Kabul [Afghanistan], April 19 (ANI): India and Iran on Saturday said that Afghanistan would not go backwards regarding return of the Islamic Emirate used by Taliban in their five-year long rule on Kabul, reported Afghanistan Times.
Nicosia [Cyprus], April 19 (ANI): A day after the Iranian government unveiled its new uranium enrichment centrifuges in the Natanz nuclear plant, on April 11 the facility was sabotaged by an explosion causing damage both to the central power and the emergency power cable as well as to an unknown number of centrifuges in the facility.
Kabul [Afghanistan], April 19 (ANI): The announcement of the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan will require that Pakistan make a decision on its Afghan policy -- whether to opt for cooperation or enmity with its neighbour, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has said.
Washington [US], April 18 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Saturday explained his initial decision to not increase the limit on refugee admissions to the United States stating that his administration "couldn't do two things at once".
Washington [US], April 18 (ANI): Top US military commanders were recommending against a full withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, advising to try to cement a peace agreement first, but US President Joe Biden did not share their concern.
Taipei [Taiwan], April 18 (ANI): In what could be called another massive setback to China, Taiwan has welcomed a joint statement issued by Japan and the United States affirming the importance of maintaining peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.
Indianapolis [US], April 18 (ANI): Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) on Saturday (local time) held a prayer vigil for victims of the FedEx shooting that left at least eight people killed including four people belonging to the Sikh Community.
Washington DC [US], April 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden on Saturday said the situation with Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny, who is currently serving a two-and-a-half prison term, is "totally unfair."
Karachi [Pakistan], April 17 (ANI): Pakistan has launched a nationwide drive to verify the data of about 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees residing in the country, Anadolu Agency reported citing an official as saying.
Beijing [China], April 17 (ANI): As the US and Japan call for a free and open Indo-Pacific region and along with raising concerns over the gross human rights violations committed by China, Beijing on Saturday expressed 'firm opposition to Washington and Tokyo's demand for a 'stable' Taiwan strait.