Residents evacuated in Cape Town suburb
South African emergency workers have evacuated three 17-storey residential buildings overlooking Cape Town.
April 20, 2021 7:25 am
Delhi announces lockdown as India's cases surge
India’s capital, Delhi, has announced a week-long lockdown.
April 20, 2021 7:22 am
Authorities say no one was driving Tesla before deadly Texas crash
Two people were killed in Texas in the fiery crash of a Tesla and authorities say there was no one in the driver’s seat at the time of the crash, although it’s not clear whether the car’s driver-assist system was being used.
April 19, 2021 5:40 pm
Eleven dead, 98 injured after train derails in Egypt
Eleven people were killed and 98 injured on Sunday in a train accident in Egypt’s Qalioubia province north of Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement.
April 19, 2021 9:51 am
China and US pledge climate change commitment
China and the US say they are committed to working together and with other countries on tackling climate change.
April 18, 2021 6:16 pm
Australia in no hurry to re-open borders
Australia is in no hurry to reopen its international borders and risk the country’s nearly coronavirus-free lifestyle, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today.
April 18, 2021 4:48 pm
COVID-19 deaths pass three million worldwide
The number of people who have died worldwide in the COVID-19 pandemic has surpassed three million, according to Johns Hopkins University.
April 18, 2021 8:49 am
Royal Family honours duke's 'humour and humanity'
The Duke of Edinburgh has been laid to rest in an intimate funeral at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
April 18, 2021 7:45 am
India's Kumbh festival attracts big crowds amid devastating second COVID wave
This past week, as India grapples with a devastating second wave of the coronavirus, millions of devotees have descended on the banks of the Ganges river in the northern city of Haridwar to take a dip in the water.
April 18, 2021 5:28 am
Travel bubble may strand passengers unable to transit through Australia
New Zealanders in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands could find themselves stranded with no transit through Australia when the travel bubble starts.
April 17, 2021 5:53 pm
Facebook board delays decision about Trump's possible return
Facebook’s Oversight Board has delayed its decision regarding former US President Donald Trump’s possible return to Facebook and Instagram.
April 17, 2021 1:23 pm
Taylor Swift breaks The Beatles' chart record
Taylor Swift has broken The Beatles’ long-held chart record for having the fastest run of three number one albums.