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Protesters rally in Warsaw on women’s vote anniversary

Thousands of protesters marched Warsaw on Saturday in defiance of coronavirus restrictions on the 102nd...

US online sales surge to near-record on ‘Black Friday’

US online sales surged on the traditional "Black Friday" to set the country's second-highest one-day...

Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals on Saturday -- including the first African-American -- putting...

Boko Haram kills at least 43 farm workers in Nigeria: militia

Boko Haram fighters killed at least 43 farm workers and injured six as they worked...

Albon proves character by bouncing back in fourth

Alex Albon proved his character on Saturday when he bounced back from a confidence-sapping heavy...

Africa lacks preparedness for virus vaccine roll-out : WHO

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged African countries to improve their capacity to vaccinate...

US extends TikTok sale deadline to December 4

The US Treasury on Wednesday said it had extended by seven days the November 27...

Ethiopia’s army says it is in control of Tigray capital

Ethiopia's army said Saturday it was in control of the capital of the Tigray region,...

Uncertainty as virus-hit Algerian president marks month in German hospital

A month after Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was hospitalised in Germany and tested positive for...

Ferguson teams up with Rashford after making poverty pledge

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has teamed up with Marcus Rashford to tackle child...

Karabakh rivals adjust to life along new borders

Pomegranate harvest is in full swing on a field Zhorik Grigoryan nearly lost in the...

US navy denies carrier group moved into Gulf after any ‘threats’

A US aircraft carrier group has moved back into the Gulf region, but a navy...

Africa roundup: Ahly coach Mosimane catches ‘the big fish’

Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has reacted to a 2-1 victory over arch rivals Zamalek...

Tough security for Indian Kashmir’s first vote since autonomy cancelled

Thousands of troops guarded polling stations as Indian Kashmir on Saturday held its first direct...

Hotline helps Ethiopians separated by conflict stay in touch

A shack covered by plastic in Sudan's Hamdayit refugee centre has become a source of...

Four killed in Karabakh blast, Azerbaijan blames Armenia

Four Azeri civilians died Saturday after their car hit a landmine planted by retreating Armenian...

Thousands protest as France reels from police violence

Thousands took to the streets across France on Saturday to demand the government abandon a...

Defiant protesters hit streets in south Iraq for second day

Anti-government protesters defied lockdowns and the threat of violence to demonstrate on Saturday in several...

Desolate WSahara truck stop doubles as ‘gateway to Africa’

It might be a dusty frontier truck stop in the far south of the disputed...

Malaysia election after pandemic ends: PM

Malaysia will go to the polls when the coronavirus pandemic is over, the prime minister...