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Salman Rushdie off ventilator and talking a day after stabbing

2 hours 16 min ago
Novelist remains hospitalised with serious injuries, but is now off the ventilator and able to talk, says agent.

Raila Odinga ahead in Kenya’s presidential race: Early results

2 hours 59 min ago
Kenya remains on tenterhooks as partial official results show veteran opposition leader ahead in presidential race.

Several Israelis wounded in attack on Jerusalem bus

4 hours 54 min ago
Israeli police are on the hunt for a gunman after a shooting attack on a bus in Jerusalem's Old City.

Mali PM Choguel Maiga placed on ‘forced rest’ by doctor

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 21:58
Maiga is suffering from exhaustion after working for 14 months without break, his office says.

Ukraine targeting Russians ‘shooting at, or from nuclear plant’

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 21:57
President Zelenskyy says Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who shoot at the Zaporizhzhia plant, or use it as cover.

How should we adapt to climate change?

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 20:30
Scientists say intense droughts, wildfires and heatwaves are the new reality.

Sri Lanka says controversial Chinese ship can dock in its port

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 19:26
Sri Lanka confirms the Yuan Wang 5 ship will arrive next week, despite concerns raised by neighbouring India.

Salman Rushdie attack suspect charged with attempted murder

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 17:54
Hadi Matar, 24, is accused of attacking the author at event in New York state and is being held without bond.

Mar-a-Lago, a security ‘nightmare’ that housed classified records

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 16:18
Classified US government documents were seized from Donald Trump's sprawling Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida.

Iran, Lebanon reaction to Salman Rushdie attack

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 16:17
Some offered praise for the assault targeting a writer they believe tarnished the Islamic faith with his 1988 book.

Taliban disperses Afghan women’s march for ‘work and freedom’

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 13:49
Demonstrators carrying a banner that read 'August 15 is a black day' demanded rights to work, political participation.

Kenya gets historic number of female governors from August 9 vote

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 13:33
The rise in female governors from Tuesday's vote is a small but significant improvement over 2017.

Europe’s heatwaves, droughts put focus on climate change risks

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 13:23
Italy, Spain, Germany, Portugal, France, the Netherlands and the UK are enduring severe droughts this summer.

Japanese minister visits Yasukuni shrine for war dead: Report

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 11:19
Yasukuni shrine for war dead is seen in China and South Korea as a symbol of Japan's former military aggression.

US to conduct ‘air and maritime transits’ in Taiwan Strait

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 11:10
White House says US's 'freedom of navigation' transits will reflect its response to China's 'provocative' behaviour.

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 171

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 09:57
As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 171st day, we take a look at the main developments.

Will taxing ‘immoral’ fossil fuel profits ease the energy crisis?

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 09:32
The UN urges windfall tax on the profits of oil and gas giants.

Colombia’s Petro replaces security chiefs in human rights push

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 09:07
In July, criminal groups staged almost 90 attacks on the police and military, killing 13 police officers, monitor says.

Salman Rushdie attack: What we know so far

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 08:58
Author Rushdie is on ventilator and could lose an eye following a stabbing attack at a literary event in New York state.

Ennahdha needs to change to save itself, and Tunisia’s democracy

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 08:47
Ennahdha can help stop Tunisia's democratic backsliding - but to succeed, it needs to reform itself.