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California church attack suspect charged with first-degree murder

Man who authorities say targeted Taiwanese churchgoers faces additional charges of 'lying in wait', firebomb possession.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 10:30 pm

US plan to remove Kahanist group from ‘terror’ list draws concern

Advocates say US should include more far-right Israeli groups on 'terrorism' blacklist, not delist Kahane Chai.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 9:50 pm

‘One million empty chairs’: The US families torn apart by COVID

As nation hits sombre mark of one million coronavirus deaths, families remember loved ones lost during the pandemic.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 9:25 pm

Inside the US communities where many are still unvaccinated

As US surpasses sombre mark of one million confirmed COVID-19 deaths, many Americans still refuse to get jabs.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 9:21 pm

As US reaches one million COVID deaths, how are Americans coping?

The torrent of coronavirus deaths, along with prolonged social isolation and financial hardship, have traumatised many.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 9:21 pm

Yellen calls for ‘massive’ economic assistance to Ukraine

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned that the amounts of help pledged to date won’t even meet short-term needs.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 9:05 pm

Russia-Ukraine live news: Kyiv says war hits ‘protracted phase’

Ukraine's defence minister says Russia is 'preparing for a long-term military operation' as it pushes to control Donbas.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 9:02 pm

Twitter loses three more senior employees ahead of Musk takeover

All three chose to exit on their own, according to internal memos described to Bloomberg.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 8:38 pm

Guatemala attorney general’s reappointment raises alarm

Rights activists and international observers accuse Maria Consuelo Porras of contributing to weakening rule of law.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 8:07 pm

Is a new strategy needed to fight armed groups in the Sahel?

Mali pulls out of the regional G5 Sahel force, blaming a lack of progress and disagreements.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 7:40 pm

Biden condemns ‘evil’ of white supremacy after mass shooting

Ten Black people were killed at a market in Buffalo, New York, by a white teenager espousing racist theories.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 7:38 pm

US moves to ease a few economic sanctions on Venezuela

The limited changes will allow Chevron Corp to negotiate its licence with the state-owned oil company, PDVSA.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 7:17 pm

Burkina Faso rescuers find no survivors in flooded mine chamber

Torrential rain flooded the Perkoa zinc mine on April 16, trapping eight workers inside.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 6:51 pm

Spain debating plan to offer paid menstrual leave

Spain's left-wing coalition government on Tuesday approved a draft bill that would also reinforce abortion rights.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 6:45 pm

Last Big Mac: Russians line up ahead of McDonald’s exit

The world's largest burger chain is rolling down the shutters in Russia after more than 30 years.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 5:43 pm

Macron urges rapid Israeli probe into Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing

France urges Israel to complete probe into killing of Al Jazeera journalist, despite UN call for an independent probe.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 5:35 pm

2022 midterms: Pennsylvania, North Carolina test Trump’s pull

Trump-favoured candidates are vying for Republican voters' backing in key US Senate nominations.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 5:28 pm

Finland, Sweden to submit NATO membership bid Wednesday

Finnish president says a quick ratification of applications by the US will help the process go faster.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 4:59 pm

ICC sends 42-member team to probe alleged war crimes in Ukraine

The court sent its 'largest-ever' team of experts to probe alleged war crimes since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 4:46 pm

European energy giants set to keep buying Russian gas

Italy’s Eni SpA said on Tuesday it was opening a rouble account to keep the Russian gas flowing.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 4:28 pm

US authorities find major cross-border ‘narco-tunnel’ to Mexico

Tunnel from Tijuana to San Diego had rail and ventilation systems, electricity and reinforced walls, authorities say.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 4:25 pm

Uganda to withdraw soldiers fighting ADF in DR Congo this month

The ADF, which began as an uprising in Uganda but is based in Congo, pledged allegiance to ISIL (ISIS) in 2019.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 3:34 pm

UK sets out new law to change post-Brexit Northern Ireland trade

EU says it will 'respond with all measures at its disposal' if UK goes ahead with unilateral changes to the protocol.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 3:24 pm

Putin: Europe’s Russia sanctions tantamount to ‘economic suicide’

By seeking to phase out Russian energy supplies, Europe will only hurt itself, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 2:58 pm

Walmart: Profits dragged down by inflation, supply chain woes

The big-box retailer cut its full-year earnings forecast, sending shares down more than 8 percent in morning trading.

Published on 17 May 2022 | 2:50 pm