TALIBAN SAYS IT WON’T INTERFERE WITH QUAKE RELIEF; CALL FOR UNFREEZING OF AFGHAN BANK FUNDS

Sun 26 June 2022: The Taliban administration in Afghanistan said on Saturday that they will not be interfering with any international aid that will be directed towards the citizens suffering due to earthquakes. Afghanistan experienced a 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday and that resulted in the death of more than 1000 people. It also rendered many […]

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RUSSIA TO SEND BELARUS NUCLEAR-CAPABLE MISSILES TO COUNTER ‘AGGRESSIVE’ WEST

Sun 26 June 2022: As per the Russian foreign ministry, President Vladimir Putin offered to provide Minsk with nuclear-capable missile systems in order to counteract the “aggressive” West to his Belarusian counterpart. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko asked Putin to assist Belarus in mounting a “symmetrical response” in response to Lithuania’s and Poland’s “confrontational” and “repulsive” […]

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MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK IS NOT A GLOBAL EMERGENCY AT THIS TIME, SAYS WHO

Sun 26 June 2022: The outbreak of monkeypox in more than 50 countries has not yet been declared a worldwide emergency, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which announced this decision on Saturday. The assessment was made following three days of discussions in Geneva by the monkeypox emergency committee of the UN health agency, […]

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NUCLEAR TALKS BETWEEN IRAN AND THE US WILL RESUME SOON, SAYS EU’S FOREIGN POLICY CHIEF

Sat 25 June 2022: Iran’s indirect talks with the US to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement will soon resume, according to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, who was speaking at a news conference in Tehran with the head of the EU’s foreign policy.as reported by Reuters. “We are prepared to resume talks in the coming […]

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‘MASSIVE’ BOMBARDMENT OF UKRAINE ORIGINATES FROM BELARUS BORDER REGION

Sat 25 June 2022: The Ukrainian army claimed in a statement on Saturday that Ukraine’s northern border region of Chernigiv came under “massive bombardment” fired from the territory of Russia’s ally Belarus. “Around 5:00 o’clock in the morning (0200 GMT) the Chernigiv region suffered a massive bombardment by missiles. Twenty rockets, fired from the territory […]

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BURKINA FASO: 14 DAYS TO EVACUATE BEFORE VAST ARMY OPERATION

Sat 25 June 2022:  Burkina Faso’s army has given civilians two weeks to evacuate vast areas in northern and southeastern regions of the country in advance of military operations against rebel fighters. The military evacuation order follows after a major attack by rebels on June 11 that left at least 100 civilians dead and displaced thousands more. The West […]

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AFGHANISTAN’S REMOTE AND POOR VILLAGES HARDEST HIT BY EARTHQUAKE

Sat 25 June 2022:  Rudimentary construction of homes located in rocky, unpaved mountains and hillsides said to be key factors in severity of destruction. Gayan, Paktika – In the early morning hours of Wednesday June 22, the mud homes in this remote part of southeastern Afghanistan began to tremble and collapse under the force of a […]

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