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Who replaces Scarlett Johansson in “The Black Widow”?

As Marvel deals with the aftermath of the events of Avengers: Endgame, the franchise has seemingly found a new lead in Little Women’s Florence Pugh....
UK sanctions Russia

First sanctions imposed by UK feature Russians and Saudis

The UK on Monday identified 49 "notorious" individuals and organisations, 25 of them Russian and 20 Saudis, to be sanctioned under its first post-Brexit...
Beijing responds to the West

Beijing responds to the West over Hong Kong: is it a zero-sum game?

China promised Thursday to take "strong countermeasures" if the US presses ahead with tough new sanctions that target banks over infringements on Hong Kong's...
Messi unwilling renew contract

Lionel Messi unwilling to renew Barca contract

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has called off his contract negotiations over renewing his contract with the club and is ready to leave the Catalans...
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Passenger reportedly beats Pakistani taxi driver in UK after refusing to pay fare

A white passenger reportedly punched a Pakistani taxi driver in Birmingham, UK after refusing to pay the fare. The video of the passenger punching...
Turkey and France

Turkey and France: tensions escalate

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict in an escalating...
Pandemic far from over

WHO sends team to China fearing pandemic is far from over

Six months on from the novel coronavirus outbreak, the WHO said Monday it was sending a team to China to work towards finding the...
Rooseveltian approach to economy

Boris Johnson channels Roosevelt to combat virus depression

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday the coronavirus crisis needed the type of massive economic response US president Franklin D. Roosevelt mobilised to...
Ban on calls to prayer

Will Denmark silence Muslims by banning Azaan by loudspeakers?

Several Danish political parties are urging the government to investigate banning calls to prayer due to the disruption they cause. But the move makes...
British pharma giant AstraZeneca

British pharma giant AstraZeneca expected to roll out virus vaccine in Sept

The chief executive of British pharma giant AstraZeneca said on Friday that his company is "on track" to begin rolling out up to two...
Gravitational waves

Gravitational waves study reveals new information about black holes in space

The gravitational wave that washed over earth last year left scientists all the world over puzzled about its source. Now the mystery may have...
EU threatens China

EU threatens China with dire consequences over new Hong Kong security law

The EU threatens China that it would face "very negative consequences" if it presses ahead with a new security law for Hong Kong, stepping...
historical revisionism of World War II

Russia takes on Europe in war of ideas about World War 2

The Kremlin has become entrenched in a war of words with Europe over the legacy of World War II, as both sides accuse each...
Jailed Iranian activist pleads for help

Jailed Iranian activist pleads Boris Johnson for help

Jailed Iranian activist Anoosheh Ashoori's voice does not falter as he pleads for help from inside Boris Johnson inside Iran's Evin jail.https://twitter.com/amnestylondon/status/1274793640838270984"We are in...
EU-China summit

EU-China summit: in the background looms tussle

Chinese leaders and senior EU officials hold a video summit Monday with tensions rising over new tariffs targeting Chinese firms and European disquiet at...
WHO warns of new phase

WHO warns of new phase of virus as pandemic continues surge

The World Health Organization warned Friday against complacency with regards to the coronavirus pandemic, as infections continued to surge in the Americas, with Brazil...
Iran nuclear dispute

Iran nuclear dispute: Europe refuses to back US sanctions

Europe on Friday toughened its stance on Iran and warned the US against sanctions in the latest bid to stop the unravelling of the...
coronavirus economic recovery plan

Coronavirus economic recovery plan to be negotiated by EU

Deeply divided EU leaders on Friday started negotiating a post-coronavirus economic recovery plan, as the death toll from the pandemic soared past 450,000 and...
Syria world scrutiny

Syrian regime under scrutiny from European nations and UN

Here is a roundup of the international investigations and actions that have been launched into alleged crimes by the regime of Syrian President Bashar...
Turkey in Libya

France wants NATO to take cognizance of ‘Turkey problem’ in Libya

France’s defense ministry said NATO can’t bury its head in the sand when it comes to Turkey’s recent behavior in Libya. It also accused...
Ludendorff Kapp Putsch

How Germany restored civilian supremacy: Ludendorff and Kapp Putsch

A century ago, on 13 March 1920, a far-right coup d'etat was implemented against the nascent Weimar Republic, known as the Kapp Putsch, which...
US sanctioning ICC

EU ‘gravely concerned’ about US sanctioning ICC officials investigating its troops

The European Union has called on Washington to reverse its “unacceptable and unprecedented” sanctions on International Criminal Court (ICC) officials who are investigating US...
steroid treatment for coronavirus

‘Breakthrough’ steroid treatment for coronavirus praised by WHO

The World Health Organization on Tuesday hailed a "breakthrough" steroid treatment for the coronavirus, boosting hopes that pandemic deaths can be reduced, but a...
UK theatres during coronavirus

The next stage: UK theatres adapt to social distancing during coronavirus

London's West End has traditionally drawn people from all over the world to see its shows but theatres have been forced to reinvent themselves...
foreign investment

Foreign investment obliterated by pandemic: UN

Global foreign direct investment flows are likely to plunge by 40 percent this year due to the coronavirus crisis, the UN said Tuesday, with...
EU and US talks against China

EU and US talks against China: EU diplomatic chief

The EU's chief diplomat on Monday called for Europe and the United States to launch talks aimed at forging a common transatlantic front against...
Churchill’s photo disappeared from Google

Google vows to explore why Churchill’s photo briefly disappeared

Google has claimed there is a perfectly benign reason for Winston Churchill’s photograph disappearing from its search engine – but many are unconvinced, as...
EU-US rifts widen

EU-US rifts widen on key issues as Pompeo talks to EU leaders

EU foreign ministers will hold video talks with their US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Monday as transatlantic rifts widen over Israel, international organisations and...
Macron rejects statue destruction

Macron rejects statue destruction in France

President Emmanuel Macron vowed on Sunday that France would not seek to erase elements of its history or take down statues of controversial public...
Boris Johnson defends statues

Boris Johnson defends statues as anti-racism protests swirl out of control

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said a wave of anti-racism protests across Britain had been "hijacked by extremists", as fears mounted about clashes...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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