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Dozens gathered in central Hong Kong and at a major university campus on Monday for rare protests against China's strict Covid-19 restrictions and to mourn the victims of a deadly fire in the mainland's northwest.
Authorities in the US city of Houston ordered residents to boil their water before drinking it after a power outage at a treatment plant, leaving classes and other activities canceled Monday.
On 3 November, the former PM was shot in the shin by a gunman
Imran Khan said he has decided against marching on Islamabad because he doesn’t want anarchy in Pakistan
Canada's foreign minister on Monday ordered her officials to summon Russia's ambassador in Ottawa, Oleg Stepanov, over a series of "hateful" anti-LGBTQ tweets including one aimed at an openly lesbian federal minister.
The Reserve Bank of India's first pilot for a retail e-rupee, its version of the central bank digital currency (CBDC), will be launched on Dec. 1, it said in a statement on Tuesday. "The scope of the pilot may be expanded gradually to include more banks, users and locations as needed," the RBI said.
World number three Cameron Smith started his career-best year with a win and said Tuesday was determined to end it with another at golf's Australian Open this week.
Skipper Pat Cummins made clear Tuesday there were "no cowards" on the Australian team, firing back at comments made by former coach Justin Langer.
All regions of the world saw water extremes last year -- both floods and droughts -- and billions of people had insufficient freshwater, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador led huge crowds of supporters on a march through the capital Sunday in a show of political strength by the left-wing populist.
The motivation to keep fighting the Russians is simple for Viking, a Ukrainian soldier near the northeastern frontlines as cold weather and artillery onslaughts bogs down both sides. He wants revenge.
Frustrations towards Covid restrictions boil over, with rare scenes of crowds chanting against the Chinese president and Communist Party in Shanghai
Environmental organisations in Finland on Monday filed a legal challenge accusing the government of breaking its own commitments to protect the climate, the first challenge of its kind in the country.
Somali police launched an investigation Sunday after 20 foreigners were discovered near territory controlled by the Al-Shabaab militant group claiming to be fishermen who had been held hostage for years.
Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh said that the Workers' Party will lift the party whip on the Parliamentary debate on the repeal of Section 377A.
Italy's government declared a state of emergency on Sunday after a landslide on the southern island of Ischia killed at least one person and left a dozen missing.
Inside a high-security Portuguese prison, six inmates are moving gracefully around in a series of improvised dance moves, clutching props and following the rhythm of the music.
KOCHI, India (Reuters) -More than 80 people were wounded in India as villagers protesting to halt construction of the $900-million Vizhinjam port project by India's Adani Group clashed with police in Kerala state, the latest escalation in a months-long strike. The protests, by a mostly Christian fishing community against the project led by billionaire Gautam Adani's $23-billion ports business, have forced the latter to stop work on the port, seen as a potential and lucrative rival to those in Dubai, Singapore and Sri Lanka. Over the weekend, police arrested some protesters who blocked Adani's construction vehicles from entering the port, despite a court order for work to resume.
VIZHINJAM, India (Reuters) -Police in southern India on Tuesday ramped up security around the $900 million transhipment port being built by billionaire Gautam Adani's conglomerate after scores of people were injured in clashes with protesters from a Christian fishing community. Construction at the mega port project in Vizhinjam on the southern tip of India has been halted for more than three months by the protesters, who have blocked the site's entrance with a makeshift shelter. To prevent fresh violence, Kerala state police were sending reinforcements to the Vizhinjam area, senior police officer Ajith V told Reuters.
India batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad on Monday smashed an unprecedented seven successive sixes in one over of a 50-overs domestic match -- courtesy of a no-ball.