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  • 4 killed in roadside bomb attack on Afghan vice president

    09 septembre 2020

    A roadside bomb in Kabul targeted First Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday morning, but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman after the attack which killed and wounded at least 20 people, including some of his bodyguards. There was no immediate...

  • Covid-19: Global coronavirus deaths hit 900,000 as cases surge in India

    10 septembre 2020

    The global death toll from the coronavirus passed 900,000 on Wednesday, as worldwide cases topped 27.7 million, according to a Reuters tally. The United States remains the world's worst-affected country, with deaths exceeding 190,000 and cases exceeding...

  • 18 killed and more trapped in Pakistan mine rockslide

    08 septembre 2020

    At least 18 miners were killed and more than a dozen were still trapped on Tuesday after a rockslide at a marble mine in northwest Pakistan, officials said. Boulders of white marble came crashing down on workers on Monday evening in the mountainous Mohmand...

  • India enters elite hypersonic missile club

    08 septembre 2020

    India has successfully flight tested hypersonic technology that will pave the way towards development of missiles travelling at six times the speed of sound. With this successful demonstration, the country enters an elite club to become a member of the...

  • Cristiano Ronaldo becomes second man to score 100 international goals

    09 septembre 2020

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice against 10-man Sweden on Tuesday to take him to 101 international goals for Portugal on Tuesday. The mythical 100-mark was broken on the stroke of half-time of a Uefa Nations League match against Sweden. The 35-year-old...

  • Leading Covid-19 vaccine trial on hold over safety concern

    09 septembre 2020

    AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said it has paused global trials, including large late-stage trials, of its experimental coronavirus vaccine because of an unexplained illness in a study participant. The vaccine, developed with the University of Oxford, has...

  • Everton sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid

    08 septembre 2020

    Everton completed the signing of James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on Monday, reuniting the Colombian playmaker with manager Carlo Ancelotti for a third time. The Premier League club are reported to have paid £22 million for the 29-year-old, who was top...

  • Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte pardons US marine in transgender killing

    08 septembre 2020

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte granted an absolute pardon on Monday to a US marine convicted of killing a transgender woman, drawing condemnation from rights groups. Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton has been in prison since the October 2014...

  • Fire breaks out at overcrowded Moria refugee camp

    09 septembre 2020

    Fire broke out at Greece's overcrowded migrant camp of Moria on the island of Lesbos in early hours of Wednesday, fire brigade officials said. The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear, with fires burning both inside and outside the facility, a...

  • Typhoon lashes S.Korea after battering Japan

    08 septembre 2020

    A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea on Monday after battering islands in southern Japan, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, before weakening as it passed North Korea....

  • 14 firefighters injured as California wildfires rage

    09 septembre 2020

    The US Forest Service says 14 firefighters and bulldozer operators were injured Tuesday while battling a blaze in central California. One is in critical condition. The Forest Service says the crew has injuries that include burns and smoke inhalation....

  • Coronavirus: Doctors feel the pressure of surging cases in India

    08 septembre 2020

    Doctors at one of the largest private Covid-19 facilities in the Indian capital say they are exhausted and facing staff shortages after nearly six months of relentless work. India's total cases of the novel coronavirus crossed 4.2 million on Monday, overtaking...

  • California wildfire sparked by device to reveal baby's gender

    08 septembre 2020

    A couple's plan to reveal their baby's gender went up not in blue or pink smoke but in flames when the device they used sparked a wildfire that burned thousands of acres and forced people to flee from a city east of Los Angeles. The fire prompted evacuations...

  • India rushes to help battle new oil tanker blaze near Sri Lanka

    09 septembre 2020

    India on Tuesday sent fresh supplies of firefighting chemicals to help battle a new blaze on a stricken tanker loaded with a massive cargo of crude oil off Sri Lanka's eastern coast. The New Diamond has been burning since Thursday, and a huge blaze believed...

  • Wuhan, the epicentre of the pandemic, is back to 'normal'

    07 septembre 2020

    The Huanan seafood market in the Chinese city of Wuhan, believed by many to be the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic, is sealed behind a blue perimeter fence. A large team of security staff chases away anyone who lingers. "We are just doing our job," said...

  • Sudan to ink final peace deal with rebels on October 2

    07 septembre 2020

    The "final signing" of a peace agreement between Sudan's government and rebel groups is set for October 2 in the South Sudanese capital Juba, the chief mediator announced on Sunday. "The second of October is the date for the final signing of the peace...

  • UK hunts for suspect after mass stabbing

    07 septembre 2020

    Detectives in Britain's second city of Birmingham on Sunday launched a hunt for a knifeman who killed one and critically injured two in a series of random stabbings over several hours. Five others suffered minor injuries in the attacks, which happened...

  • UK warns EU on Brexit: We won't blink first

    06 septembre 2020

    Britain will not blink first in Brexit trade negotiations with the European Union and is not scared of a no-deal exit at the end of the year, the country's top Brexit negotiator warned the bloc on Sunday. Britain left the EU on Jan. 31 but talks have...

  • Hong Kong police arrest 30 at protests over election delay

    06 septembre 2020

    About 30 people were arrested on Sunday at protests against the government's decision to postpone elections for Hong Kong's legislature, police and a news report said. The elections were to have taken place on Sunday but Chief Executive Carrie Lam on...

  • Death toll from Bangladesh mosque explosion rises to 24

    06 septembre 2020

    The death toll from a gas pipeline explosion in a mosque outside Bangladesh's capital rose to 24 on Sunday while authorities were examining how a leakage caused the accident during evening prayers. A 7-year-old boy who went to pray with his father in...

  • Coronavirus: India's daily count out of control, tops 90,000 cases

    06 septembre 2020

    India added more than 90,000 cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, a global daily record, according to data from the federal health ministry. There were 90,632 new cases in the 24 hours to Sunday, according to the data from the Ministry of Health...

  • Belarus protesters keep pressure on Lukashenko with new march

    06 septembre 2020

    Thousands of Belarusians staged a peaceful new march on Sunday, keeping the pressure on strongman Alexander Lukashenko who has refused to quit after his disputed re-election and turned to Russia for help to stay in power. Holding red-and-white flags and...

  • Russia first treated Navalny for suspected poisoning then U-turned: Doctor

    06 septembre 2020

    Russia first treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny for suspected poisoning, but doctors changed their minds after six hours when laboratory tests came back that found no traces of poison in his system, one of the doctors who treated him has said. A dispute...

  • Typhoon heads for Japan packing 'record' winds and rain

    06 septembre 2020

    An extremely powerful typhoon was barreling towards southwestern Japan on Saturday as authorities issued evacuation advisories to thousands of residents, warning of unprecedented violent winds, heavy rain and high waves. Haishen churned near Okinawa in...

  • Trump ends anti-racism training in federal government

    06 septembre 2020

    President Donald Trump has directed the Office of Management and Budget to crack down on federal agencies' anti-racism training sessions, calling them "divisive, anti-American propaganda." OMB director Russell Vought, in a letter Friday to executive branch...

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