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‘Surprising’ ancient Egyptian mummy ingredients discovered

An undated photograph of an Egyptian mummy being scanned by a researcher. —AFP/File  PARIS: The discovery of dozens of beakers and bowls in a mummification workshop has helped reveal how…

Australia recovers radioactive capsule, finds ‘needle in the haystack’

A view shows a radioactive capsule lying on the ground, near Newman, Australia, February 1, 2023, in this still image obtained from a handout video.— Reuters SYDNEY: Australian authorities on…

Couple jailed after dancing video goes viral

Screengrab shows a couple dancing in the Azadi Sq in Tehran. — Twitter/@Shazzshams An Iranian court has handed jail sentences of over 10 years each to a young couple who danced…

What is each country’s dream job?

Depth of field photo of a man sitting in a chair while holding a cup in front of a table.— Pexels The most popular jobs in the world are depicted…

NATO chief hails Japan plans to expand defence spending

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Tokyo that Russian President Vladimir Putin had ‘totally underestimated Ukraine’.— AFP/file NATO’s chief on Wednesday applauded Japan’s plan to double its defence spending,…

US readies $2 billion-plus Ukraine aid package with longer-range weapons

Javeline anti-tank missiles are displayed on the assembly line as US President Joe Biden tours a Lockheed Martin weapons factory in Troy, Alabama, U.S. May 3, 2022.— Reuters WASHINGTON: The…

India ramps up spending, cuts deficit in $550bn budget ahead of elections

India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds up a folder with the Government of India’s logo as she leaves her office to present the federal budget in parliament in New Delhi,…

Tory leader ‘withdraws’ racially charged remarks on British-Pakistanis

Conservative member of the UK’s House of Lords Raminder Singh Ranger. — Twitter Ranger asked BBC if “Pakistani-origin staff were behind this nonsense”. Tory peer accused Pakistani community of “drug peddling, grooming…

Protesters mark Myanmar coup anniversary, junta due to make statement

Filipino activists stage a protest in solidarity with Myanmar citizens, two years since Myanmar’s military coup, outside the Embassy of Myanmar in Makati City, Philippines, February 1, 2023.— Reuters Protesters…

Trees could cut urban heatwave mortality by a third: study

A view of the Margalla Hills with Faisal Mosque in the distance. Since 1980, the Margalla Hills have been a protected and maintained site by the city’s Capital Development Authority.…