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Beijing crackdown sparks record slide in US-listed China stocks

In just three days, the Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index plunged 20 percent, its biggest drop on record.

Grim pictures from Tigray show brutality of Ethiopia’s war

Sheweate Hugum village is largely abandoned with dead bodies scattered along the dirt roads.

UN-African Union Mission in Darfur in final shutdown phase

Practically all peacekeepers and staff have now left the hybrid UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in line with its drawdown plan, a senior...

Vaccinated people in high COVID-19 risk areas need to mask again: US

WASHINGTON: Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should go back to wearing masks in indoor public places in regions where the coronavirus and especially the Delta...

'Happy to see you': Ivory Coast political rivals hug in reconciliation push

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara and long-time rival Laurent Gbagbo hugged on Tuesday at their first meeting in over a decade, part of efforts...

Top security official for slain Haitian president arrested by police

A top security official of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moise was arrested by police on suspicion of involvement in the assassination plot, his lawyer...

Vaccinated should wear masks indoors in hotspots, US CDC says

US public health agency again recommends mask-wearing in indoor public spaces in places where coronavirus is surging.

UK spares key workers quarantine as staff shortages bite

Officials have eased self-isolation rules for a range of essential workers in a bid to alleviate 'pingdemic' disruption.

Italy says 99% of COVID-19 deaths since Feb were not fully vaccinated

Almost 99per cent people who have died of COVID-19 in Italy since February this year were not fully vaccinated, the National Health Institute (ISS)...

England to welcome double-vaccinated US and EU tourists: Report

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on Wednesday expected to approve the reopening of England's doors to double-vaccinated tourists from the European Union and...

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