PAKISTAN CABINET SHAKE-UP SEES 4TH FINANCE MINISTER IN TWO YEARS

Prime Minister Imran Khan shakes up his economic team in his sixth cabinet reshuffle since assuming power in 2018.

US-FUNDED BROADCASTER ASKS EUROPEAN COURT TO BLOCK RUSSIAN FINES

Moscow has moved to penalise Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty for failing to label its reports with 'foreign agent' tag.

 
 
 

US SENATORS CALL ON BIDEN TO BACK COVID VACCINE PATENT WAIVER

Relaxing intellectual property rules would allow more countries to quickly manufacture vaccines, proponents argue.

THE CLIMATE CRISIS: IS CAPITALISM THE PROBLEM?

Author Naomi Klein and politician Kshama Sawant discuss why global mass movements are key to tackling climate change.

 
 
 

IRAN STARTS ENRICHING URANIUM AT 60%, ITS HIGHEST LEVEL EVER

Announcement is likely to raise tensions as Iran negotiates with world powers to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement.

RECKONING WITH FOUCAULT'S ALLEGED SEXUAL ABUSE OF BOYS IN TUNISIA

We need to address the reports about the French philosopher's predatory behaviour in Tunisia.

 
 
 

WHAT ARE THE BENIN BRONZES, AND WHY ARE THEY SO CONTROVERSIAL?

In 1897, British soldiers looted the sculptures, which now remain in Western museums and collections.

OPPONENTS OF MYANMAR COUP ANNOUNCE UNITY GOVERNMENT

Win Myint designated as president, deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi named as state counsellor.

 
 
 

OLYMPICS ON THE LINE AS JAPAN SLIDES BACK INTO COVID EMERGENCY

Tougher measures introduced to try and slow spread of COVID-19 that is being driven by new variants.

US-CHINA TECH DECOUPLING: IMF WARNS OF GLOBAL GDP CRUNCH

Technological fragmentation could lead to losses of about 5 percent of global GDP, IMF research shows.

 
 
 

ISRAELI ARMY SAYS IT TARGETED ‘HAMAS MILITARY SITES' IN GAZA

Israel claims it targeted 'weapons manufacturing site', while Palestinian media say agricultural lands also attacked.

FROM GERMANY TO IRELAND, A FRESH PUSH TO RETURN THE BENIN BRONZES

As a decolonisation movement sweeps across Europe, there are efforts to return art looted by British soldiers in 1897.

 
 
 

BREXIT PAIN FOR UK FINANCIAL HUB IS JUST BEGINNING: STUDY

About 7,400 jobs and $1.4 trillion in assets have moved or could move to EU from London, New Financial study finds.

PFIZER CEO: THIRD VACCINE DOSE ‘LIKELY' NEEDED WITHIN 12 MONTHS

Researchers currently do not know how long vaccines provide protection against the coronavirus.

 
 
 

CALIFORNIA STUDENT BODY DEMANDS BAN ON CASTE-BASED DISCRIMINATION

'Historic' California State University student association resolution wants caste added to anti-discrimination policy.

DUTERTE URGED TO CONFRONT CHINESE ‘BULLYING' IN SOUTH CHINA SEA

Manila urged to shore up its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea by building structures within its waters.

 
 
 

CHINA POSTS RECORD ECONOMIC GROWTH AFTER PLUNGE 12 MONTHS AGO

But quarterly comparison shows slowing momentum, with analysts forecasting levelling off in construction and exports.

INDIA REPORTS ANOTHER RECORD DAILY RISE IN COVID INFECTIONS

India records 217,353 cases over the last 24 hours - the eighth record daily increase in nine days.

 
 
 

VETERAN HONG KONG DEMOCRACY POLITICIANS IN COURT FOR SENTENCING

Group faces as many as five years in prison over 'illegal assembly' charges stemming from protests in August 2019.

LULA CLEAR TO TAKE ON BOLSONARO AS BRAZIL COURT UPHOLDS RULING

The next presidential election is set for October 2022 and the devastating toll of COVID-19 is likely to be a key issue.

 
 
 



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