The clandestine meeting came ahead of a G7 virtual summit in which leaders will likely seek more time to evacuate foreigners and Afghans from Kabul.
Afghanistan, often referred to as the ‘graveyard of the empires’, is often written about but is constantly misunderstood, and the same goes for the Taliban.
Security forces arrest network of agents working for arch-enemy Israel, seize weapons cache meant to be used in "riots", state TV reports.
The US’s lethal airstrikes in non-battle fields have exacted an appalling toll on Muslim, Brown and Black communities in multiple parts of the world, the group says.
No country has claimed Mayun Island military base but Israeli military intelligence news site says the construction is a "UAE military project" meant to control shipping in strategic Bab al Mandeb strait.
William Burns, one of the most experienced American diplomats, may look to intensify the agency’s focus on China - the biggest threat to the US global domination.
Brussels sells the deal as “a success”, but critics say China has got what it wanted from the EU despite Beijing's despicable human rights records.
President Joe Biden says the US will make an announcement on Saudi Arabia, following an intelligence report that found the crown prince had approved the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The latest high-profile nomination sends clear signals that the Biden administration will endeavour to repair diplomatic ties damaged during Trump’s tenure in the White House.
Called an "exemplary diplomat" by US President-elect Joe Biden, William Burns has a 33-year career at State Department under both Republican and Democratic presidents.
FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran under mysterious circumstances more than a decade ago.
John Brennan says the Jewish state provided some of the information which led to the operation that brought embarrassment to Islamabad.
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