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McLaughlin lights up Olympic track as Japanese teen wins skateboard gold

McLaughlin powered home in 51.46 seconds, with defending champion Dalilah Muhammad claiming silver in 51.58

4 August 2021, 6:02 pm

WHO calls for moratorium on coronavirus vaccine booster shots

WHO calls on countries, companies controlling supply of doses to change gear and ensure more vaccines to less wealthy states

4 August 2021, 5:43 pm

US condemns Kabul attack, signals Taliban may be involved

State Department spokesman Ned Price said the Kabul attack bears all the hallmarks of the spate of Taliban attacks

3 August 2021, 9:06 pm

Four killed, 20 wounded in Afghan capital attack: officials

The Afghan defence minister said the Kabul attack that killed four people meant to target him

3 August 2021, 8:43 pm

Kabul, Taliban 'far apart' in peace talks: Khalilzad

Taliban are demanding a new govt with most power in their hands, while Kabul wants to bring them into current govt

3 August 2021, 6:34 pm

Afghan army urges civilians to evacuate city besieged by Taliban as they prepare for major offensive

A massive blast meanwhile rocks capital Kabul, sending a thick plume of smoke into the sky

3 August 2021, 4:57 pm

Top court in Israel hears cases on evictions in Sheikh Jarrah

Dozens of people protested outside the court in Jerusalem in support of the Palestinians from the city's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood

2 August 2021, 2:42 pm

We will never kneel down before any 'destructive force': Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

President blames situation in Afghanistan on withdrawal of foreign troops

2 August 2021, 1:06 pm

US State Department offers refuge to Afghans who worked with it

With the removal of US troops from Afghanistan and rise in Taliban power, the US has offered refuge to Afghans who may be at risk for their affiliation with the US

2 August 2021, 1:01 pm

Even amid Delta surge, Fauci says US not headed back to lockdown

"I don't think we're going to see lockdowns," says Fauci

1 August 2021, 6:10 pm