Simone Biles Blames System That ‘Enabled Larry Nassar Abuse’

Elite US gymnast Simone Biles has testified before the Senate about abuse she suffered at the…

ICC to Open Full Investigation into Duterte’s ‘War on Drugs’

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has formally authorised an official probe into alleged crimes against humanity…

Friction Among Taliban Pragmatists, Hard-liners Intensifies

Friction between pragmatists and ideologues in the Taliban leadership has intensified since the group formed a…

Australia to Build Eight Nuclear-powered Submarines Under New Indo-Pacific Security Pact

Australia will build eight nuclear-powered submarines under a new Indo-Pacific security partnership with the United States…

SpaceX Launches 4 Amateurs on Private Earth-circling Trip

SpaceX’s first private flight streaked into orbit Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health care…

White House Offers Nicki Minaj Phone Call After Viral Vaccine Claims

The White House has offered to arrange a phone call between Nicki Minaj and one of…

Attacks on Eritrean Refugees in Tigray ‘Clear War Crimes’

Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias raped, detained and killed Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s northern region of…

French Forces Kill Islamic State Leader in Sahara

The head of the Islamic State group in the Sahara has been killed by French troops,…

North Korea Fires Two Ballistic Missiles into Waters Between Japan and Korean Peninsula

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into waters off its eastern coast Wednesday afternoon, two days…

California Governor Newsom Beats back GOP-led Recall

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday emphatically defeated a recall aimed at kicking him out of…

France Warns Mali Against Deal with Russian Mercenary Firm

French Defence Minister Florence Parly has warned Mali against a deal with Russian private security group…

BBC: Taliban Leaders in Bust-up at Afghan Presidential Palace

A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban just days after they set up…

Haiti Prime Minister Henry Sacks Prosecutor Who Accused Him of Links to President Moise’s Assassination

Haiti’s political crisis has worsened after Prime Minister Ariel Henry on Tuesday sacked the chief public…

China’s UK Ambassador Banned from Parliament Over Sanctions

China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom has been banned from the British parliament because Beijing imposed…

As West Ponders Aid for Afghanistan, China and Pakistan Quick to Provide Relief

As international donors gather in Geneva on Monday to discuss humanitarian relief for Afghanistan under Taliban…

Taliban Says Men and Women to Study Separately in Gender-segregated Universities

Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at the postgraduate level, but classrooms…

Biden Orders Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for 100 million Americans

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered sweeping new…

Biden Calls Xi Jinping as US-China Relationship Grows More Fraught

US President Joe Biden spoke with China’s Xi Jinping on Thursday amid growing frustration on the…

UN Warns Afghanistan at Risk of ‘Total Breakdown’

The United Nations has warned that Afghanistan is at risk of “total breakdown” of the international…

Global Financial Crisis Looms as US Risks Defaulting on National Debt

The global financial market may be heading towards an imminent crisis, as the United States is…

Taliban faces defiant protests as “around 100” Americans await escape

Doha, Qatar — A fresh challenge to Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers triggered a heavy-handed response on Tuesday. Taliban gunmen…

Lindsey Graham says United States ‘will be going back’ into Afghanistan

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) says he believes the United States “will be going back into…

Japan Minister Kono May Gain Rival Camp’s Support in PM Race

Japanese COVID-19 vaccine minister Taro Kono’s chances of becoming the next leader of the ruling party,…

Canada PM Justin Trudeau Hit By Stones on Campaign Trail

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been hit by gravel thrown by protesters during a campaign…

Allianz Under Investigation in Germany Over Investment Funds

German regulators have launched an investigation into the country’s biggest financial company, Allianz, after the demise…

UK PM Johnson to Hike Taxes to Pay for Social Care

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will address lawmakers on Tuesday on his plans to fix Britain’s social…

Growing Concerns for Panjshir Residents as Taliban Claims Victory

For the last three weeks, Ahmad Massoud, the son of the late anti-Taliban commander Ahmad Shah…

Biden moves to declassify documents related to 9/11 terror attacks

US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order directing the FBI to declassify documents related…

China to keep Kabul embassy open and ‘beef up’ relations, say Taliban

China has promised to keep its embassy in Kabul open and “beef up” relations, the Taliban…

US Grounds Virgin Galactic Flights Pending Mishap Probe

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday barred Virgin Galactic from flying its SpaceShipTwo until…

Japan’s Struggling Prime Minister Suga Steps Down, Sets Stage for New Leader

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday he would step down, setting the stage for…

New Zealand Police Kill ‘Terrorist’ after He Stabs 6 People

New Zealand authorities said Friday they shot and killed a violent extremist after he entered a…

