Iran accuses Israel of killing nuclear scientist, vows 'revenge'

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the 59-year-old was scientist targeted while travelling in a car near Absard city in Tehran province's eastern Damavand county

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India holds key to global fight against coronavirus pandemic

Of course, India needs more and better facilities to develop, store and distribute the vaccines. But India has a headstart

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Macron faces opposition at home and abroad

Macron is fighting criticism at home and abroad and thousands of miles from Paris, there are people burning Macron's effigies

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Donald Trump secretly plotting potential 2024 presidential run

Donald Trump won 70 million votes in the US election 2020, which is more than what he won in 2016 and more than any incumbent president has won in American history

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How Pakistani imam used TikTok in France to propagate terror

Luqman Haider, a Pakistani has been sentenced to 18 months in jail. He had arrived in France back in 2015.

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Ethiopian PM tells African envoys he will protect civilians in Tigray

A statement issued after their meeting made no mention of talks with the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) to end fighting 

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Saudi Arabia clamps down on corruption in major drive

The individuals in the net are involved with many ministries in Saudi Arabia

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First African-American cardinal readies for 'princehood'

The 72-year old Washington archbishop, who is currently under quarantine ahead of the big day in the Vatican on Saturday, shows no sign of pre-ceremony nerves

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Target oligarchs around Putin, Navalny to European Parliament

Kremlin has denied allegations that it was behind Navalny's poisoning.

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Armenians at a crossroads on last route out of Karabakh

Russia has sent 2,000 peacekeepers to the region under the deal that ended six weeks of heavy fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh

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Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon warns UK; wants referendum 'early in next parliament'

Sturgeon said the UK government's current opposition to the independence referendum, indyref2, was 'unsustainable'

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Ravi Karkara, adviser to UN Women, was involved in sexual misconduct: Tribunal

He was dismissed from his position after the UN Women had found him guilty of harassing two non-UN personnel, an intern

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As Israel, Saudi Arabia cool tensions, Jordan's custodianship of al-Aqsa mosque under scrutiny

Last month, a UAE delegation had visited the Al-Aqsa Mosque under the protection of Israeli forces, a move which was criticised by Palestinian PM Muhammad Shtayyeh.

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Is it safe to fly during the pandemic? Answers from the experts

How safe is flying? Numerous studies on that question have been published in the months since the pandemic brought travel to a halt in March

via The New York Times
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Jolovan Wham: Singapore charges activist who held up a smiley-face sign

Jolovan Wham, who has had numerous run-ins with the authorities, posted a photo of himself on social media in March holding the cardboard sign with the roughly drawn face

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