Nearly 1,800 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first three months of 2021 during fighting between government forces and Taliban militants despite efforts to find peace, the United Nations said in new findings on Wednesday.
US President Joe Biden’s administration has told Congress it is proceeding with more than $23 billion in weapons sales to the United Arab Emirates – a member of a Saudi-led coalition which claimed the lives of thousands of people in its war on Yemen.
The Iranian government’s spokesman pledged that a retaliatory action with proportional intensity and at an appropriate time will definitely take place in response to the targeting of an enrichment facility in Natanz, central Iran.
Russia on Tuesday warned the United States to ensure its warships stayed well away from Crimea "for their own good", calling their deployment in the Black Sea a provocation designed to test Russian nerves.
China told the United States on Tuesday to stop playing with fire over Taiwan and lodged a complaint after Washington issued guidelines that will enable US officials to meet more freely with officials from the Chinese island.