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Afghan women urge UN to block Taliban seat

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A group of Afghan women have urged the United Nations to block the Taliban from gaining a seat at the body

The women are calling for better representation for their country during a visit to the organisation’s New York headquarters.

Former Politician Fawzia Koofi says “the UN needs to give that seat to somebody who respects the rights of everyone in Afghanistan.”

She was joined by other former politicians and journalists.

Since seizing power in mid-August, Taliban leaders have vowed to respect women’s rights in accordance with sharia, or Islamic law. But that promise, doesn’t seem to have been kept.

Under Taliban rule from 1996 to 2001, women could not work and girls were banned from school.

Women also had to cover their faces and be accompanied by a male relative when they left home.

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Atari acquisition ends the longest running console war

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Atari, the iconic gaming company, has revealed its acquisition of the Intellivision brand.

‘Uniting Atari and Intellivision after 45 years ends the longest running console war in history,” said Mike Mika, Studio Head at Digital Eclipse, an Atari-owned game studio.

This move is seen as a strategic step by Atari to expand its portfolio and tap into the nostalgia-driven market.

Emily Leaney from TeamRetro joins to discuss. #featured

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Tim Cook eyes a worthy successor to the Apple empire

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As Apple CEO Tim Cook’s tenure at the company enters its later years, speculation swirls regarding who will succeed the tech giant’s iconic leader.

On this episode of Ahron & Mike Live – Canva makes a break for Broadway, AI has been likened to a ‘demigod’, astronomers develop new tech to counter asteroids and has Apple found its next successor? #featured

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The United States is accelerating efforts into space warfare

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Is space warfare the next frontier of military competition?

On this episode of Hot Shots – the US expand efforts into space warfare, big tech commit to AI fail safes, while AI moves the markets and a buried treasure of ‘Holy Grail’ proportions is unearthed.

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Veronica Dudo discuss. #featured #trending

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