The fired US police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck will face a more serious murder charge, and three other sacked officers will be charged as aiding and abetting in the death of the 46-year-old unarmed Black man that triggered eight days of nationwide protests, court documents and prosecutors[…]
India’s financial capital, Mumbai, has largely escaped a cyclone that barrelled through the country’s western coast, despite early forecasts indicating possible destruction in the dense city of 18 million. Cyclone Nisarga was initially forecast to be the first storm of its kind to batter Mumbai since 1948, prompting citizens to[…]
With tears and sad songs, Sudanese pro-democracy protesters who helped bring down former president Omar al-Bashir returned to the streets on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of a massacre in front of the army headquarters in Khartoum that left more than 100 protesters dead. At least 23 people also[…]
Divorces in Saudi Arabia have risen by 30 per cent in the month of February after the quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic caused many wives to discover that their husbands had other wives and families, according to the Dubai-based news site Gulf News. It was reported back in February that[…]
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the United Kingdom will consider revisions in its immigration rules, giving more Hong Kong residents a path to residency and citizenship, amid China’s plan to impose a new national security law in the city. “If China imposes its national security law, the[…]
The United Kingdom’s quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad is crucial to avoiding a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, Home Minister Priti Patel and Transport Minister Grant Shapps have argued in a newspaper column. Under the plans, all international arrivals, including returning Britons, will have to[…]
A storm in the Arabian Sea off India’s west coast has intensified into a severe cyclone, gathering speed as it barrels towards India’s financial capital of Mumbai, home to more than 18 million people. Cyclone Nisarga was forecast to drop heavy rains and winds gusting up to 120km (75 miles)[…]
Despite strict movement restrictions that have helped contain the coronavirus, Malaysia finds itself facing a surge of cases in overcrowded detention centres that coincided with a series of raids last month in which more than 2,000 undocumented migrants were picked up. “We have identified detention centres as a high-risk area,”[…]
Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the country’s northwest, just weeks before they hoped to declare the end of another Ebola epidemic in the country’s east. The appearance of the deadly disease on the other side of the vast[…]
Poverty in the occupied West Bank may double as Palestinians are hammered by the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank warned on Monday. The Palestinian territories have seen low infection rates after authorities acted quickly to curtail the spread of COVID-19, with three deaths from 450 cases[…]
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