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Taliban berates deadly US drone strike on Kabul

The Taliban has condemned the US drone attack that killed 10 Afghan civilians, including children, in Kabul last month.

Trump lashes out at Biden’s immigration policies

Former US President Donald Trump said the United States is becoming a “cesspool of humanity” as the administration of Joe Biden scrambles to handle thousands of migrants.

Daesh claims responsibility for Afghanistan blasts

The Daesh terror organization has claimed responsibility for the recent deadly attacks that rocked eastern Afghanistan, the group's statement on Telegram says.

Ismail Khan: Recent events in Afghanistan coup, Ghani committed treason

Iconic Afghan commander, Amir Ismail Khan, known as the Lion of Herat, says the recent Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has been a ‘coup’ and the result of the betrayal of former President Ashraf Ghani. The news website Entekhab, has conducted an exclusive interview with Ismail Khan who was briefly captured by the Taliban before escaping from the militant group. The first part of the interview follows:

Satellite photos show North Korea expanding nuclear facility

Satellite images show North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex.

France: US, Australia ‘lying’ over sub deal

France has accused Washington and Canberra of lying over a security pact that saw the Australian government scrap a contract to buy French submarines in favour of US vessels.

Pro-rioters rally draws small crowd outside US Capitol

Several hundred demonstrators gathered outside the Capitol in Washington on Saturday to protest what the organizers say is the unfair treatment of people charged in connection with the deadly January riot at the US congress.

Israel says captured two Palestinian inmates on the run

Israel said on Sunday it had recaptured the last two Palestinian prisoners who escaped from an Israeli maximum security prison more than 10 days ago.

Expert: SCO membership allows Iran to actively pursue multilateralism

Tehran-based political and international relations expert Hassan Beheshtipour believes Iran’s full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will allow the Islamic Republic to speak louder about multilateralism and pursue it more vigorously.

UNICEF worried about Afghan girls education

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the reopening of schools in Afghanistan but stressed girls must not be kept away from the classrooms.