Government And Politics
May 29, 2020

Myanmar military says police missing after rebel. attack

Myanmar’s military says 10 members of the paramilitary Border Guard Police are missing along with three of their family members after a predawn attack allegedly by the Arakan Army, an ethnic rebel group

IS blasts Iraq PM as American agent, calls for more attacks
May 29, 2020

IS blasts Iraq PM as American agent, calls for more attacks

The Islamic State group in an audio message has blasted Iraq’s new prime minister, calling him an “American agent” and criticizing the closure of Islam’s holiest shrine in the Saudi holy city of Mecca to limit the spread of coronavirus

May 29, 2020

Turkey reopens some mosques amid infection slowdown

Worshippers in Turkey have held their first communal Friday prayers in 74 days after the government reopened some mosques as part of its plans to relax measures in place to fight the coronavirus outbreak

Afghan government says Taliban attack on checkpoint kills 14
May 29, 2020

Afghan government says Taliban attack on checkpoint kills 14

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says Taliban fighters have attacked an army checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan, killing 14 military personnel

May 28, 2020

Activists criticize new anti-violence campaign in Mexico

Activists in Mexico are criticizing a new government ad campaign on violence against women, saying it is outdated and minimizes the problem

Turkey to lift travel ban, open gyms, restaurants on June 1
May 28, 2020

Turkey to lift travel ban, open gyms, restaurants on June 1

A coronavirus travel ban between Turkey’s worst affected cities is being lifted while restaurants, cafes and sports facilities will reopen on June 1, under the next phase of the country’s plans to roll back restrictions in place to limit the spread of COVID-19

Taliban in Kabul to discuss prisoner releases under US deal
May 28, 2020

Taliban in Kabul to discuss prisoner releases under US deal

A five-member Taliban team is in the Afghan capital to follow up on this week's release of prisoners by the Kabul government

May 28, 2020

Turkey resumes intercity train operations after 2 months

Intercity train service has resumed on a limited basis in Turkey as the government eases restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus

With test results lost, an Afghan family fell to virus
May 27, 2020

With test results lost, an Afghan family fell to virus

Dr. Yousuf Aryubi's family assumed they just had a bad cold, as one after another, they came down with fevers and coughs — all because one of the Afghan capital's main hospitals never told them the results of Dr. Aryubi's coronavirus test

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