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Car drives into carnival crowd in German town

A car has driven into a crowd at a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen on Monday. Bild newspaper reports that more than 30 people were injured,...

  Asia / South Asia

Mahathir resigns but asked to stay as interim PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced his resignation but was asked to stay on as interim leader by the country's monarch. Mahathir said in a two-line statement that he had informed the country's king of his resignation at 1pm Kuala Lumpur time (05:00 GMT) on Monday. Mahathir also reportedly resigned from his own party, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, according to...

Bahrain's first coronavirus case detected

The first case of the new coronavirus was detected in Bahrain, the state news agency said on Monday, citing the health ministry. The Ministry of Health added that it was a Bahraini citizen arriving from Iran.

  Americas

Sanders projected for decisive win in Nevada

Bernie Sanders solidified his front-runner status with what appeared to be a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope. Sanders, a senator from Vermont, rode a wave of backing from a diverse coalition...

  Europe

  Europe

Sudan to investigate violence against protesters in Khartoum

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Saturday ordered an investigation into a violent crackdown by security forces on protesters in Khartoum. Hamdok said in a televised speech: “I decided to form an investigative committee in the events that occurred on February 20-21.” He said Attorney General Taj-Elsir Ali would head the committee and a final report would be issued within...

At least 14 student killed in Kenya school stampede

Fourteen children were killed in a stampede as they rushed down a staircase at the end of classes at a primary school in western Kenya on Monday, officials said. At least 39 more pupils were badly hurt in the incident at the Kakamega Primary School, the Daily Nation newspaper said, citing Western Region Police Commander Peris Kimani. “We lost 14...