Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington. File/Associated Press
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi returned to Baghdad from his recent visit to Washington with a pledge from US President Joe Biden to end “US combat missions”
Five employees of the ministry of mines and petroleum were killed and 10 wounded in the bus attack, the officials said, adding that seven people were killed and more than 20 wounded in the second explosion.
The rebels are seeking autonomy for the culturally distinct region free from the Buddhist-majority Thai state, which colonised the area over a century ago.
The rush-hour explosion sent a plume of smoke into the air above the Puli Mahmood Khan neighbourhood of the Afghan capital and shook buildings up to two kilometres (1.2 miles) away, with the media reporter saying he could hear gunshots after the blast.
It is unacceptable that snipers should be firing at peaceful protesters as they did on Thursday, and killed six people including those who were not part of the protest march.
I grew up during the Korean War. Often, we had just enough to eat, but rarely enough to fill our stomachs. I was hungry all the time. Everyone was.
The United Arab Emirates is the best place in the world where people from different races, schools of thought and religions from around the world live together