rescuers were unable to reach affected villages quickly, with approach roads cut off by overflowing rivers and landslides.
During the first half of 2021, some 1,659 civilians were killed and another 3,254 wounded – a 47 percent increase compared with the same period last year, a UNAMA report said.
Supporters of Pakistani premier Imran Khan’s governing PTI party and opposition PPP clashed in one constituency, leading to two deaths.
General Kenneth McKenzie, head of the US Army Central Command vows to support Afghan air force going forward, and that the US air force will also retain ability to "strike into Afghanistan" against two other militant groups the Daesh and Al Qaeda.
Local officials say 22,000 families have been displaced in the past one month in Kandahar, as fighting between Taliban and government forces continues outskirts of the city after NATO troops withdrawal from the country.
All inbound and outbound flights were cancelled at Shanghai's two international airports as were dozens of scheduled trains, while activity at the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo was also shut down.
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