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Belarusian Olympic athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew out of Japan on Wednesday and was expected to take refuge in Poland after saying she feared for her life if she was forced to return home.
An attack in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan’s capital that targeted the country’s acting defense minister left at least eight people dead and 20 wounded, authorities said Wednesday. A powerful explosion followed by a gun battle between Afghan security forces and insurgents took place the night before, said Interior Ministry spokesperson Mirwais Stanekzai. It appeared that the guesthouse of acting Defense Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi was targeted, Stanekzai said.
As some American gold medal favorites have faltered, the U.S. women's basketball team keeps its 29-year unbeaten streak alive.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Several MPs across the political divide have taken to social media to demand Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin initiate an immediate vote of confidence in his Perikatan...
As part of this collection, Burberry will launch its own branded in-game NFT accessories, including a jetpack, armbands and pool shoes, which players can apply to any Blanko they own.
McKellar, who led the Brumbies to the Super Rugby AU title in 2020, is working as an assistant to Wallabies coach Dave Rennie as the Australians prepare for Saturday's opening Bledisloe Cup game against New Zealand in Auckland. "I'm just focused on coming in here and experiencing international rugby, getting to coach against the All Blacks, and that's a real privilege and obviously coach the Wallabies," McKellar said.
ENOSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) -Matthew Belcher and Will Ryan of Australia stormed to victory in the medal race to take Olympic gold for Australia in the men's 470 sailing class at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour on Wednesday. After a thrilling battle for silver, Sweden's Anton Dahlberg and Fredrik Bergstrom came out on top while Jordi Xammar and Nicolas Rodriguez Garcia-Paz picked up the bronze for Spain.
Singapore aims to have more than 200,000 police cameras by at least 2030, Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam said on Tuesday, over double the current number of cameras deployed across the island state. With a land area of little over 700 square kilometres (270 square miles), Singapore has strict laws and its surveillance tools include more than 90,000 police cameras already installed across the city. "Surveillance cameras deployed by governments whether in Singapore or other countries, are sometimes criticised as being an invasion of privacy," Shanmugam, who is also the law minister, told parliament.
Greek authorities told people in Athens to stay indoors on Wednesday as a wildfire raging uncontrolled north of the city covered the sky in a thick cloud of smoke. More than 500 firefighters battled the blaze on the lower slopes of Mount Parnitha, on the city outskirts, assisted by nine helicopters, five aircraft, policy and the army in a densely vegetated area in the region of Acharnes. "The fire is still raging, its perimeter is very wide and the heat load is very strong," a fire brigade official said.
It felt like 105 degrees on Wednesday at the at the Kasumigaseki Country Club.
Pack a full house, get a DJ and move it to primetime for the 2024 Games in Paris, and skateboarding will quickly become one of the most exciting and anticipated events of the Olympics.
KOTA KINABALU, Aug 4 — Parti Warisan Sabah today denied a circular that its MPs are fully backing the Perikatan Nasional (PN) federal government led by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin amid...
The Protective Bio Cellulose Mask contains calming aloe vera properties and microalgae.
The actor is not shaping any of them to become the next Donnie Yen
Breanna Stewart scored 20 of her 23 points in the first half to help the U.S. beat Australia 79-55 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals. The Serbians, who won the bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Games, rallied to beat China 77-70 in the quarterfinals. For the first time since getting together about three weeks ago the U.S. looked like the dominant team that's won the last six gold medals and 53 consecutive games in the Olympics dating back to the 1992 Barcelona Games.
Profit increases from music failed to outweigh declines from film and TV and from games at Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony Group. But, overall, the group was able to report a 9% increase in net income for the three months to June. In the period between April and June 2021, representing the first quarter […]
Another Taiwanese star is now being accused as a traitor by mainland netizens
Sony upgraded its full-year profit forecast Wednesday on the back of a strong quarterly performance, although the pandemic boom enjoyed by the gaming sector is slowing.
Boarders have left a tanker that maritime sources had said was seized off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and the vessel is safe, Britain's maritime trade agency reported on Wednesday. Three maritime security forces had told Reuters on Tuesday that the Asphalt Princess tanker had been seized by suspected Iranian-backed forces, which Iran denied. The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said what it described as a potential hijack incident is "complete" but gave no further details in a warning notice based on a third-party source.
The singers revealed Weibo accounts that accused them of being involved with Kris' rape scandal