Images of thousands of elderly farmers from Punjab and Haryana – known as the “food bowl” of India – being tear-gassed and sprayed with water in the winter cold have won them tremendous public sympathy in India and also from the diaspora around the globe.
I really like Christmas It’s sentimental, I know, but I just really like it I’ve heard prime ministerial promises But I just don’t believe every stranded Australian Will be home by Christmas, to be honest And I’ve heard all the usual excuses And redefinitions of waiting list places While Australians […]
10.59pm GMT22:59 The president of Sao Paulo’s Butantan Institute biomedical center, Dimas Covas, said all necessary data for the CoronaVac vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd has been or will soon be sent to health regulator Anvisa. He expects Anvisa to approve it, regardless of the political storm between […]
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Travis Kelce had an impressive outing on Sunday night. The tight end helped lead the Kansas City Chiefs to a 22-16 win against the Denver Broncos while racking up 136 receiving yards and a touchdown at Arrowhead Stadium. Kelce, however, made one rather important slip in his postgame interview with NBC’s Michele Tafoya. He didn’t […]
DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis at a 2017 event in China. Source: Alphabet LONDON — Demis Hassabis, the co-founder and chief executive of British artificial intelligence lab DeepMind, has revealed that he talked about chess instead of his start-up when he first met U.S. billionaire Peter Thiel. Hassabis told The Sunday […]
As a grim winter settles in, the trendlines on both sides of the Atlantic are diverging.
EU and UK post-Brexit trade talks reached crisis point on Monday with the outcome highly uncertain and the risk of a damaging “no-deal” still alive. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and his UK counterpart David Frost worked late into Sunday in Brussels, scrambling to close out a deal after eight […]
A consortium of international journalists has come together to carry on Regina Martínez’s investigative work.
Venezuela’s congressional election will almost certainly give President Nicolás Maduro control over the country’s last major independent institution
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Middle East region is facing a “cyber pandemic” with Covid-19 related attacks skyrocketing this year, according to the United Arab Emirates government’s top cyber security chief. “As we moved into a full online life, we saw a huge increase in many of those attacks,” […]
The new restrictions on gatherings will apply to the capital Seoul and surrounding areas.
Donald Trump has held a campaign rally in Georgia in support of the Republican candidates running in the upcoming Senate elections. Both David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler need to win their runoffs to ensure the Republicans retain control of the Senate. During the event, the president continued his refusal concede […]
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump fruitlessly pressed Georgia’s governor on Saturday to call a special legislative session aimed at overturning the presidential election results in that state as Trump’s fixation with his defeat overshadowed his party’s campaign to save its majority in the Senate. Trump and Georgia Gov. Brian […]
A bushfire burning on Fraser Island could impact Happy Valley village and residents have been told to prepare to leave. An update from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said the fire was burning 3.5km north-west of Happy Valley on Sunday and conditions could get worse. “People in the vicinity of […]
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin announced on Saturday afternoon that 64 people have been arrested and eight officers injured during violent anti-government protests. Darmanin praised police officers for facing down “very violent individuals” and said their courage “commands the respect of all.” Thousands have taken to the streets to protest […]
Local officials in southern Yemen say that a known university professor and secular thinker has been killed in a drive-by shooting
2.32pm GMT14:32 UK Labour leader Keir Starmer is self-solating The British Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, is self-isolating after a member of his private office tested positive for coronavirus, the party has said. “Keir is well and not showing any symptoms. He will now be working from home,” a spokesman […]
Environmental activists celebrated the decision as a “watershed moment.”
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus cautioned that while the virus can be stopped, “the path ahead remains treacherous” – Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone The United Nations’ health chief declared on Friday that positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world “can begin to dream about the end of the pandemic”. But he said […]
Mr Biden, and state governors who would be on the front lines of any such mandate, might prefer to target only certain segments of the population more at risk of contracting or spreading Covid-19. For instance, employers could be encouraged to require healthcare and nursing home workers to be immunised, […]