Joe Biden Abandoned Us, Say Afghan Politicians as Taliban Forms Government

As the Taliban prepares its government for Afghanistan after seizing control once again, politicians who served…

Supreme Court refuses to block restrictive Texas abortion law in 5-4 decision

Chief Justice John Roberts and the court’s three Democratic appointees, Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and…

Taliban prepare to reveal new Afghan government amid economic turmoil

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers were preparing on Thursday to unveil their new government as the economy teetered…

South Korean Health Workers Drop Strike Plans after Agreement

South Korean frontline health workers on Thursday dropped plans to strike after they reached an agreement…

Hurricane Ida’s Aftermath: No Power, No Flights, Scant Drinking Water

Hundreds of thousands of Louisianans sweltered in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida on Tuesday with no…

South Korea in Eleventh-hour Talks to Forestall Strike By Health Workers

South Korean government officials were in last-ditch efforts on Wednesday to stave off a strike by…

Tigrayan Forces Looted Aid Warehouses, US Agency Says

Forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region in recent weeks looted warehouses belonging to the US government’s humanitarian…

China’s Pupils Get Schooled in ‘Xi Jinping Thought’

Chinese pupils returned to school on Wednesday with new textbooks peppered with “Xi Jinping thought”, as…

With No Evacuation Flights, Afghans Weigh Risky Overland Trips to Borders

As the last U.S. troops prepared to leave Afghanistan, Hussain, a U.S. passport holder who worked…

Driven By Demand in US and China, Pernod Ricard’s Annual Profit Beats Expectations

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard posted a stronger-than-expected 18.3% organic rise in full-year 2020/21 operating profit,…

Monsoon Floods Threaten Hundreds of Thousands in Eastern India

Floodwaters are rising across eastern India, where hundreds of thousands of people are stranded on the…

Taliban Says Afghanistan ‘Free Nation’ as It Hails US Exit

The Afghan group says the US defeat is lesson for everyone else, and says it wants…

China Limits Children to 3 Hours of Online Gaming a Week

China is banning children from playing online games for more than three hours a week, the…

Last US Military Flight Departs Afghanistan, Ending America’s Longest War

The last US military flight has left Kabul airport, marking the end of a 20-year presence…

Alibaba Fires 10 Employees for Leaking Details of Sexual Assault

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has dismissed 10 staffers for publicizing an employee’s account of sexual assault…

Rockets Target US Troops as Afghanistan Withdrawal Enters Final Stage

U.S. anti-missile defences intercepted as many as five rockets that were fired at Kabul’s airport early…

US: Hurricane Ida Plunges New Orleans Into Darkness Amid Louisiana Flooding

Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the…

Rockets fired at Kabul airport ‘intercepted by missile defence system’ – US official

Multiple rockets fired at Kabul airport have been intercepted by a missile defence system, a US…

Taliban Blocks Kabul Airport to Most as Foreign Airlifts Wane

Taliban forces have sealed off Kabul’s airport to most Afghans hoping for evacuation, as the United…

Bolsonaro Sees Three Options for Future: Prison, Death or Victory

Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, facing plummeting popularity and criticism for his unsubstantiated voting fraud claims,…

Kabul Airlift in Final Phase as US Warns of More attack; Taliban Ready to Take Over Airport

U.S. forces are in the final phase of leaving Kabul, ending two decades of involvement in…

Powerful Hurricane Ida Closing in on Louisiana Landfall

Hurricane Ida strengthened into a major hurricane early Sunday, which could potentially bring devastating damage to…

Biden Travels to Air Base to Honour Troops Killed in Afghanistan

U.S. President Joe Biden arrived at Dover Air Force Base on Sunday to honor members of…

Brazilian Wife of Greek Ambassador Jailed 31 Years Over His Murder

A Brazilian woman has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for conspiring the murder of…

‘Just the clothes on me’: Afghans escape to new US life

Wazhma left everything behind to escape Taliban rule after the extremist group took control of Afghanistan,…

Kabul airport bombing underscores Taliban’s challenges in securing a volatile Afghanistan

KABUL —Despite its brutality and harsh Islamic codes, the Taliban was accepted by many Afghans who…

Khamenei says Biden has same demands as Trump on Iran nuclear issue

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday accused US President Joe Biden’s administration of making…

China to Cleanse Online Content That ‘Bad-Mouths’ Its Economy

(Bloomberg) — China kicked off a two-month campaign to crack down on commercial platforms and social…

Harris holds steady on Southeast Asia trip as crises loom

HONOLULU (AP) — In Singapore, in between a foreign policy speech and a roundtable talk about…

Afghanistan’s economic crisis deepens as airlift winds down

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of Afghans protested outside a bank in Kabul on Saturday and…

