The Newsmakers

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Meets to Talk Afghanistan

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit is underway in Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe. The now nine-member Eurasian security bloc hopes to contain any fallout from the Taliban's takeover. But can this hugely diverse group of nations reach a common consensus with so many member states holding dramatically different views? Guests: Bruce Pannier Correspondent at the Radio Free Europe specialising in Central Asia Niva Yau Researcher at the OSCE Academy and fellow at the Eurasia Program of the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia Haroun Rahimi Assistant Professor of Law at the American University of Afghanistan

Is Iran supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan?

Is Iran supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan?

Turkey-Afghanistan Relations: Turkish aid agency builds Afghan orphanage

Turkey-Afghanistan Relations: Turkish aid agency builds Afghan orphanage

The US willing to negotiate with Taliban

The US willing to negotiate with Taliban

Afghanistan Unrest: Daily lives still scarred by fear and grief

Afghanistan Unrest: Daily lives still scarred by fear and grief

Bangladesh's Ruling Party Rallies for Religious Minority After Deadly Clashes

Bangladesh's Ruling Party Rallies for Religious Minority After Deadly Clashes

Russia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With NATO

Russia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With NATO

Syria: Assad Regime and Opposition Agree To Begin Constitutional Reform

Syria: Assad Regime and Opposition Agree To Begin Constitutional Reform

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

Will China's Promise to Reclaim Taiwan Result in Military Confrontation?

Will China's Promise to Reclaim Taiwan Result in Military Confrontation?

President Macron Reportedly Defends France’s Colonial Legacy in Algeria

President Macron Reportedly Defends France’s Colonial Legacy in Algeria

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