Friday, January 21, 2022


A family boarding a plan to leave Afghanistan

'They will hang me': Afghan interpreters blocked by UK seek appeal

Abdul is currently hiding out in Kabul's outer suburbs. He says he will wait for the day when he is killed or found by Taliban.One of the 11 Afghan interpreters that the BBC...
PIA plane prepares for takeoff at Benazir International Airport in Islamabad - file photo

Afghanistan: Pakistani airline cancels flights due to Taliban intimidation

Pakistan International Airlines suspended its flights to Kabul from Kabul in Afghanistan due to "heavy-handed interference" by the Taliban.This decision was taken after the Taliban instructed the airline to reduce prices to the...
China power station and flag

Why China's climate policy matters to us all

China's emissions of carbon dioxide are enormous and rising, surpassing other countries. Experts are unanimous in their belief that the world can't win against climate change if it doesn't reduce China’s greenhouse gas...
The couple on their motorbike

Vietnam: Owners heartbroken after 12 dogs killed over Covid

Covid cases are on the rise in Vietnam so a couple of Vietnamese left Long An province by motorbike with their pet dog pack. Later, they tested positive for Covid-19. The couple discovered...
A file picture from 2008 shows a Pakistani Taliban militant placing down his belongings before starting prayers in Orakzai

Violence surges in Pakistan's tribal belt as Taliban, IS-K go on attack

Seventeen-year old Israr was asleep when his cell phone rang. The teenager was tired and it was already 2 a.m. The guard had worked all day. The other side of the line was...
A traveller rests at the transit hall of Changi International Airport

Singapore Covid: Airline website crashes as new borders are opened

Singapore has had its borders closed for over 21 months. Residents are now rushing to get tickets because they know that rules will be loosening.As long as people are immunized, they will be...
A woman in the street shows a paper with the text 50/50 written in it, with the zeros as the female and male gender symbols, depicting the gender parity concept.

New global study shows that wives earn less than their husbands.

Are you as successful as your husband in earning money?The majority of women are not affected by the differences in income between partners, according to a global study.For the first time, there was...
Hazara woman in Bamiyan, Afghanistan

Afghanistan crisis: Merkel warns against descent into chaos

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, has warned the international community to not allow Afghanistan into chaos.According to her, there is nothing to gain from the economic collapse of the country.As G20 leaders met to...
North Korea: Kim Jong-un vows to build 'invincible military'

North Korea: Kim Jong-un vows to build 'invincible military'

According to state media reports, North Korea's leader has pledged to create an "invincible army" against what it considers hostile US policies. Kim Jong-un stated that weapons development was meant to be used...
Khao san

Thailand opens to tourists who have been vaccinated on November 1st

Officials in Thailand say they plan to eliminate Covid quarantine from Thailand for travelers fully vaccinated with at least 10 nations of low-risk starting on November 1.PM Prayuth Chanocha said that the "decision...
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