Asian nations impose stricter COVID-19 restrictions due to Delta outbreaksAsia Pacific · 12:32 PM UTC
Asian countries from Australia to Japan and the Philippines announced tighter COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, as they battle worsening coronavirus outbreaks, driven by the more contagious Delta variant.
EuropeRussia blames software failure after space station briefly thrown off course
Retail & ConsumerAmazon hit with record EU data privacy fine
United StatesServices boost U.S. consumer spending in June; inflation increases
FinanceEXCLUSIVE U.S. regulator freezes Chinese company IPOs over risk disclosures
Asia PacificGrisly murder of diplomat's daughter sparks outrage over femicides in Pakistan
Asia PacificAirlift begins for Afghans who worked for U.S. during its longest war
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Olympics · 2:26 PM UTCDjokovic's golden dream ends on day of upsets marred by doping slur
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic had his dreams of tennis gold dashed on Friday while Ethiopia's Selemon Barega felled the reigning world 10,000 metres Olympic champion, on a day of upsets that saw doping allegations surface at the swimming pool.
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EnvironmentLandslide in India's Himachal kills seven as rains wreak havoc
At least seven people were killed in a landslide in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state, officials said on Thursday, adding to a growing death toll from heavy monsoon rains in the country.