Global Covid cases surge past 567 million

The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 567 million across the globe amid a rise in new infections..

Rape of 10-year-old jolts United States abortion debate

Ohio police have confirmed a 10-year-old rape victim crossed state lines to terminate her pregnancy,

Sri Lanka’s anti-government demonstrators in talks to end occupation

Sri Lanka’s anti-government demonstrators were in talks Thursday to hand back official buildings they seized,

IMF agrees with Pakistan to resume $1.17 billion loan programme

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that it had agreed with Pakistan to resume a suspended loan..

Remains of 8,000 Nazi war victims found in Poland mass grave

A mass grave containing human ashes equivalent to 8,000 people has been discovered near a former Nazi concentration..

Ukraine cuts ties with N Korea after pro-Russia separatists recognition

Kyiv said Wednesday it was severing relations with North Korea, as Pyongyang confirmed it was formally recognising..

Police fire tear gas as thousands mob Sri Lanka PM’s office

Sri Lankan police fire tear gas to hold back thousands of demonstrators mobbing the prime minister’s office..

Sri Lankan president flees to Maldives ahead of expected resignation

Sri Lanka’s embattled president flew out of his country to the Maldives on early Wednesday, in a probable prelude..

Twitter sues Elon Musk for breaching $44 billion buying contract

Twitter on Tuesday sued Elon Musk for breaching the $44 billion contract he signed to buy the tech firm, calling..

Biden pays first official visit to Middle East as US president

United States president Joe Biden lands in the Middle East on Wednesday for a trip that will see Israeli leaders..