The governor of Badgis province said at least 11 passengers, including three children, travelling to the city of Qala-e-Naw were killed by the blast.
We spoke to a Doha-based Egyptian-American academic, who shed some light on the political discourse that led to a violent military coup in 2012.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
The criticism was all the more remarkable because Mattis has generally kept a low profile since retiring as defense secretary in December 2018 to protest Trump's Syria policy.
Cars and businesses were torched, the words "I can't breathe" were spray-painted all over buildings, a fire in a trash bin burned near the gates of the White House, and thousands marched through city streets to protest the death of George Floyd.
The UN resolution urges South Sudan’s leaders to finalise establishment of the transitional national unity government and fully implement all provisions of the 2018 peace agreement.
There are innumerable accounts from local sources and media as well as rights organisations that contradict the US claim.
Ensuring older people are treated with the same rights and dignity as everyone else is not only a moral imperative, it’s a win-win for all.
The riots in early 2018 erupted as anti-Muslim anger was whipped up on social media, forcing the Sri Lankan government to impose a state of emergency and block access to Facebook.
The lives versus livelihoods dilemma is stark on the African continent and requires a localised approach.
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom recommends but does not set policy, and there is virtually no chance the State Department will follow its lead on India, an increasingly close US ally.
While the media spotlight is on the coronavirus, India’s anti-terror law is randomly being used to target people in the country.
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