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Muslim prayers held in the iconic Hagia Sophia for first time...

Muslim prayers have been held in iconic Hagia Sophia after the reconversion of the Istanbul landmark into a mosque earlier this month. The Friday prayers...

Former journalist launches Italexit party to push for leaving EU

Former journalist and Italian senator Gianluigi Paragone presents his Italexit party, which aims to take Italy out of the European Union. An Italian senator has...

Twitter reports highest-ever yearly growth in daily users

Twitter American microblogging reports its highest-ever yearly growth in daily users to lockdowns and increased conversations around coronavirus pandemic. Twitter on Thursday reported its highest-ever...

Cracks down on video-making in Malaysia, opposition says its attack on...

Malaysia's communications minister says all film-makers require a government licence to make videos, including those broadcast on social media. Malaysian minister has declared that all...

EU leaders clinches historic deal on pandemic recovery after fractious summit

EU leaders clinched an historic deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-throttled economies,after a fractious summit lasting almost five days. The agreement paves...

Uber’s Britain court battle of legal challenges

Uber is bracing for a long summer of legal battles that could see the end of its reign in London and entitle its drivers...

European Union recovery fund plan hangs in balance

European Union plan to breathe life into economies throttled by coronavirus pandemic hung in the balance as leaders quarrelled over the level of spending. On...

Democratic presidential candidate faces party pressure as running mate search continues

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to choose a candidate for vice president from a shortlist of women by early August. Biden is facing...

Teams of Military medics deploy in California as virus surges

Teams of military medics deployed as Texas reported 10,000 new cases and 129 additional deaths and California reported nearly 20,000 and 258 respectively. Medics were...

US,Britain,Canada accuse Russia of hacking vaccine trials

US,Canada and Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre made the announcement that Russia has tried to hack coronavirus vaccine trials. Britain, the United States and Canada...

Tunisia fears fresh political deadlock as PM resigns

Tunisia Prime Minister Fakhfakh resigned after dispute with Ennahdha party that had withdrawn its support for government earlier. Elyes Fakhfakh has resigned from his post,...

Israeli PM faces pushback on money-for-all Covid plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu $6bn grant proposal for citizens to alleviate economic crisis opposed by some officials. Israel's Prime Minister has gotten a lukewarm...

White House advertising campaign urges unemployed to ‘find something new’

White House-backed advertising campaign urges unemployed to 'find something new' aims to encourage unemployed, companion website provides links to training. 'Find Something New' campaign has...

Emmanuel macron govt grants health workers ‘historic’ pay rise

Emmanuel macron government has granted health workers 'historic' pay rise after weeks of negotiations,major unions have agreed on accord. Pay rises for hospital staff worth...

Malaysia’s opposition preparing for snap polls

Malaysia's opposition gearing up for early elections, potential PM candidate Mohd Shafie Apdal said.Earlier speaker of parliament’s was replaced. Malaysia’s opposition is preparing for early...

US diplomat Richardson to meet Maduro to discuss jailed Americans

US diplomat Bill Richardson plans to travel to Caracas to meet with Venezuelan President to discuss the status of several American citizens held as...

Zimbabwe Health Board sacks hospital bosses

Zimbabwe Health Services Board has sacked government hospitals bosses after firing of health minister Obadiah Moyo for inappropriate conduct. Zimbabwe has fired top executives of...

Cross-party group to lead first UK COVID inquiry

Cross-party group organisers are hoping that findings of coronavirus inquiry will be used to inform response to potential second wave. The only UK inquiry to...

Foreign doctors in Canada hopes fading for fast-track licenses

Foreign doctors hopes fading as only about two dozen licenses approved in Ontario and none in British Columbia, according to medical colleges. Canada’s effort to...

To avoid gaining weight during lockdown, no need to stop eating

The researchers found that the resulting stress, anxiety, tiredness and boredom of lockdown are the main causes of unhealthy eating and sedentary behaviour. The novelty...

Canadian Work permit numbers remain steady since March

Canadian Work permit numbers have dipped from the same timeframe in 2019, but maintain consistent fluctuations seen in previous years. The number of work permit...

Singapore People’s Action Party on track to retain power

Singapore’s ruling party is on track to retain power comfortably, early counting of votes from Friday’s general election showed, but opponents make gains. Singapore People's...
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