The group began its journey a day earlier with the goal of reaching Islamabad to pressure the government to release Saad Rizvi, head of the Islamist Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan party.
The Taliban's food-for-work scheme will not pay labourers, targeting those who are currently unemployed and most at risk of starvation during the winter.
Residents of Kalembo village told Reuters that rebels killed 16 people and torched houses in an attack on Wednesday that a local human rights group blamed on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan armed group active in the region.
Together with refugees
Actors, comedians, and other famous faces signed an open letter to the UK government urging them to rethink the proposed Nationality and Borders Bill, which could turn away people 'in desperate need of safety'.
The United States is reportedly close to an agreement with Islamabad for access to Pakistani airspace to conduct military operations in Afghanistan
Ersan Saner
Ersan Saner slammed a video allegedly showing him performing oral sex while a young woman stripped, saying it was an attack launched to discredit him before his party selected a new leader.
The recognition by the court in Virginia follows years of inertia in proceedings against IS member Umm Sayyaf, who was captured by US forces back in 2015.
Babies are often born premature [Getty]
In a report released earlier this week, MSF Frontline workers in Iraq, Afghanistan and Nigeria shared interviews, first-hand accounts and documents about the challenges related to working in areas of high conflict and counter-terrorism measures.
Siena photo awards
Called the 'Hardship of life,' the winning photo shows a Syrian father swinging his young son Mustafa up in the air.
iran nuclear -- getty
Rob Malley, the US envoy on Iran, spoke with his counterparts from Britain, France and Germany on how diplomacy "continues to provide the most effective pathway" on Iran, State Department spokesman Ned Price said.