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UN ‘dismayed’ at India arrests, NGO restrictions

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet voiced her dismay Tuesday at the arrest of activists in India and restrictions to the work of non-governmental organisations. The...

French police target Islamist networks after teacher’s beheading

French police have conducted a series of raids targeting Islamist networks, three days after the beheading of a history teacher who had shown his...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a...

New Zealand’s victorious Ardern vows to deliver reform

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed Sunday to "crack on" with delivering her vision following a landslide election victory, after a string of...

Facebook to curb private groups spreading hate, misinformation

In 2019, Facebook took down about 12 million pieces of content in groups for violating policies on hate speech, 87 per cent of which...

UN warns of ‘further war crimes’ in Myanmar’s Rahkine

Rohingya refugees watch on a mobile phone a live feed of Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance at the UN's International Court...

Indoco Remedies’ Olanzapine tablets gets USFDA approva

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. (Photo by...

Dalai Lama calls for unified global action on climate change

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama called on world leaders Saturday to join forces in fighting climate change. “Now we should pay more attention about...

Al-Qaeda threatens Charlie Hebdo for republishing Mohammed cartoons: SITE

AL-QAEDA has threatened French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo with a repeat of a 2015 massacre of its staff, after it republished controversial cartoons of...

‘Bahrain sacrificed Palestinian cause at altar of American elections’: Iran

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, earlier said the UAE had "betrayed" the Muslim world and that he hoped they would "soon wake up...