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German chancellor candidate to be grilled in fraud probe
Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will appear before parliament's finance committee today.
Virus-hit Fiji to reopen borders for tourists
It hopes to offer quarantine-free travel to visitors from a ‘green list’ of locations by November.
Netflix dominates Emmys with Crown sweep and Queen’s Gambit win
Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso is the big winner in the comedy categories.
‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero to learn verdict in terror trial
Family say charges are payback by vengeful government after denouncing president as a dictator.
Johnson cautious over fulfilling UN climate fund pledges
British PM says ‘a stretch’ to expect wealthy nations to pay up within the week.
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Deported Haitians angry after US sends them back to Port-au-Prince
Returnees lament inhumane living conditions at Texas migrant detention facility.
Singapore reports more than 1,000 Covid-19 cases for second day
Active cases on the island state now at 7,144.
Trudeau’s future on the line as Canadians vote in pandemic election
Prime minister faces a strong challenge from conservative leader Erin O'Toole.
Mexico’s case against US gunmakers edges ahead
Government alleges ‘negligent, illicit’ cross-border trade, accounting for at least 70% of weapons seized at crime scenes.
Volcano erupts on Spain’s Canary Islands
PM flies in with hundreds of soldiers mobilised, residents told to stay away from eruption zone.
North Korea says US submarine deal, alliance could trigger ‘nuclear arms race’
Pyongyang says ‘extremely undesirable, dangerous acts’ likely to upset balance of power in Asia-Pacific region.
Afghan refugees cycle in traditional Mexico City bike ride
Celebrated women’s robotics team still face threats from Islamists, says government.
French, UK defence ministers’ meeting off amid submarine row
Paris still smarting after ‘stab in the back’ with US-Anglo-Australian partnership.
Pope opens Central Europe conference on sex abuse ‘crisis’
Vatican still reeling from multiple scandals, attempts to whitewash crimes in Poland.
Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle
System crash results in suspension of voting.
Two main contenders to Merkel’s throne
A toss between vice chancellor Olaf Scholz of Social Democrats and Armin Laschet of CDU-CSU.
Blast targets Taliban truck in eastern Afghan city
Several wounded fighters taken to hospital after explosion.
Vaccine bookings spike after Italy extends Covid pass
All employees must now show proof of jab, negative test or recent recovery from the virus.
Putin’s party set to retain parliamentary majority after polls
Elections marred by claims of censorship, rampant ballot stuffing.
French daredevil takes hair-raising Seine tightrope walk
Holder of several world records, Nathan Paulin performed feat to celebrate Heritage Day.
Under-fire Australian minister quits over anonymous donation
Christian Porter’s resignation to avoid any real or perceived conflict of interest over unknown donor, says PM Scott Morrison.
Nigerian kidnappers free 10 more students
Hostages released in batches, group part of more than 100 taken months ago.
Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022
Boxer accepts nomination of rival faction in President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruling party.
IS-linked terror group leader shot dead in Indonesian jungle
Security forces also gun down another MIT member identified as Jaka Ramadhan.