COVID North Koreans suffer amid surge in cases food shortages
Lockdowns and the rapid spread of COVID-19 are adding to woes on top of food shortages, poor medical capabilities and an economic crisis.
UNs Bachelet arrives in China will visit Xinjiang
The UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, traveled to China at Beijings invitation. But the US raised doubts about Chinese officials giving her "necessary access" to asses the situation.
Afghanistan Women TV presenters cover faces one day after defying edict
The Taliban has made face veils mandatory for all Afghan women appearing in public, including those on television. This edict was ignored by presenters on Saturday, but they relented a day later.
Australia PM-elect Albanese wants to end climate wars
Australia could become a "renewable energy superpower," said incoming Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. He is due to be sworn in just a day before a Quad summit in Tokyo.
Biden extends Hello to Kim Jong Un amid nuclear tensions
While visiting South Korea, US President Joe Biden said Washington and its allies were "prepared for anything," including Pyongyang restarting nuclear testing.