US Airstrike Kills ‘Islamic State Planner’ in Afghanistan Following Deadly Kabul Attack

Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden’s promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul…

Taliban Planning ‘Inclusive Caretaker Government’ in Afghanistan: Al Jazeera

The Taliban says it is planning an inclusive caretaker government in Afghanistan after the group toppled…

American Forces Keep Up Kabul Airlift Under High Threat Warnings

American forces working under heightened security and threats of another attack pressed ahead in the closing…

US Braces for Category 4 Hurricane Ida after Cuba Takes Hit

Hurricane Ida battered Cuba with roof-ripping force on Friday as it churned toward a weekend US…

US Open: Focus on History-Chasing Djokovic as Federer, Nadal Missing

Serbian top seed Novak Djokovic will be the centre of attention as he bids to win…

We Won’t Forgive, We Won’t Forget, We’ll Hunt You Down,’ Biden Tells Kabul Airport Attackers

President Joe Biden, his voice breaking with emotion, vowed on Thursday the United States would hunt…

Explosion Outside Kabul Airport, No Word On Casualties

The US military confirmed a large explosion Thursday outside the Kabul airport in Afghanistan, where the…

Japan Suspends 1.63 Million Doses of Moderna Over Contamination

Japan suspended use of about 1.63 million doses of Moderna vaccine Thursday after contamination was found…

Joe Biden Faces a Major Test Evacuating Americans From Afghanistan

When Afghanistan’s now-deposed President Ashraf Ghani visited President Joe Biden in the White House in late…

Groups like the Taliban have seized power elsewhere. Will the Taliban face similar difficulties governing?

What will a Taliban-ruled Afghanistan look like in the 2020s? Some analysts claim the group will…

Taliban have captured more than 100 military helicopters, Russia says

The Taliban have captured more than 100 Russian-made helicopters in various states of operability, the head…

Israeli rabbis ask pope to clarify remarks on Jewish law

Israel’s top Jewish religious authorities have told the Vatican they are concerned about comments that Pope…

Biden to tackle cybersecurity with tech, finance leaders

President Joe Biden is meeting Wednesday with top executives from some of the country’s leading technology…

China and Russia show common front on Afghanistan

Chinese and Russian leaders discussed Afghanistan on Wednesday, Chinese state media said, but did not echo…

Algeria Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Morocco over ‘Hostile Actions’

Algeria is cutting diplomatic relations with Morocco, Foreign Minister Ramdane Lamamra said, accusing its neighbour of…

Israeli PM Bennett to Meet Biden as Mideast Tensions Grow

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s meeting with President Joe Biden comes in the midst of heightened…

Amnesty: Sahel Terrorists Using Arms Manufactured in Europe

Human rights group, Amnesty International says Islamist groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have been using…

Algeria Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Morocco over ‘Hostile Actions’

Algeria is cutting diplomatic relations with Morocco, Foreign Minister Ramdane Lamamra said, accusing its neighbour of…

Ukraine leader stresses NATO, EU ties on independence day

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president on Tuesday urged closer ties between the ex-Soviet nation and…

CIA Director William Burns held secret meeting in Kabul with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar

CIA Director William J. Burns held a secret meeting in Kabul on Monday with the Taliban’s…

UN, China, Nigeria Express Worry Over Child Labour

The United Nations, China and Nigeria have expressed worries over the massive number of children subjected…

IMF Urges Wealthy Nations to Direct $650bn SDR Share to Those Worst Hit By Covid

As its $650 billion Special Drawing Rights (SDR) disbursement came into effect monday, the  Managing Director…

Nine Women Now Serving as Governors in US, Tying a Record

Taking over on short notice for a scandal-plagued predecessor in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic,…

Dozens Hurt as Israel Raids Gaza, Fires at Palestinian Protesters

The Israeli military has launched air raids on Gaza following clashes between its soldiers and Palestinian…

US: At Least 10 Killed in Tennessee Flash Floods; Dozens Missing

Catastrophic flooding in Middle Tennessee left at least ten people dead and dozens missing Saturday as…

Northeast US Braces for Impact as Hurricane Henri Closes In

Hurricane Henri kept on course early Sunday to crash into a long stretch of northeastern coastline,…

US: Tropical Storm Henri Makes Landfall in Rhode Island

Tropical Storm Henri made landfall in Rhode Island early Sunday, packing heavy winds and drenching rains…

Taliban offer restraint … but all the signs suggest that it’s only for show

The first time the Taliban took Kabul, 25 years ago they tortured and killed former President…

