— #China’s global commitments for common good unveiled at the UN General Assembly, in the words of Chinese President Xi Jinping. What does China’s Global Development Initiative mean for a world in turbulence and transformation?
— The delivery of crucial aid to millions of struggling #Afghans, a hot button at the United Nations. For a clearer picture of the humanitarian situation, we’ll hear from the International Red Cross president.
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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.
China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.