She delivered the baby in a shared accommodation after an illegal affair with a man A Dubai-based expatriate woman has been sentenced to seven years in jail for murdering her newborn, just 15 minutes after the delivery. Dubai Courts heard that ..
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday called on Taliban authorities in Afghanistan to "swiftly reverse" policies and practices that are restricting the human rights and freedoms of Afghan women and girls. The 15-member council a..
The World Health Organization's (WHO) members re-elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as Director General by a strong majority for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said on Tuesday. The vote by secret ballot, announc..
The monkeypox outbreak is something "everybody should be concerned about," U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday, adding that U.S. health officials are looking into possible treatments and vaccines. "We’re working on it hard..
Former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is on his way to being officially proclaimed as the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines, while his running mate, Davao City Mayor and daughter of the outgoing Philippine leader, Sara Duterte, is also ..
New Zealand on Wednesday said it would extend the New Zealand Defence Force's deployment to the Solomon Islands until at least May next year, amid concerns among Western allies about China's growing presence in the South Pacific. New Zeala..
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has became the first Gulf state to record a case of monkeypox. The Czech Republic and Slovenia also reported their first cases on Tuesday, joining 18 other countries to detect the virus outside its usual Africa base...
North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles early Wednesday morning, South Korea's military has said. Authorities in Seoul said the missiles were fired in the space of less than an hour from the Sunan area in Pyongyang. It comes just a d..
Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday he will present an interim budget within six weeks, slashing infrastructure projects to re-route funds into a two-year relief programme for the crisis-hit island nation. Wickr..