Kabul, Afghanistan – Many Afghan women in the capital Kabul have protested against a poster campaign launched by the Taliban, encouraging women to wear a burqa or hijab ... It did not issue an official directive ... The word “hijab” accompanied each picture as if to clarify what that should look like ... “This poses the question ... Mohd Rasfan/AFP] ... .
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Washington/Moscow... The rare sanctions threat came as Nato places forces on standby and reinforces eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets in response to Russia’s troop build-up near its border with Ukraine. Russia denies planning an attack and says the crisis is being driven by Nato and US actions ... “Yes,” he responded ... Gas diversion plans ... ... .
China on Wednesday sent its largest land monitoring satellite into space. The L-SAR 01A satellite was launched aboard a Long March-4C carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China, public broadcaster CGTN reported ... .
The Omicron variant of coronavirus can remain alive on skin for over 21 hours, and more than eights days on plastic surfaces, which may be contributing to its faster spread compared to other strains, according to a study ... Also Read. Fauci says 'prudent' to have Omicron vaccine, but may not be needed ... Also Read ... Watch the latest DH Videos here. ... YouTube.
Former Pope Benedict XVI has apologized for giving false testimony during a child sexual abuse probe. For many Catholics, the statement isn't enough; they are bitterly disappointed and demand an admission of guilt ... .
Lebanon signed deals on Wednesday to purchase electricity from Jordan via Syria to help the small Mediterranean country deal with its crippling energy crisis ... The electricity will be transmitted through Syria. The World Bank is expected to finance the deals, and negotiations are underway.
On November 24, 2021, Apple notified Fakih via email, iMessage, and an alert on the AppleID login screen that state-sponsored attackers may be targeting her personal iPhone ...Amnesty International’s Security Lab peer reviewed the analysis and confirmed the findings ... It referred us to its and , which outline how they respond to such allegations ... Target.
Trans people in Hong Kong will not be allowed to have their gender officially recognized on their identity documents unless they undergo sex reassignment surgery, a court ruled on Wednesday. ... Compared to many Western cities, campaigners have criticized Hong Kong as lagging behind on issues of equality, including LGBTQ rights. ... More>>.
As longstanding human rights campaigners, we are both well acquainted with the harsh realities of inequality and injustice in modern Britain ... This is because it lays bare an uncomfortable and usually unspoken truth ... Simon Woolley is the director of OperationBlack Vote.
House SpeakerNancy Pelosi announced she will seek re-election, ending speculation that she would retire as Democrats face the threat of losing control of Congress in the 2022 midterms. “While we have made progress, much more needs to be done to improve people’s lives,” the 81-year-old Ms Pelosi said in an online video. “This election is crucial ... PA ... .
The U.S.Coast Guard was searching Tuesday for 39 people missing after their boat reportedly capsized over the weekend off Florida in a suspected human-smuggling venture. A good Samaritan rescued a man clinging to the hull of a boat about 45 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet, according to the Coast Guard ... It isn't known where the boat overturned.