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Boxing is risky at the best of times, but the Afghan national team now faces one of their most unpredictable battles yet - the uncertainties of life as refugees far from home.
Get ready for a sure sellout! Jacquemus is opening a new kind of boutique in the heart of Paris, showcasing the brand's new "Le Bambino Long" bag in an eye-catching pink shade that certainly won't leave anyone indifferent. Vending machines, accessible 24/7, will let customers drop in and buy this designer bag as they would a chocolate bar.
Pakistani mountaineer Shehroze Kashif faced many dangers climbing the planet's tallest peaks, but his toughest moment came when he passed the corpse of his hero on the savage slopes of K2.
Two imported COVID-19 cases tested preliminarily positive for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in Singapore on Thursday (2 December), the Ministry of Health said.
Twitter on Thursday said it had shut down nearly 3,500 accounts that were posting pro-government propaganda in six countries, including China and Russia.
Juan Orlando Hernandez faces an uncertain future when his scandal-marred reign as Honduras president ends in January, along with the immunity from prosecution that the position gave him.
A cleaner refused to comply with his supervisor’s instructions to sanitise areas within MRT every two hours and instead spat at the supervisor’s face.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warns of a return of the "nightmare scenario of a military confrontation" in Europe, as tensions spike over Ukraine. Speaking at the OSCE meeting in Stockholm, Lavrov accuses NATO of bringing its military infrastructure "closer to the Russian borders".
US market regulators on Thursday announced the adoption of a rule allowing them to delist foreign companies from Wall Street exchanges if they fail to provide information to auditors, which is aimed primarily at Chinese firms.
China's top envoy in Macau will start advising the local government on "national security" matters, state media reported Friday, the latest move by Beijing to increase control over the gambling enclave.
Lloyd Austin says the US will ‘maintain its capability to defend and deter’ potential threats posed by China
Pope Francis says he is "greatly concerned" over the situation in Lebanon, which is mired in one of its worst crises since its 1975-1990 civil war, at the Maronite Cathedral of Our Lady of Grace in Nicosia, during a visit to the nearby island of Cyprus.
At first glance, the half-built Orthodox church in the heart of Kosovo's capital seems little more than a napping spot for stray dogs splayed out in a patch of unkempt weeds near the padlocked entrance.
India expects the Omicron variant of coronavirus to cause less severe disease, the health ministry said on Friday, thanks to vaccinations and high prior exposure to the Delta variant that infected nearly 70% of the population by July. Junior doctors protested to demand that staff numbers be beefed up, warning of a disastrous situation if the new variant overwhelmed health care facilities, although nearly half of India's 944 million adults have been fully vaccinated. As many as 84% have received at least one dose, with more than 125 million people due for a second by the end of November, as the government pushes more to get inoculated in the face of Omicron.
Fouchika Junior adjusts her headphones, flicks a slider and seamlessly drops the next tune: one of Tunisia's rare female DJs is helping other women break into a male-dominated world.
Buddhists monks in Seoul joined with about 150 other people to get their gloved hands into massive containers of chili and salted cabbage and make kimchi - a fiery national dish. Eight thousand kilos of cabbage were used, with half given to needy households and the other half to Buddhist organisations, including the Jogyesa temple that organised the event.
It took more than a wave of a wand, but Pakistani university students transformed their 150-year-old campus into Hogwarts this week as they kicked off a festival celebrating the fictional young wizard Harry Potter. With its vast halls and soaring archways, Government College University in the eastern megacity of Lahore has long reminded students of the magical school created by British author J.K. Rowling.
Meghan Markle on Thursday called for a reform of tabloid newspaper culture after winning a second court victory against a British newspaper group for breaching her privacy.
Governments and scientists around the world are championing vaccination as the way to end the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cuba's first LGBTQ hotel welcoms guests after the island reopened its borders on November 15. The Gran Muthu Rainbow Hotel opened its doors for the first time in December 2019, before having to close them once again over the Covid-19 pandemic.