Covid pandemic killed 13 to 17 million in 2020-21: WHO

The Covid-19 pandemic killed 13.3 to 16.6 million people in 2020 and 2021, the WHO estimated Thursday -- up to triple the number of...

US Fed raises interest rate by half point to contain inflation

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark lending rate by a half percentage point in its ongoing effort to contain the highest inflation...

‘Disruptions’ to oil supply possible with EU Russia ban: Germany

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Wednesday that a gradual EU ban on Russian oil imports could lead to supply "disruptions" and price...

Putin tells Macron West must stop supplying weapons to Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron Tuesday the West must stop supplying weapons to Ukraine and accused Kyiv of not taking...

Mystery liver disease kills three children in Indonesia

Three children in Indonesia have died from a mysterious liver disease, the country's health ministry said, raising to at least four the global death...

Dutch dock workers refuse ship with Russian diesel cargo

Dutch dock workers on Saturday refused to unload a tanker with a consignment of Russian diesel in Amsterdam, a day after a similar action kept...

More than 20 trapped, others missing after China building collapse

At least 23 people were trapped under a building that collapsed in central China, officials said Saturday, as rescuers pulled apart the rubble brick...

KLM cancels flights as crowds jam Amsterdam’s Schiphol

Dutch national carrier KLM cancelled dozens of weekend flights Friday at Schiphol airport, hit hard by a strike and staff shortages as it struggles...

Former tennis star Boris Becker jailed by British court over bankruptcy

Former tennis star Boris Becker was on Friday jailed for two and a half years after being found guilty by a British court of...

Tearful goodbyes in Ukraine town as Russian forces approach

Pavel Borlatschenko wept as he saw his wife Marina leave on one of the last buses evacuating people from Lyman in eastern Ukraine, which is...



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