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Afghanistan: Ghani blames ‘abrupt’ US exit for worsening security

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 08:28:25 +0000

Afghan president blames country's deteriorating security situation on US deciding to withdraw troops by August 31.

‘Challenge your limit’: Pakistani teenager who summited K2

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 08:15:19 +0000

Shehroze Kashif holds the distinction of being the youngest person to reach the summit of K2 and Mount Everest.

Israel Supreme Court to reach verdict on Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 08:07:52 +0000

Verdict expected in hearing that could lead to Palestinians being forcibly displaced in favour of Jewish settlers.

That time an Israeli-Palestinian ice cream feud refused to melt

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 07:42:31 +0000

What an Iraqi baker and a Syrian ice cream maker could teach Ben & Jerry.

How two friends decided to share Olympic gold in Tokyo

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 07:29:19 +0000

Tamberi, Barshim shared a gold in a competition settled not by clearing the top height but through a subtle nod.

Peru’s new FM aims to retain central bank head, calm markets

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 07:28:06 +0000

The former World Bank economist, sworn in Friday, offers a counterbalance to Peru's newly appointed left-wing gov't.

India’s Sindhu awaits ice cream with Modi after 2nd Olympic medal

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 07:22:52 +0000

Badminton ace PV Sindhu becomes the country's first woman to win two individual Olympic medals.

Can Iran’s new President Raisi fix a deeply troubled economy?

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 07:11:42 +0000

Iran’s economy has been crippled by US sanctions and decades-long structural issues.

Oil slips on worries of a China slowdown, jump in OPEC output

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 06:20:10 +0000

China's factory activity growth slipped sharply in July as demand contracted for the first time in more than a year.

Jack Dorsey’s Square snaps up Australia’s Afterpay for $29bn

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 06:17:31 +0000

Australia's biggest deal highlights the popularity of the buy now, pay later model which has upended traditional credit.

Fighting between Afghanistan forces, Taliban intensifies: Live

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 05:54:39 +0000

Three provinces in southern and western Afghanistan facing 'critical' security situations, the Afghan army says.

Distance no issue for badminton-mad Indonesian fans

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 05:44:38 +0000

Sport has consistently delivered medals for Indonesia since it made its Olympic debut 30 years ago.

Pfizer, Moderna to raise prices for Europe: Report

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 03:28:19 +0000

Europe is keen to shore up protection and curb the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant.

Should the Olympics be abolished?

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 01:47:55 +0000

Anti-Olympic movement says games are a driver of debt, displacement and corruption.

US shot putter Raven Saunders in first Olympic podium protest

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 01:21:00 +0000

Athlete known as the 'Hulk' crosses arms in an 'X' to show support for 'oppressed people'.

Nearly 400 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 22:04:20 +0000

Humanitarian rescue ships have pulled 396 migrants from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat.

Gunmen attack funeral of Hezbollah commander in Lebanon

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 20:25:06 +0000

Hezbollah says at least two people killed in the attack in Kaldeh, as the army deploys to contain sectarian tensions.

Looming US evictions spur growing concerns, calls for action

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 20:01:12 +0000

US-wide moratorium on rental evictions expired at midnight on Saturday, threatening to push millions into the streets.

Why is Central African Republic struggling to find peace?

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 18:56:50 +0000

Attacks by armed groups have increased in the Central African Republic as the state of emergency is due to expire.

Zambia deploys army to curb violence ahead of elections

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 18:31:10 +0000

At least two people have been killed in pre-election violence in the Southern African country ahead of polls this month.

Bolsonaro supporters rally for change to Brazil’s voting system

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 18:21:33 +0000

Under mounting pressure ahead of 2022 election, President Jair Bolsonaro wants receipts printed after electronic votes.

Iran’s health minister calls for lockdowns enforced by military

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:56:35 +0000

Iran's health system could collapse amid a 'catastrophic' COVID surge, ​warns the country's health minister.

Qatar’s Barshim, Italy’s Tamberi share Olympic high jump gold

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:14:05 +0000

Rare shared gold came as Qatar's Mutaz Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi tied on 2.37-metre clearances in Tokyo.

Egypt: Eight soldiers killed in Sinai ‘anti-terrorism’ operations

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:12:04 +0000

Egypt's military says almost 90 fighters were killed in northern Sinai, where fighters loyal to ISIL operate.

US COVID spike: ‘More pain and suffering’ ahead, says Fauci

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 16:57:33 +0000

Rise in US coronavirus cases amid spread of Delta variant prompts renewed call for more Americans to get vaccinated.