New Zealand’s Ardern eyes trade mission to China
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 07:48:23 +0000
New Zealand prime minister says she hopes to visit main trade partner early next year if border restrictions allow.
South Korean truck drivers vote to end nationwide strike
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 07:41:53 +0000
Union members vote to end walkout after government invokes tough strike-busting law.
‘Hungry for days’: Drought’s cruel toll on pregnant Somali women
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 07:37:20 +0000
Somalia is grappling with its worst drought in 40 years; it's taking a toll on women's and girls' reproductive health.
Amid high expectations, Brazil aim for the ‘Hexa’ at World Cup
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 07:09:14 +0000
It has been 20 years since Brazil won the World Cup. Now, fans back home are hoping the team can bring back a sixth.
Huge fire engulfs shopping centre in Moscow suburb
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 06:55:13 +0000
No immediate reports of casualties from blaze raging through Mega Khimki shopping centre.
Why China’s COVID figures don’t add up
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 05:55:27 +0000
China is reporting fewer COVID cases despite easing restrictions across the country.
Is World Cup 2022 moving football’s future further east?
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 05:05:37 +0000
With global exposure and fan love, Asian and African teams are redefining the sport's future.
Italy, Japan and UK to merge projects for new fighter jet by 2035
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 05:04:13 +0000
Plan announced amid the backdrop of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and rising geopolitical tensions in the Asia Pacific.
Netherlands vs Argentina preview: World Cup 2022 quarter-final
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:55:06 +0000
Argentina's coach predicts a "beautiful game" against the Netherlands; winner to take on Brazil or Croatia in the semis.
Croatia vs Brazil match preview: World Cup 2022 quarter-final
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:53:24 +0000
Brazil head into their quarter-final against Croatia high on confidence after an impressive 4-1 win over South Korea.
Twitter had ‘secret blacklists’ to limit users, journalist claims
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:25:07 +0000
Independent journalist Bari Weiss says platform restricted visibility of 'disfavored tweets'.
UN urges Southeast Asia governments to rescue stranded Rohingya
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 03:44:09 +0000
About 200 mostly Muslim Rohingya have been drifting for more than a week in the Andaman Sea after their boat broke down.
Confusion and anxiety in China as draconian COVID curbs eased
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 01:17:30 +0000
Al Jazeera's Katrina Yu, who lives in Beijing, reports on three years dictated by an app and endless COVID testing.
World Cup 2022, day 20: It’s the quarter-finals
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 23:23:21 +0000
Croatia take on five-time World Cup winners Brazil before a Netherlands-Argentina bout in Qatar on December 9.
Keystone pipeline temporarily closed following Kansas oil spill
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:19:04 +0000
The energy company in charge of the pipeline has not said what caused the spill or how much oil was released.
Peru ex-President Castillo detained as ‘rebellion’ probe proceeds
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:18:14 +0000
Judge orders seven days' detention for Pedro Castillo as Peru grapples with fallout of his abrupt removal from office.
US prison warden found guilty in ‘rape club’ abuse case
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:14:57 +0000
Ray Garcia is first of five defendants to go to trial on charges of abusing women detained in a California prison.
US sues to block Microsoft buying ‘Call of Duty’ maker Activision
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 21:12:11 +0000
Antitrust regulator FTC said Microsoft had a record of buying valuable gaming content, using it to suppress competition
Is Germany at risk of violent plots by far-right groups?
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 20:38:21 +0000
German police say they have disrupted a far-right plot to violently overthrow the government.
Griner’s release raises fresh concerns about fate of Paul Whelan
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 20:13:13 +0000
As US welcomes release of basketball star Brittney Griner, calls grow to free other US citizen detained in Russia.