Covid live: UK government says no to contingency measures despite highest daily deaths since March

UK reports further 223 deaths but UK government says time is not right to ...

Covid live: UK government says no to contingency measures despite highest daily deaths since March
The Guardian

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:56:17 GMT

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They Fought Apartheid in South Africa. Now They Want Veterans’ Benefits.

They Fought Apartheid in South Africa. Now They Want Veterans’ Benefits.
The New York Times

A protest movement by those who joined the armed struggle against apartheid has grown ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:52:17 +0000

FBI conducting ‘activity’ at home of sanctioned Russian oligarch – live

FBI conducting ‘activity’ at home of sanctioned Russian oligarch – live
The Guardian

FBI agents raid Washington home of billionaire Oleg DeripaskaBiden to hold two meetings with ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:51:27 GMT

Emiliano Sala: man who organised fatal flight ‘knew pilot was unqualified’

Emiliano Sala: man who organised fatal flight ‘knew pilot was unqualified’
The Guardian

Court hears David Henderson responded to news of crash by saying it ‘opens a ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:49:41 GMT

Ukraine's Covid Deaths Soar as Fake Vaccination Certificates Spread

Ukraine's Covid Deaths Soar as Fake Vaccination Certificates Spread
The New York Times

In the country with the lowest rate of coronavirus vaccination in Europe, the proliferation ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:47:27 +0000

FBI raids Washington home of Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska

FBI raids Washington home of Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska
The Guardian

Federal agents conduct search at home of Putin associate, who was sanctioned by the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:47:13 GMT

Taliban agree to new polio vaccination across Afghanistan

Taliban agree to new polio vaccination across Afghanistan
ABC News

WHO and UNICEF say Afghanistan's Taliban rulers have agreed to a nationwide polio vaccination ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:45:49 -0400

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads Mostly in Aerosols, Scientists Report

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads Mostly in Aerosols, Scientists Report
The New York Times

The finding upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:42:52 +0000

Bill Gates was told to stop 'inappropriate' emails with Microsoft employee in 2008, report says

Bill Gates was told to stop 'inappropriate' emails with Microsoft employee in 2008, report says
CNN

Years before Microsoft's board investigated a romantic relationship that founder Bill Gates had with ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:41:31 GMT

Alex Murdaugh denied bond after allegations of misappropriated funds

Alex Murdaugh denied bond after allegations of misappropriated funds
CNN

A South Carolina judge denied bond Tuesday to Alex Murdaugh, the embattled attorney accused ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:41:05 GMT

US defense secretary underlines support for Ukraine

US defense secretary underlines support for Ukraine
ABC News

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has underlined Washington’s support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:37:26 -0400

Former Nazi camp secretary goes on trial over murders of 11,000 people

Former Nazi camp secretary goes on trial over murders of 11,000 people
The Guardian

Irmgard Furchner, who tried to flee last month, is accused of complicity in killings ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:33:39 GMT

Twofold crisis: regional Australia housing shortage compounding poor mental health

Twofold crisis: regional Australia housing shortage compounding poor mental health
The Guardian

‘If something doesn’t change, we are going to see single mums sleeping under bridges’, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:30:52 GMT

Drone operator will try to rescue dogs from La Palma volcano

Drone operator will try to rescue dogs from La Palma volcano
CNN

A Spanish drone operator on Tuesday received permission to try to rescue three emaciated ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:24:27 GMT

FBI raids Russian billionaire’s home in Washington DC

FBI raids Russian billionaire’s home in Washington DC
The Guardian

Federal agents conduct search at home of Putin associate Oleg Deripaska, who has been ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:18:20 GMT

‘You are as old as you feel’: Queen declines Oldie of the Year award

‘You are as old as you feel’: Queen declines Oldie of the Year award
The Guardian

Monarch ‘politely but firmly’ turns down title because she ‘does not believe she meets ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:12:50 GMT

Janner child abuse claims: police guilty of failing to investigate, report finds

Janner child abuse claims: police guilty of failing to investigate, report finds
The Guardian

Independent inquiry into child sexual abuse criticises ‘culture of disbelief’ at Leicestershire police in ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:06:26 GMT

Israel gives legal status to 4K in gesture to Palestinians

Israel gives legal status to 4K in gesture to Palestinians
ABC News

Israel says it will grant legal residency to 4,000 Palestinians living in the occupied ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:01:48 -0400

Haiti gang seeking US$17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries: report

Haiti gang seeking US$17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries: report
South China Morning Post

A gang in Haiti that kidnapped a group of American and Canadian missionaries is ...

  • Wed, 20 Oct 2021 00:00:24 +0800

FBI reportedly conducting ‘activity’ at home of sanctioned Russian oligarch – live

FBI reportedly conducting ‘activity’ at home of sanctioned Russian oligarch – live
The Guardian

FBI have appeared outside Washington home of Oleg DeripaskaBiden to hold two meetings with ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:59:20 GMT

Kidnappers in Haiti Demand $17 Million to Free Missionary Group

Kidnappers in Haiti Demand $17 Million to Free Missionary Group
The New York Times

A gang abducted 17 people associated with a Christian aid group, including five children. ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:57:52 +0000

Africa’s Last Mountain Glaciers Will Soon Be Gone, U.N. Report Warns

Africa’s Last Mountain Glaciers Will Soon Be Gone, U.N. Report Warns
The New York Times

The loss of the ice sheets would be another sign of the catastrophic effect ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:57:04 +0000

Coronavirus news live: UK reports 223 deaths in highest daily total since March; Moscow tells elderly to stay indoors

Coronavirus news live: UK reports 223 deaths in highest daily total since March; Moscow tells elderly to stay indoors
The Guardian

UK reports further 223 deaths; Moscow tells older people to stay at home for ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:54:18 GMT

Emma Raducanu is the new face of Dior

Emma Raducanu is the new face of Dior
CNN

Emma Raducanu has been named a Dior ambassador just over a month after winning ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:53:42 GMT

UK unveils its Net Zero Strategy with pledges for guilt-free flying, electric cars and more trees

UK unveils its Net Zero Strategy with pledges for guilt-free flying, electric cars and more trees
CNN

The UK government on Tuesday unveiled its roadmap to reaching net zero emissions by ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:51:43 GMT

Crowds outside Myanmar's prisons greet freed detainees

Crowds outside Myanmar's prisons greet freed detainees
ABC News

Crowds have gathered for a second day outside prisons around Myanmar, waiting for at ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:49:16 -0400

Capitol attack panel to weigh criminal contempt against Bannon as Trump sues – live

Capitol attack panel to weigh criminal contempt against Bannon as Trump sues – live
The Guardian

Full story: top Trump officials face legal peril for defying subpoenasBiden to hold two ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:48:07 GMT

Duchess of Cambridge says addiction can 'happen to any of us'

Duchess of Cambridge says addiction can 'happen to any of us'
CNN

Addiction can "happen to any of us," Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge warned while launching ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:45:54 GMT

Three children killed in airstrikes on Ethiopia's Tigray region, UN says

Three children killed in airstrikes on Ethiopia's Tigray region, UN says
CNN

Three children were killed and one person was injured in Monday's airstrikes in Mekelle, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:39:35 GMT

Woman stabs husband and tells police ‘I admit it all’, footage shows

Woman stabs husband and tells police ‘I admit it all’, footage shows
The Guardian

Penelope Jackson, 66, said she hoped ‘bully’ David Jackson, 78, could not be saved, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:38:43 GMT

60-day state of emergency declared in Ecuador as government focuses on soaring drug violence

60-day state of emergency declared in Ecuador as government focuses on soaring drug violence
RT

Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso has declared a state of emergency and ordered the armed ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:38:32 +0000

Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work

Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work
The New York Times

The F.D.A. may authorize booster shots of vaccines different from the ones that Americans ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:38:15 +0000

Unvaccinated staff ‘made to work in filthy storeroom’ at Italian firm

Unvaccinated staff ‘made to work in filthy storeroom’ at Italian firm
The Guardian

Video appears to show piled-up furniture, dirty toilets and animal excrement as Covid pass ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:38:04 GMT

Japan's PM interrupts campaign as N Korea test-fires missile

Japan's PM interrupts campaign as N Korea test-fires missile
ABC News

Japan’s new prime minister has interrupted his first day of election campaigning and returned ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:34:21 -0400

January 6 panel to move forward with Steve Bannon criminal contempt report

January 6 panel to move forward with Steve Bannon criminal contempt report
CNN

The House committee investigating the January 6 US Capitol attack is expected to formally ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:34:01 GMT

English Premier League says 68% of players are fully vaccinated

English Premier League says 68% of players are fully vaccinated
CNN

Sixty-eight percent of English Premier League players have been fully vaccinated and 81% of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:27:48 GMT

Spanish court throws out lawsuit against US treasure hunters

Spanish court throws out lawsuit against US treasure hunters
ABC News

A Spanish court has thrown out a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:26:14 -0400

Hong Kong’s Legislative Council delivers best-ever performance, passes record number of bills after opposition exodus, senior lawmaker says

Hong Kong’s Legislative Council delivers best-ever performance, passes record number of bills after opposition exodus, senior lawmaker says
South China Morning Post

Hong Kong’s legislature has delivered its best-ever performance and passed a record number of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:25:18 +0800

Céline Dion cancels concerts due to ‘severe and persistent muscle spasms’

Céline Dion cancels concerts due to ‘severe and persistent muscle spasms’
The Guardian

Canadian singer ‘heartbroken’ after being unable to rehearse for new concert residency in Las ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:23:15 GMT

Haiti gang wants $17M ransom for kidnapped American and Canadian missionaries

Haiti gang wants $17M ransom for kidnapped American and Canadian missionaries
CNN

The gang that kidnapped a group of 17 American and Canadian missionaries in Haiti ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:18:02 GMT

1 person died from Covid every 5 MINUTES in Romania in October, amid lagging vaccination campaign & hospital capacity crunch

1 person died from Covid every 5 MINUTES in Romania in October, amid lagging vaccination campaign & hospital capacity crunch
RT

Covid-19 has claimed one life every five minutes in Romania during October, official data ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:15:18 +0000

