Afghanistan: Mullah Baradar promises ‘inclusive’ government | Taliban News

Speaking to Al Jazeera, Taliban leader stresses security is necessary to overcoming challenges facing the country. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the head of the Taliban’s political office, has told Al…

El Salvador court says presidents can serve two straight terms | Politics News

Ruling paves the way for incumbent Nayib Bukele to stand for re-election in 2024. El Salvador’s top court has ruled that the country’s president can serve two consecutive terms, opening…

Europe is politicising Afghan refugees instead of helping them | Opinions

After decades of wars and Western occupations, Afghanistan today is a devastated country. Given the active role European countries have played in these military interventions, one would think that the…

Women march in Kabul to demand role in Taliban government | Taliban News

Kabul, Afghanistan – Dozens of women took to the streets of the capital on Saturday to demand their right to work, a role in any future government, and a seat…

Don’t sacrifice human rights in the name of development | Environment

For years in the Kazakh village of Sarykamys, people would go to sleep in their beds and never wake up again. It was not the peaceful end to a long…

Thai PM Prayuth survives vote of no confidence, rallies planned | Thailand News

Prayuth received 264 votes in favour and 208 against, as pro-democracy protesters plan more demonstrations. Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and five cabinet ministers have comfortably survived a vote of…

South Africa’s top court dismisses bid to postpone local election | South Africa News

Judgement is a blow to the ruling ANC, which supported a postponement and has struggled to register candidates. South Africa’s top court has dismissed an application by the Electoral Commission…

Facebook mistakenly labels Black men ‘primates’ | Social Media News

Social media giant founded by Mark Zuckerberg apologises for ‘clearly unacceptable error’ but has previously faced allegations of racial bias. Facebook has announced that it disabled its topic recommendation feature…

China, US deal on climate change fails before COP26: report | Climate News

Beijing rebuffs US proposal to accelerate climate efforts, including public commitment to stop financing of coal-fired power plants. China and the United States have failed to reach an agreement on…

US seen funding Afghan humanitarian aid, but not the Taliban | Taliban News

The US Congress is expected to finance the United Nation’s humanitarian work in Afghanistan, but is unlikely to directly fund a new Taliban-led government, according to US officials, as the…