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Erdoğan calls for end to Israel’s oppressive policies in Palestine

Erdoğan calls for end to Israel’s oppressive policies in Palestine

We must put a stop to Israel’s policies of illegal settlement, destruction, forced displacement, confiscation and evacuation in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday underlining Turkey’s determination to defend the Palestinian cause to the end. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan speaks in a video message to the 37th Standing Committee […]

Biden says Russia, China ‘didn’t show up’ on climate change commitments

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Biden says Russia, China ‘didn’t show up’ on climate change commitments

At close of G20 summit, US president says Russia, China and Saudi Arabia have not done enough. US President Joe Biden addresses a press conference at the end of the G20 | Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images  ROME — U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday blamed Russia and China for any disappointment over the level of […]

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Ruling party leader says Biden vague on NK

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Ruling party leader says Biden vague on NK

Rep. Song Young-gil, leader of the ruling Democratic Party, blamed a flare-up in inter-Korean tensions on the uncertainty of US policy on North Korea, in comments delivered Sunday US time. Song, who is visiting the US to discuss North Korea’s denuclearization with key White House officials and members of Congress, was referring to Pyongyang’s recent […]

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

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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 […]

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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

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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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