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Why has polio been found in London, New York and Jerusalem, and how dangerous is it?
Vaccine-derived polio was detected in wastewater in the British capital, London, and in New York in the United States, with one case of paralysis reported in New York state.
Taliban mark year in power that has given Afghanistan security but little hope
The country is physically safer than it was when the hardline Islamist movement was fighting against US-led foreign forces and their Afghan allies, although a local offshoot of Islamic State has carried out several attacks.
Japan PM vows no more war; ministers visit shrine to war dead
The anniversary of Japan’s surrender is traditionally also marked by visits to Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, which is seen by South Korea and China as a symbol of Japan’s past militarism.
A year of struggle as an Afghan family builds a new life in California
A former interpreter for the US military, with his family, arrived last year under the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program, just two weeks before tens of thousands of his fellow Afghans were evacuated when Kabul fell to the Taliban.
Myanmar court jails Suu Kyi for six years for corruption: Source
Suu Kyi, who is being held in solitary confinement in a jail in the capital Naypyitaw, had already been sentenced to 11 years prison in other cases.
China stages more drills near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit
China’s military said it carried out further drills near Taiwan on Monday as a group of US lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met with President Tsai Ing-wen.
Modi says India aims to become developed nation in 25 years
India is the world’s sixth-largest economy and is expected to grow at over 7 percent in the current fiscal year ending in March 2023 - the fastest among major economies.
Salman Rushdie off ventilator and ‘road to recovery has begun,’ agent says
One of Rushdie’s sons said on Sunday that his father remained in critical condition but was able to say a few words after getting off the ventilator.
US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan as China tensions simmer
Beijing, which claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory, has conducted military drills around the island after US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei in early August.
Split families still suffer after 75 years of India-Pakistan partition
Thousands of families like the Baqai brothers remain divided three-quarters of a century after their countries were formed in the rupture of independence from British-ruled India in 1947.
Benzema, Ronaldo and Haaland nominated for Ballon d’Or, Messi misses out
The French international has had an incredible season for Real Madrid, scoring 44 goals in 46 games and helping them win the Champions League and LaLiga.
Novelist Salman Rushdie on ventilator after New York stabbing
Rushdie, 75, was being introduced to give a talk to an audience of hundreds on artistic freedom at western New York’s Chautauqua Institution when a man rushed to the stage and lunged at the novelist.
Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at an event in western New York
A man rushed to the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and attacked Rushdie as he was being introduced. The attacker was subsequently restrained.
Strikes at Ukraine nuclear plant prompt UN chief to call for demilitarised zone
The UN Security Council met on Thursday to discuss the situation. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on both sides to halt all fighting near the plant.
Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group
The move comes amid Western criticism towards China over escalating military pressure on democratically ruled Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, and Beijing’s strengthening of ties with Russia during the invasion of Ukraine.