South Africa’s Ramaphosa future fragile despite party backing

The threat of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s immediate exit from office over a cash-in-sofas scandal…

Students protest campus lockdown as China eases Covid curbs

Students protested against a lockdown at a university in eastern China, highlighting continued anger as huge…

Beijing drops COVID-19 testing burden as wider easing looms

Residents of China’s capital were allowed into parks, supermarkets, offices and airports without a negative COVID-19…

Russian airport targeted by drones day after barrage on military bases

A fire that broke out at an airport in Russia’s southern Kursk region that borders Ukraine…

Indonesia outlaws sex outside of marriage in revised penal code

Indonesia’s Parliament unanimously passed a long-awaited revision of the country’s penal code on Tuesday that criminalizes…

Gunmen cut open pregnant Mexican woman, steal unborn baby

Suspected gunmen attacked and cut open an eight-month pregnant woman identified as Rosa Isela Castro Vazquez,…

COP15: Biodiversity conference opens in Montreal with focus on conservation targets

A major international conference on preserving the world’s biodiversity is to open Tuesday with speakers including…

Biden celebrates giant semiconductor project

President Joe Biden flies Tuesday to Arizona to celebrate the mammoth expansion of a Taiwanese semiconductor…

‘It’s a pity you are beautiful,’ Russians told Ukrainian police officer as they tortured her

KHERSON, Ukraine —The uniformed men burst into Olha Honchevskaya’s apartment on Aug. 4. There were 15…

‘Oppressions and injustice’: Canadians want fair trial for imprisoned Iranian philanthropists

Two Canadians are making a plea for public support in their efforts to save the lives…