The MSCI World index, which tracks the 50 biggest stocks globally, rose to a new all-time high after the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both closed at fresh records overnight.
Claude Le Roy has resigned as coach of Togo after they failed to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals but said he was far from finished in African football. The 73-year-old Frenchman, who has coached at an unprecedented nine Cup of Nations finals, said he was leaving the job after Togo finished last in their qualifying group. "In football there is only one thing that matters and that is the results," he told Radio France International on Tuesday.
A group of cyclists held a protest ride in New York City on April 13, calling for justice in the death of Daunte Wright, who was shot by police in Minnesota.“Today we ride to honor the life of a young black man, Daunte Wright, who was taken by a racist system that does not care about people of color,” Riders for Black Lives wrote in a Twitter post about the protest.Footage taken by Twitter use @datainput shows bike riders rolling through Manhattan, while chanting “black lives matter” and “What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now,” before congregating in Times Square. Credit: @datainput via Storyful
PETALING JAYA, April 14 — Malaysian fashion designers have been pleasantly surprised by the overwhelming response of their Raya creations this year compared to 2020’s pared-down festivities....
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has said one of the primary reasons why the Covid-19 vaccine supply in Malaysia remains low is due to...
A 38-year-old auxiliary police officer who robbed a shop in Jurong with a gun after reporting for duty earlier that day was charged in court on Wednesday (14 April).
JOHOR BARU, April 14 — A senior police officer and three personnel have been arrested for investigations into an extortion case involving a factory manager in Batu Pahat recently, said Johor police...
Evans' comments come after world number two Daniil Medvedev tested positive on Monday and was subsequently withdrawn from this week's Monte Carlo Masters. Some of the top players at the Miami Open recently expressed a reluctance to get vaccinated but Evans, Britain's top ranked male player at No. 33, was not among them. "I'm very eager to get vaccinated, if I can," he told reporters on Tuesday after beating Dusan Lajovic at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Monte Carlo, his first Tour-level victory on clay in four years.
Once a bustling spot for movie stars and moviegoers alike, Los Angeles' famed Cinerama Dome is shutting down for good.Pacific Theatres confirmed earlier this week it would be permanently closing the Dome's home, ArcLight Hollywood, as well as 15 other cinemas across the city.It's another major blow to the movie industry as a result of the global health crisis.As a staple of the LA film scene for over fifty years, the Dome has hosted glamorous movie premieres and red carpet events.It's also everylocal's go-to place to watch a movie."I was really heartbroken. There's a lot of things that have closed in this neighborhood in the last year but this is one that I really was hoping would come back."Celebrities like "Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood and "Crazy Rich Asians" director Jon Chu have taken to social media in shock and sorrow about the Dome's closure.The Dome was declared a historic monument in 1998, and features in everything from the soap opera "Melrose Place" to Quentin Tarantino's blockbuster "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood".Many are even calling on celebrities like Tarantino and Brad Pitt to buy the theater and save it from closure.In a statement, Pacific Theatres thanked its employees for their service, as well as the many guests and members of the film industry who have "made going to the movies such a magical experience over the years."
Australian swimming will check its progress in the leadup to the Olympics at national championships on the Gold Coast this week with swimmers adapting to the Tokyo Games' scheduling. Competition gets underway later on Wednesday with the heats in the evening sessions and finals held in the morning as they will be in Tokyo. Australia holds its Olympic swimming trials in June, and results are expected to be mixed at the championships this week with swimmers at different stages in their preparations.
At the age of 23, Luigi Borgato decided to build his first piano, for himself.
Boris Johnson urged people to continue to 'exercise restraint' as beer gardens were packed and shoppers flocked to high streets this week.
Thousands of glass and plastic bottles lie across the floor of Tran Ngoc Thang's farm in Hanoi, each one home to an aggressive, brightly coloured fish that must be raised alone.
A record fine, public penitence from a tech giant and a 'who's who' of digital firms warned to "rectify" their ambitions within a month -- state regulators are showing no one is bigger than Beijing in Xi Jinping's China.
People were seen kneeling on the ground amid loud bangs, smokes, and a heavy law enforcement presence during a fresh night of protests outside the Brooklyn Central police department in Minnesota on April 13.The protests came following the death of Daunte Wright, who was shot by a Brooklyn Central officer during a traffic stop on Sunday.More than 60 protesters were arrested during Tuesday’s protests, according to reports citing police. Credit: Samul Jacob Doten via Storyful
Some call him Turkey's ultranationalist kingmaker, others see him pulling the strings of the state's security policy.
Australia will dispatch its trade minister on a mission to Europe on Thursday, amid a dispute over more than three million doses of a EU-manufactured shot which Canberra has purchased but not received.
The filmmaker is back by combining his "Kampong Pisang" and "Puasa" franchise this Ramadan
Scientists are using natural-language algorithms to try understand which coronavirus mutations will be most infectious.
Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar sloshed red paint in the streets on Wednesday to symbolise the blood spilled and more than 700 lives lost in a brutal military crackdown.