Pakistan yesterday reopened a major southwestern border crossing with Afghanistan that is currently under Taliban control on the Afghan side, Pakistani customs officials said, allowing over 100 trucks carrying goods to cross into Afghanistan.
“Robot, stand up” — Oscar Constanza, 16, gives the order and slowly but surely a large frame strapped to his body lifts him up and he starts walking.
Britain and France yesterday signed a new security deal aimed at protecting the public in the event of a terror attack in the Channel against a large vessel such as a passenger ferry, the British government said.
The poorest 10% of Indians face a risk of dying from air pollution that is nine times higher than for the richest 10%, according to research released yesterday.
Hundreds of junior doctors at state-run Malaysian hospitals staged walkouts yesterday demanding better conditions as the country faces its worst coronavirus outbreak yet.
Muhammad Ihsan gratefully lugs an oxygen cylinder into a small office in Jakarta’s outskirts, lining the breathing equipment up with scores of others against a wall.
Malaysia’s government will not extend a controversial coronavirus state of emergency beyond August 1, a minister said yesterday, as parliament convened after a months-long suspension that sparked widespread anger.
A court in Tanzania has charged the leader of the main opposition party with terrorism-related crimes, police said yesterday, following his arrest while preparing for a meeting to discuss proposals for a new constitution.