Friday, October 22, 2021

World News

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Updated 3 hours, 25 minutes ago

Dozens missing in Nepal as floods, mudslides kill over 100

Heavy rains also caused havoc in neighboring India this week

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Report says UK's slow virus lockdown cost 1000s of lives

Bereaved families reacted to the parliamentary report with outrage

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Divorced UK and EU head for new Brexit fight over N Ireland

The regulations are intended to prevent goods from Britain entering the EU’s tariff-free single market

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

By Monday, 73.5% of the target population was fully vaccinated

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
India, China army talks to defuse border tensions fail

'China hopes India will not misjudge the situation'

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze

It was inspired by the tendency of tired commuters to fall asleep on public transit

Updated 2 weeks ago
Afghan mosque blast kills at least 46, challenges Taliban

The Islamic State group has been behind a rise in attacks

Updated 2 weeks ago
Congo's famous mountain gorilla dies at 14 in Virunga Park

Ndakasi was just two months old when rangers found her

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Thai riverside restaurant finds silver lining in floods

If you like your food washed down with plenty of water, this is the place for you

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Tensions flare as Chinese flights near Taiwan intensify

The U.S. called China's latest actions 'risky' and 'destabilizing'

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Australia won't welcome foreign tourists until at least 2022

Toughest and longest COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed by any democracy

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

The study’s authors estimate 80% of the church's victims were boys

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

Around the world, the loss of WhatsApp left many at a loss

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
EU regulator OKs Pfizer vaccine booster for 18 and older

The World Health Organization's chief had urged wealthy nations not to use booster doses

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Taliban-style security welcomed by some, feared by others

Many Afghans fear the harsh ways of the Taliban

Updated 3 weeks ago
Africa internet riches plundered, contested by China broker

Lu told The Associated Press that he’s an honest businessman who broke no rules in obtaining the African address blocks