According to the official, this was confirmed during a meeting with China’s ambassador to Kabul.
Esper's comments come at a time when some US officials have blamed China for the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday Washington had evidence the disease emerged from a Chinese lab, which Beijing strongly denies.
China reported more than 100 new COVID-19 cases for a seventh day on Tuesday. Mainland China posted 118 new cases on Jan.18, up from 109 a day earlier, the national health authority said in a statement.
The Wuhan Institute of Virology has collected extensive virus samples, leading to unproven allegations that it may have caused the original outbreak by leaking the virus into the surrounding community. China has strongly denied that possibility and has promoted unproven theories
Lebanon’s political watchers know that the failure of Lebanese legislators to choose a president after eight rounds is nothing unusual. Michel Aoun, who stepped down at the end of October, was chosen president in 2016 after 45 rounds and that it took two years to do so. The election of the president becomes crucial because the
Public trust in the Supreme Court has dropped sharply, a Gallup poll found this fall. It’s hardly surprising, given an array of recent factors involving the justices, their opinions and supporters. They include the political power plays that helped transform the court’s ideological makeup from balanced to conservative, a controversial
Sleep is finally having its moment. I’m a sleep researcher and clinician, and it’s exhilarating to see broader recognition that sleep is important, yet I am often dismayed about the framing of why sleep is valuable. Messages equating sleep with laziness have long been woven into our cultural consciousness, with aphorisms such
My son chose “Hispanic or Latino/a/x” in the demographics section of college applications he began filling out two months ago. It was an easy decision for him, though I have quietly agonised over this one box for years. I have encouraged him to excel academically so that no one could claim he had gotten into college because of his