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Afghan army urges civilians to evacuate...

Afghan army urges civilians to evacuate...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 3 2021

UN said at least 40 civilians had been killed in the last 24 hours in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand...

Study: Nearly 5 million fewer girls...

Nearly 5 million fewer girls to be born...

World

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The research suggested that the projected shortfall in the number of girls being born will lead to a...

Schools in Georgia offer $1,000 bonus...

Georgia offers $1,000 bonus to jabbed...

North America

Tue, Aug 3 2021

US is experiencing a sharp uptick in coronavirus cases due primarily to the more contagious Delta...

S Korea MPs: North wants sanctions eased...

N Korea wants sanctions eased to resume...

World

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The briefing came a week after the two Koreas restored hotlines that North Korea suspended a year...

Infographic: Rhino killing up after...

Infographic: Rhino killing up after...

Africa

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Rhino poaching in South Africa rose by 50% in the first half of 2021

33 killed as bus hits fuel truck in...

33 killed in bus accident in DR...

Africa

Tue, Aug 3 2021

 In 2010, at least 230 people were burnt to death when a tanker truck overturned

Bill Gates, Melinda officially...

Bill Gates, Melinda officially...

North America

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The couple filed for divorce on May 3 after 27 years of marriage but pledged to continue their philanthropic...

Ultraconservative Raisi inaugurated...

Ebrahim Raisi new Iranian

World

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Raisi replaces moderate president Hassan Rouhani, whose landmark achievement was the 2015 nuclear agreement...

Iran-Israel: a shadow war with...

The shadow Iran-Israel ship wars

World

Tue, Aug 3 2021

In the latest incident, two crew members of the tanker MT Mercer Street, managed by an Israeli firm,...

US-Russia conflict over embassy staffing...

US-Russia row over embassy

World

Tue, Aug 3 2021

US on April 15 expelled 10 Russian diplomats over what Washington alleged was Russian involvement in...

US slams Myanmar election plan, urges...

US bins Myanmar polls plan, urges Asean...

South-East Asia

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Ahead of the Asean talks, Myanmar's junta chief promised to hold elections and lift a state of emergency...

Belarus sprinter offered Poland visa...

Belarus sprinter offered Poland visa...

World

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The 24-year-old says she fears for her safety if she returns to Belarus, and claims her team attempted...

Covid returns to China's Wuhan as global...

Covid returns to China's Wuhan

East Asia

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Wuhan, the city of 11 million is ‘swiftly launching comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all residents,’...

US belatedly hits Biden's Covid vaccination...

US belatedly hits Biden's Covid vaccination...

North America

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The Biden administration had initially targeted Independence Day on July 4 to reach the goal and declare...

Iran warns of response if security threatened...

Iran warns of response if security...

Middle East

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Iran and Israel have exchanged accusations of carrying out attacks on each other's vessels in recent...

US President Biden urges new eviction...

Biden urges new eviction pause as Delta...

North America

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The president also called on state and local authorities ‘to extend or put in place evictions moratoria...

Japan government starts to ‘name and...

Japan starts to ‘name and shame’ quarantine...

East Asia

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Japan has asked all travellers from abroad, including its own citizens, to self-quarantine for two...

German warship heads for South China...

German warship headed for South China...

World

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Officials in Berlin have said the German navy will stick to common trade routes

Israel's top court meets on Sheikh Jarrah...

Israel's top court meets on Sheikh Jarrah...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 2 2021

Violent clashes in May over the possible Sheikh Jarrah evictions spread to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque...

US, UK embassies in Afghanistan accuse...

US, UK embassies in Afghanistan accuse...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 2 2021

The US Embassy in Kabul accused the Taliban of killing dozens of civilians in the area of Spin Boldak...

Tokyo Olympic 2020: Medals made from...

Tokyo Olympic 2020: Medals made from...

World

Mon, Aug 2 2021

All the medals awarded in the Games are made from recycled metals, a first in the history of the...