The leader of the Taliban has delivered his first televised address since the group took power in Afghanistan in mid-August. He vowed not to interfere in other countries, and asked for international aid ... Read more Taliban reveals agenda of upcoming talks with Washington ... Think your friends would be interested? Share this story! .
NEW YORK (AP). Virgil Abloh, a leading designer whose groundbreaking fusions of streetwear and high couture made him one of the most celebrated tastemakers in fashion and beyond, has died of cancer. He was 41. Abloh's death was announced Sunday... .
The Guardian newspaper reportedly knew about alleged spying on Julian Assange by a CIA-connected security firm long before it became public knowledge – and pumped the company for information instead of reporting the espionage ... It cited communications between the security firm UC Global and The Guardian ... .
LAMEZIA TERME, ITALY (AFP) - A dead dolphin on a doormat and windows smashed with sledgehammers. Weapons stored in cemetery chapels. Bribes to judges for acquittals, and bogus medical certificates letting convicted killers dodge prison ... Payoffs and public servants ... They are accused of procuring weapons, gathering votes or delivering messages ... PHOTO. AFP.
The Biden family offered their services to a huge, Chinese-government-linked energy consortium to expand its business around the world. How do we know? Because of hundreds of emails documenting the deal found on Hunter Biden’s laptop, left in a Delaware repair shop in April 2019 ... Gilliar had an idea who could help. The Biden family ... . see also ... report.
World powers and Iran return to Vienna on Monday for a last ditch effort to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal, but few expect a breakthrough as Tehran’s atomic activities rumble on in an apparent bid to gain leverage against the West. Diplomats say time is running low to resurrect the pact, which then-U.S ... and European diplomats consider unrealistic.
While Iran finds itself throttled by US economic and banking sanctions that are still a far cry from being repealed, a new layer of complexity has been added to the country’s economic misfortunes – the government has put a wholesale ban on imports of home appliances from South Korea, and is gearing up to apply bans on other foreign products ...Photo.
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British beekeepers are calling for a requirement on supermarkets and other retailers to label cheap honey imports from China and other nations with the country of origin after claims that part of the global supply is bulked out with sugar syrup ...Supermarket own-label honey from China can be bought for as little as 69p a jar ... Photograph ... Read more ... .
The Philippines has temporarily suspended a decision to allow fully vaccinated tourists entry in a bid to prevent a new, heavily mutated coronavirus variant taking off in the country where most of the... .
What are the armed forces for? This is the question that hangs over every defence review, and one that recent governments have been averse to answering. The problem is this. since the end of the Cold War, defence has gradually slipped further and further down the political priority list ... But we might not like the answer ... .
Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to hear the verdict in her incitement trial on Tuesday, the first in a catalogue of judgements to be handed down in a junta court that could jail her for decades ... More than 1,200 people have been killed and over 10,000 arrested in a crackdown on dissent, according to a local monitoring group ... .
Novak Djokovic "probably won't" play the Australian Open in January over mandatory Covid vaccination rules, the world No 1's father said on Sunday, likening the restrictions to "blackmail".","content"."Novak Djokovic ...