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Huawei executive freed in Canada after deal

She quickly boarded a flight to the city of Shenzhen.

UK urges public calm over shut fuel stations

Experts said Brexit and the pandemic have reduced the number of truck drivers working in Britain.

Inside China’s plan to create 500,000 jobs for the disabled

About 7.1 million people with disabilities were lifted out of poverty between 2016-2020

Nobel prizes to be awarded in winners' home countries

Committee keeping open the possibility of welcoming laureate(s) to Oslo.

UN conference to focus on cities' role in climate change

Conference expected to attract over 1,000 city leaders, scientists, researchers.

Fears of hole in EU heart as Merkel departs

Few will remember Merkel for any visionary speeches on Europe's future.

Tedros seen uncontested for WHO top job

Candidates for the UN health body's top slot are generally nominated by their home countries.

Hong Kong civil servants question 'loyalty oath to China', quit

The reports also show that nearly 2,000 civil servants have quit the Hong Kong government in 2020-21.

Cashier shot dead in mask row

The suspect walked to a police station the following day to turn himself in.

Covid vaccine: India to resume vaccine exports from October

World's largest vaccine producer halted exports in April to cater to domestic demand.

Gunman kills six at Russian university

Police say they wounded and detained the attacker, who is said to be a student.

Algeria's former President Bouteflika dies at 84

He had rarely been seen in public before his departure since a stroke in 2013.

Girls excluded as Afghan secondary schools reopen

Despite Taliban promises it is the latest sign Afghanistan is returning to the harsh rule of the 1990s.

France recalls envoys to Australia, US in escalating row

Australia ditched a deal to buy French submarines in favour of US vessels.

US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians

The youngest child, Sumaya, was just two years old.

Boy, 9, needed major surgery after TikTok magnet trend

Jack was taken to hospital on September 7 with abdominal pain and vomiting.

Rhino drowns at Dutch zoo in mating mishap

After a chase, the "startled" exhausted female slipped into a waterhole.