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Will academia ever have its #MeToo moment?

Why is it that universities still cannot figure out how to address sexual harassment by academic staff?

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:08 am

France seizes British trawler as post-Brexit fishing row spirals

Move comes after Paris warns of need to 'speak the language of strength' with London amid escalating dispute.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 10:37 am

Senegal’s Pink Lake

Lake Retba helps tourism and its salt drives Senegal's economy, but there are environmental risks to its future.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 10:33 am

Moscow partially shuts down as Russia sees record COVID cases

Moscow shuts down non-essential services for 11 days to fight the surge in COVID-19 infections.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 10:14 am

Watchdog: 30 recent cases of violence against Afghan journalists

The Afghanistan National Journalists Union says 90 percent of violence against journalists committed by the Taliban.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 9:57 am

Reporter’s Notebook: A continuing, incredible journey

I am proud to be part of this network, of the work we all do together, and to have called Qatar home for so long.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 9:43 am

Qatar signs deal with Accor to manage World Cup fan accommodation

Agreement will see Europe's largest hotel group manage apartments, villas that house fans during the 2022 World Cup.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 9:43 am

Infographic: Who is attending COP26?

Leaders from around the world and other notable figures set to meet in Glasgow to discuss climate crisis.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 9:15 am

Climate crisis: How Bangladeshis are fighting rising sea levels

Global Climate Risk Index says Bangladesh is seventh among nations most affected by extreme weather in past two decades.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 9:13 am

South Africa gears up for hotly contested local elections

Economy and COVID-19 pandemic dominate campaigns ahead of November 1 polls.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 8:48 am

Sudan army sacks six envoys as coup condemnation grows

State media report ambassadors to the US, EU, China, Qatar, France and head of Geneva mission relieved of their posts.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 8:42 am

Dying to Deliver: Overworked in South Korea

101 East investigates the deadly price Korean delivery workers are paying for online shopping convenience.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 8:28 am

Israel approves about 3,000 settler homes in occupied West Bank

Palestinian Authority rejects Israel's decision, urges international community to take 'decisive stance'.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 7:58 am

India tests nuclear-capable missile amid tensions with China

India test-fires nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile with range of 5,000km (3,125 miles).

Published on 28 October 2021 | 7:56 am

Q&A: ‘Religious freedom conditions in India greatly concerning’

US Commission on International Religious Freedom chair Nadine Maenza on deteriorating religious freedom in India.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 7:45 am

Xavi the favourite after Barcelona sack Koeman over poor results

Many Barca fans believe Xavi Hernandez would instil a style similar to the one played under Pep Guardiola.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 7:24 am

India rejects net zero carbon emissions target before COP26

India is the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the US.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 5:10 am

Climate change and human error shrivel Greek agriculture

Climate change is now compounding decades of water mismanagement and unsustainable farming practices.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 4:54 am

Taiwan’s Tsai has ‘faith’ in US help amid new China ‘intrusions’

Taipei's defence ministry registers 680 incursions in 2021, including three on Wednesday amid diplomatic rhetoric.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 4:35 am

Singapore to investigate ‘unusual’ surge in COVID-19 cases

Recent spike in infections after relaxation of some restrictions has prompted the city-state to pause further reopening.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 2:08 am

People, climate change make even forests carbon emitters

New study finds human activity since 2001 has caused harm in even the world's most protected forests.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 2:05 am

Can Hong Kong’s economy survive China’s political crackdown?

Business is considering its options amid the national security law, currency fears and punishing COVID-19 quarantines.

Published on 27 October 2021 | 11:50 pm

Ecuador president calls for dialogue with Indigenous protesters

Dozens of people arrested during demonstrations and highway blockades to protest against rising fuel prices.

Published on 27 October 2021 | 9:03 pm

Saudi Arabia designates Hezbollah’s financial arm as ‘terrorists’

Riyadh freezes assets of Lebanon-based Al-Qard Al-Hassan and bans dealings with the association over Hezbollah links.

Published on 27 October 2021 | 8:55 pm

Erdogan says he expects to discuss F-35 dispute with Biden

Turkish president says he seeks to discuss the issue with the US leader on the sidelines of climate summit in Glasgow.

Published on 27 October 2021 | 8:53 pm