The Gaza ceasefire is shaky and another war may be coming soon | Gaza

As soon as the 11-day Israeli war on Gaza ended in May, preparation began in Israel and in the strip for a new confrontation. It was clear from the start…

German floods increase pressure for a break with the Merkel era

German election updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about German election news. It is a truism of German politics that floods can transform…

DNA Has Four Bases. Some Viruses Swap in a Fifth

But the biggest surprise was that the viruses had a polymerase enzyme dedicated to pairing Z bases with T’s during DNA replication. “It was like a fairy tale,” said Marlière,…

SoftBank Vision Fund’s bet on Didi falls $4bn into the red

Softbank Vision Fund updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Softbank Vision Fund news. The single largest bet on Chinese tech by SoftBank’s…

Universal Music strikes licensing deal with video-sharing app Lomotif

Universal Music Group updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Universal Music Group news. Vivendi’s Universal Music has struck a licensing deal with…

Asian champions Qatar beat El Salvador to reach Gold Cup semis | Football News

Ali scores brace for Qatar while holders Mexico thrash Honduras to book their place in the last-four. Al Moez Ali scored twice, making Asian champions Qatar the first team to…

The Taliban explained | Conflict News

The Taliban have won a string of battlefield victories in recent weeks as the United States-led foreign forces are about to complete pull-out from Afghanistan after 20 years. The armed…

Iraqi PM al-Kadhimi: Iraq does not need US combat troops | ISIL/ISIS News

With the threat of an ISIL resurgence ever-present in Iraq, al-Kadhimi stressed Baghdad was not seeking a full withdrawal. Iraq’s prime minister has said his country no longer requires American…

Afghanistan imposes curfew to curb Taliban offensive

Afghanistan updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Afghanistan news. Afghanistan has imposed a night curfew across most of the country as the…

India monsoon death toll rises as search for missing continues | India News

Meteorological Department warns of further downpours over the next few days as rescuers scour the mud for the missing. More than 135 people have died from flooding and landslides triggered…