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Woman fatally shot in US Capitol was Air Force veteran, family says

dpa/GNA – The woman shot and killed inside the US Capitol Building during a violent pro-Trump siege Wednesday was a resident of San Diego's...

Large landslide hits southern Norway; over 150 people evacuated

Over 150 people were evacuated and at least five were injured after a large mud- and landslide early on Wednesday hit Ask in southern...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Taliban militants abduct 20 civilians in south-east Afghanistan

Taliban militants have abducted at least 20 civilians in Afghanistan's south-eastern province of Ghazni, local officials confirmed on Monday. The people, who were taken from...

Storm wreaks havoc across France and Britain

A major storm swept across Britain and into northern France on Sunday, leaving thousands of households without power. Some 34,000 homes in central and eastern...

Pakistani court orders release of suspect in murder of US journalist

A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the release of a British-Pakistani man convicted for the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl. The...
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic

Serbian prime minister receives first coronavirus vaccine dose

Serbia on Thursday officially launched its coronavirus vaccination programme, with Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and a member of the epidemic crisis management group, Darija...
Israel City

Israel to enter third partial coronavirus lockdown on Sunday

Israelis will be placed under a third partial lockdown from Sunday due to rising coronavirus case numbers. The restrictions are to begin on Sunday afternoon...
First Long March

China successfully launches new Long March 8 rocket

China successfully launched a new Long March 8 rocket into space for the first time on Tuesday, parts of which, such as the boosters,...

US government agencies compromised by hackers since ‘at least March’

US government agencies and critical infrastructure entities have been compromised by hackers since "at least March," the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), part...
Donald Trump

What happens to Space Force after Trump administration?

President Donald Trump has a penchant for grandiose promises that go unfulfilled. So when he announced a plan to establish a Space Force, there...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Brazilian president Bolsonaro congratulates Biden on election win

Weeks after the US election and later than many other foreign leaders, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was voted into office in 2013 (AFP Photo/Aamir Qureshi)

Iran should return to 2015 nuclear deal, President says

Iran plans to return to the 2015 international nuclear deal under which it swore off the pursuit of nuclear weapons in exchange for eased...
European Space Agency

European agencies launch mission to remove space waste in 2025

The European Space Agency (ESA), together with an industrial team led by a Swiss company, wants to recover space debris for the first time...

Prosecutors: More than 100 bodies found in mass grave in Mexico

More than 100 bodies have been found in a mass grave in Mexico's western state of Jalisco, state prosecutors said on Sunday. Local attorney general...

Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong pleads guilty to protest charges

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has pleaded guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized assembly, his spokesperson confirmed on Monday. Wong was charged with...
Shepherd Bushiri And His Wife Mary

Fraud-accused Malawian ‘prophet’ skips bail in South Africa

The surprise return of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri to his home in Malawi over the weekend, despite being on bail in South Africa on...
Belarus Protesters

Hundreds detained as Belarus protesters face tear gas, stun grenades

Masked security forces have detained hundreds of people in another Sunday of mass demonstrations against the authoritarian leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko. Videos distributed on...
Hong Kong Residential Fire

Reports: 7 die, more critically injured in Hong Kong residential fire

Seven people, including a 9-year-old, were killed on Sunday night in a fire in a four-storey residential block in Hong Kong, local media reported. The...
Ethiopia Flag

Nobel laureate’s war in Ethiopia risks destabilizing whole region

When Abiy Ahmed became Ethiopia's prime minister following a wave of protests, he was lauded for opening up the formerly repressive country, receiving the...
President Emmanuel Macron

French President Macron criticizes Security Council

French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized the UN Security Council and urged European nations to show greater independence in a wide-ranging interview in the...

Biden team says delayed transition start hurts fight against Covid-19

With President Trump still balking at conceding electoral defeat and public health experts forecasting a horrific new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, calls intensified...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany set to further tighten coronavirus restrictions

Germany looks set to introduce new restrictions on public and private gatherings and ramp up mask-wearing rules when Chancellor Angela Merkel meets state premiers...
Covid Positive

South Australia faces ‘dangerous situation’ as Covid-19 cluster grows

After several months without any locally-acquired coronavirus cases, the state of South Australia on Monday recorded a significant spike in new infections, breaking the...
Boris Johnson

Britain’s Johnson in isolation after contact with infected lawmaker

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was self-isolating late Sunday, after coming into contact with someone who later tested positive for the coronavirus. "I...
Japan Flag

Japan’s economy posts first growth in four quarters

The Japanese economy grew at an annualized rate of 21.4 per cent in the July-to-September period, the government said on Monday, marking the first...
Nestle Australia

Nestle Australia announces new names for ‘racist’ lollies

Nestle Australia on Monday announced the new names of two of its popular Allen's Lollies sweets after acknowledging the previous names had overtones...
Hong Kong Lawmakers

Hong Kong lawmakers’ disqualification prompts mass resignation

A group of 15 Hong Kong politicians resigned en masse on Wednesday in protest against the disqualification of four lawmakers by the National People's...
International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA: Iran has boosted uranium stock, cannot explain secret site

Iran has increased its enriched uranium stock to 12 times the amount allowed under its deal with major powers, the International Atomic Energy Agency...

Biden names top aide Klain as incoming chief of staff

Ron Klain, the former Ebola czar in the Obama administration, is being named as the incoming White House chief of staff once president-elect Joe...
terrorist groups

Mozambique charges 12 Iranians for supporting terrorist group

Twelve Iranians were charged with supporting a terrorist organization on Wednesday, a year after they were arrested in northern Mozambique’s restive Cabo Delgado province. The...