IRAN'S ZARIF BLAMES ISRAEL FOR NATANZ INCIDENT, VOWS REVENGE

Iran blames its regional arch-foe Israel for Sunday's incident at the Natanz nuclear facility.

US FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIR SAYS ECONOMY AT ‘INFLECTION POINT'

The economy is about to 'start growing more quickly' even as COVID remains a risk, Powell says.

 
 
 

CYCLONE SEROJA CUTS POWER TO THOUSANDS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Ferocious winds cause widespread damage to homes and buildings in towns unprepared for cyclones.

COVID: INDIA OVERTAKES BRAZIL AS WORLD'S SECOND WORST-HIT COUNTRY

India records 168,912 cases overnight, taking overall tally to 13.53 million infections reported since pandemic began.

 
 
 

CHINA'S ALIBABA PROMISES TO MAKE LIFE EASIER FOR SMALLER FIRMS

After record fine, China's largest e-commerce firm says it will lower entry barriers for merchants on its platform.

AUSTRALIA DROPS VACCINE GOAL AFTER ASTRAZENECA ADVICE CHANGE

Plan to vaccinate all people by the end of the year abandoned after blood clot fears prompt change to AstraZeneca use.

 
 
 

CANADA'S LARGEST PROVINCE HITS NEW HIGH OF DAILY COVID INFECTIONS

Ontario records 4,456 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, as health experts warn of rapid rise in intensive care admissions.

CAMBODIA CONDEMNS VICE FOR ALTERED KHMER ROUGE IMAGES

The photos of Khmer Rouge 'killing fields' victims with added smiles were an insult to the dead, Cambodia says.

 
 
 

SEVERAL MIGRANTS FOUND DEAD ON BOAT OFF SPAIN'S CANARY ISLANDS

Spanish Red Cross reports that 16 of the 23 people on the boat off El Hierro island were also in a 'serious condition'.

WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE SOUTH AFRICAN CORONAVIRUS VARIANT

The SARS-CoV-2 virus variant that was first detected in South Africa has spread to dozens of countries.

 
 
 

BLINKEN WARNS CHINA THAT ACTION AGAINST TAIWAN WOULD BE ‘MISTAKE'

US Secretary of State says Biden administration concerned by China's 'increasingly aggressive actions' against Taiwan.

RICH, OLD PRINCE DIES - THE MEDIA, ON CUE, LOSES IT

Then the audience switches off the TV.

 
 
 

KYRGYZSTAN VOTERS BACK PRESIDENTIAL RULE IN REFERENDUM

Preliminary results show strong majority support reforms handing greater powers to the presidency, amid a low turnout.

‘TRAGIC COMBINATION': MILLIONS GO HUNGRY AMID BRAZIL COVID CRISIS

19 million Brazilians have gone hungry during the pandemic, new study finds, as food insecurity is also on the rise.

 
 
 

PALESTINIAN SHORT FILM THE PRESENT WINS PRESTIGIOUS BAFTA AWARD

Director Farah Nablusi dedicates the award to 'the people of Palestine' in virtual acceptance speech.

JORDAN KING, PRINCE APPEAR TOGETHER FOR FIRST TIME SINCE RIFT

The government had accused Prince Hamzah of involvement in a conspiracy to 'destabilise' the kingdom's security.

 
 
 

REWRITING STORIES OF MIGRATION - ASMA KHAN AND HASSAN AKKAD

Refugee filmmaker Hassan Akkad and restaurateur Asma Khan discuss their separate paths for combatting social injustice.

PERU VOTES IN ‘MOST FRAGMENTED ELECTIONS IN HISTORY'

Peruvians, hard hit by COVID pandemic and political scandals, will cast ballots Sunday for next president and Congress.

 
 
 

ECUADOR VOTES FOR NEXT PRESIDENT AMID COVID AND ECONOMIC CRISES

Polls open in Ecuador as left-wing economist Andres Arauz and conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso vie for presidency.

IMF WARNS ON RISING DEBT IN COVID-HIT MIDDLE EAST, CENTRAL ASIA

Thirty countries in the regions saw economic rebound, but outlook remains uncertain because of the pandemic.

 
 
 



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