Iran: Death toll rises in unrest over Mahsa Amini’s death
22 September 2022 | 2:59 pm
Iran has come under pressure since the 22-year-old woman died in police custody. Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi, meanwhile, decried the West's "double standards" on women's rights.
Conservationists in South Africa have sounded the alarm about 150 endangered vultures found dead in two separate poisoning incidents. Body parts were removed, seemingly with a view to selling them as bogus remedies.
More than three decades after Iran's leader issued a fatwa, Teheran has blamed Rushdie's supporters for the knife attack on the award-winning novelist in the US.
The number of victims of wildfires in Algeria has risen to 26 from eight reported earlier, the country's interior minister said on Wednesday
Security forces are still trying to retake the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, a venue popular with lawmakers and government officials, following an overnight siege.
A US report suggests Afghan special forces should have been prioritized for evacuation. Many who fled the Taliban ended up in Iran. US-trained soldiers could now be used by Iran in regional conflicts.
Authorities are racing to evacuate residents as provinces brace for more flooding. Pakistan's top climate official Sherry Rahman tells DW much of the country "resembles a small ocean."
A lion at Ghana's Accra Zoo mauled a man to death after he entered its enclosure, the government said in a statement. A security official on routine patrol noticed a middle-aged man had climbed over the tall mesh fence enclosing a lion, a lioness and two cubs around noon on Sunday.
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China, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and other countries are lending a helping hand to Pakistan amid devastating flooding. Meanwhile, a UN agency said the crisis could aggravate food insecurity in neighboring Afghanistan.
The country has urged the international community not to abandon it as authorities grapple with a relief and rescue operation of a nearly unprecedented scale.
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