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    Possible Israel war crimes in east Jerusalem land right case: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:10am on May 08, 2021

    The United Nations urged Israel on Friday to call off any forced evictions in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, warning that its actions could amount to ‘war...

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    Iran talks ‘on right track’ as diplomats reconvene

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:08am on May 08, 2021

    The fourth round of talks between world powers on Iran’s nuclear programme opened in Vienna on Friday, with diplomats voicing hope an agreement can be...

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    Imran Khan due in Saudi for talks on improving ties

    Agence France-Presse . Jeddah | Updated at 12:07am on May 08, 2021

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan is due in Saudi Arabia Friday for a visit aimed at enhancing ties after months of strained relations over the...

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    New Covid strains won’t impact Russian vaccines’ efficiency: expert

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:31pm on May 07, 2021

    The potential of new coronavirus strains appearing won’t diminish the efficiency of Russian-made Covid vaccines, assures Viktor Zuyev, chief researcher at the Gamaleia Research Institute of Russia...

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    Israeli troops kill 2 Palestinian attackers

    Associated Press/ UNB . Jerusalem | Updated at 09:02pm on May 07, 2021

    Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinians and wounded a third after the men opened fire on a base in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the latest in a series of violent confrontations amid soaring tensions in Jerusalem...

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    S Korea, US discuss responses to falling Chinese rocket debris

    Bernama/ UNB . Seoul | Updated at 08:54pm on May 07, 2021

    South Korea and the United States on Friday discussed ways to jointly respond to remnants of a Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend, the Air Force said...

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    Japan extends virus emergency as India sees record infections

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:22pm on May 07, 2021

    A coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and other parts of Japan was extended on Friday, less than three months before the Olympics, as India logged yet another record number of infections.....

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    Maldives ex-president ‘critical’ after assassination attempt

    Agence France-Presse . Malé | Updated at 07:30pm on May 07, 2021

    Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was in a ‘critical’ condition on Friday following an assassination attempt, doctors said...

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    UK ruling party scores crushing win in opposition stronghold

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:24pm on May 07, 2021

    Prime minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives scored a stunning election victory in an opposition stronghold Friday, after Britain held its first major ballot box test since Brexit and the coronavirus crisis...

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    Record jump in Covid cases signals impending crisis in Nepal

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 07:11pm on May 07, 2021

    Health workers and authorities in Nepal are struggling to contain a massive surge of Covid cases as infections spill over from neighbouring India’s deadly second wave. In the last three weeks, Nepal’s daily case trajectory has...