For Christian Aid Ministries, Charity in Haiti Turns to Chaos

For Christian Aid Ministries, Charity in Haiti Turns to Chaos
The New York Times

An organization based in Ohio and founded by Amish and Mennonites has been swept ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:12:06 +0000

F.B.I. Is Working in Haiti to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries

F.B.I. Is Working in Haiti to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries
The New York Times

The United States has a team on the ground to try to secure the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:09:55 +0000

Heavy rains trigger floods in northern India, killing 22

Heavy rains trigger floods in northern India, killing 22
ABC News

At least 22 people have died and others are missing in floods triggered by ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:05:01 -0400

Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates

Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates
BBC

Mateusz Morawiecki clashes with EU leaders over a Polish court ruling that rejected parts ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:04:41 GMT

Donald Trump (yet again) proves there's no bottom

Donald Trump (yet again) proves there's no bottom
CNN

Roughly 24 hours after the death of Colin Powell, Donald Trump proved, again, that ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:03:19 GMT

EU top official clashes with Polish PM over rule of law

EU top official clashes with Polish PM over rule of law
ABC News

The European Union’s top official has locked horns with Poland’s prime minister, arguing that ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:02:31 -0400

Using e-cigarettes to prevent smoking relapse doesn't work well, study finds

Using e-cigarettes to prevent smoking relapse doesn't work well, study finds
CNN

Using e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to keep from relapsing to cigarettes doesn't appear ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:00:48 GMT

‘Case closed’: 99.9% of scientists agree climate emergency caused by humans

‘Case closed’: 99.9% of scientists agree climate emergency caused by humans
The Guardian

Trawl of 90,000 studies finds consensus, leading to call for Facebook and Twitter ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:00:48 GMT

UK terror-prevention program questioned after lawmaker slain

UK terror-prevention program questioned after lawmaker slain
ABC News

The killing of British lawmaker David Amess is once again fueling concern about a ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:00:26 -0400

China test fires ‘world’s largest, most hi-tech solid-fuel rocket engine’

China test fires ‘world’s largest, most hi-tech solid-fuel rocket engine’
South China Morning Post

China says it fired up the world’s largest, most technically advanced solid-fuel rocket engine ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:00:08 +0800

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan on Climate Change

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan on Climate Change
The New York Times

President Vladimir V. Putin long dismissed the threat posed by global warming. But fires, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:58:26 +0000

Portugal honors diplomat who saved thousands from Nazis

Portugal honors diplomat who saved thousands from Nazis
ABC News

Portugal has paid official homage to a Portuguese diplomat who during World War II ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:57:29 -0400

Czech politics in crisis as police called in over ill president’s aide

Czech politics in crisis as police called in over ill president’s aide
The Guardian

Police investigating possible ‘crimes against republic’ as senate prepares to vote on transferring Miloš ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:48:59 GMT

At least 13 phone firms hit by suspected Chinese hackers since 2019, say experts

At least 13 phone firms hit by suspected Chinese hackers since 2019, say experts
The Guardian

LightBasin hackers were able to obtain subscriber information and call metadata, says CrowdStrikeAt least ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:42:24 GMT

Nick Rolovich: Washington State football coach fired for refusing Covid vaccine

Nick Rolovich: Washington State football coach fired for refusing Covid vaccine
BBC

College football coach Nick Rolovich loses his $3.1m-a-year job for shirking a state vaccine ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:37:13 GMT

Ecuador crime wave triggers state of emergency

Ecuador crime wave triggers state of emergency
BBC

A state of emergency is in place for the next two months, allowing soldiers ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:37:04 GMT

Nearly 100 women sworn in as judges in Egypt judicial body

Nearly 100 women sworn in as judges in Egypt judicial body
ABC News

Nearly 100 women have become the first female judges to join Egypt’s State Council, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:36:16 -0400

‘Misguided compassion’: Hong Kong couple plead for mercy over death of friend’s baby girl

‘Misguided compassion’: Hong Kong couple plead for mercy over death of friend’s baby girl
South China Morning Post

A Hong Kong couple who abused a friend’s baby daughter before her death have ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 22:32:19 +0800

Thousands Flee Myanmar for India Amid Fears of a Growing Refugee Crisis

Thousands Flee Myanmar for India Amid Fears of a Growing Refugee Crisis
The New York Times

For decades, armed conflict, political repression and targeted campaigns against minorities have forced hundreds ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:31:37 +0000

Czech lawmakers move to strip ailing President Zeman of power amid constitutional crisis; universal fury batters chief-of-staff

Czech lawmakers move to strip ailing President Zeman of power amid constitutional crisis; universal fury batters chief-of-staff
RT

A Czech Senate commission has approved the redistribution of President Milos Zeman’s duties to ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:30:28 +0000

Taliban Allow Polio Vaccine Program to Restart in Afghanistan

Taliban Allow Polio Vaccine Program to Restart in Afghanistan
The New York Times

Taliban leaders also agreed to allow women to be frontline workers for the effort, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:29:43 +0000

Report: Haiti gang seeks $17M for kidnapped US missionaries

Report: Haiti gang seeks $17M for kidnapped US missionaries
ABC News

A gang that kidnapped 17 members of a U,S

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:28:05 -0400

Police warn charges possible for bystanders who failed to report rape

Police warn charges possible for bystanders who failed to report rape
BBC

A woman was assaulted by another passenger and some riders may have filmed the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:27:02 GMT

The Threat, in Perspective

The Threat, in Perspective
The New York Times

Colin Powell’s death highlights the continuing Covid risks to older people with medical conditions. ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:26:24 +0000

96-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who absconded last month now goes on trial

96-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who absconded last month now goes on trial
CNN

The trial of a 96-year-old former Nazi concentration camp secretary has finally began in ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:22:00 GMT

COP26: wait for decision on Xi Jinping’s summit appearance, Chinese envoy says

COP26: wait for decision on Xi Jinping’s summit appearance, Chinese envoy says
South China Morning Post

China attaches great importance to tackling climate change but an announcement has yet to ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 22:19:12 +0800

China’s property and construction sectors contract in third quarter as Evergrande crisis and tougher regulation hit home

China’s property and construction sectors contract in third quarter as Evergrande crisis and tougher regulation hit home
South China Morning Post

China’s property and construction sectors contracted in the third quarter for the first time ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 22:15:12 +0800

Haitian gang demands $17m ransom for kidnapped missionaries and children

Haitian gang demands $17m ransom for kidnapped missionaries and children
The Guardian

Authorities are negotiating for their release but reluctant to pay money that will be ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:07:25 GMT

Mother detained in China after pleas to probe death of vaccinated daughter

Mother detained in China after pleas to probe death of vaccinated daughter
South China Morning Post

A single mother has been detained in central China after she tried to petition ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 22:05:31 +0800

Czech president’s aides under investigation for not informing officials or public that leader was extremely ill

Czech president’s aides under investigation for not informing officials or public that leader was extremely ill
RT

Czech police have opened an investigation into whether President Milos Zeman’s aides committed a ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:02:52 +0000

Malta vows better journalist protections, reforms

Malta vows better journalist protections, reforms
ABC News

The Maltese government is responding to a critical European human rights evaluation by vowing ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:59:11 -0400

Poland’s PM accuses EU of ‘blackmail’ as dispute over laws continues

Poland’s PM accuses EU of ‘blackmail’ as dispute over laws continues
South China Morning Post

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki accused the European Union of “blackmail” on Tuesday in ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:58:09 +0800

IMF sees economic growth with higher inflation for Mideast

IMF sees economic growth with higher inflation for Mideast
ABC News

The International Monetary Fund says the Middle East is expected to see significant economic ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:53:11 -0400

Japanese man arrested after using deepfake technology to uncensor & resell porn videos in first AI case

Japanese man arrested after using deepfake technology to uncensor & resell porn videos in first AI case
RT

A Japanese man who removed mandatory censorship from pornography using artificial intelligence and resold ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:49:46 +0000

'400 Mawozo' Gang Suspected in Kidnapping Among Haiti's Most Dangerous

'400 Mawozo' Gang Suspected in Kidnapping Among Haiti's Most Dangerous
The New York Times

The gang, called 400 Mawozo, captured several clergy members in April, and the local ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:48:05 +0000

Mass Abduction of U.S. Missionaries Startles Even Kidnap-Weary Haiti

Mass Abduction of U.S. Missionaries Startles Even Kidnap-Weary Haiti
The New York Times

“Where is this country going?” Gang members seized 16 Americans and one Canadian, among ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:47:44 +0000

Dead mouse at school board member's doorstep. Hear her response

Dead mouse at school board member's doorstep. Hear her response
CNN

Carolyn Waibel was a school board member in St. Charles, Illinois, working to maintain ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:47:23 GMT

Army veteran’s Troubles trial contributed to his death, lawyer says

Army veteran’s Troubles trial contributed to his death, lawyer says
The Guardian

Dennis Hutchings was three days into hearing in Belfast for 1974 killing when he ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:44:35 GMT

15 of the world's most spectacular airport landings

15 of the world's most spectacular airport landings
CNN

There's a lot to love about travel. Experiencing a new culture. Eating great food. ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:43:20 GMT

Scuba diver finds 900-year-old Crusader sword off the coast of Israel

Scuba diver finds 900-year-old Crusader sword off the coast of Israel
CNN

A scuba diver has found a 900-year-old Crusader sword with a three-foot blade off ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:42:10 GMT

Minister defends Johnsons’ Christmas ‘childcare bubble’ with Nimco Ali

Minister defends Johnsons’ Christmas ‘childcare bubble’ with Nimco Ali
The Guardian

Anne-Marie Trevelyan says she has no doubt PM and his wife followed the rules ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:31:43 GMT

China sends in 100 rocket launchers to fortify border with India

China sends in 100 rocket launchers to fortify border with India
South China Morning Post

China has deployed more than 100 advanced long-range rocket launchers to its high-altitude borders ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:30:15 +0800

‘Our music charts are still kind of segregated’: critic Kelefa Sanneh on pop, fandom and race

‘Our music charts are still kind of segregated’: critic Kelefa Sanneh on pop, fandom and race
The Guardian

The New Yorker writer’s book Major Labels examines why we tag music with a ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:29:38 GMT

Of course Trump is suing the January 6 committee

Of course Trump is suing the January 6 committee
CNN

On Monday, former President Donald Trump sued the congressional committee investigating the January 6 ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:23:57 GMT

Those Gifts You Want for the Holidays? Don’t Wait Too Long.

