REUTERS U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he was certain China would try to work out an arrangement with the Taliban after the Islamic insurgents seized power in Afghanistan on Aug. 15. Asked if he was worried that China would fund the g..
REUTERS Australia's Victoria state reported on Wednesday 221 new locally acquired cases, down from the year's record high of 246 a day earlier, as authorities try to ramp up vaccinations to begin easing some tough restrictions. About 62..
REUTERS TOKYO, Sept 10 - Japan's popular vaccination minister, Taro Kono, is set to announce his candidacy on Friday for leader of the country's ruling political party and, by extension, its next prime minister. Kono's decision to t..
BBC People in Scotland will need proof they have been fully vaccinated before they can enter nightclubs and many large events from 1 October. The vaccine passport plan was formally approved by Holyrood after the SNP and Greens voted i..
REUTERS A Swiss criminal court convicted Kuwait's Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a power broker in international sports, of forgery on Friday in a trial over whether he used a bogus Kuwaiti coup plot to gain advantage over political rivals. ..
REUTERS Vietnam's coronavirus outbreak epicentre Ho Chi Minh City will extend its restrictions, state media reported on Monday, as the capital Hanoi and several provinces sought an easing of curbs and the aviation authority proposed domestic f..
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani was speaking in a joint press conference with French foreign minister HE Jean-Yves Le Drian in Doha. Le Drian said dozens of French nationals are still..
REUTERS Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday for talks on Israeli-Palestinian relations and bilateral ties in the first official trip by an Israeli head of government to Egypt for a decade. ..
Magdalena Andersson is favourite to become Sweden's prime minister when her Social Democrat colleague Stefan Lofven steps down in November, but major challenges face the current finance minister if she is to keep the top job longer than a few mon..
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