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At least 26 people were killed after an earthquake hit western Afghanistan on Monday, an official said.
The tradition dates back to the 18th century when an epidemic devastated the horse population
Nepal began giving COVID-19 vaccine booster shots on Monday as coronavirus infections surged due to the spread of the Omicron variant, officials said. The booster shots will be restricted to frontline workers for one week from Monday, the Health Ministry said, after which they'll be offered to people 60 and older. “The booster shots will be given to those people who have completed six months after getting a second vaccine dose,” the government said in a statement.
A former Haitian lawmaker who is a suspect in the assassination of the country's president has been arrested in Jamaica, Jamaican authorities said Saturday.
French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah was jailed anew for breaking house arrest restrictions, an official from the Islamic republic's judiciary authority said on Sunday.
A former Haitian lawmaker who is a suspect in the assassination of the country's president has been arrested in Jamaica, a police source said Saturday.
A solid outing from quarterback Joe Burrow and a late defensive stand saw the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Las Vegas Raiders 26-19 on Saturday to earn their first NFL playoff victory in 31 years.
Tan Hwee Koon, 64, is said to have negligently left his van in reverse gear and stepped on the accelerator.
The International 10 runners-up PSG.LGD and regional rivals Royal Never Give Up duked it out in an 80-minute slugfest that had some of the craziest gameplay this Dota 2 patch.
After Virat Kohli's sudden resignation the spotlight turned to his likely successor as India Test captain on Sunday, with white-ball skipper Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul favourites to take over the high-pressure job.
Hundreds of men, women and children gathered early Saturday morning in the parking lot of San Pedro Sula's main transit hub, on the edge of the northern Honduran city.
"Boats and large boulders washed ashore," in Tonga, says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, after a huge volcano eruption at the islands. The Tongan capital Nuku'alofa "is covered in a thick film of volcanic dust," Ardern adds.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says Australian authorities have 'no principles' in its deportation of world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic over his Covid-19 vaccination status.
A flight steward was found guilty on 17 January of molesting a stewardess by slapping her buttock while on board a flight to the Philippines.
A Turkish court on Monday extended the detention of a civil society leader whose case has set Ankara on a collision course with Europe's top human rights body and Western allies.
Loh Kean Yew's meteoric rise in world badminton hit a road bump as he lost in the India Open final, but Singapore's mixed doubles duo Terry Hee and Tan Wei Han scored an upset win.
Here is a round-up of sports events and developments in Singapore in the past week (10 to 16 January).
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that he had recovered from a second bout of Covid-19, as he resumed his public activities.
New restrictions on what inks tattoo artists can use in the EU have come into force, with bans on substances that may cause cancer or other health issues, mainly affecting coloured ink. How will the ban affect tattoo artists in the EU?
A blueprint based on ‘sacred geometry’ was designed to build Auroville, a perfect city of unity. But 50 years on the Galaxy Plan has created anger and division Meditation with dawn fire on Auroville's birthday, at the Matrimandir Amphitheatre, 28 February, 2017. Photograph: Melting Spot/Alamy Nestled deep in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, cocooned from the world by a young forest, lies a community that wants to change the world. Ask the residents, of Auroville, who come from more than 60