GAYAN, Afghanistan -- Tents, food and medical supplies rolled into the mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan where thousands were left homeless or injured by this week's powerful earthquake, which state media said killed 1,150 people. A new aftershock Friday took five more lives and deepened the misery ... He said close to 70 children were injured ... .
KYIV--Dozens of Russian missiles rained down on military facilities in western and northern Ukraine on Saturday, local officials said, as Europe’s biggest land conflict since World War II entered its fifth month ... Chaus did not specify what had been hit, but said there had been “infrastructure damage.” There were no casualties, he added ... .
Forests throughout the world are shrinking year after year - and is the epicentre. According to the World Wildlife Fund, more than a quarter of the Amazon will be devoid of trees by 2030 if cutting continues at the same speed. If nothing is done to stop it, an estimated 40 per cent of this unique forest will be razed by 2050 ...Start a Conversation. .
SHANGHAI. China's military said on Saturday that the recent fly through of a US maritime plane through the deliberately disrupted the regional situation and endangered peace and stability ... He added that they firmly opposed the actions by the United States and that their troops remained high on alert ... Start a Conversation. .
NAIROBI, Kenya--The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent moves toward legalization in their countries. The U.S.Supreme Court’s overturning of the landmark Roe v ... Ahead of U.S ...The U.N ... Dr ... ...
RAMALLAH. Officials at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem have raised deep concerns over Israeli excavation work at the holy site which they claim has caused cracks and other damage to the building’s structure ... Al-Khatib said. “There are dangerous and unknown excavations, and no one knows what they are and what their goals are ... He said ... ....
On Friday, The Supreme Court overruled Roe V. Wade, terminating the constitutional right of women to abortion. Roe V. Wade was put in place nearly 50 years ago. The ruling will now result in total bans of abortion in nearly half of the states in America... Three of Trump’s appointees were in the majority for the decision ... .
By Andrew MacAskill. KIGALI (Reuters) – The hostel in Rwanda where Britain plans to send migrants under its controversial asylum-seeker deportation policy is preparing to house children, its manager said, with the prospect of youngsters being sent there with their parents ... ($1 = 0.8145 pounds). (Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; Editing by Hugh Lawson).
BEIJING, China — China reported zero new Covid-19 infections in Shanghai for the first time since March on Saturday, as the country’s latest outbreak subsides after months of virus-spurred lockdowns and restrictions ...Beijing reported two new local infections on Saturday ... .
Reactions came fast and furious Friday after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling guaranteeing a constitutional right to an abortion. Anger and dismay erupted first outside the Supreme Court moments after the decision was announced ...Stay informed about local news and weather ... Wade ... .