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Philippines records first 2 cases of Indian Covid variant

Philippines records first 2 cases of Indian Covid variant

MANILA: The Philippines has detected its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in India, its health ministry said on Tuesday.

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China demands cancellation of UN meeting on Uyghurs

China demands cancellation of UN meeting on Uyghurs

UNITED NATIONS, New York: China on Monday urged the United States, Germany and Britain to cancel an upcoming video conference on Beijing's crackdown on the Uyghur Muslim minority, and called on other UN members not to attend the event.

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Malnutrition strikes children in DR Congo's fragile Kasai region

MBUJI-MAYI (DR CONGO) - Claudine Kamwanya's twins are barely two but have the ethereal look of the very old.

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Malnutrition strikes children in DR Congo's fragile Kasai region
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Growing movement for 'fair share' climate commitments

PARIS: When US President Joe Biden pledged last month to cut his country's carbon emissions in half by 2030, Japan and Canada quickly followed suit. But many green groups and scientists say that this is still not good enough.

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Growing movement for 'fair share' climate commitments
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Australia basketball star drops Olympic race row boycott threat

SYDNEY - Australian basketball star Liz Cambage on Tuesday withdrew a threat to boycott the Tokyo Olympics over "whitewashed" team photoshoots, but vowed to remain outspoken on social justice issues.

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Australia basketball star drops Olympic race row boycott threat
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Philippines records first 2 cases of Indian Covid variant

MANILA: The Philippines has detected its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in India, its health ministry said on Tuesday.

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Philippines records first 2 cases of Indian Covid variant
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China posts slowest population growth in decades: census data

BEIJING: China's population has grown at its slowest pace in decades, reaching 1.41 billion, census results showed on Tuesday.

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China posts slowest population growth in decades: census data
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Queen re-emerges to outline UK govt's new agenda

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday makes her first public appearance since the funeral of her late husband, Prince Philip, to open a new session of parliament and present her newly victorious government's post-pandemic legislative agenda.

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Queen re-emerges to outline UK govt's new agenda
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Australia, NZ clash over manuka honey label

SOMERSBY, Australia: Beekeepers in New Zealand are seeking the exclusive right to use the "manuka" label for their honey, pitting them against rival Australian farmers over a prestige product that can fetch hundreds of dollars per jar.

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Australia, NZ clash over manuka honey label
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Pakistan barber offers hair-raising cuts, with blowtorch and cleaver

LAHORE: Hoping to prove a cut above the competition, Pakistani barber Ali Abbas relies on an unusual array of tools to practice his craft -- including blowtorches, meat cleavers, and even broken glass.

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Pakistan barber offers hair-raising cuts, with blowtorch and cleaver
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Alarm in France over 'civil war' warning

PARIS: The government of French President Emmanuel Macron reacted with fury on Monday after a group of serving French soldiers published an open letter warning that "civil war" was brewing over his "concessions" to Islamism, weeks after a similar message from elements in the military rocked the elite.

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Alarm in France over 'civil war' warning
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China demands cancellation of UN meeting on Uyghurs

UNITED NATIONS, New York: China on Monday urged the United States, Germany and Britain to cancel an upcoming video conference on Beijing's crackdown on the Uyghur Muslim minority, and called on other UN members not to attend the event.

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China demands cancellation of UN meeting on Uyghurs