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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...

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...

UN expert calls for N Korea sanctions...

North Korea starvation risk looms

East Asia

Thu, Oct 7 2021

UN rights expert says North Koreans risk starvation

Malaysia buys 150,000 courses of Merck's...

Malaysia buys 150,000 courses of Merck's...

Southeast Asia

Thu, Oct 7 2021

South Korea announcing similar deals to buy the Merck pill this week

Militants kill 2 schoolteachers in Indian...

Militants kill 2 schoolteachers in Indian...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 7 2021

Last week, seven civilians have been killed in Kashmir

Germany a step closer to Scholz-led...

Germany a step closer to Scholz-led...

Europe

Wed, Oct 6 2021

The first three-way talks between the SPD, FDP and Greens will take place on Thursday

Sri Lanka probes president's niece over...

Sri Lanka probes president's niece over...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Cabinet spokesman Dulles Alahapperuma said the president asked the main anti-graft body to issue a report...

Unesco: Covid impact worsens India's...

Unesco: Covid impact worsens India's...

World

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Nearly 70% of students lacked smartphones or other devices to access classes online

UK court: Dubai ruler ordered phones...

'Dubai ruler ordered phones of ex-wife,...

Europe

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Hacking involved the powerful NSO Pegasus software

Taliban arrest 4 IS militants north...

Taliban arrest 4 IS militants north...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Two Taliban members were shot and killed on Wednesday when unknown gunmen opened fire on a Taliban patrol...

WHO: Not out of the woods in battle...

'Not out of the woods in battle against...

World

Wed, Oct 6 2021

The coronavirus has killed at least 4,834,102 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December...

Duo wins Nobel Chemistry Prize for work...

Duo wins Nobel Chemistry Prize for work...

World

Wed, Oct 6 2021

The more than century-old prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and is worth $1.1...

Czechs sign deal to buy air defence...

Czechs sign deal to buy air defence...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 5 2021

The Czech Republic will pay $630 million for the system made by Israeli state-run company Rafael

UN weather agency warns of water crisis...

WMO warns of water crisis without urgent...

World

Tue, Oct 5 2021

Over 300,000 people have been killed by floods and more than 700,000 by droughts and their impact on...

No defence witnesses at Suu Kyi incitement...

No defence witnesses at Suu Kyi incitement...

World

Tue, Oct 5 2021

The 76-year-old faces a raft of charges, from sedition to illegally importing walkie-talkies, which could...

Romania faces political crisis as MPs...

Romania faces political crisis as MPs...

Europe

Tue, Oct 5 2021

Former banker Citu had only been prime minister since December

Macron meets Blinken as US seeks to...

Blinken, Macron meet in Paris

Europe

Tue, Oct 5 2021

The one-on-one meeting lasted around 40 minutes with 'common agreement that we have an opportunity...

Bangladeshis among 500 migrants intercepted...

Bangladeshis among 500 migrants intercepted...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 5 2021

Libya’s coast guard has intercepted around 25,300 migrants and returned them to Libya’s shores...

Some girls return to school as Taliban...

Some girls return to high school in...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 5 2021

The Taliban also announced at a stage-managed rally that some women civil servants have been called back...

Nobel Physics Prize goes to 3 for climate...

Trio wins Nobel Physics Prize for climate...

World

Tue, Oct 5 2021

The prestigious prize is worth $1.15 million

US duo win Nobel Medicine Prize for...

US duo win Nobel Prize in medicine

World

Mon, Oct 4 2021

They figured out the mechanics of how humans perceive temperature and pressure through nerve...