Assignment Asia: Aftermath of the war in Afghanistan

For nearly two decades of war in Afghanistan, the country has bled massively, whether in terms of human deaths and injuries, the near devastating impact on its economy or the ongoing threats to its security. Jack Barton traveled to the country and spoke to individuals and families there to find out how they are keeping … Read more Assignment Asia: Aftermath of the war in Afghanistan

Assignment Asia Episode 121: The struggle for survival

The human instinct to survive is one of the most powerful drives. Even though human conditions have evolved dramatically over the millennia, the struggle for survival remains a constant theme and even challenge in many human societies. In Australia, farmers are twice as likely as the country’s general population to commit suicide. In parts of … Read more Assignment Asia Episode 121: The struggle for survival

IMF’s Gopinath Says Everything Takes a Backseat to Fighting Virus Aftermath

Mar.24 — International Monetary Fund Chief Economist Gita Gopinath says “all hands are on deck” to combat the economic shock caused by the coronavirus pandemic. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and Romaine Bostick on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”

‘Violation of sovereignty’ | Aftermath of Iraqi airport being hit by US airstrikes

An airport under construction in Iraq’s central Karbala province was hit in a US bombing raid on militias. Iraq’s military has denounced American airstrikes inside the country that allegedly killed 3 Iraqi soldiers: ‘This action is against the will of the Iraqi state and a violation of its sovereignty, it strengthens outlaws.’ READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/acpy … Read more ‘Violation of sovereignty’ | Aftermath of Iraqi airport being hit by US airstrikes

Aftermath of collapse of Chinese hotel used to quarantined coronavirus victims

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/03/07/chinese-hotel-coronavirus-quarantined-victims-collapses/ Four people have died in the collapse of a hotel in the Chinese city of Quanzhou, the Ministry of Emergency Management said on Sunday, after state media said the place was being used to quarantine individuals under observation for the coronavirus. Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, … Read more Aftermath of collapse of Chinese hotel used to quarantined coronavirus victims

Syria Conflict: Turkey and Russia announce Idlib ceasefire – BBC News

A ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province has just come into effect in a bid to avoid a major escalation. In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, also agreed to establish a security corridor and joint patrols. Last month, 36 Turkish soldiers were killed in Idlib during a Russian-backed Syrian … Read more Syria Conflict: Turkey and Russia announce Idlib ceasefire – BBC News

Should the Police Ever Be Above the Law? | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Two police officers who were called to the aftermath of the Streatham terror attack are under investigation for alleged dangerous driving and misconduct. The police officers are suspended from certain duties including driving a police vehicle whilst the investigation takes place. Should the police be given special dispensation while attending … Read more Should the Police Ever Be Above the Law? | Good Morning Britain