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Spain captain Sergio Busquets has recovered from COVID-19 and is to rejoin the squad immediately, the team said on Friday, in a boost to their Euro 2020 campaign after making a lacklustre start. Busquets tested positive on June 6 while preparing for the tournament at Spain's training camp in Madrid and was sent back home to Barcelona into quarantine, although he was able to continue training on an individual basis as he was asymptomatic. The midfielder will return to the team's camp after returning a negative test and will fly with the rest of the squad to Seville ahead of Saturday's game against Poland, the team said in a statement on their official website.
Indian police have summoned Twitter's top local executive over a viral video on the site of a Muslim man being assaulted, with authorities accusing the US social media giant of stoking sectarian tensions.
An estimated 20,000 Scottish fans made the trip down south despite COVID restrictions and an allocation for visiting supporters inside Wembley of just 2,600.
The star revealed her transformation on social media.
The Olympic gold medallist says she’s embraced having a little one around the house again
Montenegro's parliament adopted a resolution on the 1995 Srebrenica genocide late on Thursday and dismissed the pro-Serb justice minister over his denial of the massacre, a move that may threaten the stability of the bickering ruling coalition. In the resolution, the 81-seat parliament condemned the Srebrenica genocide when about 8,000 Muslim men and boys were executed by Bosnian Serb forces. It also banned public denial of the atrocity.
Singapore's reopening will depend on its vaccination rate, said the Health Minister.
Top news and what to watch in the markets on Friday, June 18, 2021.
Large numbers of Iranians are expected to ignore the vote due to discontent with economic hardship, hardline rule and anger over the disqualification of prominent moderates.After placing his votes in the balllot boxes Khamenei said election day was a "day of the Iranian nation".With uncertainty surrounding Iran's efforts to revive its 2015 nuclear deal, and growing poverty at home after years of U.S. sanctions, voter turnout is seen by analysts as a referendum on the leadership's handing of an array of crises.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — Istana Negara issued an excerpt today of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s views for the government to reconvene the Parliament as soon as possible. Istana Negara re-posted a...
A Hong Kong court on Friday found five men guilty of a 2019 attack on pro-democracy protesters, reporters and bystanders at a train station at the height of anti-government protests. District Court Judge Eddie Yip found Wong Ying-kit, Tang Wai-sum, Ng Wai-nam, Tang Ying-bun and Choi Lap-ki guilty of rioting, among other charges. A sixth defendant, Wong Chi-wing, was found not guilty of rioting and wounding with intent.
Pathé, France’s leading film studio and owner of the country’s largest theatrical circuit, is set to leap into television with a dedicated division and an ambitious drama slate from well-known filmmakers. The new division will be headed by Aude Albano, a former senior executive at Capa Drama, whose track record includes the French-produced international hit […]
The British public's expectations for inflation cooled last month, according to a Bank of England survey that may give its officials confidence that rising price pressures are not becoming engrained in the popular psyche. Inflation expectations for the year ahead fell to 2.4% from 2.7% in its February survey, the BoE said.
The cryptocurrency market saw a minor sell-off on Friday morning, with both bitcoin and ethereum sliding.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — Young asymptomatic Covid-19 patients who have the “happy hypoxia” condition but do not realise it until their health condition is seriously affected is one of the...
PETALING JAYA, June 18 — Better Dads Malaysia will be hosting their first virtual National Father’s Day 2021 programme with exciting prizes up for grabs. The online programme is endorsed and...
Daniella Milla Tokodi says she feels finally free as she dances in spectacular costumes in a drag queen show at a Budapest bar popular with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The 31-year old Hungarian said she had known she was gay from when she was a young boy. That feeling is now overshadowed by worry over a string of laws passed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing government that critics say undermine LGBT+ rights, with the latest this week that bans the "display and promotion" of homosexuality and gender change among under-18s, in schools and in the media.
Banijay Group has become the latest super-indie to pull out of this fall’s Mipcom TV market in Cannes, Variety can reveal. Mipcom, the largest international TV market, reiterated earlier this week that it would take place as a physical event from Oct. 11-14, having skipped 2020 due to the pandemic. Hamstrung by the crisis, organizers […]
KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — Art collectors and David Bowie fans can now bid for a rare painting by the late singer that was found at a rubbish dump in Canada. Auctioneers said the artwork was bought by...
The star has appeared to criticise the delay in restrictions being lifted.