US war hero, Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Colin Powell, a US war hero and the first Black secretary of state who saw his legacy tarnished when he made the case for war in Iraq in 2003, has died of complications from Covid-19. He was 84.

Afghanistan’s female judges forced into hiding under Taliban rule

For five years, Naima* presided over cases of violence against women in Afghanistan. She heard harrowing accounts of unspeakable violence from battered women and their families. She even saw a man kill his wife before her own eyes during a court hearing.

EU Has Exported ‘Over 1 Billion’ COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

The European Union has exported “over one billion” doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the past 10 months, the bloc’s chief Ursula von...

Opposition Candidate Wins Cape Verde Presidential Elections

Left-wing candidate Jose Maria Neves has won the Cape Verde presidency in the first round of voting, according to provisional results published...

Texas Abortion Law Suspended By Federal Judge

A federal judge has suspended Texas’ abortion law which came into effect in September, and bans all abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.

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