Jakarta, Indonesia
Reuters

Indonesia's air accident investigator is still hoping to recover the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet to better understand information obtained from the flight data recorder, an official said on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old Boeing Co 737-500 plane crashed into the Java

London, UK
Thomson Reuters Foundation

When British single mother Martha sensed another COVID-19 lockdown was looming, one of her biggest worries was how her three young sons would cope with online schooling again when the family still didn't have a computer.

Martha's children, who are all at primary

Wellington, New Zealand
Reuters

New Zealand said on Tuesday that it was looking to secure a small batch of COVID-19 vaccines early to protect its high-risk workers, as pressure mounts on the government to vaccinate its population.

A tough lockdown and the geographic advantage of being at the

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Deadly floods across parts of Indonesia are a stark reminder of the climate change risks facing the South-East Asian nation, environmentalists said on Monday, urging the government to be more ambitious in its efforts to cut planet-heating emissions.

South Kalimantan on Borneo island declared a state

Rome, Italy
AP

The Vatican on Monday abruptly abandoned its extradition request for an Italian woman wanted on embezzlement-related charges in a case that could have tested whether Italy considers the Vatican a place where someone can get a fair trial. 

At the hearing in a Milan court,

Bangui, Central African Republic
AP

Central African Republic's constitutional court on Monday upheld President Faustin Archange Touadera’s re-election, raising the specter of more violence days after rebels attempted to overtake the capital.

Touadera, meanwhile, told reporters that he was open to talks with his opponents as proposed by

Mumbai, India
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Police in Mumbai have charged nine alleged members of a baby-trafficking ring - among them a nurse at a maternity hospital and agents who operated in the impoverished slums of India's financial capital, officials said on Monday.

In the second such

Rome, Italy
AP

Pope Francis is honoring civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, on the commemoration of his birthday, saying his message of equality through peaceful means remains more timely than ever.

Francis sent a message of prayer Monday to King’s daughter, Rev Bernice King, with

Geneva, Switzerland
Reuters

The world is on the brink of "catastrophic moral failure" in sharing COVID-19 vaccines, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday, urging countries and manufacturers to spread doses more fairly around the world.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the prospects for

In 2020, huge swarms of Biblical proportions struck the region, destroying food crops and animal pastures, and pushed hunger and economic hardship to new levels. And as though that is not enough, the United Nations warned in January, 2021, that a new invasion has started spreading in East Africa.

“We

Washington DC, US
AP

President-elect Joe Biden will deliver an appeal to national unity when he is sworn in Wednesday and plans immediate moves to combat the coronavirus pandemic and undo some of President Donald Trump’s most controversial policies, his incoming chief of staff said Sunday.

Biden intends

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