Social media sites could be blocked or fined in Singapore if they fail to stop users in the tightly-controlled country from accessing "harmful" content under a proposed law introduced in parliament on Monday.
KINSHASA: Warning "no-one will escape" a worsening crisis, DR Congo led calls on Monday for a surge in funding to brake global heating and fight its impacts at the start of pre-COP27 climate talks in Kinshasa.
WASHINGTON: US reality star Kim Kardashian has agreed to pay a $1.26 million fine after unlawfully pushing a cryptocurrency on Instagram without revealing that she was paid to do so, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday.
PARIS: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday accused arch-foes the United States and Israel of fomenting the wave of nationwide unrest sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini.
Varawut Silpa-archa was elected leader of the Chartthaipattana Party on Monday and immediately set a target for his party to win 30 seats in the House of Representatives at the coming general election.
NEW DELHI: India's air force (IAF) said on Monday it had scrambled fighter jets after receiving information of a bomb scare on an airline bearing Iranian registration transiting through Indian airspace.
A roast chicken vendor on Monday filed a complaint seeking legal action against Bang Sao Thong police in Samut Prakan province for wrongly accusing him of stealing 15.8 million baht worth of jewellery, causing him to be detained for seven months during his court trial.
MANILA: The armed forces of the United States and the Philippines launched two weeks of joint naval exercises on Monday, reinforcing a close military alliance at a time of regional uncertainty over tensions between Washington and Beijing.
Indonesia's government called on police Monday to identify and punish those responsible for a stadium stampede that left 125 people dead, as anger mounted over one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football.
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has ordered that the flood surging downriver from the North be retained in upstream provinces, and also be diverted to a canal to the east of Bangkok, to protect the capital from flooding.
ZELENODOLSK, Ukraine: Hundreds of abandoned bicycles in a small town near Ukraine's southern front line tell the many stories of their owners, who were forced to flee Russia's invasion.
MALANG, Indonesia: Anger against police mounted in Indonesia on Monday after at least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede.