U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that the United States would work to ensure Americans and Afghan partners could leave Afghanistan beyond Aug. 31, the planned deadline for the ongoing evacuation led by the U.S. military.
Syria refutes U.S. accusation of chemical attack in 20132021-08-25
Syria's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday slammed the U.S. State Department's recent statement accusing the Syrian government of carrying out a chemical attack in a former rebel-held area in 2013, according to the Syrian state news agency SANA.
Shame and disgrace of untrustworthy U.S. intelligence arms2021-08-25
"I was the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) director. We lied, we cheated, we stole," then U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said when addressing Texas A&M University in April 2019. "We had entire training courses. It reminds you of the glory of the American experiment."
UN officials concerned about situation in Yemen2021-08-24
Senior United Nations officials on Monday expressed their concerns over the situation in Yemen, while calling on the international community to help and parties concerned to protect civilians, and children in particular in the war-torn country.
IMF's largest SDR allocation in history takes effect2021-08-23
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Monday that its new allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) equivalent to 650 billion U.S. dollars, the largest in the IMF's history, comes into effect, in an effort to help countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Afghanistan: Geo-economics over geopolitics2021-08-24
The hasty withdrawal of US, British and other NATO troops from Afghanistan after their almost 20 years of failed "war on terror" could become an inflection point toward a new era in world politics.