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UN ‘dismayed’ at India arrests, NGO restrictions

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet voiced her dismay Tuesday at the arrest of activists in India and restrictions to the work of non-governmental organisations. The...

Australia joins ‘Malabar naval exercise’ with US, Japan and India

TO RESIST the Chinese influence in the Indo-Pacific, Australia will take part in a large-scale military drill off the coast of India named Malabar...

French police target Islamist networks after teacher’s beheading

French police have conducted a series of raids targeting Islamist networks, three days after the beheading of a history teacher who had shown his...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a...

New Zealand’s victorious Ardern vows to deliver reform

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed Sunday to "crack on" with delivering her vision following a landslide election victory, after a string of...

Facebook to curb private groups spreading hate, misinformation

In 2019, Facebook took down about 12 million pieces of content in groups for violating policies on hate speech, 87 per cent of which...

‘Wake-up’ call in Europe as virus surges back

THE World Health Organization on Thursday(17) warned of "alarming rates of transmission" of Covid-19 across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods as countries...

UN warns of ‘further war crimes’ in Myanmar’s Rahkine

Rohingya refugees watch on a mobile phone a live feed of Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance at the UN's International Court...

Indoco Remedies’ Olanzapine tablets gets USFDA approva

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. (Photo by...

Dalai Lama calls for unified global action on climate change

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama called on world leaders Saturday to join forces in fighting climate change. “Now we should pay more attention about...