A surge in Taliban attacks could pose a real threat to the Afghan government and its "unprepared" security forces, according to a report by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
The announcement by Tehran effectively ends the international monitoring of Iran's nuclear ambitions, which formed part of the landmark 2015 deal with world powers.
A report by IAEA chief Rafael Grossi says Tehran has failed to provide a proper explanation for the discovery of uranium particles at three sites across the country.
The UK's Electoral Commission says it has launched a formal investigation into the financing of a lavish makeover of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street apartment.
20 Dec 2020
Lawmakers worldwide, especially women, are facing an "upward trend" of violence and intimidation, warns the International Parliamentary Union. Most of the 552 cases it examined involved abuse of opposition MPs.
2 May 2020
A US watchdog has said the NATO-led mission to Afghanistan has withheld information on the number of Taliban attacks in 2020. President Trump is keen on the success of a peace agreement between the US and the Taliban.
17 Jan 2020
The ruling Austrian People's Party were fined by an independent watchdog for spending around €6 million more than was allowed in the 2017 election. The fine comes a week after they re-entered government in coalition.