Thursday, January 20th, 2022

US basketball player Sonny Weems racially abused by fans in China

In a video circulating on social media, fans can be heard repeatedly shouting the “N” word and “get out of China” at 35-year-old Weems, who plays for the Guangdong Southern Tigers in the Chinese...

Abu Dhabi: Why drone attacks in UAE could mark a dangerous turning point

In response, the UAE and Saudi Arabia responded by pummelling the Yemeni capital of Sana’a with airstrikes, killing at least 12 people, in the deadliest bombardment in the city since 2019. Aside from escalating...

Roberta Metsola: The European Parliament’s new President immediately faced questions on her views on abortion

Metsola, who was voted into the post on her 43rd birthday, had served as the Parliament’s vice-president since 2020 and was elected comfortably in Tuesday’s leadership vote, winning the support of 458 of the...

FBI & European police take down computer servers used in major cyberattacks worldwide

Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, said that after seizing the servers, investigators have identified “more than 100 businesses” that were at risk of being hacked by cybercriminals, including ransomware groups. The crackdown...

Blinken to travel to Ukraine and Germany this week

The tete-a-tete with Lavrov will follow the top US diplomat’s travel this week to Ukraine and Germany to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his foreign counterparts. This will be the first high-level...

Sudanese forces kill at least seven during anti-coup protests, medics say

More than 100 people were injured amid the gunfire, SCDC added, which broke out as thousands of protesters marched towards the presidential palace in opposition to last October’s military coup. In videos shared by...

Opinion: For Putin, Kazakhstan is a domino too big to fall

The roughly 100,000 Russian troops stationed near Ukraine constitutes the biggest security crisis in years for Europe and its allies, including the US. While in Kazakhstan, Russian President Vladimir Putin took this month’s brutal...

Abu Dhabi: Houthi drone attack kills 3

An Abu Dhabi police statement said three tanker trucks carrying fuel exploded in the emirate’s Mussafah area after catching fire, with preliminary investigations pointing to a drone attack. One Pakistani and two Indians were...

The ‘Caspian Sea Monster,’ a Lun-class Ekranoplan, rises from the grave

(CNN) — Beached for over a year on the western shores of the Caspian Sea, it looks like a colossal aquatic beast — something bizarre perhaps more at home beneath the water than in...