Monday, September 21, 2015



Families and friends were overjoyed at London's Heathrow Airport on Monday after a travel rule change meant they could

HK authorities arrest pro-democracy singer for 'corrupt conduct'

Hong Kong's anti-corruption watchdog today charged a singer and prominent pro-democracy activist, Anthony Wong, with "corrupt conduct" at a

Philippines to extend night curfew in Manila amid

The Philippines will extend a night curfew in the capital, Manila, amid a tightening of curbs in the Southeast

'Powerless and angry': Japan's anti-Olympic activists fight on

Kai Koyama was standing outside Tokyo's Olympic Stadium as fireworks burst overhead during the opening ceremony but unlike many

UAE rolls out Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17

The United Arab Emirates will start providing China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17, the UAE government said

Evictions expected to spike as federal moratorium ends

Evictions, which have mostly been on pause during the pandemic, are expected to ramp up on Monday after the

'US to begin new Afghan refugee program'

US President Joe Biden's administration will launch a new program to resettle certain Afghans as refugees in the United

15 soldiers killed, six missing in Niger attack: ministry

Fifteen soldiers have been killed and six more are

Ismail Haniyeh re-elected as leader of Palestinian Islamist group Hamas

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected unopposed, officials

Army patrols Sydney streets

Australian officials on Monday extended a snap three-day lockdown

New arrests in plot to kill Madagascar president

Madagascar on Sunday announced the arrest of five generals as well as high-ranking police

UK and US blame Iran for deadly ship attack

The UK and US believe Iran was behind a tanker attack that killed two

India set to take over as president of UN Security Council for month of August

India has taken over the UN Security Council presidency for the month of August, during which the global body

Europe's Covid-19 vaccine passes reveal some pockets of resistance

Shouts of "Liberty!" have echoed through the streets and squares of Italy and France as thousands show their opposition

Anger over Tunisia's pandemic failures fuels political crisis

Waiting in line to receive a COVID-19 jab from the Tunisian army, Zubeir Bin Ammar was in little doubt

Thailand extends stricter Covid-19 measures until end-August

Thailand on Sunday (Aug 1) extended tighter containment measures in the capital and high-risk provinces until the end of

Mexico holds referendum on whether to probe ex-presidents

Mexicans on Sunday are set to vote on whether to investigate five of the country's former leaders in a

At least 16 people in hospital amid 'historic heat wave' in Greece

Greece continues to swelter in a dangerous heat wave while firefighters battled numerous drought-fuelled blazes at the weekend. At

Millions of Americans risk eviction as corona virus cases spike

Millions of Americans could find themselves homeless starting Sunday as a nationwide ban on evictions expires, against a backdrop

China, Australia ramp up Covid curbs as Delta variant spreads

China and Australia ramped up Covid-19 curbs Saturday as

US to help investigate lethal attack on Israeli-managed tanker

The United States will

Anti-eviction lawmaker camps on US Capitol steps

Congresswoman Cori Bush has spent a night on the steps of the US Capitol

Food discounts offer to boost UK youth jabs

Young people will be offered discounted takeaways and taxi rides to get their Covid

Malaysia suspends parliament session citing risk of COVID infection

Malaysia's special parliamentary sitting will be cut short after the detection of COVID-19 infections in the building, the legislative

Biden lands win, but virus surge threatens to derail agenda

Joe Biden wagered his campaign and now his presidency on the premise that government itself could still work, even

Two more parts of China report Covid outbreaks

China's worst corona virus outbreak in months has spread to two more parts of the country, health authorities said

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