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Jamaica’s prime minister offers troops to address Haiti crisis

The offer comes after Haitian government appealed for international support to help with the country's gang violence.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 10:07 pm

US concerned as Sudan releases man convicted of slaying diplomat

Abdelraouf Abuzeid was previously convicted in connection to a shooting that killed a USAID employee and his driver.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 9:08 pm

US Fed opts for small rate rise, warns of ‘ongoing increases’

The Fed said US economy was enjoying 'modest growth', with policymakers still 'highly attentive to inflation risks'.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 7:55 pm

Qatar Airways, Airbus reach settlement in A350 legal case

'Amicable settlement' ends a $2bn row over the safety of Europe's premier long-haul jet.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 7:46 pm

How can Pope Francis’s visit to Africa help the continent?

Head of the Catholic Church says foreign players should stop plundering Africa's resources.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 7:42 pm

Home of Ukrainian oil tycoon raided in anti-corruption purge

Ukraine is taking a hard line against corruption as it continues talks to join the European Union.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 6:56 pm

Western weapon deliveries in a race against Russia offensive

Ukraine’s allies rush to deliver weapons as Moscow intensifies its war in the east.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 6:35 pm

Black history class revised in US after criticism from right

The revised course for high-school students rolls back references to racial justice movements and LGBTQ issues.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 6:23 pm

Activists link death of Tyre Nichols to ‘cowboy’ police culture

Local groups call for greater transparency and accountability following the death of the 29-year-old US father.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 6:03 pm

US job openings increase to five-month high, manufacturing slumps

Gap between job openings and hiring suggests wage growth could remain high, an indicator that interest rates could rise.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 5:37 pm

Egyptian content creators arrested over comic prison visit video

Detainees face charges such as 'publishing false news and utilising social media accounts to commit acts of terrorism'.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 5:34 pm

India’s Adani calls off $2.5bn share sale in big setback

The group's stocks were hammered in the past week after a US short seller raised debt and accounting concerns.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 5:32 pm

FBI searched Biden’s beach house amid document probe, lawyer says

US president's lawyer says search, conducted with Biden's cooperation, did not result in finding classified documents.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 5:04 pm

Day of disruption in UK as up to half a million go on strike

Teachers, transport workers and civil servants walk off their jobs to demand better pay.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 5:01 pm

Qatari and Saudi football chiefs win seats on FIFA Council

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani and Yasser Almisehal among six Asian officials picked by AFC members.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 4:54 pm

Adani no longer Asia’s richest person as stock rout continues

It's dramatic setback for Adani, the school-dropout-turned-billionaire whose fortunes rose rapidly in recent years.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 4:11 pm

‘I couldn’t believe it’: Brother of killed Ukrainian soldier

Volodymyr Yezhov took part in pro-West demonstrations in 2014 and was quick to sign up after Russia's war began.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 4:03 pm

Chad to open embassy in Israel on Thursday: Israeli PM Netanyahu

Israel and Chad resumed ties in 2018 following a visit to Jerusalem by then-President Idriss Deby to PM Netanyahu.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 3:01 pm

Pakistan mosque blast: Security breach or negligence?

Questions abound over how someone managed to sneak in explosives and blow himself up inside Peshawar's red zone.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 2:57 pm

Why is Al-Aqsa so significant? | Start Here

How the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound is key to understanding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 2:30 pm

India to raise spending on job creation before election

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said private investment was rising after the pandemic.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 2:13 pm

Nigerian rights commission to probe army over alleged abortions

Reuters reported in December that the Nigerian military ran a secret abortion programme in its fight against Boko Haram.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 1:55 pm

UK documents: Bush ordered CIA to find replacement for Arafat

US President George W Bush considered Palestinian leader 'useless' but no suitable successor found, documents say.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 1:52 pm

NFL’s GOAT Tom Brady retires again, this time ‘for good’

Seven-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady, dubbed the 'Greatest of All Time' (GOAT), announces retirement.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 1:51 pm

Lebanon devalues official exchange rate by 90 percent

The central bank has confirmed the new official rate of 15,000 pounds per dollar, up from little more than 1,500.

Published on 1 February 2023 | 1:27 pm