• Landslides kill at least 20 in India’s Assam state

    At least 20 people – including children – have died in landslides in India’s northeast Assam state. After days of heavy rain, several makeshift homes gave way on Tuesday morning. The community is now bracing for even more rain in …..

  • Philippines workers resort to bicycles amid lockdown

    During the coronavirus lockdown in the Philippines capital, Manila, thousands of essential workers have resorted to bicycles – after public transport was shut. And now, as restrictions are beginning to ease, it is hoped the new two-wheel habit will stick …..

  • Urban design: Isolation forces rethink on how we live

    The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed how many people live. And it is forcing a re-think about how cities and towns are built, and how people go about their lives in these communities. Architects and urban planners are looking at …..

  • Al-Aqsa Mosque reopens after COVID-19 closure

    The Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem has reopened. It had been closed for two months to contain COVID-19. Worshippers have been asked to wear face masks and bring their prayer mats. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett is on the ground …..

  • Airpower a tall factor in Libya war outcomes

    In Libya, forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar have been forced to retreat as the UN-recognised government has been making rapid gains. The two sides have been fighting for control of the west since April 2019. Airpower has …..

  • US stocks surge as NYSE trading floor reopens

    The coronavirus has battered the US economy, but it has now received a much-needed morale boost with the reopening of the New York Stock Exchange. But, like the rest of the country, reopening did not mean it was business as …..

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