REUTERS Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday that the hasty pullout of U.S. troops from Afghanistan had a "serious negative impact,"but pledged to work with Washington to promote stability in ..
REUTERS Islamist militants will seek to benefit from the turmoil in Afghanistan, said French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, adding that France would do all it could to ensure Russia, the United States and Europe responded with a common purpo..
REUTERS Russia is in no hurry to recognise the Taliban as legitimate authorities in Afghanistan, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday, calling for an inclusive government to be set up involving all Afghan ethnic groups. "..
REUTERS The Russian Kalashnikov AK-47 and its derivatives have long been the assault rifle of choice for militant groups because of their rugged design, but some Taliban fighters are trading them in for captured U.S. guns as Afghanistan's gove..
REUTERS Mikhail Gorbachev, the leader who oversaw the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan in 1989 after Moscow's failed decade-long campaign there, said on Tuesday that NATO's own deployment to the country had been doomed from the..
The Philippines will open its doors to Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, said Malacañang on Tuesday, August 17. President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman, Secretary Harry Roque, said this is in line with the country's long history of taking..
BBC The Taliban's blisteringly fast takeover of Afghanistan has stunned security and diplomacy experts worldwide. Days after the fall of Kabul, nations are hurriedly evacuating their diplomats and citizens, leaving behind two decades of work a..
What do we know about this huge and mysterious continent, except that "In Africa, there are sharks, in Africa, there are gorillas, in Africa, there are big crocodiles"? In reality, not any of that is true. Africa is a continent that is cons..
QNA The Qatari parachute jump team, affiliated to the Qatar Air Sports Committee in the Joint Special Forces, won the gold medal in the quadruple entanglement competition in the Parachute Jump World Championships, hosted by Russia in the Tanai reg..