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Swedish PM resigns on first day after...

Swedish PM resigns on first day

Europe

Wed, Nov 24 2021

'I don't want to lead a government whose legitimacy will be questioned,' said Andersson

Highest child soldiers logged in West,...

Highest child soldiers logged in West,...

Africa

Wed, Nov 24 2021

The UN verified about 21,000 children as being recruited by armed forces in the region between 2016 and...

Myanmar troops arrest 18 medics for...

Myanmar troops arrest 18 medics for...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 24 2021

Close to 1,300 civilians have been killed since the coup, according to the Assistance Association for...

Barbados celebrates ditching Britain's...

Barbados celebrates ditching Britain's...

World

Wed, Nov 24 2021

Barbados casts the removal of Elizabeth II, who is queen of Barbados and 15 other realms including the...

German parties reach coalition deal...

German parties reach coalition

Europe

Wed, Nov 24 2021

The first alliance at a federal level between the ideologically disparate parties will end 16 years of...

Morocco, Israel sign defence MOU in...

Morocco, Israel ink defence MOU

Middle East

Wed, Nov 24 2021

The MOU does not stipulate specific defence deals, but rather provides a legal and regulatory framework...

IAEA chief says negotiations in Iran...

IAEA: Iran negotiations proved...

World

Wed, Nov 24 2021

The negotiations came in Tehran this week over Iran's nuclear programme

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan hold drills near...

Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan drill near...

World

Wed, Nov 24 2021

This week's drills near Termez involved some 300 servicemen and 50 vehicles, as well as artillery,...

Red Cross official warns of 'serious...

Red Cross finds 'serious' Bhasan Char...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 24 2021

Restrictions on free movement and a shortage of job opportunities and healthcare would deter people from...

With tensions high, Russia and Ukraine...

Russia, Ukraine stage military...

Europe

Wed, Nov 24 2021

The drills come at a time of high tension over Ukraine, with Ukrainian and US officials voicing concerns...

Afghans 'marry off' baby girls for dowries...

Afghans 'marry off' baby girls for...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Child marriage has increased in tandem with soaring poverty since the Taliban seized power 100 days ago...

White House statement: US releases 50...

US releases 50mn barrels from strategic...

Business

Tue, Nov 23 2021

As the world is re-opening from a near economic standstill, countries across the globe are grappling...

India to release 5 million bbls oil...

India to release 5mn bbls oil from strategic...

Business

Tue, Nov 23 2021

The move is part of efforts led by US President Joe Biden's for a coordinated release of stockpiles,...

Dollar steadies near 16-month high;...

Dollar steadies near 16-month high;...

Business

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Currency markets have been mostly driven in recent months by market perceptions of the different paces...

Troubled by supply chain woes, German...

Troubled by supply chain woes, German...

Business

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Shortages of semiconductors and other industrial components are threatening to bring Germany's economic...

Myanmar opposition raises $6.3 million...

Myanmar opposition raises $6.3...

South-East Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Even though the bonds will generate no interest income for buyers, $3 million worth were sold in the...

Kuwait reappoints Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid...

Kuwait reappoints Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Kuwait has given its legislature more influence than similar bodies in other Gulf monarchies

Israel says Iran has launched maritime...

Israel: Iran launched maritime attacks...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Israel offers to cooperate with Arab partners on counter-measures

White House: Biden intends to run again...

Biden to run again in 2024

North America

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Biden, 79, has suffered a dip in his job approval ratings in recent months, leading some Democrats to...

Sri Lanka begins trial of 25 accused...

Sri Lanka begins 2019 Easter attack...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

The string of attacks carried out on April 21 2019, Easter Sunday, targeted three churches and three...

Ferry capsizes in Sri Lanka, six...

Six dead in Sri Lanka ferry

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Four schoolchildren are among the dead