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Burkina Faso’s coup and political situation: All you need to know

New military leader Ibrahim Traore says Paul-Henri Damiba was removed due to his inability to deal with armed groups.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 2:28 pm


‘Act of defiance’: US advocates launching mobile abortion clinic

Planned Parenthood says Illinois mobile clinic to address rising demand among people in US states where abortion banned.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 1:59 pm


Infographic: Does Europe have enough gas for winter?

With weeks until winter, EU gas storage is almost 90 percent full, a level 15 percent higher than last year.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 1:51 pm


Detained Iranian American Baquer Namazi leaves Iran for Oman

The 85-year-old former official convicted of spying has left the country while his son remains under arrest.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 1:33 pm


Iran organises more counter-demonstrations as protests continue

Many of the recently arrested protesters have been teenagers, according to a senior IRGC official.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 1:32 pm


Is the Booking.com reversal on Palestine corporate hypocrisy?

Foreign companies working in illegal settlements implicate themselves in violations of Palestinians' rights: Analysts.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 12:49 pm


Denmark’s prime minister calls general election for November 1

The move comes as the PM's popularity dwindles due to a decision to wipe out Denmark's entire captive mink population.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 12:32 pm


Russian TV protester Marina Ovsyannikova escapes house arrest

Marina Ovsyannikova faces a sentence of up to 10 years in prison for alleged disinformation regarding Russia's army.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 12:30 pm


The hidden victims of Pakistan’s floods – the elderly

Older people bear the brunt of climate change but are neglected in the humanitarian response. That needs to stop.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 12:09 pm


UK’s Truss promises Tories her ‘disruption’ agenda will pay off

The PM closes a Conservative Party conference with a promise to ride out the turmoil unleashed by her proposed tax-cuts.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 11:54 am


Hajj pilgrim arrested by Saudi Arabia returns to Iran

Release of Khalil Dardmand some three months after his arrest comes after mediation efforts by Oman and Iraq.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 11:41 am


OPEC+ plans major oil production cut despite US pressure

Oil cartel and its allies expected to buck US pressure to pump more oil and agree to deep cut that could boost prices.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 11:30 am


Georgia’s rebel wheat farmers fight against dependence on Russia

Georgia relies on Russian wheat but as the Ukraine war drags on, local farmers are strengthening the domestic market.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 11:18 am


Ethiopia, Tigray leaders invited for talks in South Africa

A diplomat in Addis Ababa has said the African Union is still waiting for a response from the Tigrayan side.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 11:13 am


Musk’s Twitter deal back on: What you need to know

Elon Musk has made yet another U-turn on the acquisition of Twitter, days before he is scheduled to appear in court.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 11:12 am


Killing of refugee highlights struggle facing Syrians in Turkey

Working-class Istanbul districts like Bagcilar are the epicentre of the tension between Syrians and Turks.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:55 am


Qatar’s WISH summit discusses ‘health system resilience’

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, chairperson of the Qatar Foundation, opens the global summit in Doha.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:36 am


Mass grave from 1990s war found in Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan

Baku says the grave contains remains of its soldiers who were allegedly executed by Armenian troops.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:33 am


Trio of scientists win Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Two Americans and a Dane are honoured for laying the foundation for a more functional form of chemistry.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:31 am


An unexpected friendship: A brotherly bond, from France to India

A decade ago, a young French researcher and an 8-year-old Indian boy met. Their friendship has guided both their lives.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:24 am


Global creditors should provide debt relief to Sri Lanka: Amnesty

The island nation is in the grip of a dire economic crisis and has defaulted on its foreign loans.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:16 am


Roadside bomb kills 3 UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic

The attack on the peacekeepers occurred close to the border with Cameroon, in an area rife with militia activity.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:14 am


Indonesia’s Jokowi says FIFA offered help after stadium disaster

At least 131 people have now died, among them 33 minors, following a stampede at the Kanjuruhan stadium in East Java.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:05 am


Photos: India factory turning cigarette stubs into soft toys

Brightly coloured toy bears are made with white stuffing produced from an item more commonly found in a rubbish bin.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 10:05 am


Hans Niemann likely cheated over 100 times, top chess site finds

A 72-page report by Chess.com seen by WSJ says Niemann had likely received illegal assistance in over 100 online games.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 9:26 am