FAMILIES APPEAL FOR MORE HELP ON TENTH DAY OF MEXICAN MINE RESCUE

The fate of 10 miners remains unclear as rescuers continue operations at the flooded mine in Coahuila state.

SEVERAL KILLED IN EGYPTIAN CHURCH FIRE: HEALTH MINISTRY

Sources told Reuters news agency stampede caused by electrical fire after 5,000 worshippers gathered in Giza, Cairo.

 
 
 

HOW A BORDER LINE DIVIDED A KASHMIR VILLAGE, SPLIT FAMILIES

The partition of the Indian subcontinent 75 years ago saw a Kashmir village divided and families split by borderline.

Q&A: ANAS HAQQANI ON ONE YEAR OF TALIBAN RULE

Taliban leader Anas Haqqani says his government would not allow armed groups to operate from its soil.

 
 
 

‘I'LL BE SACRIFICED': THE LOST AND SOLD DAUGHTERS OF AFGHANISTAN

Child marriage, lack of education, financial desperation; a year since the Taliban takeover, girls' futures are at risk.

RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR: LIST OF KEY EVENTS, DAY 172

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 172nd day, we take a look at the main developments.

 
 
 

CHINA'S SHANGHAI TO REOPEN SCHOOLS WITH DAILY COVID TESTING

Authorities say all primary, middle and high schools, kindergartens and nurseries will reopen on September 1.

SALMAN RUSHDIE OFF VENTILATOR AND TALKING A DAY AFTER STABBING

Novelist remains hospitalised with serious injuries, but is now off the ventilator and able to talk, says agent.

 
 
 

RAILA ODINGA AHEAD IN KENYA'S PRESIDENTIAL RACE: EARLY RESULTS

Kenya remains on tenterhooks as partial official results show veteran opposition leader ahead in presidential race.

SEVERAL ISRAELIS WOUNDED IN ATTACK ON JERUSALEM BUS

Israeli police are on the hunt for a gunman after a shooting attack on a bus in Jerusalem's Old City.

 
 
 

MALI PM CHOGUEL MAIGA PLACED ON ‘FORCED REST' BY DOCTOR

Maiga is suffering from exhaustion after working for 14 months without break, his office says.

HOW SHOULD WE ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE?

Scientists say intense droughts, wildfires and heatwaves are the new reality.

 
 
 

SRI LANKA ALLOWS ENTRY FOR CONTROVERSIAL CHINESE SHIP

Sri Lanka confirms the Yuan Wang 5 ship will arrive next week, despite concerns raised by neighbouring India.

SALMAN RUSHDIE ATTACK SUSPECT CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER

Hadi Matar, 24, is accused of attacking the author at event in New York state and is being held without bond.

 
 
 

IRAN, LEBANON REACTION TO SALMAN RUSHDIE ATTACK

Some offered praise for the assault targeting a writer they believe tarnished the Islamic faith with his 1988 book.

MAR-A-LAGO, A SECURITY ‘NIGHTMARE' THAT HOUSED CLASSIFIED RECORDS

Classified US government documents were seized from Donald Trump's sprawling Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida.

 
 
 

TALIBAN DISPERSES AFGHAN WOMEN'S MARCH FOR ‘WORK AND FREEDOM'

Demonstrators carrying a banner that read 'August 15 is a black day' demanded rights to work, political participation.

KENYA GETS HISTORIC NUMBER OF FEMALE GOVERNORS FROM AUGUST 9 VOTE

The rise in female governors from Tuesday's vote is a small but significant improvement over 2017.

 
 
 

US TO CONDUCT ‘AIR AND MARITIME TRANSITS' IN TAIWAN STRAIT

White House says US's 'freedom of navigation' transits will reflect its response to China's 'provocative' behaviour.

WILL TAXING ‘IMMORAL' FOSSIL FUEL PROFITS EASE THE ENERGY CRISIS?

The UN urges windfall tax on the profits of oil and gas giants.

 
 
 



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