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Taliban backs vaccine drive as Afghan...

Taliban backs vaccine drive as Afghan...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 27 2021

They received the pledge from WHO’s Covax program which aims to deliver at least 2 billion vaccine...

India's Covaxin likely effective against...

India's Covaxin likely effective against...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 27 2021

India have already vaccinated more than 2 million people as part of its massive immunization

Scientists produce embryos in race to...

Scientists produce embryos in race to...

World

Wed, Jan 27 2021

The team hopes to be able to deliver its first northern white rhino calf in three years

Thailand backs amendment allowing early-stage...

Thailand backs amendment allowing early-stage...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Jan 27 2021

However, pro-choice activists said retaining penalties would maintain the stigma of abortion

Indian farm protesters battle police...

Indian farm protesters breach historic...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 27 2021

Tens of thousands of farmers began the day in a convoy of tractors festooned with Indian and union flags...

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 100 million...

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 100...

Coronavirus

Wed, Jan 27 2021

It took the world 11 months to record the first 50 million cases of the pandemic, compared to just three...

Senate Republicans unite behind failed...

Trump impeachment: Senate Republicans...

North America

Wed, Jan 27 2021

The senators voted after being sworn in as jurors for the impeachment trial

White House: Biden speaks to Putin for...

Biden speaks to Putin for first time...

World

Wed, Jan 27 2021

Psaki said Biden also raised the case of Navalny, a case that has raised tension between Russia and the...

China to conduct military drills in...

China to conduct military drills in...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

A US carrier group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt entered the South China Sea on Saturday to promote...

Keira Knightley not interested in filming...

Keira Knightley not interested in filming...

Showtime

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The British actor, 35, added a no-nudity clause to her contract after having children, saying she was...

India to impose permanent ban on 59...

India to impose permanent ban on 59...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 26 2021

In September, India banned another 118 mobile apps, including Tencent’s popular videogame

Protesting farmers breach barricade,...

Farmers, cops clash in Delhi on Republic...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 26 2021

Agriculture employs about half of India's population of 1.3 billion, and unrest among an estimated...

Dutch police detain more than 180 in...

Dutch police detain more than 180

Europe

Tue, Jan 26 2021

Riot police with shields and batons were called out in more than 10 cities

UN: Refugee resettlement hits 20-year...

UN: Refugee resettlement hits 20-year...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The drop to 22,770 admissions was due to lower quotas set by recipient countries, limited flights and...

From factory to faraway village: Behind...

Behind India's mammoth vaccination...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The fears are rife among health workers too, prompting India to appeal to frontline workers not to refuse...

UK to launch global climate adaptation...

UK to launch global climate adaptation...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jan 25 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to make an official announcement about the pact at Climate...

Trump lawyer Giuliani faces $1.3bn lawsuit...

Trump lawyer Giuliani faces $1.3bn...

North America

Mon, Jan 25 2021

Giuliani and his lawyer, Robert Costello, did not immediately respond to requests for comment

Bodies of 9 China gold miners

Bodies of 9 China gold miners

World

Mon, Jan 25 2021

A total of 22 miners working about 2,000 feet underground were trapped after an explosion at the Hushan...

N Korea's acting envoy to Kuwait has...

N Korean diplomat defected to

East Asia

Mon, Jan 25 2021

Kuwait had been a key source of foreign currency for Pyongyang, which sent thousands of labourers...

Study: Earth is losing ice faster today...

Global ice loss increases at record...

World

Mon, Jan 25 2021

Annually, the melt rate is now about 57% faster than it was three decades ago

Nepal’s PM expelled from ruling party...

Nepal’s PM expelled from ruling...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 25 2021

Despite being stripped of party membership, Oli remains in office