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Seychelles votes to elect president, parliament | Seychelles

Voters go to polls amid economic downturn as restrictions on global travel bottom out the tourism industry.Voters in Seychelles are casting their ballot...

Palm oil peril: Is your peanut butter putting primates at risk? | Indonesia News

It is tricky to know what we as individuals can do to best help in beleaguered environmental times. We might switch off the...

At least 22 killed in Ghana church collapse | Ghana

Officials say 11 women, 10 men and a baby died after an under-construction three-storey building collapsed.At least 22 people, including a baby, were...

Malaysia rulers to meet amid talk of emergency declaration | Malaysia

Malaysia’s King Al-Sultan Abdullah will meet the country’s sultans to discuss proposals put forward by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, the palace said on...

Galapagos sees record rise in penguins, flightless cormorants | Latin America

A drop in tourism and weather patterns associated with La Nina are thought to have helped the bird species in the remote archipelago.The...

US to base Coast Guard ships in western Pacific to tackle China | China

The United States will deploy Coast Guard patrol ships in the western Pacific to counter what it described as “destabilizing and malign” activities...

An island built from coral: How Indonesia’s Bajau made a home | Indonesia

Bungin Island, Sumbawa, Indonesia – Scattered across many of the islands and coastal communities in Southeast Asia, the Bajau, numbering about one million...

US COVID-19 deaths could hit 500,000 by February, researchers say | US & Canada

The death toll from COVID-19 in the United States could exceed 500,000 by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, researchers said...

Texas court blocks limits on mail-in ballot drop boxes | US & Canada

Texas governor previously ordered each county have one drop-off location, drawing concerns over voter suppression.An appeals court in the US state of Texas...

US scientists find country’s first ‘murder hornet’ nest | US & Canada

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to try to eradicate the Asian giant hornet nest on Saturday.Scientists in the northwest United States...

US sanctions Russian institute over malware used in 2017 attack | Middle East

US Treasury Department accuses institute of being ‘connected to’ Triton malware that targets industrial safety systems.The United States has sanctioned a Russian government...

Markets tread water, dollar falls amid sluggish US stimulus talks | US & Canada News

Global stocks treaded water and the dollar fell on Friday as investors were left hanging, waiting to see if a long-awaited agreement on...
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UFC lightweight champion Khabib retires after beating Gaethje | Russia News

Khabib Nurmagomedov chokes Justin Gaethje unconscious to retain title, announces retirement following death of his father and coach.UFC superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov has announced...

Venezuela opposition figure leaves Caracas refuge for abroad | Venezuela

Leopoldo Lopez’s party says the opposition leader left Venezuela on Saturday and will work from abroad.Venezuelan opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez has abandoned the...

Texas court ruling temporarily reinstates ballot dropbox limits | US & Canada

The state’s supreme court has temporarily stayed a ruling that blocked the governor’s limit of one drop box per county.The Texas Supreme Court...

Erdogan says Macron ‘needs treatment’ over attitude to Muslims | France

France is recalling its envoy to Turkey after Erdogan said his French counterpart needed ‘mental checks’.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a...