International News

August 30, 2021

US exit will stop IS attacks in Afghanistan, Taliban spokesperson says

The Taliban’s spokesman says they will crack down on the the militant Islamic State (IS) group’s attacks and expects them to end once foreign forces leave […]
August 18, 2021

‘Times have changed’: some Afghan women defiant as Taliban return

Afghan women and girls who have won freedoms they could not have dreamt of under the last Taliban rule that ended 20 years ago are desperate […]
August 16, 2021

‘War is over’: Taliban in control of Afghanistan

The Taliban declared the war in Afghanistan over after taking control of the presidential palace in Kabul while Western nations scrambled on Monday to evacuate their […]
August 12, 2021

WHO mass testing three potential COVID-19 drugs

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation on Wednesday announced major international trials of three drugs to find out whether they improve the condition of hospitalised Covid-19 patients. […]
August 12, 2021

Kabul offers Taliban power-sharing to end violence

Afghan government negotiators in Qatar have offered the Taliban a power-sharing deal in return for an end to fighting in the country, a government negotiating source […]
August 12, 2021

British lawmakers urge PM Boris Johnson to move Pakistan to amber list ‘as soon as possible’

A group of 21 British lawmakers have written a letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, questioning why Pakistan has not yet been removed from the […]
July 24, 2021

India monsoon: Rescuers search for survivors after heavy rains

Rescuers are scouring devastated parts of western India for survivors after heavy rains caused deadly floods. Tens of thousands of people have been moved out of […]
July 16, 2021

Biden and Merkel ‘united against Russia aggression’

The US and Germany will stand together against Russian aggression, President Joe Biden said as he welcomed outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel to Washington. Mr Biden said […]