Those Gifts You Want for the Holidays? Don’t Wait Too Long.
The New York Times

The supply chain disruption is shorthand for problems from factory closures to workers who ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:22:02 +0000

Poland will bow to EU’s demands and dissolve Supreme Court disciplinary chamber, country’s prime minister announces

Poland will bow to EU’s demands and dissolve Supreme Court disciplinary chamber, country’s prime minister announces
RT

Poland’s prime minister has announced that his government will dissolve the disciplinary chamber of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:19:43 +0000

Nathan Chen says he has grown since disappointing Pyeongchang Games

Nathan Chen says he has grown since disappointing Pyeongchang Games
CNN

U.S. figure skater Nathan Chen on Monday said his disappointing performance at the Pyeongchang ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:13:15 GMT

'Shameful milestone': 10,000 Yemeni children killed or maimed in violence since 2015 – UNICEF

'Shameful milestone': 10,000 Yemeni children killed or maimed in violence since 2015 – UNICEF
RT

Ten thousand Yemeni children have been killed or injured since a military coalition led ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:07:31 +0000

Washington’s hysteria about Chinese hypersonic missile threat is just an excuse for its own military expansion, says Beijing

Washington’s hysteria about Chinese hypersonic missile threat is just an excuse for its own military expansion, says Beijing
RT

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has claimed the US is hyping up talk of China’s ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:04:28 +0000

Tencent to set up privacy oversight committee, a requirement of China’s personal information law starting next month

Tencent to set up privacy oversight committee, a requirement of China’s personal information law starting next month
South China Morning Post

Tencent Holdings announced a new privacy oversight committee tasked with assessing the company’s user ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:00:23 +0800

FIFA 'deeply concerned' at footage of DR Congo Under-20 women's national team

FIFA 'deeply concerned' at footage of DR Congo Under-20 women's national team
CNN

Football's world governing body FIFA says it's "deeply concerned" at images that have recently ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:58:54 GMT

Czech turmoil over removing ailing President Zeman's powers

Czech turmoil over removing ailing President Zeman's powers
BBC

President Milos Zeman is in intensive care in hospital and it is claimed his ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:55:43 GMT

Greece vows to link Egypt's energy grid to European Union

Greece vows to link Egypt's energy grid to European Union
ABC News

Greece has promised to link Egypt to the European Union’s energy market with an ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:55:00 -0400

Bangladesh holds ‘peace rally’ to denounce violence against minority Hindus

Bangladesh holds ‘peace rally’ to denounce violence against minority Hindus
South China Morning Post

Thousands of activists marched in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Tuesday to denounce a ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:48:40 +0800

NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes Kyrie Irving decides to get vaccinated against Covid-19

NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes Kyrie Irving decides to get vaccinated against Covid-19
CNN

Ahead of the start of the NBA's 75th season, the sport's commissioner Adam Silver ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:47:44 GMT

China, Russia send warships past Japan as they extend show of cooperation

China, Russia send warships past Japan as they extend show of cooperation
South China Morning Post

China and Russia have continued their military cooperation with an anti-submarine drill and a ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:41:25 +0800

Ex-Nazi camp secretary, 96, appears in court for indictment

Ex-Nazi camp secretary, 96, appears in court for indictment
ABC News

She was a former secretary for the Stutthof concentration camp’s SS commander.

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:37:16 -0400

China has to find the right ways to improve young people’s lives

China has to find the right ways to improve young people’s lives
South China Morning Post

The Communist Party says it wants to protect young Chinese from what it sees ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:30:12 +0800

New 620-mile railway connects China and Laos

New 620-mile railway connects China and Laos
CNN

China's intense railway expansion has marked a new milestone with the official opening of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:27:32 GMT

What actually happened during GameStop mania?

What actually happened during GameStop mania?
CNN

In late January, there was one question on the minds of investors: How did ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:19:34 GMT

Quake off Greece's Karpathos shakes eastern Mediterranean

Quake off Greece's Karpathos shakes eastern Mediterranean
CNN

An earthquake struck off the Greek island of Karpathos early on Tuesday, shaking towns ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:16:54 GMT

One year on, a mother reveals horror of finding dying son amid carnage at Lekki toll gate

One year on, a mother reveals horror of finding dying son amid carnage at Lekki toll gate
CNN

When Adesola heard about the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos on ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:01:36 GMT

Alibaba launches own chip for its servers, cloud computing platform in ‘new breakthrough’ for e-commerce giant

Alibaba launches own chip for its servers, cloud computing platform in ‘new breakthrough’ for e-commerce giant
South China Morning Post

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has unveiled its own general-purpose central processing unit ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:00:57 +0800

Life at 50C: The Baghdad traffic cop who works in 50C heat

Life at 50C: The Baghdad traffic cop who works in 50C heat
BBC

In Baghdad, Sergeant Saa’d has to brave increasingly extreme conditions to keep the city ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:54:40 GMT

‘Don’t turn democracy into Coca-Cola’: China warns US not to divide globe and spread its own form of rule at Summit of Democracies

‘Don’t turn democracy into Coca-Cola’: China warns US not to divide globe and spread its own form of rule at Summit of Democracies
RT

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a warning aimed at Washington, calling on the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:53:45 +0000

Indian couple float to wedding in cooking pot after floods in Kerala – video

Indian couple float to wedding in cooking pot after floods in Kerala – video
The Guardian

A bride and groom use an aluminium vessel to reach a temple in the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:53:31 GMT

Toys stuck in supply chain chaos off LA coast

Toys stuck in supply chain chaos off LA coast
CNN

Approximately 200,000 shipping containers remain gridlocked off the coast of Los Angeles as pandemic-related ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:43:49 GMT

Bangladesh police arrest 450 people linked to attacks on Hindu homes and religious sites in worst unrest for over a decade

Bangladesh police arrest 450 people linked to attacks on Hindu homes and religious sites in worst unrest for over a decade
RT

Bangladeshi police have arrested 450 people following attacks against Hindus in the Muslim-majority country ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:35:06 +0000

EU warns Poland it will pay for challenging common law

EU warns Poland it will pay for challenging common law
CNN

The European Commission's chief executive warned Poland on Tuesday that its challenge to the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:34:16 GMT

The year's most stunning architectural photos revealed

The year's most stunning architectural photos revealed
CNN

Images of a cube-shaped office building in Berlin and a soaring Chinese skyscraper complex ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:32:15 GMT

Kanye West has officially changed his name

Kanye West has officially changed his name
CNN

Kanye West is no more. After filing paperwork to change his name, the rapper, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:21:43 GMT

‘They didn’t just pick us up off the street!’ Meet the globally derided Squid Game VIPs

‘They didn’t just pick us up off the street!’ Meet the globally derided Squid Game VIPs
The Guardian

The K-drama is the hottest show in the world – so why do its ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:21:01 GMT

Saudi Arabia to launch enormous oil themed 'extreme park'

Saudi Arabia to launch enormous oil themed 'extreme park'
CNN

Saudi Arabia may be trying to reduce its dependency on oil, but that hasn't ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:10:11 GMT

Offshoot of Covid Delta variant on the rise in England

Offshoot of Covid Delta variant on the rise in England
The Guardian

UK Health Security Agency monitoring AY.4.2 as daily cases at highest level since ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:09:15 GMT

Trial of 96-year-old Nazi concentration camp secretary charged with complicity to murder over 10,000 people begins in Germany

Trial of 96-year-old Nazi concentration camp secretary charged with complicity to murder over 10,000 people begins in Germany
RT

The trial of a 96-year-old former Nazi concentration camp secretary has begun in Germany ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:04:31 +0000

Australia’s koalas to get chlamydia vaccine as STD spreads through the wild

Australia’s koalas to get chlamydia vaccine as STD spreads through the wild
South China Morning Post

Hundreds of koalas in Australia will receive a chlamydia vaccine in the coming months ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 19:00:21 +0800

Man falls to death after dangling from hot air balloon in Israel

Man falls to death after dangling from hot air balloon in Israel
CNN

A man dangling from the basket of a hot air balloon fell to his ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:56:19 GMT

Facebook attacks media over not-yet-published reports and accuses it of orchestrated ‘gotcha’ campaign

Facebook attacks media over not-yet-published reports and accuses it of orchestrated ‘gotcha’ campaign
RT

Spooked by impending reports of revelations from leaked papers, the embattled company has accused ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:55:29 +0000

Senate backs inquiry into whether tax commissioner should release jobkeeper details

Senate backs inquiry into whether tax commissioner should release jobkeeper details
The Guardian

Senators want to know which big companies received wage subsidy but commissioner Chris Jordan ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:49:30 GMT

Survivors of 1980s poisoning scandal occupy Prado in Madrid

Survivors of 1980s poisoning scandal occupy Prado in Madrid
The Guardian

Group threatens to kill themselves unless Spanish prime minister intervenes to help victimsSurvivors of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:48:42 GMT

Norway attack victims were killed by stabbings, not arrows, police say

Norway attack victims were killed by stabbings, not arrows, police say
CNN

The five victims of last week's attack in Norway were all stabbed to death, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:47:45 GMT

Aging UK soldier dies while on trial for Troubles shooting

Aging UK soldier dies while on trial for Troubles shooting
ABC News

An 80-year-old British army veteran died while on trial for a shooting.

