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Turkey’s Erdogan says Hagia Sophia becomes mosque after court ruling

President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul's Hagia Sophia open to Muslim worship on Friday after a top court ruled that the building's conversion to a museum by modern...

South Korean head of India LG factory charged with manslaughter over gas leak

The South Korean head of an LG Chem factory in India has been charged with manslaughter over a toxic gas leak that killed 15...

WHO declares Sri Lanka, Maldives measles-free

MEASLES and rubella have been eradicated from Sri Lanka and the Maldives after decades of immunisation programmes, the World Health Organization said Wednesday (8). "Coming...

US virus cases smash daily record as global infections soar

New daily coronavirus cases in the United States soared past 50,000 for the first time Wednesday, as the World Health Organization delivered a grave...

Over 160,000 coronavirus cases reported every day in past week, a record: WHO

The global coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, with the number of daily cases surging beyond 160,000 every day in...

China warns Britain about Hong Kong citizenship plan

China warned Britain on Thursday it could retaliate with "corresponding measures" for London's decision to extend a broader path to citizenship for the residents...

Russians set to back reforms allowing Putin to extend rule

Russians are set to approve constitutional reforms on Wednesday denounced by critics as a manoeuvre to allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in the...

Hong Kong marks handover anniversary under shadow of security law

Hong Kong marked the 23rd anniversary of its handover to China on Wednesday under the glare of a new national security law imposed by...

PM Khan says ‘no doubt’ that India was behind Karachi stock exchange attack

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told parliament on Tuesday he had no doubt that India was behind an attack on the stock exchange building in the...

Trump briefed on Russian bounties in February: report

Donald Trump received a written briefing about alleged Russian bounties offered to Afghan militants to kill American troops as early as February, The New...
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