KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of its harsh interpretation of Islamic law when they last ruled Afghanistan said the hard-line movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands, though perhaps not in public ... “No one will tell us what our laws should be ... The U.S ... .
A U.N. investigator on Myanmar has accused the country’s military junta of systematic attacks against the people of Myanmar that may amount to crimes against humanity. The report by the special rapporteur was submitted Wednesday to the U.N.Human Rights Council... He said no one is spared, not even the children ... The U.N ... .
"Access by road and by air, which along with electricity, telecoms, banking activity and fuel supplies are essential to enable aid delivery, are being denied by the Ethiopian government -- indications of a siege."
WASHINGTON. A reported shooting at the United States Army's highly secure Ft. Meade base north of Washington Thursday was just an exercise, with no casualties as originally reported, a base official said ... .
"Coal, cars, cash and trees ... At the same time, he called on international financial institutions such as the IMF and the WorldBank to cooperate with governments to ensure a smooth shift for their economies during the transition. .
LONDON — The European Union unveiled plans Thursday to require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, proposed legislation that would mandate USB-C cables for charging, technology that many device makers have already adopted ... ___ ... ___ ... .
The head of the UN food agency is warning that 16 million people in Yemen “are marching towards starvation”, adding that food rations for millions in the war-torn nation will be cut in October unless new funding arrives ... But donors pledged less than half the amount – $1.7bn, which the UN chief called “disappointing” ... ‘End the war’ ... It is a heartbreak.
The Lithuanian government recently advised its citizens to stop using Chinese smartphones, and the call made to the country's 2.7 million citizens has been picked up by global news outlets ...That's why we've put together this explainer on the controversy ... What's the actual news ... The bigger issues were with Xiaomi phones ... Future) ... What's not the news.
(Reuters) – Max Verstappen hit back with sarcasm on Thursday after seven times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton suggested his young Red Bull rival was feeling the pressure of a first title tilt ... “It’s so horrible to fight for a title. I really hate it,” he added ... “I’m very chilled ... “Which is fine ... .