UN chief condemns coalition strike in Yemen that killed 60

People inspect the wreckage of buildings that were damaged by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, in Sanaa, Yemen, Jan 18, 2022. (HANI MOHAMMED/AP) SAADA/NEW YORK, Yemen – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Friday that reportedly killed at least 60 people in a detention center in the Houthi-held […]

Aid finally arrives in Tonga as phone lines partially restored

A handout photo taken and released on Jan 20, 2022 by the Royal Australian Air Force shows Australian High Commissioner to Tonga Rachael Moore (left) and Tongan Foreign Minister Fekitamoeloa 'Utoikamanu watching the arrival of the first Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III aircraft from Australia delivering humanitarian assistance. (HANDOUT / AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE […]

Afghan Taliban administration calls for official recognition

In this file photo taken on Sept 8, 2021, an Afghan street vendor carries a Taliban flag beside outer concrete wall of US embassy in Kabul. (AAMIR QURESHI / AFP) KABUL – Afghanistan's acting prime minister, Mullah Hasan Akhund, on Wednesday called for international governments to officially recognize the country's Taliban administration, saying at a […]