The Taliban have ordered airlines in Afghanistan to stop women from flying unless accompanied by a male relative, in the latest crackdown on basic human rights by the country’s new rulers since seizing power. The hard-line Islamists have imp..
Police in Sri Lanka's capital lifted a curfew on Friday after protests in which dozens of people were arrested and several policemen were hurt near the home of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over his handling of an economic crisis. Hundreds of p..
The BBC urged the Taliban on Sunday to reverse what it said was an order to remove international broadcasters from Afghan airwaves, which has blocked the British broadcaster’s news bulletins. “The BBC’s TV news bulletins in Pasht..
A Peruvian community has threatened to oppose the expansion of MMG Ltd's (1208.HK) major Las Bambas copper mine, according to a document seen by Reuters, hinting at a new flashpoint for the project shortly after the state approved the increase in..
The United States abruptly cancelled meetings with the Taliban in Doha that were set to address key economic issues, officials said on Friday, after Afghanistan's Islamist rulers reversed a decision to allow all girls to return to high school cla..
Infrastructure development, job creation and drive against crime ramped up in his watch Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s six-year watch ends on June 30, 2022. On May 9, more than 67 million Filipinos will pick his successor. Real-time ..
New Zealand has brought forward plans to reopen its borders to international travellers after a Covid lockout of more than two years. Australians will be allowed to enter the country without needing to quarantine or isolate from 13 April. Fully..
Atletico Madrid knocked Manchester United out of the Champions League and moved into the quarter-finals after a 41st minute header from Brazilian Renan Lodi gave them a 1-0 (2-1 aggregate) win at Old Trafford on Tuesday. It was a typical display o..
High-altitude supersonic missile originating in India crashed in Pakistan Mian Channu city, in an incident endangering civilian passenger flights, and New Delhi should provide an explanation, Pakistan's military says. An unarmed surface-to-sur..
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