Pakistan’s Imran Khan warns of ‘civil war’ in Afghanistan
Khan says Pakistan primarily concerned with possibility of humanitarian and refugee crisis if a civil war breaks out.
Iran eyes normalisation as COVID vaccination drive accelerates
Coronavirus cases are declining across Iran, but the country is far from controlling the pandemic.
Month after Taliban takeover, Ukrainians stranded in Afghanistan
Dozens of Ukrainian citizens originally from Afghanistan remain in the war-torn country, despite pleas for evacuation.
UAE, India look to double trade to at least $100B over five years
The UAE is trying to burnish its credentials as a hub for business in the face of growing competition from Saudi Arabia.
Border police can ethnically profile people, Dutch court rules
Hague District Court says that ethnicity can be used to single out passengers for checks, but activists vow to appeal.
US to return Gilgamesh Tablet, 17,000 artifacts taken from Iraq
It is believed that the tablet was looted from an Iraqi museum in 1990 and introduced into the United States in 2007.
‘Go big’: US doubles COVID vaccine purchases for global sharing
Biden announces US commitment to donate total of 1.1 billion vaccines at summit with world leaders.