Elon Musk’s brain-chip Neuralink company is working on technology that could improve the lives of those with paralysis.
Preliminary results show strong majority support reforms handing greater powers to the presidency, amid a low turnout.
Then the audience switches off the TV.
19 million Brazilians have gone hungry during the pandemic, new study finds, as food insecurity is also on the rise.
Dbeibeh to discuss cooperation on energy and health with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish state media says.
$100m initiative aims to provide COVID vaccines to more than 3 million refugees and displaced people in 20 countries.
Health ministry says ban to be in place until ‘situation improves’ as India sees the sixth record rise in seven days.
Canada unveiled new work, study and residency permit programmes this year, but group says more support needed.
The government had accused Prince Hamzah of involvement in a conspiracy to ‘destabilise’ the kingdom’s security.
Refugee filmmaker Hassan Akkad and restaurateur Asma Khan discuss their separate paths for combatting social injustice.
Ukrainian President Zelenskyy meets Turkey’s Erdogan at a time of heightened Russia-Ukraine tensions.
Delay to vaccine deliveries and public hesitancy over inoculation could undermine effort to combat coronavirus.
Polls open in Ecuador as left-wing economist Andres Arauz and conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso vie for presidency.
Peruvians, hard hit by COVID pandemic and political scandals, will cast ballots Sunday for next president and Congress.
Months after contracting COVID-19, I still have fatigue, brain fog, heart palpitations and find it harder to breathe.
Data shows more and more young people being hospitalised with respiratory infections and ICUs rapidly filling up.
The 31-year-old Irishwoman rode Minella Times to a landmark victory in the 173rd edition of the famous steeplechase.
Austin’s two-day visit comes just days after talks restarted on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Israel’s democratic system continues to erode as Netanyahu does everything and anything to avoid prison.
Efficacy of a coronavirus vaccine from Sinovac has been found to be as low as 50.4 percent by researchers.
Billions of dollars of Iranian money continues to be frozen in South Korean banks as its prime minister heads for talks.
Election kicks off amid mounting popular discontent and opposition criticism against incumbent Deby.
Although no one has been reported killed or injured by the blast, experts say the worst may be yet to come.
No casualties reported at the site that was hit by a large explosion last year.
Israeli study shows Pfizer-BioNTech shot less potent against B.1.351 variant than other COVID-19 mutations.
Benzema’s winner takes Real Madrid to top of the Spanish football league with rivals Atletico set to play on Sunday.
As Lebanon’s economy and currency collapse, foreign domestic workers struggle to make ends meet.
Draft constitution will expand President Sadyr Japarov’s powers and allow him to run for office a second time.
With most rivals in exile or sidelined, Benin’s President Patrice Talon looks set to win a second term in office.
CCTV says rescuers have located 12 of the 21 trapped miners.
Several US states hit by storms that toppled trees and power lines, and damaged vehicles, homes and other buildings.
Community leader credits drop in coronavirus vaccine hesitancy among Black people in US to effective outreach.
Turkish president says tensions between Kyiv and Moscow over Donbass conflict have to be resolved through dialogue.
PM Abdul Hamid Dbeibah receives shot on live television, urges Libyans to register online for their own vaccinations.
In the face of military violence, solidarity between minority ethnic groups and Baram-majority forces is growing.
Micheal Martin issues warning after 14 police officers injured in another night of clashes in Northern Ireland.
Rival parties blame each other for inciting the violence in battleground state’s Cooch Behar district.
A 6.0 magnitude quake hits off Java, killing at least seven in the second disaster to strike the nation this week.
Bay region governor not hurt but at least three people killed and five wounded in attack near Baidoa hotel, police say.
Brazil’s South American neighbours worry a COVID-19 variant will spread quickly and lead to another wave of deaths.
Caribbean nations have offered help by either shipping emergency supplies or temporarily opening their borders.
Authorities forced to impose partial shutdowns as cases continue to rise after Iranian new year holidays.
Iran says products from its cascades will have civilian uses, bashes Western powers for suggesting otherwise.
Fighters from an alliance of rebel groups reportedly attack a police station in new escalation after the military coup.
Defence ministry says soldiers were sentenced to death by a specialist court after a fair trial.
Karaivaz, who worked for a private TV channel, was shot several times on Friday outside his house.
We look at the lives and legacies of three journalists who broke the mould.
Fewer than two million COVAX doses were cleared for shipment to 92 countries in the developing world last two weeks.
mRNA could open the door to treatments of cancer, heart disease and brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
New coronavirus measures are taken across the world as the number of cases increases despite vaccination efforts.
The UN deputy secretary-general discusses the key issues affecting women in her home country and around the world.
Drive to vaccinate country’s 1.3 billion people in jeopardy with just 94 million shots provided so far.
President Ismail Omar Guelleh thanks his supporters after he was declared the winner with almost 99 percent of the vote.
Eight Venezuelan soldiers have died during operations, which have caused about 5,000 people to flee across the border.
Penalty is equivalent to about 4 percent of Alibaba’s revenues in 2019 and comes unprecedented regulatory crackdown.
Changes will allow US officials to invite Taiwan officials into government buildings in DC and enter Taiwan mission.
Sixty civilians reported killed overnight and on Saturday in Bago outside Yangon as security forces dismantle barricade.
The Republican from Florida denies the allegations but is now under investigation by the US House Ethics Committee.
The medical examiner who performed autopsy testified in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
A study by researchers in California found Facebook’s tools can disproportionately direct ads to a particular gender.