Germany, which sends $504 million in aid annually to Afghanistan, will end much-needed support if the Taliban insurgent group takes control and introduces Islamic law, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says.
Namibian President Hage Geingob says Germany's apology and acknowledgement it had committed genocide during colonial occupation was a "step in the right direction."
Turkey’s FM Cavusoglu says ending Ankara’s support in military training and consultancy would not be in Libya’s benefit after talks with his German counterpart Maas resulted in a mutual agreement that foreign mercenaries need to leave.
Foreign Minister Najla al Mangoush tells visiting top diplomats of France, Germany and Italy that an estimated 20,000 mercenaries and foreign fighters must "leave the Libyan lands immediately."
The measures are part of a package of human rights sanctions targeting a dozen individuals from Myanmar, China, Russia, North Korea, Eritrea, South Sudan and Libya.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken told European allies that the US is prepared to talk to Iran about both countries returning to compliance with a 2015 deal that aims to stop Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon.
As President-elect Joe Biden readies to take office next month, European powers are hopeful the US will return to the pact but Iran has already abandoned limits placed on its nuclear activity laid down in the initial deal.
As European criticism of China mounts over human rights, will there be an increasing political price to pay for economic engagement?
Ankara warns Athens not to raise eastern Mediterranean tensions or it'll not hesitate to do "what is necessary", though it said it wants to solve differences through talks and expects EU to act as "honest" mediator.
Secretary General of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation and Chief Negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, told TRT World that instead of visiting Israel, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas should come to Palestine to discuss its future.
The plan offered up to the United States, Russia, the United Nations and the European Union includes a "sovereign Palestinian state, independent, and demilitarised" with "minor modifications of borders where necessary".
Thousands of demonstrators defiantly remained on the streets across the US even after curfews put in place in some states following unrest in the wake of the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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