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Iranian worshippers gather at a mosque in the capital Tehran to perform Friday prayers for the first time in 20 months, after authorities eased restrictions put in place to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
The United States successfully tested hypersonic missile technology, a new weapons system which is already being deployed by China and Russia, the US Navy said Thursday.
After more than 25 years of uneasy peace, the leader of Bosnia's Serbs Milorad Dodik has begun making moves to dismantle what he calls the "impossible" state.
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange march to London's High Court ahead of his appeal in his extradition case. The United States government will on October 27th begin an appeal to extradite Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request earlier this year.
Cricket’s Twenty20 World Cup shows why sport should encourage upcoming nations, not deny them promotion Namibia's captain, Gerhard Erasmus, plays a shot during the Wednesday’s Twenty20 World Cup cricket match between Namibia and the Netherlands. Photograph: AFP/Getty Cricket’s Twenty20 World Cup gets into full swing on Saturday when Australia play South Africa in Abu Dhabi and England face reigning champions West Indies in Dubai. But if you are only joining now, because England and the other sup
Mass protests in Sudan show strong support for a civilian-led democracy, but analysts warn street demonstrations may have little impact on powerful factions pushing a return to military rule.
Road rage bubbled as the track temperature rose in the second practice session for United States Grand Prix on Friday as Max Verstappen called title rival Lewis Hamilton a "stupid idiot".
Though equality may be a distant reality for many women in Iraq, in Halabja, women have reached top levels of local government in posts where public affairs have long been dominated by a handful of men. Municipal director and university president are some of the senior posts held by women in the city of around 115,000 inhabitants.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
Evergrande’s fall could trigger financial crisis in China and spill through into global markets
A group of NFT collectors has paid $4 million to purchase the only copy of a one-of-a-kind album by the rap group Wu-Tang Clan.
The pianist confessed to the illegal activity, alleged the Beijing police
SINGAPORE — Finance Minister and Multi-ministry Taskforce co-chair Lawrence Wong on Saturday (23 October) explained which of Singapore's "Stabilisation Phase" COVID-19 regulations would be eased if the country's weekly infection rate falls below one. (Video courtesy of Mediacorp) Related story: Dine-in for households of up to 5 if weekly infection rate goes below 1: Lawrence Wong
Londoners react to the news that 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II has spent a night in hospital after undergoing "tests", as questions mount over her health.
Truss will discuss developing security and defence tech and strengthening defence-related trade with India, according to the statement from the British government. "Closer defence and security partnerships between the UK and India underpin deeper economic ties and make both countries, as well as the wider region, safer," Truss said in the statement.
Buckingham Palace was forced to disclose Queen Elizabeth II had stayed overnight in hospital after The Sun newspaper broke the story
New Zealand set a 90-percent vaccination target Friday for scrapping lockdowns as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled a plan to open up despite the stubborn grip of the Delta variant.
Armed with a set of pencils and a feather to sweep away eraser dust, Hitomi Tateno is training the next generation of anime artists at a new Netflix-funded academy as global demand for the Japanese genre soars.
At least 10 dissidents from the former FARC guerrilla group were killed in clashes with the army in southwest Colombia, a military source said on Thursday.
Lebanese barber Ali Abd Alwareth is stuck in a border forest after Belarus told him: "You have only two choices: either you die here or you die in Poland"