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:46:00 -0400

Norway attack victims were killed by stabbings, not arrows

Norway attack victims were killed by stabbings, not arrows
CNN

The five victims of last week's attack in Norway were all stabbed to death, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:37:09 GMT

Haiti kidnappers 'demand $17m' for missionaries

Haiti kidnappers 'demand $17m' for missionaries
BBC

The missionaries from the US and Canada were seized as they were returning from ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:35:48 GMT

Taliban Allow Polio Vaccine Program to Restart in Afghanistan

Taliban Allow Polio Vaccine Program to Restart in Afghanistan
The New York Times

Taliban leaders also agreed to allow women to be frontline workers for the effort, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:34:10 +0000

China drafts law to punish parents for children's bad behavior

China drafts law to punish parents for children's bad behavior
CNN

Parents in China whose young children exhibit "very bad behavior" or commit crimes could ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:33:36 GMT

The Threat, in Perspective

The Threat, in Perspective
The New York Times

Colin Powell’s death highlights the continuing Covid risks to older people with medical conditions. ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:30:38 +0000

Religious exemptions threaten to undermine US Covid vaccine mandates

Religious exemptions threaten to undermine US Covid vaccine mandates
The Guardian

In California hundreds of public employees, including police and firefighters, are claiming ‘sincerely held’ ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:30:15 GMT

Police remove survivors of 1980s mass canola oil poisoning from Madrid’s El Prado museum, where they threatened to commit suicide

Police remove survivors of 1980s mass canola oil poisoning from Madrid’s El Prado museum, where they threatened to commit suicide
RT

A group of mass canola oil poisoning survivors forty years ago have been removed ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:26:03 +0000

Huge sunfish weighing up to 200kg found off coast of Ceuta – video

Huge sunfish weighing up to 200kg found off coast of Ceuta – video
The Guardian

A gigantic sunfish found tangled in tuna fishing nets in the Mediterranean could weigh ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:22:46 GMT

Polish prime minister escalates war of words with EU over rule of law

Polish prime minister escalates war of words with EU over rule of law
The Guardian

Mateusz Morawiecki says European court’s ‘creeping revolution’ undermines Polish sovereigntyPoland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:18:07 GMT

North Korea tests possible submarine missile amid tensions

North Korea tests possible submarine missile amid tensions
ABC News

South Korea's military says North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile into ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:17:16 -0400

Bannon and other top Trump officials face legal peril | First Thing

Bannon and other top Trump officials face legal peril | First Thing
The Guardian

As Trump takes action, Bannon and other former officials face legal peril for defying ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:16:57 GMT

Poland will be punished for challenging EU law primacy, European leader warns, as Warsaw claims Brussels is devoid of democracy

Poland will be punished for challenging EU law primacy, European leader warns, as Warsaw claims Brussels is devoid of democracy
RT

The European Commission president has warned that Poland will face penalties for its move ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:16:50 +0000

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword
ABC News

Israeli archaeologists say a scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country's ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:08:58 -0400

UK forms green investment partnership with Bill Gates – business live

UK forms green investment partnership with Bill Gates – business live
The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: UK and Gates put in ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:07:14 GMT

WHO-led program aims to buy antiviral Covid-19 pills for $10

WHO-led program aims to buy antiviral Covid-19 pills for $10
CNN

A World Health Organization-led program to ensure poorer countries get fair access to Covid-19 ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:04:17 GMT

Predictive policing and surveillance of Uyghurs by China laid bare in report

Predictive policing and surveillance of Uyghurs by China laid bare in report
The Guardian

Authorities using technology and informants to gather ‘micro clues’ on Muslims in Xinjiang, thinktank ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:02:07 GMT

How we met: ‘By the time I called, she was dating other people’

How we met: ‘By the time I called, she was dating other people’
The Guardian

When Randy Sue first saw a picture of Courtney on a friend’s wall, she ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:00:14 GMT

Colombia found responsible for 2000 kidnap and torture of journalist

Colombia found responsible for 2000 kidnap and torture of journalist
The Guardian

Inter-American court of human rights rules Colombia was ‘internationally responsible’ for violation of Jineth ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:00:14 GMT

Haiti gang wants $17M ransom for kidnapped American and Canadian missionaries, say reports

Haiti gang wants $17M ransom for kidnapped American and Canadian missionaries, say reports
CNN

The gang that kidnapped a group of 17 American and Canadian missionaries in Haiti ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:58:57 GMT

China registers most daily Covid cases since September, prompting soft lockdowns to contain virus spread

China registers most daily Covid cases since September, prompting soft lockdowns to contain virus spread
RT

A fresh outbreak of Covid has been recorded in China. One new infected person ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:48:25 +0000

Adults and children still in hospital after ‘harrowing’ gas explosion in Ayrshire

Adults and children still in hospital after ‘harrowing’ gas explosion in Ayrshire
The Guardian

Residents injured as house destroyed and neighbours warned they may not be able to ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:44:23 GMT

Covid news live: Bulgaria, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia all experiencing Covid surges

Covid news live: Bulgaria, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia all experiencing Covid surges
The Guardian

Ukraine and Russia set new record death tolls, Poland and Czech Republic seeing highest ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:43:23 GMT

Climate report: Africa's rare glaciers soon to disappear

Climate report: Africa's rare glaciers soon to disappear
ABC News

Africa’s rare glaciers will disappear in the next two decades because of climate change, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:42:46 -0400

She's a pro soccer player and a pro esports athlete: Meet RB Leipzig's Lena Güldenpfennig

She's a pro soccer player and a pro esports athlete: Meet RB Leipzig's Lena Güldenpfennig
CNN

There is a young German forward, playing in the Bundesliga, who scores hundreds of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:38:54 GMT

Top financiers attend UK investment summit; Heathrow passenger charges to rise – business live

Top financiers attend UK investment summit; Heathrow passenger charges to rise – business live
The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Global investment summit in LondonJellied ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:34:37 GMT

North Korea tests possible submarine missile, amid tensions

North Korea tests possible submarine missile, amid tensions
ABC News

South Korea's military says North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile into ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:33:05 -0400

EXPLAINER: Why some fear a 'Polexit' from European Union

EXPLAINER: Why some fear a 'Polexit' from European Union
ABC News

Poland will be a focus of European attention this week, with Prime Minister Mateusz ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:33:01 -0400

Aging UK soldier dies while on trial for Troubles shooting

Aging UK soldier dies while on trial for Troubles shooting
ABC News

An 80-year-old British army veteran has died while on trial for a shooting that ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:29:57 -0400

Heathrow passenger charges could rise by up to 56% by 2023

Heathrow passenger charges could rise by up to 56% by 2023
The Guardian

Airport allowed to increase cost added to tickets but CAA halts plan to nearly ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:29:29 GMT

Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates

Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates
BBC

Mateusz Morawiecki clashes with EU leaders over a Polish court ruling that rejected parts ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:25:07 GMT

Singapore Airlines to fly A380 on 60-minute flight

Singapore Airlines to fly A380 on 60-minute flight
CNN

The Airbus A380 is designed for long-haul flying, thanks to its hefty size and ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:24:09 GMT

EU top official says Polish ruling is a threat to the bloc

EU top official says Polish ruling is a threat to the bloc
ABC News

The European Union's top official says the recent ruling from Poland’s constitutional court challenging ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:13:51 -0400

DUP hits out at prosecution of army veteran who died from Covid

DUP hits out at prosecution of army veteran who died from Covid
The Guardian

Dennis Hutchings was three days into trial for 1974 Troubles killing when he died ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:13:14 GMT

Turkey orders arrest of 158 suspects with links to Muslim cleric Gulen, accused of being behind 2016 coup attempt

Turkey orders arrest of 158 suspects with links to Muslim cleric Gulen, accused of being behind 2016 coup attempt
RT

Turkish prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 158 suspects, including 33 active-duty soldiers, with ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:10:10 +0000

German media group fires Bild editor after damning press reports

German media group fires Bild editor after damning press reports
CNN

German media group Axel Springer said on Monday that it has fired the editor-in-chief ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:07:44 GMT

Key Biden immigration nominee to testify amid busiest US-Mexico border in two decades

Key Biden immigration nominee to testify amid busiest US-Mexico border in two decades
CNN

President Joe Biden's pick to lead US Customs and Border Protection will testify before ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:07:06 GMT

January 6 committee slated to formally advance Steve Bannon criminal contempt report Tuesday

January 6 committee slated to formally advance Steve Bannon criminal contempt report Tuesday
CNN

The House committee investigating the January 6 US Capitol attack is expected to formally ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:06:30 GMT

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan on Climate Change

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan on Climate Change
The New York Times

President Vladimir V. Putin long dismissed the threat posed by global warming. But fires, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:45 +0000

Those Gifts You Want for the Holidays? Don’t Wait Too Long.

Those Gifts You Want for the Holidays? Don’t Wait Too Long.
The New York Times

The supply chain disruption is shorthand for problems from factory closures to workers who ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:41 +0000

Nick Rolovich: Washington State football coach fired for refusing Covid vaccine

Nick Rolovich: Washington State football coach fired for refusing Covid vaccine
BBC

College football coach Nick Rolovich loses his $3.1m-a-year job for shirking a state vaccine ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:34 GMT

Price for drug that reverses opioid overdoses soars amid record deaths

Price for drug that reverses opioid overdoses soars amid record deaths
The Guardian

Pfizer manufacturing problems leave nonprofits paying exorbitant prices for dwindling supplies of life-saving naloxoneAs ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:22 GMT

China opens VPN services to foreign investment in Beijing

China opens VPN services to foreign investment in Beijing
South China Morning Post

The municipal government of Beijing has won the green light from China’s cabinet to ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 17:00:22 +0800

After Del Rio, Calls for Fairer Treatment of Black Migrants

After Del Rio, Calls for Fairer Treatment of Black Migrants
The New York Times

The treatment of Haitians apprehended in Del Rio, Texas, has galvanized civil rights groups ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:21 +0000

Colin Powell: the man who might have been America’s first Black president

Colin Powell: the man who might have been America’s first Black president
The Guardian

The ex-general seriously considered running in 1995 but later felt himself increasingly out of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:21 GMT

Britain sells part of Tokyo embassy compound near imperial palace for luxury flat development

Britain sells part of Tokyo embassy compound near imperial palace for luxury flat development
South China Morning Post

The British government is selling a sizeable portion of its embassy in Japan for ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 17:00:16 +0800

‘She would never leave the tent’: mother of Cleo Smith speaks of disappearance from WA campsite

‘She would never leave the tent’: mother of Cleo Smith speaks of disappearance from WA campsite
The Guardian

Ellie Smith says she woke to find her four-year-old daughter and her sleeping bag ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:59:37 GMT

Man falls to death from hot air balloon in Israel

Man falls to death from hot air balloon in Israel
BBC

The crew member was seen hanging from the basket before he slipped and fell ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:55:24 GMT

North Korea fires suspected submarine-launched missile into waters off Japan

North Korea fires suspected submarine-launched missile into waters off Japan
BBC

It is thought to have been a submarine-launched ballistic missile which are harder to ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:48:05 GMT

Djokovic's Australian Open title defence in doubt over vaccination status

Djokovic's Australian Open title defence in doubt over vaccination status
CNN

Australia's Victoria state will not do special deals with unvaccinated athletes to allow them ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:45:50 GMT

These 5 Chinese real estate developers are already in trouble

These 5 Chinese real estate developers are already in trouble
CNN

China's real estate crisis isn't showing any sign of letting up.

