Afghan officials say a multi-pronged Taliban attack on a district headquarters in northern Balkh province has killed at least 11 policemen. Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the provincial governor
An Egyptian train conductor who forced two poor street vendors without tickets to jump off a moving train, leading to the death of one of the youths, has been arrested, authorities said on Tuesday.
Police say gunmen have shot and killed five Indian labourers working in disputed Kashmir.
Popular protests multiplied across the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, as demonstrators braved live fire and tear gas from security forces in rallies that have left three dead over the past day.
It is fitting that the white US police officer charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter of an African-American in Minneapolis bears the French family name of Chauvin. The name has morphed into “chauvinist” meaning bigot over the decades since a soldier called Nicolas Chauvin was honoured as a super patriot by the Emperor Napoleon for loyal service during his multiple military campaigns.
George Floyd died in Minnesota, but we share the same home of Houston, Texas.
The story of Ahmaud Arbery might have been overlooked except for the outrage provoked by a dramatic video that shows Arbery being killed in a Georgia residential neighborhood on Feb. 23.
An unfortunate incident in which at least 18 workers killed and more than a dozen trapped after a rockslide at a marble mine in northwest Pakistan is so sad. It’s time for the civilian government to rescue
Around 1.8 million people have been affected in the largely rural, mountainous province — 286,000 of whom have been evacuated to safety while more than 2,700 houses have been damaged or collapsed entirely, Xinhua said.