British rock legend Mick Jagger has released a new song celebrating the release from the "prison walls" of lockdown, as England this week reopened pubs and non-essential shops.
KUCHING, April 14 — Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen today disputed an assertion by Kuching Port Authority (KPA) general manager Robert Lau that the Senari Port has returned to normal as of...
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 14 — The Ministry of Health has found 17 individuals positive with the South African variant of Covid-19 called B.1.125 as of today. Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham...
Sri Lanka on Wednesday banned 11 Muslim organisations, including the Islamic State group and Al-Qaeda, a week ahead of the second anniversary of the Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 279 people.
Sony Pictures Films India has tapped emerging local talent to spearhead its burgeoning Bollywood slate, while simultaneously making moves to aggressively grow its Hollywood footprint. The studio has handed Aakash Bhatia (Amazon series “Inside Edge”) a feature directorial debut with “Looop Lapeta,” the Indian adaptation of “Run Lola Run,” starring Taapsee Pannu and Tahir Raj […]
Stock markets mostly rose and the dollar fell Wednesday as investors shook off a forecast-topping US inflation print and concerns over Johnson & Johnson's Covid vaccine, instead turning their attention to the earnings season, while bitcoin hit another record.
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain is working hard to make sure it will host an in-person United Nations’ Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, in November and there is no desire to postpone the summit again, Britain's COP26 president said on Wednesday. "We are working very hard to ensure we deliver an in-person COP, which allows all countries to participate on an equal footing," Alok Sharma told parliament. "This is incredibly important as many parties feel strongly that negotiations must be in person," Sharma said.
Back to her best after recovering from an injury hammer blow on her first outing of the season, Vicky Fleetwood is determined to help steer England to a third consecutive Women’s Six Nations title.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street for Parliament for PMQs. Mr Johnson is facing increasing pressure to launch a full independent inquiry into lobbying amidst the Greensill scandal.
Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea will discover their Champions League semi-final opponents on Wednesday as Liverpool host Real Madrid and Manchester City go to Borussia Dortmund in the remaining last-eight second legs.
New vehicles are brimming with technology that can enhance convenience, connectivity and driver safety. This poses a problem when it comes to the traditional test drive. With this in mind, Edmunds experts share some of their car technology evaluation techniques and show you how to safely learn and test these features during your test drive.
Players should be sanctioned if they cover their mouths while speaking to an opponent or the referee, former Dutch international Clarence Seedorf said on Wednesday. Seedorf was talking to an online European Council hearing on racism at sports events and his comments come after a recent incident in a Europa League match between Scottish club Rangers and Slavia Prague. Slavia's Ondrej Kudela covered his mouth when speaking to Ranger's Glen Kamara, who later accused him of making a racist comment -- which the Czech player denied.
The dirt tracks winding through southern Colombia's tangled jungle often mark the beginning of the end for besieged patches of rainforest in this part of the Amazon. Across San Vicente del Caguan, one of the country's most deforested regions, illegal and informal roads fan out in an ever-expanding network, bringing visitors, commercial interests and farmers and ranchers who clear and burn the land. The result is the steady decay of Colombia's Amazon.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he has no wish to become a prime minister for the third time, following his resignation that was triggered by Parti Pribumi Bersatu...
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is still unsure if captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Martin Odegaard will be fit for Thursday's Europa League quarter-final second leg away to Slavia Prague.
Britain has agreed with the European Union that it will respond to the bloc's legal action over how it has introduced new trading rules for Northern Ireland by mid-May, a spokeswoman for the government said on Wednesday. The EU launched legal action against Britain in March for unilaterally changing trading arrangements for Northern Ireland that Brussels says are in breach of the Brexit divorce deal agreed with London last year. Britain has denied that the move undermines the part of the Brexit deal that governs trade to the British province, saying it extended the grace period for checks on goods moving to Northern Ireland to ease their passage.
Claudia Webbe said a recent UN report showed how the rich were at the heart of the climate crisis.
Queen Elizabeth II faces the twilight of her record-breaking reign without her most trusted adviser and personal confidant -- husband Prince Philip.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The National Security Council (NSC) has imposed the movement control order (MCO) on seven districts in PAS-led Kelantan starting Friday, following a spike in Covid-19...
President Joe Biden’s top national security aides are briefing NATO about U.S. plans to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will meet senior officials from the alliance’s 30 members on Wednesday to discuss how to coordinate the withdrawal of NATO forces in concert with the departure of the remaining American troops. The coalition operation in Afghanistan has special resonance with NATO as its deployment marked the first time the alliance invoked its Article 5 mutual defense pact, which holds that an attack on one member is an attack on all.