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Mystery about Hong Kong floating restaurant

The mystery surrounding “Jumbo”, Hong Kong’s famous and luxurious floating restaurant that didn’t resist the pandemic, continues to mount, after the owner caused a big fuss this Friday about whether the ship actually sank when it was being towed last week, as…
Politics

Ukraine forces to retreat from Severodonetsk

Ukraine’s forces will have to retreat from Severodonetsk, a regional governor said Friday, after weeks of fierce fighting against Russian forces in the battleground eastern city. “Ukrainian armed forces will have to retreat from Severodonetsk. They have…
Politics

Putin pushes for stronger ties with BRICS nations

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for a strengthening of ties with the influential club of BRICS emerging economies, amid unprecedented Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine. “Businessmen of our countries are forced to develop their business…
PoliticsWorld

Trump pressure to flip election 'upended' lives, hearing told

US state lawmakers and poll workers described Tuesday how their lives had been upended by threats of violence as Donald Trump singled them out in his bid to overturn the 2020 US election. Trump was personally involved in an intense campaign of pressure on officials in key…
Politics

Biodiversity conference moved from China to Canada

A major biodiversity summit delayed due to the pandemic will be held in Montreal, Canada instead of China as planned, the UN said Tuesday, as Beijing continues with its strict zero-Covid policy. A group of around 195 nations are aiming to adopt a new global deal to arrest…