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At least 15 dead in suicide bombing at Somalia army camp

At least 15 dead in suicide bombing at Somalia army camp

A suicide bomber killed 15 army recruits and wounded 20 more as they queued outside a military training camp in Mogadishu yesterday, military and hospital sources said. The attack is the deadliest in the Somali capital in 18 months.

Duterte not to co-operate with ICC investigation

Duterte not to co-operate with ICC investigation

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not co-operate with an investigation into the country’s bloody war on drugs planned by the International Criminal Court (ICC), his spokesperson said yesterday while defending the administration’s record on human rights.

Ex-BBC boss faults Bashir over Diana interview

Ex-BBC boss faults Bashir over Diana interview

A former head of the BBC yesterday said that disgraced Princess Diana interviewer Martin Bashir “abused” his trust and would never have been re-employed had his unethical methods been known.

India scientists deny telling govt to double vaccine dosing interval

India scientists deny telling govt to double vaccine dosing interval

The Indian government doubled the gap between the two doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine without the agreement of the scientific group that it said recommended the increase, three members of the advisory body said.

Five-hour talks likely without meals amid ‘titanic’ security

Five-hour talks likely without meals amid ‘titanic’ security

The issues may be vexing, but the surroundings will be lush and serene when the US and Russian presidents meet today in a stately 18th century villa overlooking Lake Geneva.

Biden ready for tense Putin marathon

Biden ready for tense Putin marathon

President Joe Biden landed yesterday in Geneva on the eve of his first summit with Vladimir Putin, a meeting the White House hopes will set clear “red lines” preventing the combustible US-Russia relationship from further deterioration.

Geneva summit stirs memories of 1985 Reagan-Gorbachev meet

Geneva summit stirs memories of 1985 Reagan-Gorbachev meet

Today’s talks between US President Joe Biden and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin evoke vivid memories of the 1985 Geneva summit, when Cold War rivals Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for the first time.

Five Afghan polio vaccinators shot dead

Five Afghan polio vaccinators shot dead

At least five polio workers were shot dead in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, in the latest attack on vaccinators in one of the last places on earth where the disease still exists.

Biden ends EU aircraft trade war in renewal of transatlantic ties

Biden ends EU aircraft trade war in renewal of transatlantic ties

US President Joe Biden ended one front in a Trump-era trade war when he met European Union leaders on Tuesday by agreeing a truce in a transatlantic dispute over aircraft subsidies that has dragged on for 17 years.

At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in Somalia

At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in Somalia

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing as recruits lined up outside an army camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a Reuters witness who counted the bodies at Madina Hospital said.

Britain and Australia announce free trade deal, Johnson hails 'new dawn'

Britain and Australia announce free trade deal, Johnson hails 'new dawn'

Britain and Australia announced a trade deal on Tuesday that will eliminate tariffs and red tape, hailed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as ‘a new dawn’ in the two countries' relations.

AstraZeneca says antibody treatment failed in preventing Covid-19 in exposed patients

AstraZeneca says antibody treatment failed in preventing Covid-19 in exposed patients

Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Tuesday a study of its monoclonal antibody treatment, AZD7442, did not meet the main goal of preventing symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the novel coronavirus.

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