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Tuesday, 22 June 2021
A large number of poorer countries receiving Covid-19 vaccines through a global sharing scheme do not have enough doses to continue programmes, the World Health Organization has said. WHO senior adviser...
Monday, 21 June 2021
In 2016 North Korean hackers planned a $1bn raid on Bangladesh's national bank and came within an inch of success - it was only by a fluke that all but $81m of the transfers were halted, report Geoff White...
Sunday, 20 June 2021
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said his country needs to prepare for both "dialogue and confrontation" with the US, and "especially to get fully prepared for confrontation". North Korea had earlier...
Thursday, 17 June 2021
China has launched three astronauts into orbit to begin occupation of the country's new space station. The three men - Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo - are to spend three months aboard the Tianhe...
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
  Israel says it has carried out air strikes against Hamas militant targets in Gaza, in retaliation for incendiary balloons launched from the territory. Explosions were heard in Gaza City in the...
Monday, 14 June 2021
Israel's new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has vowed to unite the nation frayed by four elections in two years of political stalemate. He said his government would "work for the sake of all the people",...
Sunday, 13 June 2021
The human rights organisation Amnesty International has said China is committing crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, the north-western region that is home to the Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities. In...
Thursday, 10 June 2021
US President Joe Biden has launched his first official overseas trip with a warning to Russia that it faces "robust and meaningful" consequences if it engages in "harmful activities". Mr Biden made clear...
Wednesday, 09 June 2021
Australia is under pressure to release a refugee family from a Christmas Island detention centre after their three-year-old child had to be medically evacuated to the mainland. Tharnicaa Murugappan was...
Tuesday, 08 June 2021
  Millions of Covid vaccines could be wasted if rich countries send large amounts of leftover doses to poorer nations in one go, Unicef has warned. The charity said there needed to be a steady supply...
Monday, 07 June 2021
The Daily NK, an online publication in Seoul with sources in North Korea, reported that three teenagers had been sent to a re-education camp for cutting their hair like K-pop idols and hemming their trousers...
Sunday, 06 June 2021
Pro-democracy activist Chow Hang Tung has been arrested by Hong Kong police on the 32nd anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Ms Chow is vice chairwoman of the Hong Kong Alliance which organises...
Thursday, 03 June 2021
Israeli opposition parties have reached an agreement to form a new government that would end Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year tenure as prime minister. Yair Lapid, leader of the centrist Yesh Atid party,...
Wednesday, 02 June 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved China's Sinovac Covid vaccine for emergency use. The WHO said it prevented symptomatic disease in 51% of those vaccinated and prevented severe symptoms...
Tuesday, 01 June 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a new naming system for variants of Covid-19. From now on the WHO will use Greek letters to refer to variants first detected in countries like the UK,...
Monday, 31 May 2021
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that a proposed new unity government would be "a danger for the security" of the country. He urged right-wing politicians not to support a deal after...
Sunday, 30 May 2021
Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for participating in an unauthorised assembly in 2019. Lai, 73, is currently already serving time for participating...
Monday, 24 May 2021
Western countries have expressed outrage at the forced diversion of a plane carrying a Belarusian activist on an internal EU flight on Sunday. EU leaders are due to discuss their response to what the...
Sunday, 23 May 2021
A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas has come into effect. The ceasefire began early on Friday, bringing to an end 11 days of bombardment in which more than 240 people have...
Thursday, 20 May 2021
  A senior Hamas official has said that he expects Israel and Gaza militants to reach a ceasefire "within a day or two" as cross-border attacks continue. But Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said on...
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The dress that Diana, Princess of Wales, wore on her wedding day 40 years ago has gone on display at...
Sunday, 20 June 2021 - 10:19
The government plans to launch a new workers' watchdog to take over protecting the rights of UK workers. The...
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 - 16:54
Photographer Thandiwe Muriu wants her models to both blend in and stand out at the same time.   The...
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