Warning of new “civil war” in Afghanistan if Taliban reject power-sharing talks – BBC News

One of Afghanistan’s main opposition leaders has warned there will be civil war, unless the Taliban agree to share power, following their takeover of the country. Ahmad Massoud has warned that war is inevitable unless the Taliban agree to negotiations over the country’s future. The chaos and desperate scenes are continuing at Kabul airport. The… Continue reading Warning of new “civil war” in Afghanistan if Taliban reject power-sharing talks – BBC News

Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

More than 120 people have died and hundreds are still missing after record rainfall caused the worst flooding in parts of Western Europe for many decades. In Germany dozens of people were unaccounted for, with the Chancellor Angela Merkel describing the floods as a catastrophe. Torrential rain has also devastated parts of Belgium, the Netherlands… Continue reading Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News