Saturday, January 22, 2022

AFCON: Low turnout, high interest and COVID checks

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Yaounde, Cameroon – Tamula Ernest, a father-of-three, gave up his job as a bricklayer to follow the Cameroon national football team, “the indomitable lions”,...

Blinken-Lavrov meet on soaring Ukraine tensions

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US secretary of state says he does not expect ‘difficult issues’ to be solved at meeting with Russian foreign minister.US Secretary of State...

As costs mount, how long can China stick with ‘zero COVID’?

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Hong Kong, China – On January 23, 2020, China gave birth to “zero COVID”. Facing the threat of a mysterious virus, authorities in Wuhan...

Security, China to dominate Biden’s talks with Japan’s Kishida

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Virtual meeting will be the first substantial discussion between the two allies since Fumio Kishida became Japanese prime minister in October.The leaders of...

Will Boris Johnson resign?

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Video Duration 24 minutes 20 seconds 24:20 From: Inside StoryThe British prime minister is facing a deepening political crisis.The British Prime Minister...

US jobless claims rise as Omicron weighs on labour market

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The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits jumped last week to the highest level since mid-October.The number of people in the...

Biden’s warning risks destabilising Ukraine-Russia crisis: Moscow

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The US president said Russia would face ‘a disaster’ if it invades Ukraine, a comment the Kremlin says did little to ease tensions.US...

Hackers steal Red Cross data on 515,000 vulnerable people

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The International Committee of the Red Cross says the intruders and their motive for the hacking are unknown.The International Committee of the Red...

N Korea may resume nuclear, long-range missile tests: State media

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Pyongyang blames US ‘hostility’ as experts warn of return to ‘vicious cycle of provocation and sanctions’.A meeting of the powerful politburo of North...

5 key takeaways from US President Biden’s news conference

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Continuing efforts to combat COVID-19 in the United States dominated Joe Biden’s news conference at the White House on Wednesday, as the US...