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India, Japan, Brazil, Germany seek reforms, inclusion in UN Security Council

A FLURRY of world leaders have appealed again to the United Nations to reform the Security Council, reviving a bid launched 15 years ago. But...

Facebook to curb private groups spreading hate, misinformation

In 2019, Facebook took down about 12 million pieces of content in groups for violating policies on hate speech, 87 per cent of which...

UN warns of ‘further war crimes’ in Myanmar’s Rahkine

Rohingya refugees watch on a mobile phone a live feed of Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance at the UN's International Court...

Indoco Remedies’ Olanzapine tablets gets USFDA approva

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. (Photo by...

Dalai Lama calls for unified global action on climate change

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama called on world leaders Saturday to join forces in fighting climate change. “Now we should pay more attention about...

Al-Qaeda threatens Charlie Hebdo for republishing Mohammed cartoons: SITE

AL-QAEDA has threatened French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo with a repeat of a 2015 massacre of its staff, after it republished controversial cartoons of...

‘Bahrain sacrificed Palestinian cause at altar of American elections’: Iran

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, earlier said the UAE had "betrayed" the Muslim world and that he hoped they would "soon wake up...

Trump announces ‘very, very important’ Bahrain-Israel peace deal

Adviser Jared Kushner (right) looks on as US President Donald Trump speaks at the Oval Office to announce that Bahrain will establish diplomatic relations...

South Asian migrant workers seek justice as wage theft worsens under coronavirus

Nizar Kochery has been fighting for migrant workers’ rights in the courts for decades, but he has never felt so overwhelmed. As the coronavirus pandemic...

Air pollution ‘greatest risk’ to global life expectancy

Air pollution cuts life expectancy for every man, woman and child on Earth by nearly two years, according to data released Tuesday which experts...