US condemns Taliban's plans to restore executions
United States have condemned of the Taliban`s plans to accelerate executions and the use of amputations as punishment in Afghanistan....
Suicide bomber kills eight people in Somalia
A unexpected suicide car blast have killed at least eight people in Somalia. The incident took place at a security...
Over 350,000 people killed in Syria’s war: UN
United Nations human rights office has said that at least 350,209 people have been killed in Syria’s 10-year war. Its...
Taliban divisions deepen as hardliners seek spoil of war
Some reports have published about mutual divisions among the Taliban current leadership which raising questions about the unity within the...
Petrol station killing over COVID mask row in Germany
Politicians decry ‘coronavirus deniers’ after 49-year-old suspect shot cashier who asked him to wear a mask.
India seized $2.7bn in Afghan heroin
Nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan seized and two people arrested in one of India’s biggest hauls to...
Dozens of endangered penguins killed by bees in South Africa
Some of the African penguins, found on a beach outside Cape Town, had 20 or more bee stings.
China’s Xi warns of ‘interference’ as Australia brushes off anger
Beijing says Asia-Pacific region must ‘resist external forces’ but Australia PM Morrison points to China’s own nuclear submarine capabilities.
Israel carries out mass arrests of Palestinians after jailbreak
Arrest campaign started after the escape of six high-profile Palestinian security prisoners from Gilboa prison.
Hundreds arrested in Australian anti-lockdown protests
Several police officers wounded in clashes with protesters at anti-lockdown rallies in Sydney and Melbourne.
Taliban replaces ministry for women with ‘guidance’ ministry
In Kabul, a new sign was up outside the Women’s Affairs Ministry, announcing it was now the ‘Ministry for Preaching...
Thousands of migrants camp under US-Mexico bridge
More than 10,000 migrants are waiting under the bridge to be processed by US authorities in the latest border crisis.
US threatens new sanctions over conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray
Biden executive order raises spectre of further sanctions against parties prolonging fighting and humanitarian crisis.
ICC to open full investigation into Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’
The Hague-based court says ‘specific legal element of the crime against humanity of murder’ has been met in the crackdown...
Climate change not slowed by the COVID pandemic, UN warns
Study says climate change is accelerating in spite of a brief 2020 decrease in greenhouse emissions due to the pandemic.
Afghanistan women’s football team flees to Pakistan
Girls who played for under-14, under-16 and under-18 teams arrive in Lahore in the wake of Taliban’s takeover.
North and South Korea both test missiles as tensions rise
South Korea says it conducted its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test, hours after North Korea fired two missiles
Norway’s left-wing opposition wins election in a landslide
Labour expected to form coalition with other left-leaning parties as it seeks to reduce inequality and wean the economy off...
Climate change could displace 216 million by 2050
World Bank warns ‘climate migrants’ will be in the tens of millions in three decades even if urgent action is...