The United States will announce sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday over alleged election interference and cyber activity, targeting several officials and entities, people familiar with the matter said.
Amnesty International says at least three civilians have been killed by Eritrean soldiers in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit northern Tigray region.
Oil prices increased on Thursday to the highest level in almost a month, after rising 5% in the previous session.
A recent decision by Washington to reschedule the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan will hinder the peace process and violate the deal with the Taliban, a senior Russian official says.
Russia has stressed that the crisis in Ukraine should be resolved peacefully, as the United States and other NATO countries deploy military personnel and equipment to the country, where government forces are fighting ethnic Russians in the east.
Thirty years after sweeping reforms were recommended to end the injustice of Indigenous deaths in Australian custody, a spate of recent fatalities and soaring rates of Aboriginal incarceration have highlighted failures to act.
A senior Chinese official has warned foreign powers against any interference in Hong Kong, saying they will face countermeasures if they try to use the semi-autonomous city as a “pawn.”
United States President Joe Biden has made a deal with Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras to increase border security in order to prevent refugees from reaching the US border.
A US Congressman has expressed deep dismay at the situation of migrants, in particular unaccompanied children, at the US border, saying it is “nothing short of a heartbreak.”
Afghans welcome the arrival of the fasting month of Ramadan with honor and pride despite facing numerous challenges, including poverty, the COVID-19 pandemic, and increasing violence and bloodshed.