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Macron condemns ‘inexcusable’ Paris ?massacre of Algerians

Macron condemns ‘inexcusable’ Paris ?massacre of Algerians

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday condemned as “inexcusable” a deadly crackdown by Paris police on a 1961 protest by Algerians whose scale was covered up for decades, disappointing activists who hoped for an even stronger recognition of responsibility.

America feels your pain, Biden says at memorial for law enforcement officers

America feels your pain, Biden says at memorial for law enforcement officers

President Joe Biden spoke to hundreds of uniformed officers at a memorial service yesterday to honour law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Nasa launches first space probe to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids

Nasa launches first space probe to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids

Nasa launched a first-of-its kind mission yesterday to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids, two large clusters of space rocks that scientists believe are remnants of primordial material that formed the solar system’s outer planets.

China’s astronauts enter space station

China’s astronauts enter space station

China yesterday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts — two men and one woman — to the core module of a future space station where they will live and work for six months, the longest orbit for Chinese astronauts.

Two deaths shine spotlight on violence against women in Kenya

Two deaths shine spotlight on violence against women in Kenya

Cynthia Makokha was a 17-year-old student and volleyball player. Agnes Tirop was a 25-year-old rising athletics star, who finished fourth in the 5,000m race at the Tokyo Olympics and had won two World Championship bronze medals.

Myanmar junta chief excluded from ASEAN summit

Myanmar junta chief excluded from ASEAN summit

Myanmar's junta chief will be excluded from an upcoming ASEAN summit, the group said Saturday, a rare rebuke as concerns rise over the military government's commitment to defusing a bloody crisis.

US will accept mixed doses of vaccines from international travelers

US will accept mixed doses of vaccines from international travelers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said late on Friday that it will accept mixed-dose coronavirus vaccines from international travelers, a boost to travelers from Canada and other places.

Security review after British MP stabbed to death in 'terror' attack

Security review after British MP stabbed to death in 'terror' attack

The fatal stabbing of British lawmaker David Amess was a terrorist incident, police said Saturday, as MPs pressed for tougher security in the wake of the second killing of a UK politician while meeting constituents in just over five years.

US offers payments, relocation to family of Afghans killed in botched drone attack

US offers payments, relocation to family of Afghans killed in botched drone attack

The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed in a botched US drone attack in Afghanistan in August during the final days before American troops withdrew from the country.

Millions at risk amid drought in Kenya

Millions at risk amid drought in Kenya

In northern Kenya, the ribs of dead sheep stretch towards the blazing sun as parched herders trudge past, a day’s march from water.

Covid health pass mandatory for work in Italy

Covid health pass mandatory for work in Italy

Italy made coronavirus (Covid-19) health passes mandatory for all workers yesterday in a test case for Europe, with the measure being applied mostly peacefully across the country despite scattered protests.

UK lab suspended over wrong Covid test results

UK lab suspended over wrong Covid test results

A Covid-19 testing laboratory in central England has been suspended over concern that it has been incorrectly giving negative PCR test results to people who are infected, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said yesterday.

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