Afghanistan’s Taliban detain British, American; reason unclear

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have retained several British citizens and an American, including a former freelance television journalist who has been coming to Afghanistan for more than 40 years, both governments and a family member say. A statement from the British government this week said there are a number of British nationals currently in Taliban custody. … Read more

Rangnick: atmosphere at Manchester United better without ‘unhappy’ players | Manchester United

Ralf Rangnick has admitted the atmosphere at Manchester United is better after “unhappy players” left in last month’s transfer window. In January the first-team squad members Anthony Martial, Donny van de Beek and Amad Diallo made loan moves. Rangnick, who did not speak of anyone by name, said: “There were players unhappy, the squad was … Read more

Joe Biden says he is ‘convinced’ Russian president Vladimir Putin has already decided to invade Ukraine | World News

Joe Biden has said he is “convinced” Russian President Vladimir Putin has already decided to invade Ukraine. Speaking at the White House, the US president told reporters that Washington has “reason to believe” Russian forces intend to attack in the coming days and will target the capital, Kyiv. Previously, Mr Biden had said the US … Read more

‘I’m a single mum at 29 with 15 children and people didn’t think I could do it’ – World News

Teacher Dora Moono Nyambe, 29, adopted 12 children and fostered three others after deciding to move to the village of Mapapa in Zambia to help alleviate poverty and open a free school Dora Moono Nyambe moved to the village of Mapapa after a shocking visit † Image: tiktok/@doramoononyambe) A 29-year-old woman has spoken of her … Read more