At least seven people were killed and scores plucked to safety in the Philippines yesterday after a fire ripped through a ferry and forced passengers to jump overboard, the coast guard and witnesses said.
US President Joe Biden yesterday said he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan against Chinese aggression in a comment that seemed to stretch the limits of the ambiguous US policy towards the self-ruled island.
US President Joe Biden said on Monday he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, in a series of critical comments about China he made in Tokyo that an aide said represented no change in US policy on the self-ruled island.
Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or any territorial concessions to Russia, and Poland's president said any loss of Ukrainian territory would be a "huge blow" to the entire West as he warned against appeasing Russian President Vladimir Putin
Australia's Labor Party leader, Anthony Albanese, was sworn in as the country's 31st prime minister on Monday, promising to bring the country together after a fractious election campaign as he vowed to tackle climate change and inequality.
The World Health Organization said it expects to identify more cases of monkeypox as it expands surveillance in countries where the disease is not typically found.
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed the construction of eight water plants in various localities of North Kordofan State, Sudan, fully funded by it, as part of the North Kordofan Water project, which was implemented in cooperation with its Sudanese counterpart
Britain is seeing daily infections of the rare monkeypox virus that are unconnected to any travel to West Africa, where the disease is endemic, a health official said on Sunday. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said new figures would be released on Monday, after it registered 20 cases on Friday