KABUL, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has expressed support to the Afghan peace process and has called on all parties to the conflict to support the peace process in the conflict-hit Afghanistan, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the local media.

ISLAMABAD, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- As trendy clothes are gaining popularity with the youth, colourful Kurta (an upper garment that comes in various cuts and styles) with jeans is still a popular wear among young girls and boys in Pakistan specially during the upcoming summer season, reported Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).

HARARE, Feb 23 (BERNAMA-NNN-NEW ZIANA) -- Zimbabwe has conducted its first diamond sales, a year after they were suspended to allow the new sole miner to put in place effective security, control and marketing systems, says Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando.

ABUJA, Feb 23 (BERNAMA-NNN-NAN) -- The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party's Governors' Forum, Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, says President Muhammadu Buhari will soon address the nation on whether he will seek re-election in 2019.

VIENNA, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- Ambassador and permanent representative of Iran to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi said on Thursday that the international body reaffirmed that Iran is living up to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, reported Iran's Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- The Chinese envoy to the United Nations (UN) on Thursday urged the international community to support the parties involved in the Syrian crisis to resume dialogue, amid the escalating situation in the war-torn country, reported China's Xinhua news agency.

CANBERRA, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- Australia's deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigned on Friday just hours after accusations of sexual harassment against him were made public, reported China's Xinhua news agency.