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Taliban warns US not to destabilize...

Taliban warns US not to destabilize...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

US and Taliban hold first talks since Washington pulled its troops from Afghanistan in August

Czech billionaire PM wins vote but falls...

Czech billionaire PM wins vote but falls...

Europe

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Babis was named in the Pandora Papers investigation

Iran's first president Abolhassan Banisadr...

Iran's first president Abolhassan Banisadr...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Banisadr won Iran's first free election in 1980 to become president hot on the heels of the previous...

Philippine Nobel winner Ressa calls...

Maria Ressa: Facebook biased against...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Facebook's algorithms prioritise the spread of lies laced with anger and hate over facts., she...

Fear of arrest in Hong Kong over Taiwan...

Hong Kong raids feared over Taiwan...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 9 2021

October 10 marks the anniversary of the 1911 uprising which ushered in a new Republic of China

Chilean scientist plans to clean up...

'Metal-eating' bacteria to clean up...

Science

Sat, Oct 9 2021

The bacteria are not harmful to humans or the environment, the researcher says

Ressa's Nobel termed 'rebuke' to Duterte,...

Ressa's award a 'rebuke' to

South-East Asia

Sat, Oct 9 2021

The government is in an awkward position, with no comment from President Rodrigo Duterte who call Ressa's...

Infographic: Two journalists win 2021...

Infographic: Two journalists win 2021...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Dmitry Muratov of Russia and Maria Ressa of...

Taiwan says its future rests in hands...

Taiwan says future in people's...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Taiwan urges China to abandon its "provocative steps of intrusion, harassment and...

Over 100 dead or missing after boat...

100 dead or missing in DR Congo boat...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

There are 39 survivors

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa...

Maria Ressa dedicates Nobel Prize to...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

She vowed to continue her battle for press freedom

Hindus fearful in Indian Kashmir after...

Hindus fearful in Indian Kashmir after...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 9 2021

At least 28 civilians have been killed by suspected militants this year in the Muslim-majority...

Pandemic slows for sixth week...

Pandemic slows for sixth week

Coronavirus

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Bangladesh has seen a 35% drop in Covid-19 case numbers

Facebook grapples with another global...

Facebook grapples with another global...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

It outage, which lasted couple of hours, affected users of Instagram and Messenger as well

3 Bangladeshis among 10 injured in drone...

3 Bangladeshis among 10 hurt in Saudi...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 9 2021

There was no immediate claim of responsibility

US appeals court reinstates Texas abortion...

US court reinstates Texas abortion...

North America

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Texas abortion law, which took effect on September 1, makes no exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape...

White House blocks Trump attempt to...

Biden blocks Trump attempt to withhold...

North America

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Throngs of Trump supporters stormed the seat of Congress on January 6 to prevent certifying Democrat...

Sierra Leone formally abolishes 'inhumane'...

Sierra Leone abolishes death...

Africa

Sat, Oct 9 2021

The last executions in Sierra Leone were carried out in 1998

Global tax deal seeks to end havens,...

Global tax deal seeks to end

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Many developing countries say their interests have been ignored and that wealthy nations are likely to...

Israeli judge upholds ban on Jewish...

Israel court upholds ban on Jewish prayer...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Jews are allowed to visit the site but may not overtly pray or engage in rituals there

After week of tensions, China's Xi vows...

China's Xi vows 'reunification' with...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Taiwan’s separatism biggest obstacle to achieving 'reunification of motherland', says Xi...