The United Nations says the Taliban, Afghanistan's new rulers since last month, has challenged the credentials of Afghanistan's former UN ambassador and are asking to speak at the UN General Assembly's high-level meeting of world leaders.The question now facing UN officials comes about a month after the Taliban swept to power as the United States prepared to withdraw from Afghanistan at the end of August.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and rival Caleb Plant came to blows on Tuesday as a press conference to hype their November showdown for the undisputed world super middleweight crown erupted into violence.
Facing growing tensions with the United States, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has reiterated his nation's longtime policy of multilateralism, telling world leaders at the United Nations that disputes among countries "need to be handled through dialogue and cooperation".His comments on Tuesday came hours after US President Joe Biden said he didn't have any intention of starting a "new Cold War" - itself a response to criticism from the UN chief that both Washington and Beijing need to make sure their
Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo believes Harry Kane's poor start to the season is down to a lack of cohesion in his team.
Inter Milan underlined their desire to retain the Serie A title on Tuesday after coming back from a goal down to win 3-1 at Fiorentina and move top of the pile.
Aucklanders are again able to go to school, buy takeaways and more, but the freedoms handed back to New Zealand's biggest city are coming with dire warnings for the country's future living with COVID-19.7 million people moved to alert level three after five weeks in a severe lockdown.
In person and on screen, world leaders have returned to the United Nations' foremost gathering for the first time in the pandemic era with a formidable, diplomacy-packed agenda and a sharply worded warning from the international organisation's leader: "We face the greatest cascade of crises in our lifetime."Secretary-General Antonio Guterres rang the alarm on Tuesday in his annual state-of-the-world speech at the opening of the UN General Assembly's high-level meeting for leaders of its 193 memb
China will stop funding coal projects overseas, President Xi Jinping announced Tuesday, all but ending the flow of public aid for the dirty energy contributing to the climate crisis.
Manchester City started their bid to lift a fifth successive League Cup with a 6-1 rout of Wycombe, while Japan forward Takumi Minamino inspired Liverpool's 3-0 victory at Norwich on Tuesday.
Green Bay running back Aaron Jones said Tuesday a pendant containing his father's ashes which was feared lost during the Packers' victory over the Detroit Lions has been found.
The Taliban's new foreign minister has asked to address world leaders at this week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, a UN spokesman said Tuesday.
More than 50 US companies, including the online review service Yelp, clothing maker Patagonia and ride-hailing app Lyft, have signed on to a statement opposing a new Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called for a rapid resumption of talks with North Korea.Both dialogue between his country and North Korea and between the US and North Korea must resume as soon as possible, Moon said on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The UK government is racing to avert shortages of meat, poultry and packaged foods amid a crisis in the food processing industry triggered by soaring energy costs.Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said on Tuesday that he hopes to reach a deal with the UK's primary supplier of food-grade carbon dioxide to restore supplies of the gas that is used to stun animals before slaughter, preserve fruits and vegetables before packaging and put the fizz into carbonated beverages.
The US Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the alliance between American Airlines and JetBlue that it says will harm travelers by reducing competition.
Iran wants a resumption of nuclear talks with world powers to lead to the removal of US sanctions, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has told the annual United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded address."The Islamic Republic considers the useful talks whose ultimate outcome is the lifting of all oppressive (US) sanctions," Raisi said in his address.
Russia has accused the United Kingdom of using the poisoning case of former double agent Sergei Skripal as a tool to deliberately sabotage ties and stoke anti-Russian sentiment in the media and among the British public.Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova made the remarks after British police said a third Russian had been charged in absentia with the 2018 Novichok murder attempt on Skripal and that the three suspects were military intelligence operatives.
Afghanistan's education ministry is working on a "new procedure" to pave the way for schoolgirls to resume their education, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says.Currently, girls higher than 6th grade are not allowed to attend school in Afghanistan.
Luis Suarez scored twice, including an injury-time winner, as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat 10-man Getafe 2-1 and move top of La Liga on Tuesday.
With Chinese real estate giant Evergrande teetering on the brink of collapse, the head of the US markets regulator said Tuesday the American financial system is better prepared than it was in 2008 to withstand the possible fallout from a major bankruptcy.
Sudanese authorities say they have foiled an attempted coup, accusing plotters loyal to ousted president Omar al-Bashir of a failed bid to derail the revolution that removed him from power in 2019 and ushered in a transition to democracy.Sudan's military said 21 officers and a number of soldiers had been detained in connection to the coup attempt and a search continued for others.
Iran's new ultraconservative president voiced support Tuesday in his international debut for reviving a nuclear accord even as he berated the United States, hailing what he described as its failures.
China will stop funding coal projects overseas, President Xi Jinping said Tuesday, ending a major source of support for a dirty energy contributing to climate change.
South Korean President Moon Jae-In called for a "speedy resumption" of talks between the United States and North Korea Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has acknowledged he will need to work with other parties after he fell short of winning a majority in parliamentary elections, leaving him once more dependent on opposition legislators to govern.Trudeau, 49, was re-elected to a third term late on Monday after calling a vote two years early, hoping for approval of his free-spending response to the COVID-19 pandemic.