Monday, September 21, 2015



The United States is expected to impose sanctions to punish Russia for the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Thai PM for 'vaccine passports' to boost tourism

Thailand's prime minister said on Tuesday he has commissioned a study to look into issuing COVID-19 vaccination certificates for

Syrian victims file case with French prosecutors

Lawyers representing survivors of a chemical weapons attack in 2013 in Syria have filed a criminal complaint against Syrian

Nigerian schoolgirls recount kidnap ordeal

Gunmen have freed all 279 girls kidnapped from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, officials said on Tuesday, as

Australian music promoter Gudinski dies at 68

Prominent Australian music promoter Michael Gudinski, best known for helping globalise some of the country's biggest stars, including Kylie

Germany to extend coronavirus lockdown

Germany plans to extend its coronavirus lockdown until March 28 while easing some restrictions from next week, a draft

All abducted Nigerian schoolgirls freed: official

More than 300 girls who were abducted last week from their school in Nigeria by a group of armed

World’s first Covax jab injected as US eyes J&J rollout

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo on 

France reverses stance on AstraZeneca vaccine

The French government says older people with pre-existing conditions can now get AstraZeneca's Covid-19

US warned of 'potential fourth surge' of Covid-19

The spread of highly contagious coronavirus variants is threatening to fuel a "potential fourth

Hong Kong activists for subversion hearing

Protest slogans rang out as about 1,000 people gathered outside a Hong Kong court on Monday for the hearing

Left parades 'huge' rally at Brigade

The Communist Party of India (Marxist), or CPI (M), on Sunday held its first mega rally with coalition partners

France's Sarkozy awaits verdict in corruption trial

A French court will deliver its verdict in the corruption trial of former president Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday, with

Iran insists US lift sanctions first to deal talks

Iran said on Monday the United States should lift sanctions first if it wants to hold talks with Tehran

Europeans push IAEA Iran resolution

Britain, France and Germany are pressing ahead with a U.S.-backed plan for a resolution by the U.N. nuclear watchdog's

Suga apologises over expensive dinners scandal

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga apologised on Monday following the resignation of a key spokeswoman, who along with other

Russia suspects policeman in new data leak

Russia has identified a policeman as a suspect in a criminal investigation into a flight data leak that could

US seeks to put Saudi crown prince in his place

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been spared direct punishment after a U.S. intelligence report implicated him

Israeli-owned ship in Dubai for assessment

An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman strategic waterway has arrived at a port

All UK children to get free Covid-19 test kits

Britain's government says families with children in school will be provided with free coronavirus home test kits as part

Newspaper photographer attacked in France

Authorities in France have opened an investigation for attempted murder after a news photographer was attacked and seriously injured

Pope to visit Mosul churches

In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded

Mexico's president expects to share US vaccines

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is expected to ask President Joe Biden to consider sharing part of the

Philippines receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

The Philippines received on Sunday its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses in a shipment donated by China, a

Dominica to construct fence border with Haiti

The Dominican Republic will begin constructing a fence along its 376-kilometer (234 mi) border with Haiti later this year

More than 60 prisoners catch Covid in Belgian jail

Inmates are to be restricted to their cells in a Belgian prison after more

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