An injured man moves away from the site of a bomb blast in Kabul. File/Reuters
Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies, their mothers from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders.
It was a heartless and condemnable act of terrorism in Kabul in which several people died and many were injured (“Bomb targets Kabul University, several die,” July 20, Gulf Today). There should be an end to war and terrorism in Afghanistan. For many decades the innocent Afghan people are being victimised
The Taliban denied any involvement in the attack. While no other group immediately claimed responsibility, Daesh militants frequently orchestrate assaults on the country's religious minorities.
Demonstrations descending into violence again on Sunday despite curfews in big cities across the US and the deployment of thousands of National Guard soldiers reveal the simmering anger sparked by the death of George Floyd,
My cousin who had gone on annual vacation to India gave a sigh of relief when I informed her of the UAE decision to allow expats to return (“UAE residents with valid visas can return from today,” May 30, Gulf Today).
Three years after the Doklam stand-off, Indian and Chinese soldiers are facing each other again, this time at points along the 3,450-kilometre long line of actual control between the two countries.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the world, people have become heavily reliant on the internet and its digital economy. This is a clear indication of the increase in the security risks to millions of people,