Several regions plunged into darkness after being covered by volcanic ash, while over 300 families were sheltered in Lumajang Regency.Full Story
Armed individuals attacked and set on fire a truck traveling from the Songho village to a fair in Bandiagara town.Full Story
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S counterpart Joe Biden agreed to meet via videoconference. The talks will focus on bilateral affairs and relevant international issues, including Iran, Afghanistan, Libya and the crisis in Ukraine.
The China-Laos Railway, a landmark project of high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, started operation on Friday.
The World Health Organization stated, "So far, Omicron has been reported in 38 countries in all six WHO regions, and foresees a possible increase of infection for the next two weeks."
Although the norm establishes that women must consent to marriage, it does not specify a minimum age for marriage nor does it guarantee rights in matters related to work and education.
The U.S. Agency for International Development vows that the seeds had gone through treatment and testing for safety and quality before they were donated.
At the September COVID-19 Summit hosted by President Biden, a December target of 40-percent vaccination was set for the 92 poorest countries. Currently, there is little chance of this target being met in at least 82 of them.
This African nation is scheduled to hold presidential elections on Dec. 24 and the parliamentary elections in January, with an aim to bring stability to the war-torn country.