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Pakistan appoints first female Supreme Court judge

3 hours 36 min ago
Pakistan appointed its first female Supreme Court judge on Monday, after a nomination process that proved unusually contentious.

US, UAE intercept Houthi ballistic missiles over Abu Dhabi

3 hours 39 min ago
The US military joined with the United Arab Emirates on Monday to counter a missile attack by Yemen's Houthis on an air base near its capital Abu Dhabi, where approximately 2,000 American service members and personnel are stationed, US officials said.

At least 8 dead in stampede at soccer game in Cameroon

7 hours 51 min ago
At least eight people were killed and 50 people injured after a stampede during an Africa Cup of Nations match in the Cameroonian capital Monday, state broadcaster Cameroon Radio Television reported.

Opinion: It's time Europe got on the same page on abortion rights

7 hours 57 min ago
Roberta Metsola had double reason last Tuesday to celebrate -- marking both her 43rd birthday and becoming the youngest ever president of the European Union's Parliament. She is also the first woman in 20 years to have the job.

Boris Johnson attended a birthday gathering while the rest of the UK was in lockdown

8 hours 59 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson celebrated his birthday with a gathering at his official residence in June 2020 while the United Kingdom was in its first Covid-19 lockdown, a spokesperson said Monday, marking the latest scandal for the country's leader.

Four injured, gunman dead, after shooting at Heidelberg University in Germany

Τρι, 25/01/2022 - 00:15
A lone gunman opened fire in an auditorium at Heidelberg University in south west Germany on Monday, injuring four people, police said.

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore detained in 'safe place' after 'attempted coup d'état'

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 23:20
The President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, is being detained in a "safe place" following an attempted coup d'état in the West African country, two mutinous soldiers told a journalist working for CNN on Monday.

Lebanon's Hariri withdraws from politics, leaving sectarian vacuum behind

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 22:01
Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad Hariri has pulled out of politics, ending a turbulent 17-year career and throwing the crisis-ridden country into further uncertainty.

Who is Nusrat Ghani, the British lawmaker who says she was fired over her religion

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 20:23
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an inquiry into allegations made by Nusrat Ghani, a Muslim lawmaker, that her faith was raised as a reason for her losing her job.

Australia says WeChat has removed the account of its prime minister

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 16:22
Australia has accused WeChat of taking down Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account and redirecting his followers to a site that claims to provide information for Chinese Australians.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange allowed to seek appeal against extradition to the US

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 16:01
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can appeal to the UK's Supreme Court against extradition to the United States, Britain's High Court ruled Monday.

Stowaway found alive aboard plane wheel in Amsterdam after flying more than 11 hours

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 14:44
Dutch authorities discovered a stowaway hiding in the nose wheel of a cargo plane when it landed at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport Sunday morning.

Pope Benedict XVI admits being at meeting about abuser priest when he ran Munich archdiocese

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 13:54
Pope Benedict XVI admitted Monday that he was at a meeting in 1980 at which an abusive priest was discussed, blaming his earlier denial at having been there on "an error in the editing of his statement."

Lunar New Year is China's biggest holiday. For the third year, many will be forced to spend it apart

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 11:27
More than two years have passed since China sealed off an entire city of more than 11 million people to curb the world's first Covid-19 outbreak.

Chinese officials punished for covering up true scale of deadly floods

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 10:34
Dozens of Chinese officials have been punished over their response to devastating floods that killed hundreds last July, after a government investigation found authorities had under-reported deaths and deliberately withheld information.

Opinion: In Ukraine, one question looms: What will we do if Russia attacks?

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 02:54
Those of us who live in Ukraine have anxiously read the headlines over the last few months, proclaiming the threat of war looming over our country. With as many as 100,000 Russian troops amassed at the Ukrainian border, this is hardly a surprise.

Boris Johnson faces make-or-break moment with report due into 'Partygate' scandal

Δευ, 24/01/2022 - 02:29
It could be a crucial week for Boris Johnson in his battle to stay in power.

UK Royal Navy seizes more than $20 million worth of drugs in Gulf of Oman

Κυρ, 23/01/2022 - 20:53
The British Royal Navy has seized more than a ton of illicit drugs worth almost £15 million ($20.3 million) in the Gulf of Oman, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on Sunday.