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Alec Baldwin says ‘heart is broken’ after fatally shooting cinematographer

  by Anne Lebreton with Andrew Marszal in Los Angeles Agence France Presse SANTA FE, United States (AFP) — Hollywood star Alec Baldwin said...

Myanmar junta re-arrests more than 100 released in amnesty: monitoring group

BANGKOK, Thailand (AFP) — Myanmar’s junta has re-arrested more than 100 anti-coup protesters freed in a recent amnesty, according to a local monitoring group...

Beijing launches new mass testing wave after four Covid cases found

BEIJING, China (AFP) — Beijing plans to test tens of thousands of people after four new Covid-19 cases were found in a suburban district...

New Zealand sets 90% vaccine target to end lockdown

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AFP) — New Zealand set a 90-percent vaccination target Friday for scrapping lockdowns as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled a plan...

China hounds Taiwan with ‘greyzone’ war plane incursions

  by Amber Wang and Jerome Taylor in Hong Kong Agence France Presse TAIPEI, Taiwan (AFP) — Chinese fighter jets crowding Taiwan’s radar screens...

China tells US to act with caution over Taiwan, vows ‘no room for compromise’

BEIJING, China (AFP) — China on Friday urged Washington to tread carefully on Taiwan after President Joe Biden said the US would defend the...

Israeli PM in Russia for first talks with Putin

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrived in Russia on Friday to meet with President Vladimir Putin for the first time...

UPDATED: 15 dead after fire at Russian explosives factory: authorities

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Fifteen people died as a result of a fire at a Russian explosives factory southeast of Moscow on Friday, local...

Prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin kills woman on set: police

US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US...

‘Mix & match’ Covid boosters may gird immunity: EMA

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) — The use of so-called “mix and match” Covid-19 vaccine boosters may give a stronger immune response than sticking to...

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