REUTERS More than 4,000 U.S. flight attendants had to deal with unruly passengers in the first half of 2021, with one in five facing physical altercations, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA said on Thursday. The airline workers union cit..
REUTERS Former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been charged with molesting a 16-year-old boy during a 1974 wedding reception, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. Catholic official to be criminally prosecuted for sexually abusing a min..
REUTERS U.S. first lady Jill Biden will undergo a medical procedure on Thursday to remove an object lodged in her left foot, a spokesperson said. Biden stepped on the object while walking on a beach in Hawaii last weekend, said Michael LaRosa. ..
China is expanding its capacity to store and launch nuclear missiles, US scientists say. Satellite images from Xinjiang province in the west of the country suggest it is building a nuclear missile silo field, a report from the Federation of Americ..
SYDNEY: Australia's biggest city Sydney posted a record one-day rise in locally acquired COVID-19 cases on Thursday (Jul 29), and authorities warned the outbreak would get worse despite a lockdown of 6 million people poised to enter its sixth wee..
HANOI: Vietnam's major cities may extend or tighten restrictions on movement to contain the spread of COVID-19 as new daily cases have surpassed 6,000 for seven consecutive days, authorities said on Wednesday (Jul 28). After successfully conta..
Nazar Mohammad, popularly known as Khasha Zwan, was found murdered in Kandahar province last week A video clip showing a popular Afghan comedian being forcibly taken away in a vehicle with a gunman thrashing him before his murder has gone viral on..
KABUL - A nine-member Taliban delegation is on a two-day visit to China where they met the foreign minister for talks on the peace process and security issues, the group said on Wednesday. "Politics, economy and issues related to the se..
NEW DELHI - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with a representative of Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in New Delhi on Wednesday, a State Department spokesperson said, a move that is likely to provoke anger in China. Blinken..
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