MISS PINK AND MR BLUE: FINDING GENDER EQUALITY IN INDIA

Once upon a time, every shade of pink was a burden and every shade of blue a joy. But what if there was another way?

SOUTH AFRICA TO PAY 2.5 TIMES MORE THAN EU FOR COVID VACCINE

Oxford-AstraZeneca quotes Pretoria $5.25 for each jab, while EU nations pay $2.16 for the same vaccine.

 
 
 

PAKISTAN SAYS ‘ONUS ON INDIA' TO RESTART DIALOGUE

Foreign minister tells Al Jazeera India must reverse steps in disputed Kashmir before Pakistan comes to the table.

ISRAELI MISSILES STRIKE TARGETS IN SYRIA'S HAMA PROVINCE: SANA

Syria claims Israeli jets carried out attacks in central province, adding its military shot down most of the missiles.

 
 
 

ISIL TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEADLY BAGHDAD SUICIDE BOMBINGS

More than 100 people were wounded in the deadliest blasts in nearly three years to have hit the Iraqi capital.

SRIWIJAYA CRASH PUTS INDONESIAN TRANSPORT SAFETY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

While flying has become much safer, issues over maintenance and regulatory failure continue to affect transport networks

 
 
 

BIDEN'S PICK FOR US TREASURY LEAVES DOOR OPEN TO WEALTH TAX HIKE

Janet Yellen also sees no immediate lifting of China tariffs, adds that polluters should pay for carbon emissions.

BREXIT ‘OPPORTUNITY': NISSAN TO SOURCE MORE CAR BATTERIES IN UK

UK-EU trade deal avoids a 10% levy on cars as long as they meet a minimum level of locally sourced parts.

 
 
 

INDIAN FARMERS REJECT GOVERNMENT'S OFFER TO SUSPEND NEW LAWS

Coalition of farmers' unions says they will settle for nothing less than a complete repeal of the farm laws.

MEDICALLY VULNERABLE REFUGEES IN AUSTRALIA HOTELS FINALLY FREED

Dozens of men held in hotels as part of Australia's controversial offshore immigration policy have been freed.

 
 
 

COVID ‘COULD HAVE BEEN CONTAINED': TAIWAN'S EX-HEALTH MINISTER

Dr Chen Chien-jen says prompt action in December 2019 could have averted a global pandemic.

QANON IN DISARRAY AS REALITY OF BIDEN PRESIDENCY SETTLES

Followers of the far-right conspiracy theory will likely migrate to other groups and their offshoots, experts say.

 
 
 

US CONGRESS REMOVES HURDLE FOR BIDEN'S DEFENCE SECRETARY PICK

Retired Army General Austin on track for Senate confirmation with waiver of civilian rule.

BITCOIN BITES: CRYPTOCURRENCY CLOSES AT THREE-WEEK LOW

Bitcoin tumbles as much as 11.3 percent on Thursday, sliding below $31,000.

 
 
 

BRAZIL'S MOST VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES FACE COVID FOOD CRISIS

The coronavirus has killed about 212,000 people in Brazil and wreaked havoc on what was an already-shaky economy.

BIDEN: US COVID DEATH TOLL ‘LIKELY' TO TOP 500,000 NEXT MONTH

The new US president unveiled a strategy to deal with the virus but warns it will take time to end the pandemic.

 
 
 

CAR ANNOUNCES STATE OF EMERGENCY AFTER ARMED ATTACKS

Presidential spokesman said state of emergency will allow 'arrests without going through national prosecutors'.

TEN MORE BODIES DISCOVERED IN LIBYA MASS GRAVE

Mass graves have been found Tarhuna, a town 80km southeast of Tripoli formerly controlled by a militia.

 
 
 

EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK'S $2.2 TRILLION STIMULUS STILL ON TRACK

More than a trillion euros in stimulus is on its way to jolt life into a eurozone battered by the coronavirus crisis.

PELOSI: IMPEACHMENT TRIAL OF TRUMP WILL NOT HARM ‘UNITY'

House speaker says Democrats plan to go ahead with a trial of the former president for inciting the US Capitol riot.

 
 
 



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