Meanwhile, President Ashraf Ghani has announced his new Cabinet even as he squabbles with his main political challenger over last year's election results.
The pipeline is operated by the Yemeni government-owned Safer oil company but no oil has been pumped through it for years.
US President Donald Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by AP.
Syria says it has a total of sixteen publicly cases and two deaths and UN officials have warned the country was ill prepared for an outbreak and that the confirmed cases could just be the "tip of the iceberg."
The social media platform removed thousands of government-linked accounts that it claims were violating its policies by undermining the public conversation.
It was not immediately clear what information Trump was referring to in his tweet, which was posted after he was scheduled to have an intelligence briefing.
The prospect of Covid-19 hitting Yemen is terrifying considering the already ongoing humanitarian catastrophes in the country.
The blast occurred in Helmand province where both the Taliban and Daesh are said to be active.
How the government will handle this crisis will shape the trajectory of the rest of its tenure.
New Delhi refuses to completely ease restrictions in India-administered Kashmir despite pleas from several rights group.
The UN’s most powerful body has been meeting by video because of Covid-19, which has hit New York City, where the UN has its headquarters, exceedingly hard.
Mali held its long-delayed parliamentary election despite an insurgency in its central and northern regions, concerns about coronavirus and the recent kidnapping of the main opposition leader.
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