Dozens killed in stampede at Liberia church

Panic spread among worshippers after a group of armed men rushed the crowd in an attempted robbery

7 hours ago
China fails to hold up its end of the bargain, but Biden ‘lacks policy to act’

One year Into his term, Republicans are exploiting his inability to pass legislation that would clarify his position

8 hours ago
Turkey pauses rate cuts as inflation nears 19-year high

Turkey’s central bank hits pause on easing cycle that started in September and saw the lira crash

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US jobless claims rise to three-month high as Omicron stokes layoffs

Initial claims for benefits surge 55,000 to 286,000

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Bank of Russia seeks full ban on mining and trading cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies bear the hallmarks of a pyramid scheme and undermine  sovereignty of monetary policy, says Bank report

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Norwegian mass killer Breivik ‘hasn’t reformed’

Andres Breivik, the anti-Muslim neo-Nazi who killed 77 people in Norway’s worst peacetime atrocity, shows no remorse, prosecutor tells parole hearing

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Afghan women most at risk for job losses as Taliban revokes rights

Though the economic crisis is hitting the entire country, the effect is disproportionately felt by women

Australia balks at hiring 16-year-old forklift drivers

Government rules out employment of young teenagers as a remedy for disruption to supplies of home-testing Covid kits

Alarming resistance to antibiotics kills more than HIV or malaria

Previous estimates predicted 10-million annual deaths from antimicrobial resistance by 2050, but we are already far closer to that figure, says one researcher

Cairo’s new bridge spells end of life in City of the Dead

Thousands of Egyptians living among ancient tombs in the old part of the city are up in arms about the destruction of cemeteries and their livelihoods to make ...

A tale of two Covid-19 patients in China

One patient is a migrant worker who juggled about 30 jobs over two weeks in Beijing

First planes carrying aid arrive in volcano-hit Tonga

Drinking water is a priority as New Zealand and Australian teams land on the island

Biden’s sliding scale of reprisal should Russia meddle with Ukraine

The US president has sown doubt over the West’s response, saying a 'minor incursion’ could carry a lower cost

North Korea hints at resumption of weapons tests

Tensions have been rising between Washington and Pyongyang, with analysts fearing a return to provocation

Spying fears prompt warnings to Olympic athletes over phones

Among the concerns is that state actors or criminals could snoop on private communications

Kenya slow to target digital loan apps abusing customers and their data

Rogue digital lenders abuse data privacy and debt-shame borrowers in East African state

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