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France opens Covid jabs to over-12s...

France opens Covid jabs to over-12s...

Europe

Tue, Jun 15 2021

In France, 58% of adults, have received at least one vaccine dose, but only 27.4% have received the two...

ILO: Covid-hit domestic workers lost...

ILO: Covid-hit domestic workers lost...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jun 15 2021

A report by the International Labour Organization showed that fewer than one in five domestic workers,...

Irreversible warming tipping point possibly...

Irreversible warming tipping point possibly...

Climate Change

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The biggest-ever expedition brought home devastating proof of a dying Arctic Ocean and warnings of ice-free...

Ethiopia prepares to vote as famine...

Ethiopia prepares to vote as famine...

World

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The PM is pushing ahead with the election despite ongoing fighting and a humanitarian crisis in...

Deposed leaders: Where are they...

Deposed leaders: Where are they...

World

Tue, Jun 15 2021

Myanmar's Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been in custody since a military putsch toppled her...

Central China gas blast death toll rises...

Central China gas blast death toll rises...

East Asia

Tue, Jun 15 2021

Several buildings were reduced to rubble and over a hundred people were injured in the explosion in Hubei...

ICC seeks probe into Philippines drug...

ICC seeks probe into Philippines drug...

South-East Asia

Tue, Jun 15 2021

According to official data, more than 6,000 people have been killed in over 200,000 anti-drug operations...

Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in...

Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in...

South-East Asia

Tue, Jun 15 2021

Suu Kyi has been hit with an eclectic raft of charges, including accepting illegal payments of gold and...

15 dead in suicide bombing at Somalia...

15 dead in suicide bombing at Somalia...

Africa

Tue, Jun 15 2021

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, the deadliest in the capital for 18...

Tehran gives emergency approval for...

Tehran gives emergency approval for...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The vaccine, with the full name COVIran Barekat, was developed by a powerful state-owned foundation known...

Chinese scientist at centre of coronavirus...

Chinese scientist denies lab-leak...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The leak hypothesis was floated earlier during the global outbreak but was widely dismissed as a conspiracy...

Biden seeks EU support on China, but...

Biden seeks EU support on China

World

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The Europeans will try to clear the slate of trade disputes in order to enter a more friendly phase and...

HRW: UN improperly collected and shared...

HRW: UN improperly collected and shared...

World

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The global rights group interviewed 24 Rohingya refugees between September 2020 and March 2021 about...

China ready to launch first crew to...

China ready to launch first crew to...

East Asia

Tue, Jun 15 2021

China has invested billions of dollars over decades to catch up with established space powers such as...

Arlene Foster quits as N Ireland...

Arlene Foster quits as N Ireland...

Europe

Mon, Jun 14 2021

Foster vehemently opposed the Northern Ireland protocol, which enforces checks on goods arriving from...

For Putin, Biden summit is all about...

For Putin, Biden summit is all about...

Europe

Mon, Jun 14 2021

After a week of meeting allies from the G7, European Union and Nato, Biden will end his first major foreign...

After fire and floods, Aussie farmers...

Aussie farmers suffer devastating mouse...

Oceania

Mon, Jun 14 2021

The plague is the latest in a string of disasters to strike farmers in Australia

Pakistan police detain 19 after being...

Pakistan police detain 19 after being...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 14 2021

Restaurant staff told AFP that most of those arrested were young people, including many university...

Britain set to delay full lifting of...

Britain set to delay full lifting of...

Europe

Mon, Jun 14 2021

PM Boris Johnson is due to announce the government's next step of its roadmap out of stay-at-home...

Novavax: Covid-19 vaccine over 90%...

Novavax: Covid vaccine over 90%...

World

Mon, Jun 14 2021

The Maryland-headquartered company said it intended to apply for regulatory approval by the third quarter...

Nuclear arms decline stalls as nations...

Nuclear arms decline stalls as nations...

World

Mon, Jun 14 2021

The amount of nukes among the nine nuclear-armed states -- the US, Russia, the UK, France, China, India,...