September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

Australia passes landmark climate change bill

Australia yesterday passed its first major climate change bill in over a decade, codifying emissions targets and enshrining into its law for the first time a goal to reach net zero by 2050.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Canada mass stabbing suspect dies after arrest

The final suspect in a stabbing rampage that killed 10 people in and around a Canadian Indigenous reserve died after being arrested by police Wednesday following a three-day manhunt, authorities said. One official said he died of self-inflicted injuries.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

At least 60 killed in ethnic attacks in Ethiopia's Oromiya: Rights body

Gunmen killed more than 60 people and displaced 20,000 during three days of ethnically motivated violence in late August in Ethiopia's most populous region, Oromiya, the country's human rights commission said on Tuesday.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Over 700 children died in Somalia of nutrition issues: UN

Hundreds of children have already died in nutrition centres across Somalia, the UN children's agency (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, a day after the global body warned that parts of Somalia will be hit by famine in the coming months.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Police look for 2 men after Canada knife rampage kills 10

Two men suspected of killing 10 people in a stabbing rampage that devastated an indigenous community in Canada were at large on Monday as authorities tried to determine a motive for attacks that shocked a nation where mass violence is rare.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

10 killed in Canada mass stabbing, suspects on the loose

Canadian police hunted for two suspects in a stabbing spree that killed 10 people and wounded at least 15 others mostly in a sparsely populated indigenous community early Sunday.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Bolsonaro, Lula trade jabs

Sparks flew Sunday as far-right President Jair Bolsonaro accused leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of massive corruption -- and drew accusations of “destroying Brazil” in return -- as they faced off in their first election debate.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

18 killed in western DR Congo clashes: govt

Eighteen people were killed in clashes between two communities in western Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this month, according to a government report seen by AFP yesterday.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Tensed atmosphere in Libyan capital a day after 30 killed in clashes

Militias patrolled nearly deserted streets in Libya’s capital Sunday, a day after clashes killed over 30 people and ended Tripoli’s monthslong stretch of relative calm.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Macron concludes Algeria visit with new pact

French President Emmanuel Macron and his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune yesterday declared a “new, irreversible dynamic of progress” in their nations’ ties, concluding a visit by Macron aimed at ending months of tensions.