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Quake-hit Afghan village struggles back to life as aid trickles in
Survivors plead for basic necessities to get through each day.
Rome slams brakes on electric scooters
New rules will reduce speed limit from 25kph to 20kph from, restrict service operators to three.
European festivals should not be scrapped due to monkeypox, says WHO
UN health body, however, warns events may be conducive environment for transmissions.
Indonesian police arrest six for ‘blasphemy’ over alcohol promotion
‘Mohammed’, ‘Maria’ free drinks gimmick ignites public fury online.
Shanghai reports no Covid-19 cases for first time since outbreak
Infections elsewhere in country narrow to a trickle as months-long lockdowns are slowly lifted.
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Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in West Bank, say sources
Boy shot near West Bank town of Ramallah, amid spike in violence.
China’s Xi Jinping to attend Hong Kong handover anniversary celebration
President to also observe inauguration of island’s next administration.
What is causing record floods and heatwaves in China?
Climate experts point to global warming, La Nina weather event as key factors in extreme weather.
Two killed, several wounded in shooting in Oslo
Police say three seriously injured, seven more receiving treatment.
Mali strongman adopts electoral law, key to civilian rule
Despite pledge to transition to elected government, clause inserted to allow military candidates to run for office.
Ecuador president accuses Indigenous protesters of seeking coup
Guillermo Lasso says he wants to talk as thousands of people on streets of Quito refuse to back down.
18 migrants die in mass attempt to enter Spain
Huge crowd surges from Morocco into Spanish enclave of Melilla.
US passes first major gun bill in decades
New law tightens background checks, funding for state laws to restrict proxy ownership.
US recession would be ‘necessary price’ to defeat inflation, says IMF chief
Fed’s aggressive move to quell sharp rise in prices must remain top priority, lender says.
Abortion access threatened in half of US states
Some 13 states set to enact ‘trigger’ laws automatically, following controversial decision.
EU top diplomat bids to ‘reverse tensions’ on surprise Iran visit
Josep Borrell hoping to breathe new life into stalled nuclear talks, as Washington, Tehran dig heels in.
Indonesian bar sparks uproar with Muhammad drink promo
It has since apologised, says management unaware of deal.
Germany agrees to consign Nazi-era abortion law to history
‘High time’ to do away with legislation limiting information doctors and clinics can provide, justice minister says.
US Supreme Court strikes down constitutional right to abortion
Conservative-dominated court overturns landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision.
Hundreds of migrants storm border fence in Spain’s Melilla
Group ‘perfectly organised and violent’, authorities say.
India rushes food, medicine to Sri Lanka
US$1.5 billion credit lines will allow bankrupt nation to meet a portion of its needs.
Tennis ace Osaka’s new venture raises eyebrows in Africa
Hana Kuma means ‘flower bear’ in Japanese, but has a lewd meaning in Swahili.