September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022
USA

US court rules for Trump, blocks review of seized records

A US judge on Thursday refused to let the Justice Department immediately resume reviewing classified records seized by the FBI from Donald Trump's Florida estate in an ongoing criminal investigation, siding with the former president.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022
USA

Major bill to make Taiwan ties more official: US Senate takes first step

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee took the first step Wednesday toward the United States directly providing billions of dollars in military aid to Taiwan and making ties more official, ramping up support following.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022
USA

‘Don’t drown’ the world

The UN chief has made an urgent appeal to world leaders to act on climate change and “lower the temperature” so as not to “drown” the world, after visiting flood-hit Pakistan.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022
USA

US trafficking victim teen sentenced for killing rapist, have to pay $150K

A teenage human trafficking victim who was initially charged with first-degree murder after she stabbed her accused rapist to death was sentenced Tuesday in an Iowa court to five years of closely supervised probation and ordered to pay $150,000 restitution to the man’s family.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022
USA

Emmy awards: ‘Successiwwon’, ‘Ted Lasso’ claim top trophies

Media dynasty drama “Succession” and feel-good comedy “Ted Lasso” took the top trophies at the Emmy awards on Monday, and a “Squid Game” actor landed a major acting prize as Hollywood handed out the highest honours in television.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022
USA

Webb telescope captures images of Orion Nebula

The wall of dense gas and dust resembles a massive winged creature, its glowing maw lit by a bright star as it soars through cosmic filaments.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022
USA

UN Climate report Key findings

The past seven years were the hottest on record.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022
USA

World heading to ‘uncharted territories of destruction’

The world’s chances of avoiding the worst ravages of climate breakdown are diminishing rapidly, as we enter “uncharted territory of destruction” through our failure to cut greenhouse gas emissions and take the actions needed to stave off catastrophe, leading scientists have said.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022
USA

US sets up fund for Afghan money without Taliban

The United States said yesterday it was setting up an outside, professionally-run fund to manage $3.5 billion in Afghanistan’s reserves, concluding it cannot

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Los Angeles reports 2nd US monkeypox death

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health said on Monday it had confirmed the area's first death due to monkeypox, saying the individual was severely immunocompromised and had been hospitalised.