Loading...

Taiwan calls on China to share ‘correct’ virus information

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on China on Wednesday to share “correct” information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration...

  Asia / South Asia

Indian SC says no stay on citizenship law for now

The Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that it will not grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre and said it may refer pleas challenging the validity of the Act to a larger Constitution bench. A Bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde is hearing a batch of 144 pleas challenging the...

Fire kills five in southern Vietnam

A fire in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City killed five early Tuesday, Vietnam News Agency reported. The fire broke out in a house located in a small alley of District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City at around 4:00 a.m. local time, killing five people in the family, including three women aged 70, 44 and 30 and two men...

  Americas

US Senate approves Trump impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses

The Republican-controlled US Senate voted early on Wednesday (US local time) on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and ensure witnesses are heard. As the third presidential impeachment trial in US history began in earnest, Trump’s chief legal defender argued the Democratic case...

  Europe

  Europe

Five soldiers die in explosion in Burkina Faso

At least five soldiers were killed in a roadside explosion on Friday in northern Burkina Faso's province of Soum, a security source said. The explosion occurred as an army patrol vehicle hit an improvised roadside explosive device in the town of Arbinda, said the source. Burkina Faso is faced with a worsening security situation in northern regions as frequent militant...

Three killed in militant attack near Kenya’s Somalia border

Three teachers were killed in Kenya near the country’s border with Somalia in a suspected attack by al Shabaab militants, a police report seen by Reuters said on Monday, in what would be the latest assault by the group since the new year. The militia also attacked a local police station and destroyed a telecommunications mast in the attack in...