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Several killed in Djibouti as communal violence erupts

Police say at least three killed in the country’s capital following violence between Afar and Isse ethnic groups. At least…

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Taliban accused of ‘massacring civilians’ in Afghan border town

Afghan forces battled to stop a first major city from falling to the Taliban as the United States and the…

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Germany to offer COVID booster shots in September

Elderly and at-risk people to be offered the jabs, health ministry says, amid concerns about spread of the Delta variant.…

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US Senate pushes ahead with $1 trillion infrastructure bill

The largest US infrastructure investment in decades, the bill’s passage would be a key victory for President Joe Biden. The…

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Calls rise to extend US eviction ban amid spread of Delta variant

Housing advocates expect a wave of evictions to build over the coming weeks, hurting Black and Hispanic Americans more. House…

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Israeli court adjourns appeal against Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

Israel’s Supreme Court adjourned an appeal from four Palestinian families against their forced expulsion from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in…

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EU sanctions 8 Nicaraguan officials amid wide-reaching crackdown

Sanctions target VP Rosario Murillo, wife of President Ortega, and seven others for rights violations and undermining rule of law.…

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At least 33 people killed in fuel truck accident in DR Congo

The fuel truck collided with a crowded bus near Kibuba village about 80km from the capital, Kinshasa, police said. Thirty-three…

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Brazil judges push back against Bolsonaro’s election fraud claims

Brazilian electoral system is free of fraud, a group of 18 justices says, amid the president’s push to change the…

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UK summons Iranian ambassador over oil tanker attack

The diplomatic fallout from a deadly attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman escalated on Monday, with…

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