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Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to female twins

‘Lively, pink and plump’ cubs born overnight to panda parents who are on a 10-year loan from China. A giant…

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Why seven people died in clash between two northeast India states

Guwahati, India – Bullets, tear gas canisters and grenades were fired on July 26 at a contentious border point between…

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Florida breaks record for daily COVID hospitalisations

Sunday’s figure surpasses the previous daily record reached before vaccines were available in the US. The US state of Florida…

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Wildfires cause further devastation in Turkey, Greece

The death toll from six straight days of wildfires in Turkey has risen to eight, while in neighbouring Greece, firefighters…

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Nigerian doctors strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Doctors union says the strike is to push the government to honour an agreement on pay arrears, hazard allowance and…

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As Indian billionaire plans new airline, Boeing hopes for orders

Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s plan to launch an ultra-low-cost airline could give planemaker Boeing a chance to regain lost ground…

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‘Just magical’: How the world reacted to the shared Olympics gold

Social media reaction to scenes in Tokyo when Qatar’s Barshim and Italy’s Tamberi decided to share a gold medal in…

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Olympics latest: Biles set to make her Tokyo 2020 return

Biles’s return, shared gold in the high jump and other latest updates from the Tokyo Games. US Gymnastics star Simone…

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Malaysia deploys riot police as MPs attempt march to parliament

Monday’s session was cancelled over COVID infections with the fragile government under pressure over its handling of the pandemic. Opposition…

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‘In limbo’: Beirut blast victims still struggling to return home

Beirut, Lebanon – Maysar Al Suleiman and his family fled from the carnage of war in Syria to Lebanon in…

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