Afghan leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar held talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi yesterday. They discussed bilateral relations and the Afghan peace process
One person was killed and a dozen were seriously injured yesterday during an opposition protest near Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan, a local mayor said, two weeks ahead of a contentious presidential election.
Nigerians protesting against what they condemn as police brutality must end their daily demonstrations and enter into dialogue with the government on law enforcement reforms, the youth minister said yesterday.
Dialogue may be possible with certain militant groups active in Africa’s Sahel region, but not “radical” ones such as the Islamic State (IS) group, UN chief Antonio Guterres said yesterday.
New Zealand’s next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of colour, members from the rainbow communities and a high number of women.
Thousands of Thais defied a fresh government warning yesterday and again took to the streets, as the embattled premier recalled parliament to thrash out how to end weeks of protests.
At least half of India’s 1.3bn people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a federal government committee tasked with providing projections said yesterday.
President Donald Trump yesterday called coronavirus expert Anthony Fauci a “disaster” and sought to reassure campaign workers he still has a path to victory on Election Day 15 days away despite slipping opinion poll numbers.
Bolivia’s socialist candidate Luis Arce looks set to win the country’s presidential election without the need for a run-off, an unofficial count indicated on Monday, putting the leftwing party of Evo Morales on the brink of a return to power.