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Rival Libyan officials hold UN-led election talks in Switzerland

Talks will focus on draft constitutional framework for elections after they failed to reach an agreement previously.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 12:24 pm

Dozens of inmates die in Colombia prison riot

Forty-nine inmates killed and 30 injured during attempted escape from prison in Tulua, officials say.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 11:54 am

Who is Mohammed Zubair, Indian journalist arrested by Modi gov’t?

Alt News co-founder has long been in the BJP's crosshairs for his relentless debunking of fake news and false claims.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 11:44 am

Yemeni currency devaluation persists, despite new leadership

President Rashad al-Alimi has toured the Gulf looking for more funds for the country's war-damaged economy.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 11:36 am

South Africa: Eskom could repeat worst power cuts in its history

The state power company is struggling to meet power demand due to labour protests over wage talks disrupting operations.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 11:30 am

Gunmen in northwest Pakistan kill polio worker, two policemen

Gunmen on motorcycles open fire on a team of workers during a door-to-door inoculation campaign in North Waziristan.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 11:22 am

Afghan survivor: If another quake doesn’t kill us, poverty might

More than 1,000 people have been killed and some 2,000 injured in Afghanistan’s worst earthquake in 20 years.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 11:20 am

China’s President Xi to visit Hong Kong for anniversary

Xi will attend several events including the inauguration of Hong Kong’s next leader on Friday, deputy police chief said.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 10:29 am

In search of Kashmir’s nomadic delicacies

Year to year, people in the Aru valley eagerly await the arrival of the Gujjars and the delicious foods they make.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 10:21 am

Germany sentences 101-year-old Nazi camp guard to 5 years in jail

Josef Schuetz was sentenced to five years in prison for working at a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 10:19 am

Russia’s Wagner group in Mali spurs refugee spike in Mauritania

Malians are fleeing to nearby Mauritania to escape from bandits, fighters, the army and now Russian operatives.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 10:13 am

Pallonji Mistry, Indian billionaire who feuded with Tata, dies

Mistry and his family control the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and he was one of the richest men in India and Europe.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 9:54 am

Spain’s Socialists receive wake-up call after Andalusia election

Landslide victory of the People's Party in Andalusia's regional vote leaves Spain's ruling party looking vulnerable.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 9:39 am

Top Philippines court rejects final bid to stop Marcos presidency

Supreme Court dismisses attempts to quash President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr's landslide election victory.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 9:20 am

What you need to know about the Iran-US nuclear talks in Qatar

If indirect talks are successful, a restored nuclear deal could lead to a return of Iranian oil to the global market.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 9:19 am

Russian court jails opposition politician Ilya Yashin for 15 days

Yashin, a critic of the war in Ukraine, was detained for disobeying a police officer - a charge he denies.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 9:15 am

Japan: Tokyo swelters amid worst June heatwave since 1875

Hundreds of people seek treatment for heatstroke as temperatures in Tokyo break nearly 150-year records for June.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 8:03 am

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 125

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 125th day, we take a look at the main developments.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 8:01 am

Pakistan jails man linked to Mumbai attacks for terror financing

Sajid Majeed Mir's sentencing appears to be part of Pakistan's efforts to get off Financial Action Task Force grey list.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 7:36 am

How Russia and Ukraine are vying to control vital grain routes

A battle is being waged in the Black Sea, with serious consequences for the world's food supply.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 7:24 am

Australian firm halts facial recognition trial over privacy fears

The move comes after a consumer group referred the company to the privacy regulator for 'unreasonably intrusive' tech.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 7:14 am

In Indonesia, ‘pay later’ services leave some drowning in debt

Buy now, pay later services take off in Southeast Asian country where most people don't have a bank account.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 5:43 am

G7, UN condemn ‘deplorable’ Russian attack on Kremenchuk mall

G7 denounces 'war crime' after a Russian missile attack on a crowded Ukrainian shopping mall kills at least 18 people.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 4:49 am

US kills ‘senior leader’ of al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria

US military raid targeted Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, leader of the al-Qaeda-aligned group, Hurras al-Din.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 3:59 am

Iran applies to join BRICS group of emerging countries

Iranian official says membership 'would result in added values for both sides'.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 3:08 am