KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — A shipment of 4.68 million latex gloves produced by a Top Glove Corporation Berhad subsidiary was seized by authorities in the Port of Kansas, Missouri following findings...
Protesters filled Bogota’s Plaza de Bolivar on May 12 as part of national demonstrations against police violence and growing inequality during the COVID-19 pandemic.Protests had been held in multiple cities across Colombia for two weeks. At least 47 people had died over the course of the demonstrations, according to local media, citing a report into the death toll. Credit: joanbaezcol via Storyful
The US track and field team has scrapped plans for pre-Olympic training in Japan over concerns about safety during the pandemic, Japanese officials said.
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Protesters blared their car horns and waved flags in Chicago, Illinois, on May 12, in support of Palestine amid escalating tensions in Gaza.According to Israeli media, at least six Israelis had died as a result of recent rocket attacks in the past week.At least 56 Palestinians have been killed by ongoing Israeli strikes, including 14 children. At least 335 people were wounded in Gaza, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said on Wednesday.Footage streamed live to Facebook by user Che Che, shows a pro-Palestine parade of vehicles making their way through the city’s centre, while passengers cheer and wave Palestinian flags. Credit: Che Che via Storyful
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made 10 changes for Tuesday's 2-1 home defeat that moved Leicester nine points ahead of Liverpool in the battle for a top-four finish. Solskjaer is expected to recall his first-team regulars at home to Liverpool later on Thursday in a fixture that was rearranged due to fan protests at Old Trafford 10 days ago.
Dozens of Japanese towns have abandoned plans to accept overseas athletes competing in the Olympics from July due to concerns about inadequate resources amid a fourth wave of coronavirus infections, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Thursday. Of 528 towns registered to welcome international competitors, about 40 have decided not to accept athletes for training camps and cultural exchanges before the global sporting showpiece, the Nikkei reported citing a government source. Ibaraki prefecture Governor Kazuhiko Ooigawa said on Wednesday that he rejected the Tokyo Olympics Organising Committee's request to secure hospital beds for the athletes as the prefecture had to prioritise citizens over athletes.
A forecast-busting surge in US inflation sent Asian markets tumbling on Thursday, tracking a rout on Wall Street as investors fret that the Federal Reserve will be forced to hike interest rates earlier than expected to avoid prices running out of control.
British lawmakers will on Thursday get their first chance to quiz former prime minister David Cameron about his controversial lobbying for collapsed finance group Greensill Capital, following months of scandal and revelation.
Demonstrations fuelled by outrage at a now-canceled tax plan have grown in Colombia over the last two weeks. Television pictures earlier showed the River team cutting short their warm-up on the pitch due to similar discomfort at the Romelio Martínez stadium in Barranquilla, the city which will host the Copa America final in July.
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Poverty, long-simmering racial tension, drug trafficking and a recent outbreak of violent anti-government protest: the Colombian city of Cali has come to encapsulate all the ills of a country recently emerged from half a century of conflict but tumbling back into crisis.
Myanmar's Buddhist monkhood led an earlier struggle against military rule but is split on the coup that ended the country's nascent democracy, with some prominent religious leaders defending the new junta.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday her government will explore more travel "bubbles" and lead trade delegations later this year to re-connect with a post-pandemic world after more than a year of border closures. Tough lockdowns and its geographical location has helped New Zealand eliminate the novel coronavirus within its borders, but left the country of 5 million isolated from the rest of the world. Ardern said New Zealand started rebuilding contact by opening quarantine-free travel with neighbouring Australia and the South Pacific's Cook Islands, and is considering more such travel bubble options.
Taiwan's lucrative fishing industry has come under fire for subjecting its migrant workforce to forced labour and other abuses, contrasting with the government's promotion of the democratic island as a regional human rights beacon.
Hamas launched rockets at Tel Aviv and toward Jerusalem early on Thursday (May 13) and Israel vowed to keep pummeling the Islamist faction in Gaza despite a prediction by U.S. President Joe Biden that their fiercest hostilities in years might end soon.At least 67 people have been killed in Gaza since violence escalated on Monday, according to the enclave's health ministry. Seven people have been killed in Israel, medical officials said.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday a Gaza City brigade commander and 15 other members of the Islamist militant group were killed in air strikes.Israel launched its military action after Hamas fired rockets in retaliation for Israeli police clashes with Palestinians in East Jerusalem, including at a holy site during the fasting month of Ramadan. A Palestinian source said truce efforts by Egypt, Qatar and the United Nations had made no progress to end the violence."We are fed up, go away..leave us," Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday during a televised speech, referring to Israel and the U.S. "We will stay like a thorn in your eyes, we will never leave our country."
The Lakers opted to wait to hang their banner until fans could be back inside the Staples Center.
Myanmar's football coach Antoine Hey said he hasn't given up hope of ending a 55-year absence from the Asian Cup despite a withdrawal by players in protest at the country's military coup.
Nicaragua's opposition Citizen Alliance grouping on Wednesday registered to contest November's presidential elections on its own, reducing the likelihood the wider opposition would join forces to topple leftist leader Daniel Ortega. Nicaragua's fractured opposition has spent more than two years trying to come to an agreement over how to form a single coalition to battle Ortega, a strongman who has been in power since 2007. Analaysts say Ortega is likely to be re-elected if the opposition is divided.