Former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani said the Afghan government was not included in the peace process talks between the US under the Trump administration and the Taliban.
Suu Kyi was sentenced to six more years in prison by the junta court, as the court found the ousted leader guilty of four out of six corruption charges.
NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance was prepared to step up peacekeeping troops in the region should tensions continue between Kosovo and Serbia.
In a victory for activists, a high court in Hong Kong overturned a ruling by the lower court that blocked open reporting of pre-trial proceedings of a landmark national security case.
House Democrats unanimously passed the Inflation Reduction Act, marking another legislative achievement under the Biden administration.
Candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss both ruled out granting Scotland another independence referendum if elected.
The French foreign ministry condemned the six-year prison sentence given to ousted Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi by the military court.
Iran's foreign ministry said Rushdie was deserving of the condemnation and no one has the right to accuse Tehran of the stabbing of the novelist.
US officials reported an increase in illegal weapons smuggling into Haiti and the Caribbean, amidst increasing cases of firearm-related violence in the region.
The insurgent group declared Monday a 'day of victory' marking one year since the West withdrew from Afghanistan.
Russian fighter jets made an incursion over Finnish airspace for two minutes, according to its defense ministry.
Energoatom issued a statement saying Russia-based hackers launched a three-hour cyberattack on its website.
Iran's foreign ministry said it is ready to exchange prisoners with the US as it calls on Washington to release detained Iranians.
The bloc's ambassador to the Pacific Islands said the EU is looking to become an economic and strategic partner in the region.
In her meeting with a delegation of US lawmakers, President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan remains committed to a stable Taiwan Strait.
Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, spouses assist in DC Central Kitchen ahead of Thanksgiving holiday
This week marks the Thanksgiving holidays for the US, with many looking forward to holding their celebrations in person since the pandemic began. US President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and their spouses took part in a food kitchen in Washington DC before they left to celebrate the holiday respectively.
Biden, Harris, along with first lady Dr. Jill Biden and second gentleman Doug Emhoff, assisted in a food kitchen in DC before they were to leave for the Thanksgiving holidays, according to the Associated Press. The four of them donned aprons of the food kitchen, which serves cooked meals and training for culinary jobs. They served turkey, gravy, green beans, and sweet potato casserole in trays that would be packed and served to those in need.
The Bidens later left for Nantucket, Massachusetts, to celebrate their Thanksgiving holiday with family, resuming their family traditions that were put on hold in 2020 due to the pandemic. The first family arrived on the small island Tuesday night, staying in the home of billionaire and family friend David Rubenstein as they have done for years. Biden is expected to return to Washington on Sunday.
Aside from assisting in the DC Central Kitchen, the Bidens also served Thanksgiving meals to military service members and their families in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Monday. Dr. Biden also kicked off the holidays at the White House when she received the White House Christmas tree that would be placed in the Blue Room of the executive residence as the centerpiece.
Right-wing media outlets like Fox News have called out Biden for deciding to spend the Thanksgiving holiday at Rubenstein’s home in Nantucket. Former Biden campaign surrogate Kevin Walling weighed in on the US leader’s Thanksgiving vacation plans, which were described as “lavish” by the network’s contributor Liz Peek. Walling was quick to point out that Biden would get criticized for everything he decided to do, including vacation plans.
“Listen, the right-wing media is going to attack the president if he’s staying at a Best Western,” said Walling. “They’re always just going to attack him no matter what he does. He’s staying with friends at Nantucket, something that the Biden family has done since the president lost his first wife.”
Walling also reminded the panel that Biden’s immediate predecessor, Donald Trump, frequently spent time at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, charging taxpayers through the massive bills of the Secret Service.