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:39:54 GMT

Chinese investment in UK welcome despite tensions, overtures won’t be ‘pitchforked away’, Johnson says

Chinese investment in UK welcome despite tensions, overtures won’t be ‘pitchforked away’, Johnson says
South China Morning Post

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he is not about to “pitchfork away” offers ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:39:18 +0800

Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol attack records

Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol attack records
The Guardian

Ex-president challenges Biden’s decision to waive executive privilege that protects White House communicationsDonald Trump ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:38:42 GMT

She drank puddle water and slept under a tree. Shocking reality for refugees crossing EU border

She drank puddle water and slept under a tree. Shocking reality for refugees crossing EU border
CNN

Desperate refugees are trapped between Belarus and Poland as neither country want them to ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:38:16 GMT

The climate science behind flooding: why is it getting worse? – video explainer

The climate science behind flooding: why is it getting worse? – video explainer
The Guardian

The Guardian's environment editor, Damian Carrington, examines exactly how the climate crisis is fuelling devastating ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:29:21 GMT

A mother's agonizing yearlong wait to find out why her son died at Lekki toll gate

A mother's agonizing yearlong wait to find out why her son died at Lekki toll gate
CNN

When Adesola heard about the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos on ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:18:14 GMT

North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile from its east coast

North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile from its east coast
CNN

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile from its eastern coast on Tuesday ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:03:13 GMT

Australia is offering money to help victims leave violent partners

Australia is offering money to help victims leave violent partners
CNN

The Australian government is offering one-off payments to help people leave violent relationships.

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:59:50 GMT

Ex-lover of disgraced actress Zheng Shuang fined US$5 million for his role in tax evasion case

Ex-lover of disgraced actress Zheng Shuang fined US$5 million for his role in tax evasion case
South China Morning Post

The former partner of Zheng Shuang, who has run afoul of Chinese regulators, was ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:57:45 +0800

Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund

Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
The Guardian

Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:57:01 GMT

Uttarakhand floods: Dramatic rescue of car passengers trapped in floods

Uttarakhand floods: Dramatic rescue of car passengers trapped in floods
BBC

Officials used cranes to pull the car and its occupants to safety in India's ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:49:21 GMT

Chinese, Russian navies jointly traverse Japan strait regarded as high seas after military drill

Chinese, Russian navies jointly traverse Japan strait regarded as high seas after military drill
South China Morning Post

The passage of 10 Chinese and Russian warships through a narrow strait in the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:41:15 +0800

Chinese market regulator fines Douyin, Kuaishou for publishing controversial micro loan ad

Chinese market regulator fines Douyin, Kuaishou for publishing controversial micro loan ad
South China Morning Post

China’s two largest short video-sharing app operators, Douyin and Kuaishou Technology, have each been ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:33:09 +0800

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads in Aerosols, Scientists Report

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads in Aerosols, Scientists Report
The New York Times

The finding upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:30:07 +0000

A fully solar-powered campervan has just driven through Europe

A fully solar-powered campervan has just driven through Europe
CNN

Traveling along the highways of Europe, a campervan named "Stella Vita" has driven almost ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:15:41 GMT

China’s nuclear threat only keeping up with US advances, Chinese experts say

China’s nuclear threat only keeping up with US advances, Chinese experts say
South China Morning Post

China is updating its nuclear weapons stockpile to keep up with the United States ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:04:18 +0800

These U.S. Veterans Won't Rest Until They've Kept a Promise to Afghans

These U.S. Veterans Won't Rest Until They've Kept a Promise to Afghans
The New York Times

An informal network that includes former government and military officials is working around the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:00:15 +0000

The economy on the brink, Taliban rely on former technocrats

The economy on the brink, Taliban rely on former technocrats
ABC News

Afghanistan's ruling Taliban is turning to the financial managers of the former government for ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:39:31 -0400

At the Ready: the Latino teens training to be border patrol agents

At the Ready: the Latino teens training to be border patrol agents
The Guardian

In a complex, eye-opening new documentary, El Paso high schoolers hold complicated reasons for ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:36:18 GMT

New Zealand reports highest daily number of Covid-19 cases despite ramping up vaccination effort

New Zealand reports highest daily number of Covid-19 cases despite ramping up vaccination effort
RT

New Zealand has recorded its highest-ever daily Covid-19 infection count with just shy of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:30:07 +0000

North Korea Tests First Submarine-Launched Missile in Two Years

North Korea Tests First Submarine-Launched Missile in Two Years
The New York Times

The launch came after special envoys gathered to discuss how to deal with Pyongyang’s ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:25:50 +0000

Hong Kong protests: 5 students get up to 59 months’ jail for rioting, flouting mask ban during turmoil at Chinese University

Hong Kong protests: 5 students get up to 59 months’ jail for rioting, flouting mask ban during turmoil at Chinese University
South China Morning Post

Five current or former Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) students have been jailed ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:13:42 +0800

‘I have accepted my fate’: the hidden abuse in Uganda’s LGBT community – in pictures

‘I have accepted my fate’: the hidden abuse in Uganda’s LGBT community – in pictures
The Guardian

In a country where gay sex is against the law, it can be almost ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:00:18 GMT

Weather Photographer of the Year 2021 – in pictures

Weather Photographer of the Year 2021 – in pictures
The Guardian

Fog, storm clouds and snow are among the natural phenomena to feature in 8,900 ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:00:17 GMT

Australia PM: Technology best way to achieve climate target

Australia PM: Technology best way to achieve climate target
ABC News

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says a net zero carbon emissions target by 2050 ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:00:14 -0400

Myanmar frees hundreds of political prisoners after pressure from Asean

Myanmar frees hundreds of political prisoners after pressure from Asean
South China Morning Post

Myanmar’s military government has freed hundreds of political prisoners from the notorious Insein prison, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:48:50 +0800

North Korea has fired ballistic missile into sea, says South

North Korea has fired ballistic missile into sea, says South
The Guardian

Launch, possibly from a submarine, comes as US, South Korean and Japanese spy chiefs ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:34:03 GMT

Colin Powell’s age and cancer left him vulnerable to Covid-19

Colin Powell’s age and cancer left him vulnerable to Covid-19
South China Morning Post

Despite getting vaccinated against Covid-19, Colin Powell remained vulnerable to the virus because of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:26:16 +0800

FWD Group’s IPO hits potential roadblock as US regulator asks questions about Beijing’s hold over Hong Kong companies, sources say

FWD Group’s IPO hits potential roadblock as US regulator asks questions about Beijing’s hold over Hong Kong companies, sources say
South China Morning Post

FWD Group’s initial public offering has hit a potential regulatory roadblock as the Hong ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:19:39 +0800

I went on a 'bus ride to nowhere'

I went on a 'bus ride to nowhere'
CNN

Flight to nowhere. Cruise to nowhere. And now ... a bus ride to nowhere.

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:13:54 GMT

India moves thousands of Kashmir migrants to secure locations after deadly attacks

India moves thousands of Kashmir migrants to secure locations after deadly attacks
CNN

Indian authorities have moved thousands of migrant workers in Kashmir to safer locations overnight, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:12:40 GMT

See emotional reunion as Myanmar frees hundreds of anti-coup protesters

See emotional reunion as Myanmar frees hundreds of anti-coup protesters
CNN

Myanmar's junta has freed hundreds of political prisoners from Yangon's Insein prison, Reuters reported ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:11:08 GMT

Earth’s demise could rid galaxy of meaning, warns Brian Cox ahead of Cop26

Earth’s demise could rid galaxy of meaning, warns Brian Cox ahead of Cop26
The Guardian

Unique events that led to civilisation mean its demise could ‘eliminate meaning in galaxy ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:01:16 GMT

Afghanistan to restart polio vaccination programme with Taliban support

Afghanistan to restart polio vaccination programme with Taliban support
The Guardian

The WHO and Unicef campaign will restart after three years, and the hardliners say ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:01:16 GMT

KLF assert justified and ancient copyright claim to block documentary

KLF assert justified and ancient copyright claim to block documentary
The Guardian

Duo’s music publisher attempts to prevent release of unauthorised film Who Killed the KLF?When ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:00:17 GMT

Meditation, vodka and vinegar: can the morning routines of the rich and famous make me a better person?

