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World - International
12/26/2022 2:44:54 PM
The top UN official in Kabul met with a Taliban government minister in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, following a decision by the country's new rulers to bar women from working for non-governmental organizations, the UN mission said.

World - Region
12/26/2022 1:50:05 PM
Six Syrian fighters from a pro-Turkish group died in clashes with government troops that still raged Monday in northwest Syria, rebel forces and a war monitor said.

Business - Economy
12/26/2022 1:48:12 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said the government will keep the public updated on the amount of goods released from the ports on a weekly basis as it seeks to resolve the $9.5 billion import backlog soon to keep the economic wheel turning and keep production running.

World - International
12/25/2022 7:56:29 PM
King Charles III evoked memories Sunday of his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as he broadcast his first Christmas message as monarch in a speech that also paid tribute to the ``selfless dedication'' of Britain's public service workers, many of whom are in a fight with the government over pay.

World - International
12/25/2022 2:11:40 PM
Foreign aid groups on Sunday suspended their operations in Afghanistan following a decision by the country's Taliban rulers to ban women from working at international and local non-governmental organizations, while the US and Germany have condemned these actions by the Taliban.

World - International
12/25/2022 12:00:05 PM
The US has condemned the Taliban for ordering non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to stop employing women, saying the ban will disrupt vital and life-saving assistance to millions.

World - International
12/24/2022 6:05:24 PM
The Taliban government on Saturday ordered all foreign and domestic non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to suspend employing women, allegedly because some female employees didn't wear the Islamic headscarf correctly.

World - International
12/24/2022 3:58:06 PM
Taliban security forces used a water cannon to disperse women protesting the ban on university education for women on Saturday, eyewitnesses said, as the decision from the Taliban-led government continues to cause outrage and opposition in Afghanistan and beyond.

World - Africa
12/23/2022 12:56:17 PM
Ethiopia's government and Tigray's rebel forces have agreed to create a joint monitoring body to ensure a peace deal to end the country's brutal war is respected by all sides.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
12/23/2022 11:40:00 AM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi gave his directives on Thursday to intensify exploration of new oil and natural gas areas to achieve optimal economic exploitation of Egypt’s resources and to maximise the added reserves of natural gas to meet both the needs of local markets and exports.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 11:25:48 PM
US senators approved a sweeping annual spending package Thursday that includes $45 billion in Ukraine aid and reforms to election law aimed at avoiding a repeat of last year's assault on the Capitol.

World - Region
12/22/2022 8:47:35 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday congratulated Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu on forming a government, which includes far-right figures, and called for commitment to "values" including on Palestinian rights.

World Cup 2022 - News
12/22/2022 11:38:37 AM
Argentina's government on Wednesday defended the mammoth parade held to welcome home the World Cup winners even though the event was abruptly cut short amid organizational chaos.

World - International
12/21/2022 12:18:08 PM
UK ambulance workers went on strike Wednesday, widening a dispute with the government over its refusal to increase pay above inflation after recent walkouts by nurses.

Business - Economy
12/21/2022 11:36:14 AM
UK state borrowing surged last month on fallout from sky-high inflation, notably government financial help for consumers and businesses struggling to afford soaring energy bills, official data showed Wednesday.

World - Region
12/21/2022 9:03:00 AM
The United States plans a meeting early in 2023 between Israel and Arab nations that recognize it as it pushes the incoming right-wing government of Benjamin Netanyahu to show restraint, a US official said Tuesday.

Business - Tech
12/20/2022 7:28:15 PM
TikTok would be banned from most US government devices under a government spending bill Congress unveiled early Tuesday, the latest push by American lawmakers against the Chinese-owned social media app.

World - War in Ukraine
12/19/2022 11:10:30 PM
The United Nations chief expressed strong hopes Monday that the Ukraine war will end in 2023 and on other global hotspots condemned the Iranian government's crackdown on demonstrators, urged all countries to fight terrorist threats from the extreme right and called on the international community to tell Israel's new right-wing government that "there is no alternative to the two-state solution.''

Egypt - Health
12/19/2022 10:37:01 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has instructed the government to allocate incentive packages to medical personnel in basic healthcare facilities and to supply these facilities with the necessary equipment.

World - Region
12/18/2022 10:26:06 PM
Israel said it deported a Palestinian lawyer and activist to France early Sunday, claiming he has ties to a banned militant group, despite objections from the French government.

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