In an exclusive interview with TRT World, Ahmad Wali Massoud shares his thoughts on the staying power of the Taliban-led Islamic Emirate, the future of the resistance, and what the US and Britain both got wrong.
The Ryder Cup was postponed last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Iran’s bargaining will be much tougher but a compromise also seems likely provided the US would seriously consider removing sanctions.
French Ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault denies media reports that France was lobbying the EU not to sign a trade deal with Australia that has been under negotiation since 2018.
Prime Minister Morrison says he understood the French government's "disappointment" but said he had raised issues with the deal "some months ago", as had other Australian government ministers.
"This brutal, unilateral, and unpredictable decision reminds me a lot of what Mr Trump used to do," says FM Jean-Yves Le Drian, accusing US President Biden of stabbing Paris in back and acting like his predecessor Trump.
US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared together virtually to detail the new alliance, which will be called AUKUS.
Uzbek foreign ministry spokesman Yusup Kabulzhanov confirmed the evacuation by saying that "All Afghan refugees have left the territory of Uzbekistan.
Amir Khan Muttaqi, the regime’s acting foreign minister, says donor money would be spent wisely a day after the UN said $1.2 billion in aid had been pledged to Afghanistan.
Nuclear envoys from Japan, South Korea and the US hold talks a day after Pyongyang tested a long-range missile.
In the first public hearing in Congress about Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Pakistan has a "multiplicity of interests some that are in conflict with ours."
Increasing threats from Daesh-K could bring about greater cooperation not only between the Taliban and Washington, but also between the new Afghan administration and other countries.
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