Afghanistan. NGOs call for unfreezing assets to end ‘near-universal poverty’ | Afghanistan

Afghanistan.  NGOs call for unfreezing assets to end ‘near-universal poverty’ |  Afghanistan

A year after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, a group of 32 Afghan and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are urging the international community not to abandon the people of the country, but rather to address the root causes of the economic crisis, to stand up for human rights and to increase humanitarian aid. Echoing … Read more

Asia shares mixed shares, China cuts rates as data disappoints

Asia shares mixed shares, China cuts rates as data disappoints

FILE PHOTO – People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index at a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei edge higher, S&P 500 futures plunge PBOC lowers key rates, Chinese data sorely lacking in forecasts Eyes … Read more

Return of Elgton Jenkins to give ‘big boost’ to Packers offensive line

Return of Elgton Jenkins to give ‘big boost’ to Packers offensive line

Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur wasn’t ready to put a timeline on Elgton Jenkins’ official return to the field and he’s not predetermining what position he’ll end up playing, but the outgoing Pro Bowler from the PUP list certainly provides a more optimistic outlook for the Packers offensive line entering the regular season. Jenkins, … Read more

Tweet from JK Rowling: Police investigating online threat after Salman Rushdie comment

Tweet from JK Rowling: Police investigating online threat after Salman Rushdie comment

The Harry Potter creator said she felt “very sick” after hearing the news and hoped the novelist would “be fine”. In response, one user said “don’t worry, you’re next.” After sharing screenshots of the threatening tweet, Rowling said, “To everyone sending messages of support: thank you, the police are involved (they were involved in other … Read more

Live Updates: Rio Tinto’s plan to take control of a $2.7 billion copper mine in Mongolia hits the buffers

Live Updates: Rio Tinto’s plan to take control of a .7 billion copper mine in Mongolia hits the buffers

Afghanistan has two anniversaries ahead. Friday is Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919, in which Britain granted Afghanistan self-determination over its foreign affairs. However, most will be most concerned about Monday, which marks a year since the Taliban regained control. This week also begins with the 75th anniversary of … Read more

Texas WR Isaiah Neyor, OL Junior Angilau uncertain for 2022 season after serious knee injuries, report says

Texas WR Isaiah Neyor, OL Junior Angilau uncertain for 2022 season after serious knee injuries, report says

SATISFACTION Texas wide receiver Isaiah Neyor and offensive lineman Junior Angilau suffered serious knee injuries in the Longhorns’ first scrimmage of the fall, potentially putting their 2022 seasons in doubt, according to 247Sports. Neyor’s initial diagnosis is said to be a ruptured ACL, but both players seek a second opinion. Running back Roschon Johnson also … Read more

“I spiral when I read things about me”

“I spiral when I read things about me”

Tom Holland has returned to Instagram to reveal he is taking a break from social media to focus on his mental health. The Spider-Man: No Coming Home The star had been absent from digital platforms and returned to make some important announcements. Holland shared a video on his official Instagram account and said he had … Read more

South Korea offers North ‘bold’ economic benefits for denuclearization

South Korea offers North ‘bold’ economic benefits for denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol on Monday offered “bold” economic aid to North Korea if it scraps its nuclear weapons program while avoiding harsh criticism from the North days after threatening of “deadly” retaliation against the COVID-19 epidemic he blames the South. In a speech celebrating the end of Japanese … Read more