Afghanistan is at risk of “imminent hunger” with winter approaching and services disrupted by the return to power of the Taliban, a UN official warned in an interview with AFP.
Lengthy queues of vehicles snaked their way to gas stations in Britain yesterday where an acute shortage of truck drivers has led to fuel rationing and some pumps running dry, and prompted the government to consider issuing temporary work visas.
A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near Somalia’s presidential palace yesterday, killing eight people, police said, as the Al Shebaab militant group claimed responsibility for the attack.
Australia’s Victoria state notched up a daily record of 847 locally acquired cases of Covid-19 and one death, government figures showed yesterday as health officials warned the public to stay home ahead of a major national sporting final.
North Korea is willing to consider another inter-Korean summit if mutual respect between the rivals can be assured, state news agency KCNA reported yesterday, citing Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
The United States, Japan, India and Australia will work to improve the security of supply chains for critical technologies such as clean energy and to ease a global semiconductor shortage, said Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
The Palestinian Authority urged Sudan's government on Saturday to hand over assets it has seized as part of a crackdown targeting Sudan-based operations to fund the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
A suicide car bomb killed at least eight people in the Somali capital on Saturday at a street junction near the president's palace, police said, and al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said it was behind the attack which targeted a convoy going into the palace.
India and Pakistan clashed Friday at the United Nations as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan accused the rival of a "reign of terror" on Muslims, drawing a stern rebuke.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to resume exports at a meeting of leaders from the so-called Quad in Washington as India, Japan, Australia, and the US try to counter growing Chinese influence across the Asia-Pacific region.
Boris Johnson has defended the government’s plans to cut Universal Credit while refusing to say whether he could live on the basic payment it provides of £118 a week.