Qatari world 400m medallist Abdalelah Haroun dies aged 24 | Athletics...

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The 24-year-old athlete died in a car crash ahead of preparing to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games.Qatari 400 metre runner Abdalelah Haroun,...

UN World Food Programme says 41 million on verge of famine...

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After declining for several decades, world hunger has been on the rise since 2016, driven by conflict and climate change.Some 41 million people...

Swiss court gives Liberian rebel 20-year sentence for war crimes |...

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Alieu Kosiah found guilty on 21 charges, including rape, deploying child soldiers and an act of cannibalism.A Swiss court has handed Liberian rebel...

As Bitcoin tops $40,000 again, analysts eye $50,000 | Business and...

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Bitcoin gained as much as 4.5 percent on Monday to hit $41,020.By Vildana Hajric and Claire BallentineBloombergAfter a volatile weekend, Bitcoin has once again...

‘Crimes against humanity’ detailed in China’s Xinjiang: Amnesty | Uighur News

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Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in China’s Xinjiang autonomous region face systematic and state-organised “mass internment and torture amounting to crimes...

Popular but controversial Nigerian pastor TB Joshua dies aged 57 |...

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The televangelist, who founded a Christian megachurch in Lagos, died from an undisclosed cause, his church said.The popular but controversial Nigerian evangelical preacher...

Dogecoin surges after Coinbase launch news | Business and Economy News

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Dogecoin vaulted more than 30 percent on Wednesday after Coinbase said it will make the meme-based cryptocurrency available to users on its trading...

China successfully launches cargo resupply spacecraft | Space News

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Tianzhou-2 is the second of 11 missions needed to complete China’s first permanent space station.China has successfully launched an automated cargo resupply spacecraft...

Urgently needed – a ‘Palestinian-Montrealer’! | Israel-Palestine conflict

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On May 11, as Israel was unleashing its military machine in occupied Jerusalem and elsewhere, I was put into contact with CBC Radio-Montreal who were...

Argentina announces strict coronavirus lockdown amid case surge | Coronavirus pandemic...

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Businesses, schools and social activities will be suspended from Saturday until May 31 as new COVID infections surge.Argentina will go into strict lockdown...

Biden to send additional 20 million vaccine doses abroad | Business...

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President Joe Biden will send an additional 20 million doses of U.S. coronavirus vaccines abroad by the end of June – including, for...

Separate blasts kill 11 Afghan civilians on first day of truce...

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Kandahar, Kunduz and Ghazni provinces were rocked by four separate bombings, killing at least 11 civilians.At least 11 civilians were killed and 13...

‘Stop killing us’: Rio favela residents demand answers after raid |...

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Monica Cunha felt she had to speak out. That’s why the activist joined a group of other mothers...

Iraq: Ancient Mesopotamian marshes threatened by sewage | Middle East News

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In southern Iraq, putrid water gushes out of waste pipes into marshes reputed to be home to the biblical Garden of Eden, threatening an already...

Turkey’s banks reluctant to finance Erdogan’s canal: Report | Banks News

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Some of Turkey’s biggest banks are reluctant to finance President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s planned Istanbul canal due to environmental concerns and the investment...

Amazon: Amazon expands network in north east ahead of festive sale

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KOLKATA: E-commerce major Amazon India on Friday announced the expansion of its delivery network in the eight states of North East India ahead...

Behind on rent? Here’s what struggling Americans need to know |...

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For the 8.8 million Americans who are behind on rent, a breakdown of what’s available, who qualifies and where to get help.An estimated...

festive: Early Diwali as Covid-hit banks offer cracking deals on e-commerce

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Bengaluru| Mumbai: An unsteady revival of the consumer economy has set off a discounting war among leading banks in partnership with online platforms...

Cape Verde ruling party set to keep majority in election |...

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Ruling Movement for Democracy party is expected to hand Ulisses Correia e Silva a second five-year term as prime minister.Cape Verde’s ruling party...

Razorpay: GIC, Sequoia in Razorpay’s $100 million round; valuation may hit...

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Payments company Razorpay has closed a $100 million financing round co-led by , the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, and existing investor Sequoia...