North Korea opposes war but would use nuclear weapons if South Korea attacked, Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of leader Kim Jong Un, said on Tuesday, in a warning that analysts said is probably aimed at the South's incoming conservative preside..
The mayor of a recently liberated Ukrainian city accused Russian troops on Sunday of deliberately killing civilians during their month-long occupation of his town, allegations that Russia's defence ministry denied. The mayor of Bucha, Anatoliy..
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday said he was "deeply shocked" by images of dead civilians in the Ukrainian town of Bucha, and he called for an independent investigation that "leads to effective accountability..
Ukraine has found 410 bodies in towns near Kyiv as part of an investigation into possible war crimes by Russia but some witnesses are so traumatised by their ordeal that they are unable to speak, the country's top prosecutor said on Sunday. Af..
A 60-year-old man allegedly had himself vaccinated against COVID-19 dozens of times in Germany in order to sell forged vaccination cards with real vaccine batch numbers to people not wanting to get vaccinated themselves. The man from the eastern G..
China added more than 13,000 new Covid-19 infections with state media reporting a case infected with a new subtype of the omicron variant. The new iteration of the virus, isolated from a mild Covid-19 patient in a city less than 70 kilometers (43 ..
Indonesia's FM Retno Marsudi and Qatar's Deputy FM Lolwah Al Khater together hold talks with Taliban's acting FM Amir Khan Muttaqi in Doha, urging the Taliban to allow womens' education. Two women ministers, from mainly Muslim nati..
An Indian restaurant in Bahrain was closed down by the kingdom’s authorities after a woman wearing hijab was allegedly prevented from entering the outlet, local media said. According to the Bahrainian newspaper the Daily Tribune, the Bahrain..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to build up “overwhelming” and unstoppable military power, state media reported Monday, days after he presided over the nation’s biggest missile launch. Kim’s comments follow Pyongy..