Meditation, vodka and vinegar: can the morning routines of the rich and famous make me a better person?
The Guardian

I am not empowered or optimised by my current morning routine. I am a ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:00:17 GMT

Unfreezing the ice age: the truth about humanity’s deep past

Unfreezing the ice age: the truth about humanity’s deep past
The Guardian

Archaeological discoveries are shattering scholars’ long-held beliefs about how the earliest humans organised their ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:00:17 GMT

My favourite overlooked Black writer – by Bernardine Evaristo, Margaret Atwood and more

My favourite overlooked Black writer – by Bernardine Evaristo, Margaret Atwood and more
The Guardian

From the memoirs of a slave to the story of Britain’s first Black headteacher, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:00:17 GMT

Pandemic has spurred engagement in online extremism, say experts

Pandemic has spurred engagement in online extremism, say experts
The Guardian

Terror content just one of ‘cocktail of harms’ that are subject to growing online ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:00:16 GMT

Australia politics live: net zero debate dominates question time; Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273; Berejiklian Icac hearing continues

Australia politics live: net zero debate dominates question time; Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273; Berejiklian Icac hearing continues
The Guardian

Joint party room meeting avoids net zero talk; Second day of Berejiklian Icac hearing ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:37:19 GMT

One year after Lekki toll gate shooting, victim's mother wants honesty from Nigerian government

One year after Lekki toll gate shooting, victim's mother wants honesty from Nigerian government
CNN

It's been a year since Nigerian forces opened fire on peaceful protests at the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:14:24 GMT

New Zealand reports record Covid cases as experts sound warning over health system

New Zealand reports record Covid cases as experts sound warning over health system
The Guardian

Health officials have been unable to link more than half of the cases, possibly ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:11:47 GMT

Australia politics live: Coalition meeting avoids net-zero talk; Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273

Australia politics live: Coalition meeting avoids net-zero talk; Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273
The Guardian

Joint party room meeting avoids net zero talk; Second day of Berejiklian Icac hearing ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:08:50 GMT

Protest strike shuts down Haiti amid search for missionaries

Protest strike shuts down Haiti amid search for missionaries
ABC News

A protest strike has shuttered businesses, schools and public transportation in a new blow ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:07:34 -0400

In an age of self-interest, Boris Johnson's secret COP26 weapon may have to be shame

In an age of self-interest, Boris Johnson's secret COP26 weapon may have to be shame
CNN

It's now less than two weeks until Boris Johnson welcomes the world to Glasgow, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:04:08 GMT

Man dies after oxygen cylinder sucked into MRI machine in South Korea

Man dies after oxygen cylinder sucked into MRI machine in South Korea
South China Morning Post

A 60-year-old patient has died in South Korea after being hit in the head ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:03:56 +0800

Ecuador’s President Declares State of Emergency to Battle Crime

Ecuador’s President Declares State of Emergency to Battle Crime
The New York Times

Guillermo Lasso said the military and the police would patrol the streets to provide ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:02:10 +0000

Out of office and off the ballot, Trump's influence still looms

Out of office and off the ballot, Trump's influence still looms
CNN

The two candidates in the Virginia governor's race are talking more about Donald Trump, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:01:30 GMT

Jan. 6 committee takes aim at Bannon and tries to save Congress' power to investigate

Jan. 6 committee takes aim at Bannon and tries to save Congress' power to investigate
CNN

The January 6 committee's anticipated vote on Tuesday citing Steve Bannon for criminal contempt ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:01:22 GMT

More than 30 police officers could be fired for refusing Covid-19 vaccine

More than 30 police officers could be fired for refusing Covid-19 vaccine
CNN

A total of 43 police staff in the Australian state of Victoria have been ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:59:18 GMT

North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile from the country's east coast

North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile from the country's east coast
CNN

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile from its eastern coast on Tuesday ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:58:24 GMT

F.B.I. Is Working in Haiti to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries

F.B.I. Is Working in Haiti to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries
The New York Times

The United States has a team on the ground to try to secure the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:56:35 +0000

‘Devastating’: Jason Galleghan’s mother breaks silence over Sydney teen’s death after 13-year-olds charged

‘Devastating’: Jason Galleghan’s mother breaks silence over Sydney teen’s death after 13-year-olds charged
The Guardian

Six teenagers have been charged over the alleged murder in Doonside as police release ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:54:28 GMT

EU commissioner on climate action: 'Leave no one behind'

EU commissioner on climate action: 'Leave no one behind'
ABC News

Frans Timmerman, the European commissioner for climate action, is urging that all nations “leave ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:50:46 -0400

Diver uncovers ancient crusader sword from Israeli seabed – video

Diver uncovers ancient crusader sword from Israeli seabed – video
The Guardian

A sword believed to have belonged to a crusader who sailed to the Holy Land almost ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:30:40 GMT

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Hours After Envoys Meet in Washington

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Hours After Envoys Meet in Washington
The New York Times

The launch came after the special envoys gathered to discuss how to deal with ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:29:23 +0000

Sweeping housing legislation could reshape New Zealand cities for decades to come

Sweeping housing legislation could reshape New Zealand cities for decades to come
The Guardian

Housing campaigners welcome changes, saying they will boost businesses, lower emissions and enable better ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:23:48 GMT

The visual effects artist making 'magic' with video

The visual effects artist making 'magic' with video
CNN

If you've ever seen Kevin Parry's work, you might think he's some kind of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:18:11 GMT

Myanmar to release 5,600 prisoners held for anti-junta protests

Myanmar to release 5,600 prisoners held for anti-junta protests
CNN

Myanmar's junta has freed hundreds of political prisoners from Yangon's Insein prison, Reuters reported ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:16:52 GMT

China promotes its most sanctioned official to Tibetan party chief

China promotes its most sanctioned official to Tibetan party chief
South China Morning Post

A senior official sanctioned by the US, Britain, the European Union and Canada for ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:00:45 +0800

North Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off Japan

North Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off Japan
BBC

The launch, confirmed by the South, is the latest in a series of missile ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:58:58 GMT

Diver Discovers 900-Year-Old Sword Dating to the Crusades

Diver Discovers 900-Year-Old Sword Dating to the Crusades
The New York Times

The sword, recovered off the coast of Israel, most likely belonged to a knight ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:56:20 +0000

Chinese opera fan becomes online celebrity after standing in for male lead during encore performance

Chinese opera fan becomes online celebrity after standing in for male lead during encore performance
South China Morning Post

A Chinese student studying in Italy has been hailed by mainland internet users for ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:53:48 +0800

Trump sues to keep White House records secret, claiming executive privilege

Trump sues to keep White House records secret, claiming executive privilege
CNN

Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in DC District Court against the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:48:32 GMT

Environmentalists argue Peter Thiel’s luxury NZ lodge will ‘destroy’ lake landscape

Environmentalists argue Peter Thiel’s luxury NZ lodge will ‘destroy’ lake landscape
The Guardian

Billionaire PayPal co-founder is planning a luxury home on 190-hectare property on shores of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:41:10 GMT

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest test

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest test
ABC News

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile into its eastern waters as it continued ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:40:24 -0400

Indian couple float to their wedding in a cooking pot along flooded streets

Indian couple float to their wedding in a cooking pot along flooded streets
The Guardian

Footage shows newlyweds squeezed inside the pot while two men and a photographer paddle ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:39:32 GMT

North Korea launches TWO ballistic missiles less than a month after ‘hypersonic’ missile test - reports

North Korea launches TWO ballistic missiles less than a month after ‘hypersonic’ missile test - reports
RT

Pyongyang has reportedly carried out another weapons test, with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:39:24 +0000

Diver finds 900-year-old crusader sword off Israel's coast

Diver finds 900-year-old crusader sword off Israel's coast
BBC

The blade, which is encrusted with marine organisms, is believed to be about 900 ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:37:10 GMT

Emma Watkins quits the Wiggles in ‘end of an era’ for children’s group

Emma Watkins quits the Wiggles in ‘end of an era’ for children’s group
The Guardian

The first female Wiggle, who had an outsize influence on the group, says she ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:35:05 GMT

North Korea has fired ballistic missile into sea, says South

North Korea has fired ballistic missile into sea, says South
The Guardian

The incident follows a series of launches by Pyongyang and comes as US, South ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:29:00 GMT

Mexico City brings charges against 10 in subway collapse

Mexico City brings charges against 10 in subway collapse
ABC News

Mexico City prosecutors say they have brought criminal charges against 10 “individuals and companies” ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:24:46 -0400

‘Some call it a circus’: dictator’s son, boxing icon and former actor vie to lead Philippines

‘Some call it a circus’: dictator’s son, boxing icon and former actor vie to lead Philippines
The Guardian

Presidential vote is likely to be referendum on the kind of governance the public ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:14:56 GMT

North Korea fires ‘unidentified’ ballistic missile into sea off east coast

North Korea fires ‘unidentified’ ballistic missile into sea off east coast
South China Morning Post

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile off its east cost on Tuesday, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:05:59 +0800

Powerful gang behind kidnapping of 17 US and Canadian missionaries in Haiti, security source says

Powerful gang behind kidnapping of 17 US and Canadian missionaries in Haiti, security source says
CNN

One of Haiti's most powerful gangs is believed to be behind the kidnapping of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 01:53:10 GMT

China denies testing a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, says it was a spacecraft

China denies testing a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, says it was a spacecraft
CNN

China has denied a report that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 01:48:09 GMT

Father suspected of burning daughters and grandchildren to death in Pakistan marriage feud

Father suspected of burning daughters and grandchildren to death in Pakistan marriage feud
CNN

A father in Pakistan is suspected of killing his two daughters and their four ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 01:30:59 GMT

New Zealand Covid cases rise to new record as young people bear brunt of infections

New Zealand Covid cases rise to new record as young people bear brunt of infections
The Guardian

Health officials have been unable to link more than half of the cases, possibly ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 01:30:29 GMT

Evergrande’s debt crisis sates appetite for risk, forcing 206 plots to withdraw from China’s land auctions since September

Evergrande’s debt crisis sates appetite for risk, forcing 206 plots to withdraw from China’s land auctions since September
South China Morning Post

Chinese local governments have withdrawn some 206 plots of land from auctions in major ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:30:18 +0800

Chinese-North Korean defectors face hardship in South Korea

Chinese-North Korean defectors face hardship in South Korea
ABC News

Thousands of ethnic Chinese have lived in North Korea for generations

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:23:01 -0400

House explosion in Ayr puts four people in hospital

House explosion in Ayr puts four people in hospital
The Guardian

Emergency services at scene after blast in western Scottish town that was heard several ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 01:21:01 GMT

Nazi-looted Van Gogh painting could fetch $30 million

Nazi-looted Van Gogh painting could fetch $30 million
CNN

Over a century since it was last seen in public, a vibrant Vincent van ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 01:13:39 GMT

Top Hong Kong delegate downplays talk of government divide over Covid-19 tracking system

Top Hong Kong delegate downplays talk of government divide over Covid-19 tracking system
South China Morning Post

A pro-Beijing heavyweight’s criticism of Hong Kong’s proposal for sharing a Covid-19 health code ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:23 +0800

