The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have pledged to raise $600bn in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project ... “That’s not just a humanitarian concern, it’s an economic and a security concern for all of us.” ... .
Turkish police on Sunday broke up a banned Pride march in Istanbul, detaining more than 200 demonstrators, organisers said. A Turkish policeman detains a demonstrator during a Pride march in Istanbul, on June 26, 2022 ...Kemal Aslan / AFP ... Police detained protesters, loading them on to buses. AFP journalists saw four busloads of detained people ... ....
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) -South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 young people found inside a popular tavern in the coastal town of East London, provincial health officials and the presidency said on Sunday ... "We are talking 22 bodies right now," Manana said, adding that toxicology tests were part of the examination ... ....
It's easy to miss the village of Dwegur if you're not looking for it. Its mud homes appear to merge with the mountainside they're scattered on. In Afghanistan's south-eastern Paktika province, less than 20 miles from the border with Pakistan, it's also about 20 miles from the epicentre of the earthquake which struck the region last week ... Top Stories ... .
It was a young miner, digging through the northern Canadian permafrost in the seemingly aptly named EurekaCreek, who sounded the alarm when his front-end loader struck something unexpected in the Klondike gold fields ... a stunningly preserved carcass of a baby woolly mammoth thought to be more than 35,000 years old ... “She has a trunk. She has a tail ... .
QUITO, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador could suspend oil production in 48 hours if the nationwide indigenous protests and road blockades continue, the South American country's Ministry of Energy and Mines said on Sunday. The hydrocarbon sector was adversely affected by road blockades and the seizure of oil wells in the country's Amazon region, it said.
For more than a decade, Natalya Hassoumi’s family in Ukraine have worried about her safety in the Gaza Strip; they have been unable to reach her for days at a time while airstrikes have pummelled the isolated Palestinian territory. Now, Hassoumi is experiencing something similar ... “It’s very hard not knowing.” ... “This has been a huge shock ... .
The cracks in the foundations of the United States are widening, rapidly and on several fronts. The overturning of Roe v Wade has provoked a legitimacy crisis no matter what your politics. For the right, the leaking of the draft memo last month revealed the breakdown of bipartisanship and common purpose within the institution ... But one fact is clear ... .