- External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets his counterparts from Iran, Armenia and Uzbekistan at SCO.

- AUKUS alliance with Australia, Britain not against any country: White House.

- IMF suspends its engagement with Afghanistan.

- Australian PM rejects Chinese criticism of nuclear sub deal.

- Republican senators seek to designate Taliban as terrorist organisation.

- Indian national sentenced to 22 years for defrauding Americans.

- Stories on developments in Afghanistan.

- Stories relating to COVID-19 from multiple datelines.