What beauty parlors reveal about Somali women

A Somalian woman show her hands painted with Henna in Hargeisa 04 March 2001 during the 12th Hargeisa Commercial Exhibition The BBC’s Mary Harper writes about her experiences at Somali…

Erdogan speaks to Stoltenberg over Finland, Sweden NATO bid | NATO News

Turkey’s President tells NATO chief Sweden and Finland must address Ankara’s concerns before it could support their membership bid. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Ankara would not…

UPDATE 1-N.Korea reports ‘positive trend’ in COVID fight as fever cases dip

(New throughout, adds details and background; adds byline) By Josh Smith SEOUL, May 22 (Reuters) – For the first time in nearly 10 days North Korea’s daily “fever” cases dropped…

US envoy meets Taliban foreign minister, raises women’s rights | Taliban News

US special envoy on Afghanistan stresses international opposition to Taliban’s treatment of women and girls. The US special envoy on Afghanistan has met the Taliban’s acting foreign minister in the…

Ukraine leader Zelenskyy proposes a deal on Russia compensation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy proposed a deal with allied nations to lock down Russian compensation for the destruction its military has caused during its invasion of Ukraine. The leader said…

Wimbledon: How Russia’s war on Ukraine will affect world tennis | News

The usual trophies and prize money will be on the line for Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek and other top tennis players at Wimbledon, but there is a significant change there…

It’s time to stop aid from Turkey to Syrian rebels

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Russia’s deputy UN ambassador says he sees no reason to continue humanitarian aid deliveries from Turkey to rebel-held northwest Syria, accusing the West and the United…

How different is Joe Biden’s ‘pivot to Asia’ from predecessors? | Politics

Video Duration 25 minutes 40 seconds 25:40 From: Inside Story On his first visit to Asia as US president, Biden wants to reassure allies about Washington’s strategic focus on China.…

Biden says meeting with Kim Jong Un is dependent on whether the North Korean leader is ‘sincere’ and ‘serious’

President Joe Biden, left, speaks as South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol listens during a news conference at the People’s House on May 21, 2022.AP Photo / Evan Vucci President Biden…

Millions stranded as flooding causes havoc in Bangladesh, India | Floods News

Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding in parts of Bangladesh and India, leaving millions stranded and at least 57 dead, officials have said. In Bangladesh, about two million people have…