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The Full Report: Beirut’s search for answers

We follow the investigations into the 2020 Beirut port blast.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 7:22 am


US urges Tunisia’s Saied to return swiftly to ‘democratic path’

In phone call with president, US national security adviser underscored need for gov't formation, White House says.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 7:19 am


Homeless in Australia: ‘You have to be on your guard constantly’

When 50-year-old Phil lived on the streets of Melbourne he would sleep on traffic islands as they felt safer.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 6:49 am


In Turkey, wildfires leave behind charred homes and ashes

The raging blazes have killed several people, injured hundreds and forced thousands to evacuate.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 5:57 am


Peru protesters rally against Pedro Castillo’s new government

Protesters decry the new president's decision to appoint hardliner Guido Bellido as prime minister.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:27 am


Kris Wu: Chinese-Canadian pop star detained on suspicion of rape

Wu's detention came after a teenager accused him of having sex with her while she was drunk - a claim he denies.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:14 am


Six months after Myanmar coup, battle for diplomatic recognition

In Myanmar, generals who seized power and the shadow government of deposed legislators are jostling for UN credentials.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 2:05 am


Canada: Protesters demand investigation into residential schools

Call comes after more than 1,000 unmarked graves found at institutions Indigenous children were forced to attend.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 10:18 pm


Brazil: Daily average COVID deaths drop below 1,000

Brazil last registered a seven-day average of fewer than 1,000 COVID deaths in January at start of brutal second wave.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 9:24 pm


Top US diplomat to meet with Southeast Asian officials next week

Secretary of State Antony Blinken to attend annual meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers, among others, US official says.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:59 pm


Afghanistan’s Herat under pressure amid ongoing Taliban assault

Battle for western city comes as Taliban also tries to inch closer to the southern cities of Kandahar and Lashkar Gah.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:42 pm


Dozen homes burn, five people hospitalised in Greece wildfire

Some 145 firefighters have been mobilised to extinguish fire near Patras, Greece's third-largest city.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:39 pm


Weightlifter Fares Elbakh wins Qatar’s first Olympic gold

Elbakh set two new Games records in Tokyo as he won Qatar’s sixth Olympic medal and second in weightlifting.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:26 pm


French police clash with anti-COVID pass protesters in Paris

Some 3,000 security forces deployed around the French capital for a third weekend of protests against a health pass.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:23 pm


What’s causing wildfires?

Countries around the world are dealing with devastating wildfires made worse by climate change.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:20 pm


Millions across US at risk of eviction as coronavirus surges

Nationwide moratorium on evictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic expires at midnight on Saturday.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:29 pm


Turkish officials deny ethnic motive in murder of seven Kurds

Prosecutors in Konya say initial evidence points to long-running feud, but victims' family say attack was racist.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:08 pm


How Netanyahu plans to bring down Israel’s new government

Analysts say ex-Israeli PM, removed in June after a 12-year tenure, is using a raft of tactics to undermine the gov't.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 4:52 pm


A fog of uncertainty looms over Afghanistan

The people feel stuck between a corrupt government and a brutal, violent, oppressive Taliban that is gaining ground.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 4:38 pm


Turkey declares ‘disaster areas’ as wildfire death toll rises

President Erdogan says investigation opened into causes of wildfires in southern Turkey, as death toll rises to six.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 4:11 pm


Thompson-Herah leads Jamaican sweep in women’s Olympic 100m

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah wins gold in Tokyo 2020 women's 100m final with the second-fastest time in history.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 2:39 pm


It’s not just the pandemic: Why Sri Lanka’s economy is in crisis

Colombo avoids a debt default, but it's fast running out of money to pay for imports. Will the IMF provide a bailout?

Published on 31 July 2021 | 1:08 pm


Tokyo’s daily COVID cases hit record high during Olympics

New infections in Tokyo surged to a record high of 4,058, a day after Japan decided to extend states of emergency.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 12:27 pm


Injured Djokovic leaves Tokyo Olympics empty-handed

World number one tennis player lost singles bronze play-off to Busta before withdrawing from mixed doubles.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:35 am


Fernando Henrique Cardoso: Politics in Brazil is a risky business

The former Brazilian president discusses the possible roads ahead for Latin America’s largest country.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:13 am