Monday, September 21, 2015



Australia's northeast coast was smashed by heavy rains, wild winds and huge seas for the fifth straight day on

Thai monks don protective gear as Covid cases surge

As Covid cases surge in Thailand, some Buddhist monks are donning PPE over their

Israel accuses Iran over deadly oil tanker attack

Israel has accused Iran of being behind an attack on an oil tanker in

US combat forces to leave Iraq by end of year

President Joe Biden says US forces will end their combat mission in Iraq by

India begins landslide, flood clean-up as deadly monsoon rains ease

Rescuers waded through waist-deep mud in western India Monday

East China battens down as Typhoon In-Fa approaches

Typhoon In-Fa lashed eastern China with high winds and heavy rain on Sunday as

India rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon toll hits 115

Rescuers in India waded through knee-deep mud and debris Saturday in a grim search

China imposes sanctions on US officials

China is imposing sanctions on several US individuals and organisations in response to recent

6.7-magnitude quake hits Philippines: USGS

A strong earthquake shook the Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported, but

Hong Kong police charge four former Apple Daily staff under security law

Hong Kong's national security police charged four former senior staff

Chinese unite online to aid flood victims

Chinese are using social media to help speed up rescue efforts after deadly floods

Pilgrims pray on Mount Arafat at high point of pandemic-era hajj

Muslim pilgrims prayed Monday on Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat, the high point of this

At least 18 killed in landslide, wall collapse in India monsoon rains

At least 18 people were killed after several homes

Dozens killed in Iraq Covid hospital blaze

More than 50 people have died after a fire broke out in a coronavirus

Lightning strikes kill more than 50 in India

More than 50

Eid-ul-Adha in Saudi Arabia on July 20

The Eid al-Adha will be celebrated in Saudi Arabia on July 20, 2021 (Tuesday)

6.1-magnitude quake strikes eastern Indonesia: USGS

 A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island Saturday, the United

Lebanon plunged into darkness as power plants shut

Lebanon's two main power plants were switched off on Friday, plunging much of the

Israel begins targetting Hamas' cryptocurrency accounts

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz signed on Thursday an order to seize digital wallets

Indonesians ignore warnings in rush to buy anti-parasite drug for Covid

Indonesians have ignored health warnings to stock up on a "miracle cure" for Covid-19

Rescuers struggle to locate dozens in landslide-hit Japan town

Rescuers were holding out hope of finding at least 64 people buried under the

Afghan troops flee country after Taliban clashes

More than 1,000 Afghan soldiers have fled to neighboring Tajikistan after clashing with Taliban

India records 39,796 new COVID-19 cases, 723 deaths

India saw a single-day rise of 39,796 new

29 killed in Philippine military plane crash

At least 29 people were killed and 50 injured Sunday when a Philippine military

Rescuers search for survivors in landslide-hit Japan town

Rescuers in a Japanese town hit by a deadly landslide climbed onto cracked roofs

Last foreign forces quit Afghanistan's Bagram base

The last US and Nato forces have left Afghanistan's Bagram airbase, the center of

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