Taliban will not stop attacking Afghan government targets and foreign forces unless its ‘leadership’ gives instructions otherwise, a militant commander in Helmand says, amid uncertainties over a potential deal with the United States to curb violence.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan faces the first major challenge to his leadership as an orange-turbaned rival he calls ‘Maulana Diesel’ marches to Islamabad with thousands of supporters hoping to bring down the government.
Britain's leadership contest was rocked on Saturday by reports that police were called to a late-night "row" between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his partner, just hours before campaigning opens to win over grassroots Conservatives.
China has revamped a national leadership group charged with planning and studying its key technological development strategies, signaling potential policy shifts are underway as its technological ambitions fueled a backlash abroad.
Sources close to the European Union leadership have indicated that Brexit will not be on the agenda of a next summit of the bloc in Salzburg, Austria, unless Britain makes tangible concessions on conditions it has proposed on the issue.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said on Thursday she hoped her son and heir Prince Charles would take on leadership of the Commonwealth, answering some who argue the position should be rotated around member states.