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‘Negligence’ by WHO staff to blame for sexual abuse in DRC: commission

Independent investigators mandated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to probe allegations of sexual abuse...

Pfizer submits data to authorize Covid vaccine in young children

Pfizer and BioNTech said Tuesday they had begun submitting data to the US Food and...

Russian investigators target Navalny in new ‘extremism’ probe

Russian investigators on Tuesday launched a new "extremism" probe against jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny...

ECB must not ‘overreact’ to transitory inflation drivers

The European Central Bank must not "overreact" to transitory supply shortages that have pushed inflation...

Flights to resume between Jordan and Syria

Commercial flights will resume between Amman and Damascus on Sunday after being suspended for nine...

Bangladesh mother and son reunited after 70 years

A Bangladeshi man in his 80s has been reunited with his nearly 100-year-old mother after...

Bosnian Serbs want their own army, their leader says

Bosnian Serbs want to form their own army, their political leader has said, in a...

Syria water crisis spurs spike in disease: MSF

Limited access to clean water in northern Syria is causing a rise in illnesses and...

Guinea junta unveils ‘charter’ for civilian transition

The junta which seized power in the West African state of Guinea has unveiled a...

Swiss court reopens probe into Iran opposition figure’s killing

A Swiss investigation into the 1990 killing of Iranian opposition figure Kazem Rajavi must reopen,...

Bangkok on alert as 70,000 homes flooded in Thailand

Thai authorities on Tuesday rushed to protect parts of Bangkok from floodwaters that have already...

China mulls negative list for cross-border services trade in FTZs

China will consider formulating a negative list for cross-border services trade in the country's free...

EU unlocks Brexit funds for hard-hit member states

EU governments on Tuesday gave final approval to 5.4 billion euros (US$6.3 billion) in emergency...

Philippines approves Covid jabs for kids as young as 12

The Philippines has approved Covid-19 jabs for children as young as 12, an aide to...

Japan PM announces end to virus state of emergency

A coronavirus state of emergency targeting nightlife in Tokyo and other Japanese regions will end...

Russia reports record daily coronavirus deaths

Russia on Tuesday recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll yet, following an increase in...

Calls to prioritise key workers in UK fuel crisis

The UK government on Tuesday faced calls for nurses, police and other key workers to...

Lego posts record profit, turnover as stores reopen

Lego posted record profits and turnover in the first half of 2021, driven by strong...

Top NGO leader presses Taliban on letting women work

The Taliban have "basically agreed" to let one of Afghanistan's biggest foreign aid organisations continue...

China shows new drones and jets at Zhuhai airshow

China on Tuesday showed its increasingly sophisticated air power including surveillance drones.