Russia's ruling pro-Putin party wins election but loses some ground - early results
Russia's ruling United Russia party was on course to secure a comfortable victory in a three-day parliamentary election despite losing some ground to its opponents, early results and an exit poll showed on Sunday.
Stockpiled COVID vaccines must be handed to poorer nations, says former UK PM
Islamic state claims responsibility for attacks in eastern Afghanistan
Islamic State claimed responsibility for a series of bomb attacks in the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, the group's Amaaq News Agency said on its Telegram channel on Sunday.
Afghan activists protest outside shuttered women affairs ministry
About two dozen women activists protested outside Afghanistan's women's ministry on Sunday after it was closed by Taliban militants in power in Kabul and replaced by their Ministry for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.