China further relaxes Covid rules after protests

Cities across China further unwound Covid restrictions Friday, loosening testing and quarantine rules in the wake of nationwide protests calling for an end to...

Natural disaster losses hit $115 bn this year

Natural catastrophes have caused an estimated $115 billion of insured losses in 2022 to date, driven by Hurricane Ian and other extreme weather events,...

Former China leader Jiang Zemin dies, aged 96

Beijing, China Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin died Wednesday at the age of 96, state media reported, hailing him as a great communist revolutionary who...

Meghan faced death threats as a royal: senior UK police officer

The UK's most senior police officer of colour has said the duchess of Sussex faced "disgusting" threats to her life during her time in...

Iran Guards general says more than 300 dead in Amini unrest

Iran has for the first time reported that more than 300 people have died in over two months of protests sparked by the death...

Boxer Alvarez threatens Messi over World Cup jersey ‘insult’

Doha, Qatar Champion boxer Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez issued a warning to Lionel Messi after a video emerged of the star celebrating Argentina's World Cup win...

Cocaine ‘super-cartel’ busted in Dubai, Europe: police

Police have dismantled a huge drugs "super-cartel" that controlled a third of Europe's cocaine trade, arresting 49 people in various countries, including six chief...

Iran rapper arrested over protests risks death penalty: family

The family of an Iranian rapper detained for supporting protests over Mahsa Amini's death said his life was at risk after he went on...

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ revolution turns 40

Mixing rock, pop and RnB like never before, Michael Jackson's "Thriller", 40 years old next week, became the most successful album of all time and...

‘Squid Game’ star indicted over sexual misconduct: prosecutor

"Squid Game" actor O Yeong-su has been indicted on charges of sexual misconduct, South Korea's prosecutor told AFP Friday. The 78-year-old in January became the...



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