Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the governor’s house in Kandahar after around 3,000 families were asked to vacate a residential army colony on the outskirts of the southern city.
Amir Khan Muttaqi, the regime’s acting foreign minister, says donor money would be spent wisely a day after the UN said $1.2 billion in aid had been pledged to Afghanistan.
Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani says negotiations are under way to achieve clarity on “who is going to take care of the technical (side), [and] who’s going to take care of the security aspects [of the airport].”
The debt-ridden real estate developer is facing protests from investors who fear the company can go bankrupt.
Nuclear envoys from Japan, South Korea and the US hold talks a day after Pyongyang tested a long-range missile.
In the first public hearing in Congress about Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Pakistan has a "multiplicity of interests some that are in conflict with ours."
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The pledges come as fears rise that Afghanistan could further plunge toward famine and economic collapse after the chaos of the past month, which saw the Taliban oust the government in a lightning sweep as US and NATO forces exited the 20-year war.
Michelle Bachelet also highlighted allegations of house-to-house searches of former officials, raids on civil society groups and "increasing violence against protesters and journalists".
From a pending humanitarian crisis to attacks on Afghan journalists, a myriad of ongoing developments in Afghanistan cannot be ignored.
The bill would not apply to foreign individuals or foreign publications “reporting or commenting on Singapore politics in an open, transparent and attributable way” even if critical of Singapore or its government, the Home Ministry has said.
The first such test of long-range missiles in months causes anxiety among South Korean and Japanese officials.
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