Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's special envoy on economic and trade development has died from COVID19, one of his aides says.
Afghan Presidential Envoy Dies In Turkey From COVID-19.
The U.S. special envoy for Serbia and Kosovo negotiations has announced that the two countries' leaders have agreed to meet at the White House next month, after a similar meeting was canceled in June.
The Afghan government said August 14 it has started releasing 400 Taliban militants, the final part of a prisoner swap meant to clear the way for the start of peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban.
There is growing concern that a repeat of the tough five-week lockdown Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern imposed earlier in the year could cripple the economy.
The European Union is poised to ratchet up pressure on Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka in response to a brutal crackdown on protests triggered by elections the bloc described as "neither free nor fair."
Canadian parliamentary committee heard witness accounts of the stunning new reach of China's security laws in Hong Kong.