China approves 3-child policy
China has issued guidelines to encourage couples to have more kids. The government also passed more social and economic support measures which include measures in finances and education as well as cost of raising children, state-run China Daily reported.
Taliban take over US-made war chest having 2,000 armoured vehicles, 40 aircraft
Videos have surfaced online showing Taliban militants inspecting lines of vehicles and opening crates of new firearms, communications gear and even military drones.
Muscles sliced off, strangled with scarf: Eyewitnesses on Taliban killing 9 Hazara men
Taliban militants killed nine ethnic Hazara men in Afghanistan’s Ghazni last month. The militants broke a 45-year-old’s arms and legs, shot him and pulled his hair out, eyewitnesses said.
Kabul evacuation mission dangerous, can’t promise what the final outcome will be: Biden
US President Joe Biden said, “I cannot promise what the final outcome will be or that it will be without risk of loss. This evacuation mission is dangerous. It involves risks to our armed forces, and it is being conducted under difficult circumstances.”
Malaysian King Al-Sultan Abdullah appoints Ismail Sabri Yaakob as Malaysia’s new PM
Ismail Sabri Yaakob replaces Muhyiddin Yassin, who stepped down this week after losing his parliamentary majority due to infighting in his coalition.