Chinese artist dumps 1,000 ‘golden rice grains’ across city to bring attention to food waste, performance backfires

Chinese artist dumps 1,000 ‘golden rice grains’ across city to bring attention to food waste, performance backfires
South China Morning Post

A Chinese artist’s attempt to alert people to the severe problem of food waste ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:21 +0800

TikTok falls in love with 13-year-old adopted dog for his lazy disposition

TikTok falls in love with 13-year-old adopted dog for his lazy disposition
CNN

A 13-year-old adopted pug has over 1.7 million followers on TikTok for his hilarious ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:59:16 GMT

Tributes pour in for 'trailblazer' Colin Powell

Tributes pour in for 'trailblazer' Colin Powell
BBC

The ex-US secretary of state, the first African-American in that role, dies of Covid ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:48:23 GMT

Haiti kidnap: 400 Mawozo accused of US missionary kidnap

Haiti kidnap: 400 Mawozo accused of US missionary kidnap
BBC

The armed gang, called 400 Mawozo, is holding 17 women, men and children from ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:35:47 GMT

Washington mourns death of ‘trailblazer’ Colin Powell as tributes pour in – as it happened

Washington mourns death of ‘trailblazer’ Colin Powell as tributes pour in – as it happened
The Guardian

Former US secretary of state dies at 84Joe Biden leads tributes to ‘dear friend’ ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:14:40 GMT

Biden urges supreme court to block Texas’ near-total abortion ban

Biden urges supreme court to block Texas’ near-total abortion ban
The Guardian

The justice department wrote in its plea that the law defies the supreme court’s ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:13:37 GMT

Colombia is putting its 'cocaine hippos' on birth control

Colombia is putting its 'cocaine hippos' on birth control
CNN

Colombia may have finally found a solution to one of the lesser-known legacies of ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:06:14 GMT

'Don't feel sorry for me': Powell detailed health struggles in July

'Don't feel sorry for me': Powell detailed health struggles in July
CNN

Colin Powell opened up to journalist Bob Woodward about his health struggles in what ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:04:04 GMT

North America's biggest container port faces record backlog

North America's biggest container port faces record backlog
CNN

Approximately 200,000 shipping containers remain gridlocked off the coast of Los Angeles on Monday ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:03:52 GMT

Afghanistan: US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad steps down after troops withdrawal

Afghanistan: US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad steps down after troops withdrawal
BBC

Zalmay Khalilzad led talks with the Taliban that resulted in a deal to fully ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:02:09 GMT

Why transport issues are bigger headache for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam than city’s housing crunch

Why transport issues are bigger headache for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam than city’s housing crunch
South China Morning Post

A common assumption among political watchers is that housing has been a key failing ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:00:22 +0800

China’s military tests nurses in nighttime island landing simulation

China’s military tests nurses in nighttime island landing simulation
South China Morning Post

The People’s Liberation Army is training military nurses using a boat simulator to prepare ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:00:19 +0800

The key moments of Colin Powell's life

The key moments of Colin Powell's life
BBC

The son of Jamaican immigrants, his story was hailed as an example of what's ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:46:30 GMT

Narendra Modi: 'Why is the Indian PM's photo on my Covid vaccine certificate?'

Narendra Modi: 'Why is the Indian PM's photo on my Covid vaccine certificate?'
BBC

A 62-year-old Indian wants a new Covid-19 vaccine certificate without Narendra Modi's photograph.

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:40:37 GMT

Eric Zemmour: Far-right journalist cast as Macron election rival

Eric Zemmour: Far-right journalist cast as Macron election rival
BBC

Eric Zemmour - tipped to run for the French presidency - is rebranding far-right ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:33:56 GMT

Town Rattled by Bow-and-Arrow Killings Ponders Terrorism and Mental Illness

Town Rattled by Bow-and-Arrow Killings Ponders Terrorism and Mental Illness
The New York Times

The police in Norway, initially pointing to Islamic extremism, now say an attacker was ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:27:31 +0000

Zalmay Khalilzad, US envoy who brokered Afghanistan exit, quits

Zalmay Khalilzad, US envoy who brokered Afghanistan exit, quits
South China Morning Post

Zalmay Khalilzad, the veteran US envoy whose months of hotel-ballroom diplomacy helped end the ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:27:13 +0800

Russia Breaks Diplomatic Ties With NATO

Russia Breaks Diplomatic Ties With NATO
The New York Times

Moscow’s decision to end its diplomatic mission to the alliance will end a long, ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:27:09 +0000

In Haiti, Aid Group Workers Are Kidnapped

In Haiti, Aid Group Workers Are Kidnapped
The New York Times

Up to 17 missionaries and their family members were taken by gang members in ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:19:38 +0000

The battle to make lighter life-saving body armour

The battle to make lighter life-saving body armour
BBC

New materials are making body armour lighter but nanotechnology could provide a breakthrough.

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:12:21 GMT

In Norway Attack, ‘Sharp Object,’ Not Arrows, Killed 5, Police Say

In Norway Attack, ‘Sharp Object,’ Not Arrows, Killed 5, Police Say
The New York Times

The Norwegian police on Monday said that while a hunting bow had been used ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:11:39 +0000

Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas
BBC

The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia.

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:04:41 GMT

Hear one of Colin Powell's last interviews

Hear one of Colin Powell's last interviews
CNN

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, opened up to journalist Bob ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:00:30 GMT

In Norway Attack, ‘Sharp Object,’ Not Arrows, Killed 5, Police Say

In Norway Attack, ‘Sharp Object,’ Not Arrows, Killed 5, Police Say
The New York Times

The Norwegian police on Monday said that while a hunting bow had been used ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:56:57 +0000

‘All you had to do is let us know’: Telegram CEO Durov PURGES Snowden impersonator after NSA whistleblower’s Twitter tirade

‘All you had to do is let us know’: Telegram CEO Durov PURGES Snowden impersonator after NSA whistleblower’s Twitter tirade
RT

Upset at Telegram over the “insane garbage” someone impersonating him was posting, NSA whistleblower ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:54:31 +0000

Washington mourns death of ‘trailblazer’ Colin Powell as tributes pour in – live

Washington mourns death of ‘trailblazer’ Colin Powell as tributes pour in – live
The Guardian

Former US secretary of state dies at 84Joe Biden leads tributes to ‘dear friend’ ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:53:46 GMT

‘Deadly’ air strikes hit capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray

‘Deadly’ air strikes hit capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray
South China Morning Post

Ethiopia’s military launched air strikes on the capital of the war-battered Tigray region on ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:49:44 +0800

Manchin has a message for Sanders: Don't blame me

Manchin has a message for Sanders: Don't blame me
CNN

With the Democratic party's agenda at risk of collapsing if an agreement is not ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:40:49 GMT

Trudeau visits First Nation to apologise after holiday snub

Trudeau visits First Nation to apologise after holiday snub
BBC

His apology comes two weeks after he skipped an event on the first Truth ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:25:59 GMT

State Department watchdog opens new reviews into US exit from Afghanistan

State Department watchdog opens new reviews into US exit from Afghanistan
CNN

The State Department's watchdog has opened a number of reviews related to the US ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:23:19 GMT

Australia politics live: Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273; Scott Morrison in last-ditch net zero talks with Nationals

Australia politics live: Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273; Scott Morrison in last-ditch net zero talks with Nationals
The Guardian

Victoria and NSW record 15 Covid deaths overnight; ACTU calls on Labor to oppose ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:21:48 GMT

Army veteran on trial in Belfast over Troubles killing dies with Covid-19

Army veteran on trial in Belfast over Troubles killing dies with Covid-19
The Guardian

Trial of Dennis Hutchings, who was 80, has been adjourned for three weeks after ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:18:17 GMT

Powell to journalist Bob Woodward on his health struggles: 'Don't feel sorry for me'

Powell to journalist Bob Woodward on his health struggles: 'Don't feel sorry for me'
CNN

Colin Powell opened up to journalist Bob Woodward about his health struggles in what ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:11:47 GMT

Australia politics live: Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273; Scott Morrison in last-ditch talks with Nationals on net zero

Australia politics live: Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273; Scott Morrison in last-ditch talks with Nationals on net zero
The Guardian

Victoria and NSW records 15 Covid deaths overnight; ACTU calls on Labor to oppose ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:09:53 GMT

Commentary: Falling birth rates are a problem but don’t blame women alone

Commentary: Falling birth rates are a problem but don’t blame women alone
CNA

Policymakers sometimes accuse women of frittering away their fertility, but the problem is more ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:06:43 +0800

Commentary: India’s Taliban problem is really about China and Pakistan

Commentary: India’s Taliban problem is really about China and Pakistan
CNA

Beyond the Taliban regime to its northwest, India grapples with a nuclear-armed, terrorism-supporting state ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:06:30 +0800

Donald Trump sues to block release of US Capitol attack documents

Donald Trump sues to block release of US Capitol attack documents
South China Morning Post

Former US president Donald Trump on Monday sought to block the release of documents ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:51:41 +0800

Diver Discovers 900-Year-Old Sword Dating to the Crusades

Diver Discovers 900-Year-Old Sword Dating to the Crusades
The New York Times

The sword, recovered off the coast of Israel, most likely belonged to a knight ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:51:12 +0000

Australia politics live: Scott Morrison in last-ditch talks with Nationals on net zero

Australia politics live: Scott Morrison in last-ditch talks with Nationals on net zero
The Guardian

Prime minister expected to push Liberals and Nationals to find agreement on emissions roadmap ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:51:03 GMT

F.B.I. Is Working in Haiti to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries

F.B.I. Is Working in Haiti to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries
The New York Times

The United States has a team on the ground to try to secure the ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:47:01 +0000

Top German tabloid editor ousted over misconduct claims

Top German tabloid editor ousted over misconduct claims
ABC News

The powerful chief editor of Germany’s best-selling newspaper Bild has been relieved of his ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 17:40:31 -0400

Zalmay Khalilzad, Biden’s Envoy for Afghanistan, Steps Down

Zalmay Khalilzad, Biden’s Envoy for Afghanistan, Steps Down
The New York Times

An Afghan American and a rare Trump appointee who survived into the Biden administration, ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:39:53 +0000

