President Joe Biden said on Monday that he plans to designate Qatar a major non-Nato ally, underscoring the critical role the US has come to see the Gulf state playing as Washington looks for help addressing challenges ranging from Afghanistan to a p..
Qatar has reached an agreement with the Taliban to resume chartered evacuation flights from Afghanistan, ending a dispute that resulted in a months-long pause, according to a report. Axios news agency, citing an interview with Qatari For..
New Zealand has announced a phased reopening of its borders, as the country starts to ease some of the world's toughest Covid restrictions. Vaccinated citizens in Australia can go home from 27 February, while jabbed citizens elsewhere will be ..
Afghanistan's public universities opened on Wednesday for the first time since the Taliban took over the country last year, with female students joining their male counterparts heading back to campus. The Taliban administration has not of..
International banks can transfer money to Afghanistan for humanitarian purposes, and aid groups are allowed to pay teachers and healthcare workers at state-run institutions without fear of breaching sanctions on the Taliban, the United States said on..
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has spoken out in support of six Indian students fighting for their right to wear the hijab in class. The teens have been protesting in Karnataka state for weeks, drawing attention to a college's ban o..
An Indian state on Friday extended the closure of degree and diploma colleges till February 16 as the controversy over Muslim girls wearing hijab to school refused to die down. An Indian state has shut high schools and colleges for three days afte..
Rescuers in Afghanistan are scrambling to reach a nine-year-old boy trapped for two days down a well in southern Zabul province. The operation in Shokak village comes less than two weeks after a similar attempt to rescue a child from a well in Mor..
A boy who was trapped in an Afghanistan well for four days has died. Rescuers had managed to pull out the six-year-old boy named Haider on Friday afternoon after working round the clock to rescue him. But a local journalist told the BBC that th..
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