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An activist who rose to prominence during Myanmar's 1988 student uprising has been arrested in an overnight raid, his wife said Sunday, in the latest blow to the anti-junta movement as the military cracks down on dissent.
The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British Iranian held in Iran since 2016, began a hunger strike Sunday to denounce the British government for "also letting us down" and failing to secure her release.
US biotech firm Moderna said Monday its Covid vaccine was safe and produced a strong immune response in children aged 6-11, adding it would submit trial data to global regulators soon.
Russians hoping to apply for an immigrant visa to the United States are now required to travel to the US Embassy in Warsaw, the State Department confirmed Sunday, while blaming restrictions imposed by Moscow.
A man and a woman were each fined $3,000 after admitting to attending a Chinese New Year celebration involving 15 people.
The New Zealand All Blacks, sparked by three tries from Will Jordan, overwhelmed the United States 104-14 on Saturday to launch a five-match northern hemisphere tour.
President Joe Biden said Monday he hopes Democrats will strike a deal on two massive spending packages this week and make America the "most advanced country in the world" again.
The Wuhan Marathon, which had been due to take place Sunday, has been postponed at short notice as worries increase over a coronavirus resurgence in China ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Decades after his sister disappeared during the political repression of Mexico's "Dirty War," Roberto Martinez hopes to finally meet the child he believes she gave birth to while held captive.
The 55-year-old, who touched the thigh of one woman and smacked the buttocks of another, was jailed 10 weeks.
Colombia's most-wanted drug trafficker "Otoniel" has been captured, officials said Saturday, a major victory for the government of the world's top cocaine exporter.
Arab nations that normalised ties with Israel last year have "sinned" and should reverse such moves, Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei says. The United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco all agreed to normalise ties with Israel in 2020, as Washington under the administration of then US president Donald Trump made Arab-Israeli rapprochement a foreign policy priority.
Max Verstappen in a Red Bull stormed to pole position for the US Grand Prix on Saturday, edging out title rival and Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton in front of an estimated crowd of 120,000 people.
There will be no elaborate Shinto rituals for the wedding, which will mostly be paperwork
Singapore's U-22 football team needed a last-gasp equaliser to avoid defeat against minnows Timor Leste in a 2-2 draw at the AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers.
Germany's interior minister on Sunday said the country would increase controls on the border with Poland, as police broke up an armed group of far-right activists trying to prevent migrants from entering.
The 316th to 329th COVID-19 deaths in Singapore were aged between 60 and 93, all of whom had various underlying medical conditions.
Israel on Sunday announced plans to build more residences for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, drawing immediate condemnation from Palestinians, peace activists and neighbouring Jordan.
Its logo is a tomato, not an apple, but in just eight years Jordanian company Tamatem has already bitten a chunk out of the lucrative market for Arabic mobile games.
It’s almost impossible that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will still be running the club after this humiliating 0-5 home defeat by arch rivals Liverpool.