Taliban demands former officials to get back to work.
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Taliban demands former officials to get back to work.
Card firms are abusing their dominant market position, said one expert.
There has been a 60% drop in people wearing face coverings on public transport, according to Network Rail.
Tech start-ups in London raised nearly as much in the first six months of 2021 as they did in the whole of last year, helping the British capital to retain its joint status with New York as the top location outside of Silicon Valley, new data shows. According to rankings compiled by Startup Genome, London scored highly for funding, talent and connections, despite the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit. It maintained its second position tied with New York for the second year in a row, the research released to coincide with London Tech Week 2021 showed.
Add a piece of fresh nostalgia to your home, Singapore. This article, Brighten up your wall with quirky art from Coconuts Singapore, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Environment Secretary George Eustice has said the UK is "still very keen" to broker a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US, despite Joe Biden's muted response on the subject. Mr Eustice appeared unsurprised by the US President's approach, adding: "We would rather get the right agreement at the right time, rather than rush these things.".
Netflix said Tuesday it has acquired the whole works of acclaimed children's author Roald Dahl, creator of such classics as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda."
The spectacular rise of green-haired Finnish pop star Alma has inspired one of Finnish Film Affair’s most buzzy documentaries in progress, “Alma – Who Am I?” Finnish director and actor Pamela Tola spoke to Variety about her film. Produced by Helsinki production company Lucy Loves and Oskari Huttu, and being pitched at the Helsinki film […]
Top news and what to watch in the markets on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.
Shipments of smartphones within China fell 9.9% year on year to 23.1 million handsets in August, the China Academy of Information and Communications (CAICT) reported on Wednesday. Handset brands are currently experiencing production issues due to a global computer chip shortage. That shortage has since spread to many types of chips and all kinds of hardware, including smartphones.
China must end a freeze on contacts with senior Australian politicians if it hopes to join a trans-Pacific trade pact, Canberra's trade minister said Wednesday, setting de facto preconditions for accession.
Merely boosting the current ‘structurally flawed’ economy that channels rewards to a privileged few is not enough, warns a new report.
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Live-streamed footage from property group Mirvac for the Victorian Peregrine Project captured the falcon's dazed look, as well as a falcon returning to the nest moments later.Eagle-eyed bird watchers on social media said they believed the surprised falcon was a male. A scientist at BirdLife Australia told Reuters that both males and females incubate the eggs, adding that falcons have been using the nest boxes on the building's ledge since the early 1990s.
The DraftKings offer of £28.00 per share represents a premium of 46.2% to Entain’s closing price on Monday, valuing the firm at more than £16bn.
In the late hours of September 21, firefighters on the volcano-hit Canary Island of La Palma used heavy machinery in an attempt to divert lava threatening homes, while noting they were not sure the tactic would be effective.By flattening some ground and “moving obstacles”, the firefighters said they hoped to channel the lava into a ravine, saving buildings in the town of Todoque.Around 200 buildings in the path of the lava have been destroyed, following the September 19 eruption of the island’s Cumbre Vieja volcano, Telecinco said. Around 6,000 people have been evacuated, the news site said. Credit: Bomberos Gran Canaria via Storyful
The rugby player's ex-wife once called Rihanoff a 'f**king Russian dancer'.
The top U.S. military officer met with his Russian counterpart Wednesday, against the backdrop of U.S. struggles to get military basing rights and other counterterrorism support in countries bordering Afghanistan — a move Moscow has flatly opposed. The meeting in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, between Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov comes at a crucial time in the wake of the military withdrawal from Afghanistan. Without troops on the ground, the U.S. needs to forge more basing, intelligence sharing and other agreements to help monitor al-Qaida and Islamic State militants in Afghanistan to ensure they are not regrouping and posing a threat to America and its allies.
As the Taliban increasingly excludes women from public life in Afghanistan, some are determined to speak out despite the threat of retribution from the hardline Islamist group.
UK gambling giant Entain on Wednesday said it had received a takeover bid from US rival DraftKings worth $22.5 billion as online sports betting surges on both sides of the Atlantic.
Boris Johnson has expressed his gratitude to Joe Biden over his handling of the case of Harry Dunn. US citizen Anne Sacoolas was charged with causing the death of the 19-year-old by dangerous driving but was able to leave the UK in 2019 because of diplomatic immunity. The prime minister told reporters at the White House yesterday: "I know that the president has been personally trying to move things along and I'm grateful for that.".