The Taliban said Sunday they remain committed to peace talks but insisted that a "genuine Islamic system" in Afghanistan was the only way to end the war and ensure rights, including for women ...Despite the rise in violence, Taliban co-founder and deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar said Sunday that the group was committed to the peace talks ... ....
Several cyclists have been critically injured when a man in a pick-up truck ploughed into them during a community road race in the US state of Arizona. Six people were taken to a hospital in critical condition after the crash on Saturday in the mountain town of Show Low, a three-hour drive northeast of Phoenix, police said ... .
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel condemned on Sunday the election of hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi as Iranian president, saying his would be a “regime of brutal hangmen” with which world powers should not negotiate a new nuclear deal. Raisi, who is under U.S ... “Israel’s position will not change on this.” ... The former U.S ... .
Sunday’s poll could help far right step further towards political mainstream ahead of 2022 presidential elections France is voting in the first round of regional elections that could see Marine Le Pen‘s far-right party make gains and step further into the political mainstream ... .
The Tamaulipas state agency coordinating security forces said in a statement that the attacks began in the early afternoon in several neighborhoods in the eastern part of the city, which borders McAllen, Texas. PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 10.56 AM IST... ....
WASHINGTON--The Pentagon said Friday it was cutting the number of troops and air defence units deployed to the Middle East, confirming a Wall Street Journal report that eight Patriot batteries were being moved out from the region ... Each battery requires hundreds of troops and civilians to operate and support them ... .
Bitcoin price started a fresh decline after it failed to clear $38,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is now struggling below $36,500 and it remains at a risk of more losses. Bitcoin started a fresh decline from well above the $38,000 support level. The price is now trading well below $37,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average ...Source ... .
Supporters of socialist PedroCastillo and conservative Keiko Fujimori took to the streets by the thousands in Peru on Saturday, as tensions rose over the result of a June 6 presidential election. Castillo, who received 50.125 percent of the vote with a difference of 44,058 ballots, has declared himself the winner ... .
photo: US Army / Elizabeth Fraser / Arlington National Cemetery
NEW YORK — A Game 7 thriller, the NBA’s first do-or-die game to go to overtime in 15 years, came down to a matter of inches. If Brooklyn star Kevin Durant was just slightly farther away — or if his foot was slightly smaller — he ends the highest-scoring Game 7 ever by an NBA player with a 3-pointer to win the series ... .
The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has called on world leaders to step up their efforts to foster peace, stability and cooperation to halt and begin reversing nearly a decade-long trend of surging displacement driven by violence and persecution ... This is a further four per cent increase on top of the already record-high 79.5 million at the end of 2019.
The European Union’s foreign policy chief Saturday berated Lebanese politicians for delays in forming a new Cabinet warning the union could impose sanctions on those behind the political stalemate in the crisis-hit country ... .
ALGIERS- Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi has won Iran’s 2021 presidential election by a landslide, according to preliminary results by the Interior Ministry...Nasser Hemmati garnered 2.4 million votes, and Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh-Hashemi won almost one million votes ... ....