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Albanian artist offers ‘therapy’ with portraits painted in coffee
David Kryemadhi says artworks help people gain self-confidence, see the world with positive synergy.
Japan tops up Afghan aid by US$65 million
Taliban’s seizure of country created obstacles for its people, minister says.
Former South Korean president Roh Tae-woo dies
Instrumental in crushing Gwangju Uprising, convicted leader died of natural causes today aged 88.
Amazon workers take first step to unionise at New York warehouse
Organising group says company fighting effort.
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Rescued from extinction, bisons rediscover Romania mountains
After centuries-long absence, these hairy giants have been reintroduced to region with much success.
Asia suffered hottest year on record in 2020, UN says
While China loses US$238 billion to climate issues, Tajikistan, Cambodia and Laos worst hit according to GDP.
Hong Kong to further tighten Covid travel restrictions
Carrie Lam to try and persuade China’s leaders to restore travel with the mainland.
Maradona’s lawyer says late star’s medical treatment ‘very bad’
It led to Argentine football star’s death, says Matias Morla.
Samsung boss fined for anaesthetic misuse
Lee Jae-yong convicted of repeatedly taking propofol at a plastic surgery clinic in Seoul over several years.
Thailand protests fade but hardcore battle on
Youths tackle riot police with firecrackers, homemade ‘ping pong bombs’.
Facebook, YouTube punish Bolsonaro for suggesting Covid shots linked to AIDS
One removes video, the other suspends president for a week, blocks clip.
Rust assistant director previously sacked over gun safety
Report reveals weapon used for live fire target practice shortly before crew member shot to death.
Myanmar gets new UN envoy from Singapore
Noeleen Heyzer to take over with negotiations at impasse, as junta refuses to engage in dialogue.
US State Department sets up cyber bureau, envoy amid hacking alarm
Blinken says review shows need for structural changes in adapting to 21st century challenges.
UN Security Council expected to hold emergency Sudan meeting today
Body considering asking broader UN membership to adopt joint declaration, diplomats say.
Myanmar in spotlight at summit, with junta chief barred
Asean divided as experts predict little or no progress in road map to peaceful resolution.
Japan’s Princess Mako to marry after years of controversy
Emperor’s niece to forego lavish ceremony, endowment in low-key nuptials.
‘Facebook Papers’ hit as platform reports billions in profit
New reports accuse Zuckerberg of allowing hate speech to flourish, fuelling toxic polarisation.
Myanmar threatens to skip Asean summit over junta chief’s exclusion
Move to exclude Min Aung Hlaing from meeting 'broke Asean principles', says junta spokesman.
London expands zone charging drivers of worst polluting cars
Mayor Sadiq Khan says the measure would bring ‘cleaner air to millions of Londoners’.
Anxiety grows over ‘horrific’ Iran prison abuses
Victims experience horrific mistreatment and have no means to seek redress, says Human Rights Watch.