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Amidst the intensified fighting in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani and chief peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah will visit the United States this week and meet US President Joe Biden, the White House said in a statement. more
Foreign forces leaving us in total 'disgrace' and 'disaster': Former Afghan president Karzai

US and NATO forces came to Afghanistan to fight extremism and bring stability and they are leaving almost two decades after having failed at both, said former Afghan president Hamid Karza ...

Ahead of peace talks, Libya PM says critical coastal road reopened

Ahead of the peace talks, Libya's unity government Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh said the main coastal Road across the frozen frontline has been opened as a gesture of progress i ...

Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan air defence zone triggering tension

Beijing: Seven Chinese air force warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Thursday, adding more fuel to the conflict between the two regions.

China now opposes US Federal Commission’s vote to advance ban on Chinese equipment

Beijing: The Chinese government has 'firmly opposed'  US Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recent vote to advance a plan to ban equipment from Chinese firms inc ...

US vows to use global clout to defend Taiwan from China

Washington: Top US officials have said the nation will use its global clout and alliances to strengthen Taiwan’s defence, international presence and economy, including its vital sem ...

Iran poll: Ebrahim Raisi set to become President

Tehran: Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi is all set to become Iran's President as he has won most of the votes counted so far.

India abstains from voting on UN resolution on Myanmar; stands with ASEAN initiative

India on Friday abstained from voting on the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA's) resolution for an arms embargo against Myanmar, saying it did not correspond to its views. ...

US locks down Kabul embassy amid Covid surge

Kabul: Amid a rising Covid-19 surge in Afghanistan, especially in capital Kabul, the US embassy has ordered a near-complete lockdown. At least one embassy staffer succumbed to the Covid-1 ...

António Guterres secures second term as UN Secretary-General, calls for new era of ‘solidarity and equality’

New York: António Guterres was on Friday re-appointed to a second term as UN Secretary-General, pledging as his priority, to continue helping the world chart a course out of the CO ...