CDC places ultramodern city-state at highest travel risk for Covid-19

CDC places ultramodern city-state at highest travel risk for Covid-19
CNN

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added one new location to ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:36:46 GMT

Strikers protest Haiti's lack of security after kidnappings

Strikers protest Haiti's lack of security after kidnappings
ABC News

The streets of Haiti’s capital are quiet and largely empty as thousands of workers ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 17:32:46 -0400

For Chinese-Australians, Beijing dispute is bad for business even if bid to ‘weaponise’ trade has crumbled

For Chinese-Australians, Beijing dispute is bad for business even if bid to ‘weaponise’ trade has crumbled
South China Morning Post

Australian tea company owner Lisa Song had been planning to launch tea blends and ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:30:22 +0800

Coronavirus: Singapore expands no-quarantine scheme for vaccinated travellers

Coronavirus: Singapore expands no-quarantine scheme for vaccinated travellers
South China Morning Post

Fully vaccinated travellers from eight countries can enter Singapore without quarantine from Tuesday, as ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:29:16 +0800

Emergency services at scene of suspected house explosion in Ayr

Emergency services at scene of suspected house explosion in Ayr
The Guardian

Three people taken to hospital after blast in western Scottish town that was heard ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:28:39 GMT

What Scientists Know About the Risk of Breakthrough Covid Deaths

What Scientists Know About the Risk of Breakthrough Covid Deaths
The New York Times

Deaths among people who have been fully vaccinated remain rare, but older adults and ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:27:11 +0000

Covid live: Latvia closes schools and venues as curfew introduced; UK situation ‘concerning’, says expert

Covid live: Latvia closes schools and venues as curfew introduced; UK situation ‘concerning’, says expert
The Guardian

Latvia has closed schools, restaurants and entertainment venues for a month; UK reports 49,156 ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:24:09 GMT

Iran: US should lift sanctions to prove it wants talks

Iran: US should lift sanctions to prove it wants talks
ABC News

Iran’s president says the United States should lift the sanctions on his country to ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 17:16:01 -0400

Powerful gang behind kidnapping of 17 US and Canadian missionaries in Haiti, security source says

Powerful gang behind kidnapping of 17 US and Canadian missionaries in Haiti, security source says
CNN

One of Haiti's most powerful gangs is believed to be behind the kidnapping of ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:05:09 GMT

For Christian Aid Ministries, Charity in Haiti Turns to Chaos

For Christian Aid Ministries, Charity in Haiti Turns to Chaos
The New York Times

An organization based in Ohio and founded by Amish and Mennonites has been swept ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:04:50 +0000

Trump sues to keep White House records secret, claiming executive privilege

Trump sues to keep White House records secret, claiming executive privilege
CNN

Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in DC District Court against the ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:02:26 GMT

China’s top leaders set date for key meeting next month

China’s top leaders set date for key meeting next month
South China Morning Post

China’s top leaders will hold a key meeting in Beijing early next month, when ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:00:18 +0800

Haiti kidnappings: FBI helping search for abducted missionaries

Haiti kidnappings: FBI helping search for abducted missionaries
South China Morning Post

Haitians on Monday mounted a nationwide strike to protest a growing wave of kidnappings, ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:59:08 +0800

US accuses China of deviating from ‘minimal nuclear deterrence’ strategy

US accuses China of deviating from ‘minimal nuclear deterrence’ strategy
South China Morning Post

China is deviating from its minimal nuclear deterrence strategy, the US State Department charged ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:55:56 +0800

Police Search for Motive in British Lawmaker’s Killing

Police Search for Motive in British Lawmaker’s Killing
The New York Times

An attack has rekindled questions about the security of members of Parliament.

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 20:53:58 +0000

Hezbollah leader declares his group has 100,000 fighters

Hezbollah leader declares his group has 100,000 fighters
ABC News

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah has declared for the first time that his powerful ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 16:50:07 -0400

Bill Gates reportedly advised to end inappropriate emails with female employee in 2008

Bill Gates reportedly advised to end inappropriate emails with female employee in 2008
The Guardian

A Wall Street Journal report revealed execs approached the CEO in 2008 about flirtatious ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 20:32:52 GMT

Section of Donald Trump's website appears to have been hacked

Section of Donald Trump's website appears to have been hacked
CNN

A hacker appears to have compromised a section of former President Donald Trump's website ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 20:30:08 GMT

U.K. Leaders Praise Slain Lawmaker Amid Heightened Security Concerns

U.K. Leaders Praise Slain Lawmaker Amid Heightened Security Concerns
The New York Times

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and members of Parliament paid tribute to David Amess, who ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 20:30:06 +0000

Google doesn’t like being shown inconvenient problems, ex-ethical AI co-lead ‘fired’ by the tech giant over her research tells RT

Google doesn’t like being shown inconvenient problems, ex-ethical AI co-lead ‘fired’ by the tech giant over her research tells RT
RT

Google clamped down on Timnit Gebru, the former co-lead of ethical AI team, because ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 20:20:31 +0000

‘World is bigger than five’: Turkey’s Erdogan slams ‘handful of WW2 victors’ ruling the globe during whirlwind tour of Africa

‘World is bigger than five’: Turkey’s Erdogan slams ‘handful of WW2 victors’ ruling the globe during whirlwind tour of Africa
RT

The world order is unjust and dominated by a “handful of countries” that won ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 20:11:28 +0000

Capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region hit by airstrikes, eyewitness and local forces say

Capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region hit by airstrikes, eyewitness and local forces say
CNN

The capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region was hit by at least two airstrikes ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:54:06 GMT

Tigray: Ethiopian government admits Mekelle airstrike

Tigray: Ethiopian government admits Mekelle airstrike
BBC

Officials had earlier denied the government was behind allegedly deadly attacks in the region.

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:44:57 GMT

Colin Powell, former US secretary of state, dies aged 84 – video obituary

Colin Powell, former US secretary of state, dies aged 84 – video obituary
The Guardian

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, has died at the age ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:44:00 GMT

‘The court of God will be waiting for him’: Iraqis react to Colin Powell’s death

‘The court of God will be waiting for him’: Iraqis react to Colin Powell’s death
The Guardian

A country still struggling with the aftermath of a disastrous occupation has a mixed ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:36:40 GMT

Russia to suspend Nato diplomatic mission amid tension

Russia to suspend Nato diplomatic mission amid tension
BBC

Nato expelled eight Russian diplomats earlier this month, saying they were intelligence officers.

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:21:03 GMT

Russia's Low Vaccination Rates Leads to Record-Breaking Toll

Russia's Low Vaccination Rates Leads to Record-Breaking Toll
The New York Times

The country hit 1,000 deaths in a 24-hour period for the first time since ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:17:05 +0000

Czech lawmakers may strip hospitalized president of powers to end deadlock

Czech lawmakers may strip hospitalized president of powers to end deadlock
CNN

Lawmakers in the Czech Republic are looking to strip President Miloš Zeman of his ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:16:25 GMT

Apple unveils new MacBooks and its next-generation AirPods

Apple unveils new MacBooks and its next-generation AirPods
CNN

Apple showed off its second batch of new products ahead of the all-important holiday ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:10:28 GMT

'400 Mawozo' Gang Suspected in Kidnapping Among Haiti's Most Dangerous

'400 Mawozo' Gang Suspected in Kidnapping Among Haiti's Most Dangerous
The New York Times

The gang, called 400 Mawozo, captured several clergy members in April, and the local ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:02:59 +0000

In Haiti, Aid Group Workers Are Kidnapped

In Haiti, Aid Group Workers Are Kidnapped
The New York Times

Up to 17 missionaries and their family members were taken by gang members in ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:00:23 +0000

Center-left wins in Rome, elsewhere in blow to Italy's right

Center-left wins in Rome, elsewhere in blow to Italy's right
ABC News

Italy's center-left forces have won big in Rome and most other significant mayoral races, ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 14:50:03 -0400

Kerala floods: Couple sail to wedding in large cooking pot

Kerala floods: Couple sail to wedding in large cooking pot
BBC

Images of the pair travelling to a temple in Kerala state amid flooding are ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:47:02 GMT

China's GDP Growth Slows as Property and Energy Take a Toll

China's GDP Growth Slows as Property and Energy Take a Toll
The New York Times

Growth of 4.9 percent shows the country’s huge industrial sector has run into trouble. ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:46:40 +0000

Russia shuts mission to Nato in spy row retaliation

Russia shuts mission to Nato in spy row retaliation
South China Morning Post

Russia said on Monday it would halt the activities of its diplomatic mission to ...

  • Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:35:26 +0800

Czech Republic's election may be the strategy to defeat Trumpism

Czech Republic's election may be the strategy to defeat Trumpism
CNN

Want to save our democracy from Trumpism? One approach is to follow the blueprint ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:22:39 GMT

The Guardian view on China’s missile launch: the arrival of a peer competitor | Editorial

The Guardian view on China’s missile launch: the arrival of a peer competitor | Editorial
The Guardian

Unlike the Soviet Union, China is an economic, technological and military challenger to the ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:18:54 GMT

Hindus denounce violence amid attacks in Bangladesh

Hindus denounce violence amid attacks in Bangladesh
ABC News

Protests in Bangladesh’s capital are being held to denounce a wave of violence against ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 14:12:02 -0400

Editor of German tabloid Bild sacked after sexual misconduct claims

Editor of German tabloid Bild sacked after sexual misconduct claims
The Guardian

Julian Reichelt departs after reports that he promoted an employee he had an affair ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:10:51 GMT

Amazon may have lied to Congress, bipartisan group of lawmakers say

Amazon may have lied to Congress, bipartisan group of lawmakers say
CNN

A bipartisan group of lawmakers warned Amazon on Monday they are concerned top executives ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:10:20 GMT

Billy Porter criticizes Harry Styles' historic Vogue cover: 'All he has to do is be white and straight'

Billy Porter criticizes Harry Styles' historic Vogue cover: 'All he has to do is be white and straight'
CNN

Since Harry Styles' became the first man to grace the cover of American Vogue ...

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:09:40 GMT