France marks first anniversary since teacher killed over Mohammed cartoon
Paty, 47, was stabbed and then decapitated after leaving the middle school where he taught history and geography in the tranquil Paris suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine on the evening of October 16, 2020.
King Mswati III: Protesters using Eswatini children for 'devilish motives'
School students have been boycotting classes and staging low-key protests across the landlocked southern African kingdom, prompting the deployment of soldiers and police.
As a region prone to terrorist activity, Niger opens first military school
"We have set in place with this school the final link in the chain for training our military," President Mohamed Bazoum said at the opening ceremony.
Police interrogate slain Agnes Tirop's husband while collecting more evidence
Emmanuel Rotich was arrested following a dramatic late-night chase in the coastal city of Mombasa on Thursday.
Bitcoin breaches $60,000 mark on US fund approval hopes
The digital currency was up 40% from a month ago, reaching $60,126, according to Bloomberg News data, which reported that the US Securities and Exchange Commission could allow the ETF to trade next week.
EXPLAINER: From COVID to cancer, versality of mRNA lauded
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us would never have heard of mRNA. But this type of technology is not a new development at all.
COVID pandemic slows for seventh week in a row globally
The pandemic had gained ground since mid-June fanned by the highly contagious Delta variant, but since late August it has been in decline.
Putin: Islamic State fighters massing in Afghanistan
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said IS leaders in Afghanistan were seeking to project the group's influence across former Soviet states in Central Asia -- which Moscow sees as its backyard -- to stir up religious and ethnic discord.
US to allow entry to fully vaccinated foreign travelers from 8 Nov
Under the new policy that was outlined last month, vaccinated travelers will still need to to undergo testing and contact tracing to enter the United States.
Pro-democracy protests mount as Eswatini blocks internet
The shutdown came as images of the protests circulated on social and traditional media, including pictures of two people who said they had been injured by gunshots fired by security forces.
UK eases foreign trucker rules to tackle supply chain crisis
Global bottlenecks caused by reopenings from coronavirus lockdowns and foreign workers leaving Britain after Brexit have caused an acute shortage of lorry drivers, leading to supply chain issues across the country.
Adele releases soul-stirring comeback single 'Easy On Me'
The multi-million selling singer has not been forgotten, despite her years out of the limelight, with fans racking up more than 18 million views of the song on her official YouTube page in the 10 hours since it was released.
Climate talk but no action 'irritating': Queen
The queen's comments come after public interventions this week from both her eldest son and heir, Prince Charles, and her grandson, Prince William.
'Gender is a fact' - Chappelle comments see trans Netflix staff plan walkout
An internal message among trans employees this week accuses Netflix of "repeatedly releasing content that harms the trans community and continually failing to create content that represents and uplifts Trans content".
Anguish and anger after Taiwan building blaze kills 46
The blaze is the latest tragedy to highlight concerns over lax safety standards in Taiwan and has exposed the poor living conditions of many elderly in a society that is rapidly ageing.
Kenyan mob lynches 'bloodthirsty vampire' child killer
Kenyan villagers on Friday lynched a man believed to be a 'bloodthirsty vampire' child murderer, days after the self-confessed serial killer escaped from police custody, officials said.
Newcastle launch new era as Man Utd grapple with injuries
All eyes will be on Newcastle on Sunday when they host Tottenham in their first match since the controversial takeover that has Magpies fans dreaming of joining Europe football's elite.
Jamaican artist to design UK monument to Caribbean migrants
It was revealed that thousands of Britons of Caribbean origin, who arrived legally between 1948 and the early 1970s, had been wrongly detained or deported under the ruling Conservative government's hardline immigration policies.