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India to push for patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines at WTO

India will lead demands for an intellectual property rights waiver...

Indonesia arrests 24 people over links to extremist financing

Indonesia's counterterrorism squad has arrested 24 people on suspicion of...

Australian police take control of Solomon Islands capital

A night curfew will be re-imposed in the Solomon Islands...

Countries in Asia, Europe alarmed by new COVID variant

Asian and European countries tightened travel restrictions on Friday after...

Heavy rains, strong winds claim 14 lives in Sri Lanka

At least fourteen people were killed and one person missing...

Philippines rejects China's demand to remove grounded navy ship

The Philippines will not remove a dilapidated navy ship grounded...

US invites Taiwan to its democracy summit, angering China

The Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its 'Summit for...

Taliban release guidelines on Afghan media

The Taliban administration has released a set of restrictions on...

India reports 7,579 new COVID-19 infections, smallest rise in one-and-a-half-years

India reported 7,579 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, the smallest...

Six die in Sri Lanka ferry accident

At least six people have died and around ten are...

Prominent Kashmiri rights activist arrested under anti-terror law

India's counter-terrorism agency has arrested a prominent Kashmiri human rights...

30 dead, thousands displaced as flood hits India’s Andhra Pradesh

At least 30 people were killed and thousands have been...

Austria back in full national lockdown

Austria entered its fourth national lockdown on Monday after tens...

India has no plan to allow COVID-19 booster doses

India is not considering authorising booster COVID-19 doses yet as...

Afghan Taliban ban women from working in TV dramas

The Taliban have banned women from appearing in television dramas...

Xi tells ASEAN leaders China does not seek 'hegemony'

Chinese President Xi Jinping told leaders of the 10-country Association...

China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania, expresses dissatisfaction over Taiwan issue

China downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania on Sunday, expressing...

Japan considers releasing oil from reserves for first time to curb price hike

Japan is considering releasing oil from its reserves for the...

ICC prosecutor suspends probe into Philippines drugs war

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has...

Saudi Arabia restricts overseas Umrah pilgrims to 18-50 age group

Saudi Arabia has instituted age limits for Muslims travelling from...

China fines tech giants including Alibaba for failing to report 43 old deals

China's market regulator on Saturday said it was fining companies...

Qatar not reporting all work-linked deaths, says ILO

Qatar is not adequately investigating and reporting worker deaths including...

Pakistan drops chemical castration as punishment for serial rapists

Pakistan has removed a clause from a new criminal law...