The two children of a former Saudi intelligence officer, who has been lying low abroad since the rise of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to power, “have disappeared” since their detention in March, their brother says. The disappearance of Omar and Sarah, son and daughter of Saad al-Jabri — who...
Indian-American Rahul Dubey emerged as an overnight hero in the US after he sheltered nearly 70 protesters in his house in Washington D.C. Monday night. The US has witnessed violent protests in the past week, after the death of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis. The African-American man died after a...
In the midst of many brands issuing statements in support of Black Lives Matter, Ben & Jerrys' statement stood out in a big way. The ice cream maker posted a blog this week detailing a four-step plan towards anti-racism action in the United States and reaffirming its commitment to...
Three more former police officers who were involved in the arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis have been charged in connection to his death, and the officer who pressed a knee to Floyd's neck faces a new charge of second-degree murder, according to court documents. The three additional officers —...
A German man with a history of child sexual offences has been identified by police in the U.K. and Germany as a suspect in the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann, who made headlines around the world when she vanished from the Portuguese resort 13 years ago. London's Metropolitan Police...
The Tokyo city government on Tuesday warned residents to stay at home unless they have urgent business to conduct, and instructed citizens to maintain social distancing, after registering its highest number of infections in almost a month. The Japanese capital lifted a state of emergency just a week ago but after 34 new...
Renault said it was launching talks with unions to reorganize plants in France, potentially leading to closures, as it cuts capacity and shrinks its workforce. The automaker will eliminate about 14,600 jobs worldwide and lower production capacity by almost a fifth in a move to dramatically reduce costs following the...
The Giza Pyramids Complex was fumigated as part of Egypt's efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. A group of six people equipped with masks, hazmat protection suits and industrial cleaning equipment sterilised the Giza Pyramids Complex. The act was part of Egypt’s disinfection efforts to prevent the...
We have witnessed many things in the past week. Things that no one from our generation has experienced before. These range from the frightening to the almost comedically unbelievable. A rapidly multiplying virus that has killed more than 7,000 and infected more than 179,000 across the globe, including a fast-growing number in...
A Simpsons writer has criticised fans over the “terrible” and “gross” use of an old episode to claim that the show predicted the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past few weeks, clips from 1993 episode ‘Marge in Chains’ – which sees Springfield plagued by a fictional virus that originates in Japan...