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Saudi Arabia Promised To Stop Executions for Crimes Committed As a...

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BEIRUT — Saudi Arabia in 2020 seemed to have put behind it a long-criticized tradition of using the death penalty for crimes committed by...

EU Bans Additive Used In Sweets And Cakes

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EU member states on Friday agreed to ban a widely used colouring additive for food, known as the artificial colouring E171 on labels, after...

WHO Recommends Use Of First Malaria Vaccine For Children

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The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 people a...

Switzerland Legalises Same-sex Marriage

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Switzerland has agreed to legalise marriage for same-sex couples by a nearly two-thirds majority in a referendum, making it one of the last countries...

Sri Lankan Shaman Who Claimed To End The Country’s Covid Outbreak...

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Eliyantha White, a Sri Lankan shaman who claimed he could end the country's covid outbreak with 'blessed' water has died of the virus. 

Indian Man On Bail For Rape Must Wash Women’s Clothes For...

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An Indian man accused of attempted rape has been given bail on condition that he wash and iron the clothes of all women in...

UK Police Plead For Information On ‘Nigerian Boy’ Killed For Rituals...

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UK police on Tuesday appealed for fresh information twenty years after severed body of a boy was found. The young boy is believed to have...

Coup Attempt Fails In Sudan

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A coup attempt in Sudan “failed” early Tuesday, state media reported, as the country grapples with a fragile transition since the 2019 ouster of...

19 Workers Trapped In China Coal Mine Found Dead

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Nineteen Chinese miners who became trapped underground when a coal mine collapsed last month were found dead on Monday, state media reported, after a...

How Military Seized Power In Three African Countries In One Year

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Power grabs in West Africa over the past year – in Chad, Mali and most recently Guinea – are enjoying newfound impunity, leaving citizens...

28-Year-Old Man Bags Five Years Jail Term For Spreading Covid-19

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  A Vietnamese man has been sentenced to five years in jail for spreading Covid-19 after he breached home quarantine rules. Le Van Tri was convicted...

Hundreds Of Britons Still In Afghanistan, Says Foreign Secretary

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The number of UK nationals left behind in Afghanistan is in the “low hundreds”, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Tuesday, after the...

Rockets Fired At Kabul Airport As Troops Pull Out

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Rockets were fired at Kabul’s airport on Monday where US troops were racing to complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan and evacuate allies under the...

Mali Ex-Interim President, PM Freed From House Arrest

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Former Malian interim president Bah Ndaw and his prime minister Moctar Ouane have been freed from house arrest, the West African bloc ECOWAS said...

Ronaldo Misses Juve Training Amid Man City Links

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not train with Juventus on Friday, the Serie A giants confirmed to AFP, as rumours of an imminent move to Manchester...

DNA From Skeleton Found In Indonesia Reveals Unknown Group Of Humans

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Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 7,200-year-old skeleton from a female hunter-gatherer in Indonesia that has a “distinct human lineage” never found anywhere...

Japan Stops Use Of 1.63m Moderna Vaccine Doses Over Contamination

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Japan will halt the use of 1.63 million doses of Moderna’s Covid vaccine after reports of contamination in several vials, drugmaker Takeda and the...

Soldier Accused Of Rape Shoot Dead Victim’s Father, Three Others In...

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A DR Congo soldier accused of attempted rape shot dead the father of his victim, as well as three other people, before being killed...

US Asks American Airlines To Aid Afghan Evacuation

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The United States on Sunday enlisted several major airlines in its frantic evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghans, Americans and other foreigners from...

Ismail Yaakob Sworn In As Malaysian PM

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A new Malaysian leader was sworn in Saturday following the previous government’s collapse, reclaiming the premiership for his scandal-mired party without an election. Ismail Sabri...