Afghan vice president says he is “caretaker” president

Afghan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Tuesday he was in Afghanistan and the “legitimate caretaker president” after President Ashraf Ghani fled the country as Taliban insurgents took the capital Kabul. Saleh told a security meeting chaired by Ghani last week that he was proud of the armed forces and the government would doContinue reading “Afghan vice president says he is “caretaker” president”

Deadly fighting on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border kills at least 31

At least 31 people have been killed, scores injured and 10,000 evacuated after a water dispute led to some of the worst clashes in years on a disputed Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border. Clashes started on Wednesday when people from both sides hurled stones at each other after surveillance cameras were installed at a water facility. A truceContinue reading “Deadly fighting on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border kills at least 31”

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