Veronika Granado anxiously stood before the judge knowing that if she said something wrong, things could end badly for her. But the 17-year-old hadn’t committed a crime. She had not filed a lawsuit. Granado was in a Texas court that day to a..
Irish author Sally Rooney has turned down an offer to have her new book, 'Beautiful World, Where Are You', translated into Hebrew with a major Israeli publisher, citing her support for the BDS movement. Irish author Sally Rooney has refuse..
Taiwanese officials set up an independent commission Friday to investigate the conditions at a run-down building in the port city of Kaohsiung where a fire killed 46, while authorities scoured the blackened ruins for the cause of the blaze. Prosec..
Britain's Prince William has taken a thinly veiled swipe at the billionaires embroiled in a space tourism race, saying the world's greatest brains should instead be focused on solving the environmental problems facing the Earth. During a B..
Sydney will allow in fully vaccinated travellers from overseas from Nov 1 without the need for quarantine, the country's most populous state said on Friday (Oct 15), although the easing of strict entry controls will initially benefit only citizen..
Facebook Inc (FB.O) will now count activists and journalists as "involuntary" public figures and so increase protections against harassment and bullying targeted at these groups, its global safety chief said in an interview this w..
Turkey has expanded its exports of armed drones by negotiating sales deals with Morocco and Ethiopia after their successful use in international conflicts, according to four sources familiar with the agreements. Any drone shipments to Ethiopia ris..
A Bangladeshi crane operator in Dubai who did not even have a bank account is now Dh1 million ($272,260) richer after striking it lucky in the Mahzooz weekly draw. Abdul Kadeer, 32, moved to the emirate 10 years ago to work for a steel company, wh..
Aryan Khan’s bail plea was reserved by a special court in Mumbai on October 14, which means Shah Rukh Khan's son will remain in Arthur Road Jail until the hearing continues on October 20. In the last two days, Narcotics Control Bureau an..
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