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Kabul airport reopens to receive aid: Qatar’s Afghanistan envoy

Kabul airport reopens to receive aid: Qatar’s Afghanistan envoy

Aircraft are parked on the tarmac of the Hamid Karzai International Airport after the U.S. military’s withdrawal, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 31, 2021. (AP Photo) Atechnical team was able to reopen Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport to receive aid, Qatar’s ambassador to Afghanistan said Saturday. The airport’s runway has been repaired in cooperation with authorities […]

Romney blames both Biden and Trump for crisis in Afghanistan He also said the removal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is not the same thing as ending the war. By Aubree Eweaver

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Romney blames both Biden and Trump for crisis in Afghanistan He also said the removal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is not the same thing as ending the war.  By Aubree  Eweaver

  “The reality is, the fact that we’re in this position is the result of bad decisions made by two administrations ,” said Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah). | Liz Lynch/Getty Images  Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday morning that the current situation in Afghanistan is the direct result of decisions made by both the Trump and […]

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Biden on Afghanistan: Not my problem

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Biden on Afghanistan: Not my problem

The president is unwilling to rethink his decision to withdraw U.S. troops, even as Afghanistan unravels faster than expected. Displaced Afghans arrive at a makeshift camp from the northern provinces desperately leaving their homes behind on Aug. 10, 2021, in Kabul, Afghanistan. | Paula Bronstein /Getty Images As the Taliban blitz across Afghanistan and U.S. […]

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Former Korean ambassador to Somalia tells the real story of Mogadishu

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Former Korean ambassador to Somalia tells the real story of Mogadishu

  Kang Shin-sung, former Korean ambassador to Somalia. [JOONGANG ILBO] Former Korean ambassador to Somalia Kang Shin-sung recalls vividly the day when he waved the Korean flag with all his might in front of the Italian Embassy in Somali capital Mogadishu in 1991, with a group of North Korean diplomats.“We were all there, South Koreans […]

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Death toll rises to 56 as breached river threatens Henan counties

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Death toll rises to 56 as breached river threatens Henan counties

People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force soldiers transfer to children to safe places in floods-ravaged Weihui of Xinxiang, Central China’s Henan on Thursday. Photo: cnsphoto At least 56 people were killed in the downpour and floods in Central China’s Henan as of Friday and the rain-induced torrents still threaten Xinxiang and Hebi cities after the Weihe River and […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray forces enter neighbouring Afar region Ethiopia’s eight-month-old conflict expands as Tigrayan fighters cross into neighbouring Afar region.

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Ethiopia’s Tigray forces enter neighbouring Afar region Ethiopia’s eight-month-old conflict expands as Tigrayan fighters cross into neighbouring Afar region.

Forces from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region have mounted attacks in neighbouring Afar region, marking an expansion of an eight-month-old conflict into a previously untouched area. Tigrayan fighters crossed into Afar on Saturday and Afar forces and allied militias were still fighting them on Monday, Afar spokesman Ahmed Koloyta said. KEEP READING Ethiopia says second filling […]

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US air force targets Taliban position in northern Afghanistan, media reports

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US air force targets Taliban position in northern Afghanistan, media reports

KABUL: Some Western media outlets report that the United States military had pounded by drone attacks Friday just hours before President Ghani’s meeting with his American counterpart Joe Biden in the White House. The Fox News has cited officials in the Pentagon, saying that the US army had launched two drone strikes on the insurgent […]

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Police say killing of Muslim family in London, Ont. was ‘planned, premeditated act motivated by hate

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Police say killing of Muslim family in London, Ont. was ‘planned, premeditated act motivated by hate

A Muslim family out for a Sunday walk at dusk were intentionally run down by the driver of a speeding truck who targeted the family because of their faith, London, Ont. police said — a “hate-motivated killing” the city’s mayor called an act of mass murder. At 8:40 p.m. on a clear and warm night, […]

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Israel-Gaza fighting enters its second week amid mounting ceasefire calls

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Israel-Gaza fighting enters its second week amid mounting ceasefire calls

Israel and Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group faced mounting international calls for a ceasefire in hostilities that entered their second week on Monday with no end in sight. Fire and smoke rise above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli warplanes target the Palestinian enclave, early on May 17, 2021. (AFP) World concern deepened with an […]

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NATO says Russia’s military buildup at Ukraine’s border is ‘unjustified, unexplained and concerning’ 

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NATO says Russia’s military buildup at Ukraine’s border is ‘unjustified, unexplained and concerning’ 

A Ukrainian serviceman patrols near the frontline in the fight against Russian-backed separatists near the small city of Marinka, Donetsk region   –   Copyright  STR/AFP or licensors  Stoltenberg said NATO stood with Ukraine and expressed the military alliance’s unwavering support for Russia’s neighbour. His comments come after a surge of cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists and […]

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