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Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:01:24 GMT
The strike, days before the US pullout, killed 10 members of a family, not militants, an inquiry finds.
Afghanistan: Taliban morality police replace women's ministry
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:03:07 GMT
The Taliban appear to have shut the women's affairs ministry and brought back a feared morality unit.
Aukus: France recalls envoys amid security pact row
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:22:27 GMT
The "exceptional decision" follows a pact between Australia, the US and UK, which scuppered a French deal.
US immigration: Thousands gather under bridge at US-Mexico border in growing crisis
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 07:43:44 GMT
The mostly Haitian migrants are sleeping under the Del Rio bridge in squalid conditions.
Pele: Brazil football legend 'recovering well' says daughter
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:31:57 GMT
Brazilian legend Pele is "recovering well" from a recent operation, his daughter says. after media reports he had been readmitted to intensive care.
Police warn of threats ahead of right-wing rally at US Capitol
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:14:33 GMT
Fencing has been erected at the US Capitol to prevent chaos similar to the 6 January pro-Trump riot.
Thailand Covid: Idle taxis used to grow food for out-of-work drivers
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:34:11 GMT
With Thailand's capital under tight Covid restrictions, taxis are being repurposed to grow food.
World on course to heat up to dangerous levels
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:21:30 GMT
Climate plans of more than 100 countries show we're heading in the wrong direction, the UN says.
Assam shorts: India teenager forced to cover legs with curtain at exam centre
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 06:15:15 GMT
The Indian student was stopped from entering exam centre after a teacher objected to her clothes.
Russian election: Opposition smart app removed as vote begins
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 18:07:34 GMT
The Smart Voting app promoted candidates most likely to defeat President Vladimir Putin's party.
Chess icon sues Netflix for Queen's Gambit portrayal
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:59:56 GMT
Nona Gaprindashvili files a defamation lawsuit claiming she was incorrectly portrayed in the series.
California fires: General Sherman and other sequoias given blankets
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:12:33 GMT
Fire-resistant blankets protect General Sherman and other sequoias as a California blaze closes in.
'There's security but no money': Afghans settle into life under Taliban rule
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:32:02 GMT
In Mazar-i-Sharif, former army pilots are flying Taliban around and families are selling possessions for food.
Why North Korea's cruise missile launch could worry other nations
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:41:06 GMT
Though cruise missiles are not banned by the UN, this test presents new problems for other nations.
Lil Nas X: Is the rapper the defining star of his generation?
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:38:49 GMT
The rapper has subverted hip-hop with his LGBT-positive lyrics, while dominating critics on social media.
Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one Starbucks at a time
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:13:14 GMT
Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.
Canada federal election: The man who could topple Trudeau
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:11:39 GMT
The new Conservative leader has tied Justin Trudeau in the polls with a pitch to moderate voters.
How TikTokers took down a Texas anti-abortion site
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:07:03 GMT
A draconian abortion ban in Texas has Gen Z fighting its enforcement through hacktivism
Three Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90 days in space
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:42:54 GMT
The three men make a safe return after 90 days in space - China's longest ever crewed mission.
North Korea reveals train-launched missile system
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:38:44 GMT
North Korean state media has unveiled what appears to be a new rail-based ballistic missile system.
Canadian prairie ranchers struggle with drought conditions
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:04:28 GMT
Amid a severe drought in the Prairies, some ranchers are trying to find ways to work with nature.
Ros Atkins on... why people are using a horse drug
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:12:14 GMT
Ivermectin is being used by some to treat Covid-19, despite the benefits being unproven.
On the trail of fake medicine smugglers in Benin
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:04:37 GMT
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there's been an increase in counterfeit drugs around the world.
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