Greece extends border wall to deter Afghans trying to reach Europe

Greece said it has completed a 25-mile (40km) wall on its border with Turkey and installed…

Europe fears Afghan refugee crisis after Taliban takeover

From above, the new border wall separating Turkey from Iran looks like a white snake winding…

Tunisia: Former Anti-corruption Chief Placed Under House Arrest

The former head of Tunisia’s Anti-Corruption Committee was placed under house arrest, hours after security forces…

Africa’s Jihadists: What Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan Means

As Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, Islamist groups waging insurgencies in Africa were quick to celebrate.…

In Kabul, A Fearful Wait for US to Deliver on Evacuation Vow

Tens of thousands of people in Afghanistan waited nervously on Saturday to see whether the United…

India Gives Emergency Approval for World’s First Covid DNA Jab

India’s drug regulator has granted emergency use approval for Zydus Cadila’s Covid-19 vaccine, the world’s first…

Afghanistan: Taliban Carrying Out Door-to-Door Manhunt for Those Who Worked for NATO

The Taliban have stepped up their search for people who worked for Nato forces or the…

Taliban Keep Some Evacuees from Reaching Kabul Airport, as US Vows to Finish Airlift

Armed members of the Taliban kept people desperate to flee Afghanistan from reaching Kabul’s airport on…

Distressed Afghan Women Gather at Kabul Airport Now Controlled By Taliban, Throw Children to British Soldiers

As every day passes, the relief operation gets more and more urgent and desperate, as the…

USAID Provides $20m To Combat Covid In Somalia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed an additional $20 million to the…

The world’s ‘moral obligation’ to Afghan refugees

For more than four decades, Afghanistan generated one of the world’s largest populations of refugees. That was a…

Afghan vice president says he is “caretaker” president

Afghan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Tuesday he was in Afghanistan and the “legitimate…

Uganda to Accommodate 2,000 Afghan Refugees on US Request

Uganda is set to bring in two thousand Afghan refugees fleeing the crisis in their country…

‘I Stand Squarely Behind My Decision’: Biden Defends Afghanistan Pullout Amid Airport Chaos

United States President Joe Biden broke days of silence on the chaotic military pullout from Afghanistan,…

Taliban’s Afghanistan Takeover: Military Evacuation Flights Resume from Kabul

Evacuation flights from Afghanistan have resumed a day after the Taliban’s military takeover raised panic in…

Tropical Depression Grace Headed for Haiti, Where Thousands Left Homeless by Earthquake

Tropical Depression Grace is projected to hit Haiti on Monday, bringing the threat of heavy rainfall,…

World Leaders Blame Biden, Express Disappointment with Afghanistan

World leaders are speaking out about their disappointment with the security situation in Afghanistan, with British…

US Envoy Heads to Ethiopia to Urge End to Fighting

US President Joe Biden is sending his special envoy for the Horn of Africa to Ethiopia…

New York Legislature Won’t Impeach Cuomo after He Quits

The New York state Assembly will suspend its investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo once he steps…

Diplomats Hasten Exit from Afghanistan as Taliban Near Kabul

The first US troops are arriving in Afghanistan to help diplomatic staff and others leave, as…

Six People Killed in Mass Shooting in Plymouth, England

Six people, including a child, were killed in a mass shooting in the city of Plymouth…

Thinner and Apologetic, Samsung’s Leader Lee Jae-yong Walks out of Jail on Parole

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, convicted of bribery and embezzlement, was released on parole…

Sudan, ICC Sign Cooperation Deal, as Darfur Trials Inch Closer

Sudan has signed a cooperation deal with the International Criminal Court, a step further towards ex-dictator…

Eight Feared Dead as Tourist Helicopter with 16 Crashes into Russian Lake

A tourist helicopter with 16 people on board has crashed into a lake in Russia’s Far…

WHO to Trial Malaria, Arthritis Drugs as Covid Treatments

The World Health Organization (WHO) will test three new drugs as potential treatments for people in…

Canada Violating international Law By Selling Arms to Saudis: Report

Canada is violating international law by selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, according to a new report…

Australia: Canberra Enters Snap Lockdown as Sydney Tightens Covid Curbs

Australia’s capital Canberra has announced a snap one-week lockdown after reporting its first locally acquired case…

Dozens Killed in Algeria Forest Fires

At least 25 Algerian soldiers and 17 civilians have been killed in wildfires to the east…

Amazon To Compensate Customers For Unsafe Goods Sold By Independent Traders

US online retail giant Amazon pledged Tuesday to directly compensate customers harmed or injured by faulty…

US Warns Citizens Against Travel To France Over COVID-19 Concerns

The US State Department has advised Americans to avoid all travel to France over rising coronavirus…

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