Four months since the Sarboda dam collapse displaced thousands, there are fears of corruption and cover-ups.
Seven European countries – led by North Macedonia, Hungary, Serbia and Croatia – are the least-accepting countries.
Amid delay in forming gov’t following blast, ex-Lebanese PM suggests naming independent Shia candidate for finance post.
Hundreds march to oppose calls from anti-government protesters as parliament meets to consider amendments.
Qatar’s leader says Israel continues to carry out ‘flagrant violation of international resolutions’.
Philippine president says Manila ‘firmly rejects’ attempts to undermine 2016 ruling declaring China’s claim illegal.
Abdullah Abdullah says a number of freed prisoners have taken up arms in contravention of the February peace agreement.
Chinese and US leaders attack each other’s environmental records, as Trump blames China for ‘rampant pollution’.
Aquaculture provides fallback for people of the Penida Archipelago as they wait for tourists to return.
Officials say at least eight people are still missing as rescue personnel battle rain in search for survivors.
The US city is on edge awaiting a decision on whether police officers involved in Taylor’s death will face charges.
Chinese telecoms giant urges US to reconsider restrictions, which Trump imposed, accusing Huawei of helping Beijing spy.
Palestine was meant to chair Arab League meetings for next six months, but FM Riyad al-Maliki has declined the position.
President campaigned before a large crowd at an outdoor rally near Pittsburgh, Biden earns Cindy McCain’s endorsement
Travel restrictions have crushed a global airline industry that says preflight tests would be better than quarantines.
Ishmael Toroama is set to lead independence talks for the autonomous territory in the remote east of Papua New Guinea.
The United States has reported by far the highest number of deaths related to novel coronavirus in the world.
As a politician and journalist, in separate incidents, lash out at Muslim women, France’s favourite debate is renewed.
President Rouhani’s administration hints at new possibility of sabotage at Iran’s key nuclear facilities.
UAE could be the first Gulf state to possess the stealth jet, as US studies deal that is also acceptable to Israel.
Lebanon’s official news agency said explosion took place in southern village of Ein Qana, about 50km south of Beirut.
Tehran will not surrender to US pressure, no matter who the next US president is, President Rouhani tells the world.
House Speaker Pelosi strikes deal with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin adding nutrition aid for children and farm relief.
The two rivals will discuss ending the internal division and holding general elections.
Powell and Mnuchin say the economy is rebounding, but more spending by Congress is likely needed.
Pascale Ferrier, who allegedly sent ricin-laced post to the White House, due to appear in court.
US airlines will make a last-ditch bid to persuade Congress for a new $25bn bailout to avert thousands of furloughs.
The normally nine-justice court now faces the possibility of 4-4 splits and potential for compromise among judges.
Democratic presidential nominee would also work to fix imbalances in agricultural trade between the two blocs.
Footballer Luis Suarez, a Uruguay national, passed the exam despite his tutor allegedly saying ‘he can’t speak a word’.
Restrictions by 15 African countries were imposed after Malian military officers removed President Keita.
Decades-old sexual trauma is being unearthed in a society that rarely discusses it, but can that bring about change?
UK prime minister announces more physical distancing measures that could last for six months, but rejects full lockdown.
Belarus’ opposition leader makes a shocking presentation but EU foreign ministers still unable to agree on sanctions.
Contentious Senate hearing looms as Republican president looks to solidify conservative majority on highest court.
Scientist says up to a third of the stranded animals may already be dead as ‘challenging’ rescue operation kicks off.
Pope Francis has reportedly approved a two-year renewal of the deal on the appointment of bishops vetted by the Vatican.
A man from Uttar Pradesh arrested after he allegedly slashed his wife’s stomach with a sickle to check gender of baby.
Bitter eight-year battle not only inflicted human and economic devastation, but has impacted Middle East to this day.
US president gives ‘preliminary ok’ for Oracle, Walmart to buy stakes in new firm controlling popular Chinese-owned app.
If Facebook were to adopt the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism, this would be detrimental to freedom of speech.
It is increasingly clear that systemic oppression and environmental collapse are inextricably linked.
Taiwan has reported a sharp rise in incursions by Chinese warplanes into its air defence identification zone.
Ang Rita Sherpa, the first person to climb Mount Everest 10 times without bottled oxygen, dies aged 72.
Ren Zhiqiang disappeared from public view in March after criticising Xi Jinping’s handling of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Maduro calls on the world to fight ‘imperialism’ while Cuba accuses the US of threatening ‘international peace’.
Scientists say warming in the Arctic melted the ice covering the polar ocean to its second-lowest level in 40 years.