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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.
US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden help light the National Christmas Tree outside the White House in Washington.
The Titanic, Friends' famous coffee house, an igloo and the Berlin Wall all built with gingerbread. More than a hundred ginger bread houses are on display at the architecture museum of Stockholm as the institution for its yearly contest dedicated to this traditional holiday treat.
A man who posted on Facebook a photo of his wife and her supervisor having sex was jailed for 13 weeks after the prosecution unsuccessfully argued for him to be jailed for 18 months.
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.
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.
For stray dogs and scavenging birds, Landfill No.5 outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev is a treasure trove of trash, but the mountains of overflowing and noxious garbage are plaguing residents.
In the ruins of an Afghan village destroyed by years of war, a deepening economic crisis has left Javid with little hope of rebuilding his home.
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".
Spectators attending a major venue for the Beijing Olympics must be vaccinated but fans could be barred from the arena entirely if the coronavirus worsens in China, state media says.
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.
India opener Mayank Agarwal hit a gritty hundred to rescue the hosts after New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel had put them in a spot of bother with three quick wickets on the weather-hit first day of the second and final test on Friday. Agarwal remained unbeaten on 120 after completing his fourth test hundred to help India reach 221 for four wickets at stumps with wicketkeeper-batter Wriddhiman Saha keeping him company on 25 not out at the Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai-born Patel, whose parents immigrated to New Zealand in 1996, picked up all four wickets on a track aiding the spinners to finish with figures of four for 73.
Australia lock Kane Douglas said second-placed Bordeaux-Begles will have to be defensively sound when they host champions and leaders Toulouse in the French Top 14 on Saturday.
A lawyer for Philippine Nobel Prize winner Maria Ressa, who faces multiple court cases, said Friday he was "confident" the journalist would be allowed to travel to Oslo to collect the award in person.
India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat against New Zealand in the second and final test at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Both sides were dealt injury blows before the start with the tourists losing captain Kane Williamson to an elbow problem while the hosts lost Ajinkya Rahane, who led the side in Kanpur in Kohli's absence, Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma.
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.
England and Australia begin the latest edition of the Ashes at Brisbane on Wednesday with the visitors looking to wrestle back the urn.
In October, India had withdrawn its hockey teams from next year's Games citing COVID-19 concerns and Hockey India's decision to prioritise the Asian Games in China, a qualifier for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Martin said India's teams would take part in the tournament should they secure qualification, a decision that came about after talks with Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra.
France's conservative party on Saturday chooses between the moderate chief of the Paris region and a hardline MP with controversial views on immigration to challenge President Emmanuel Macron next year, a pick that will likely have major influence on the shape of the campaign.
MUMBAI (Reuters) -New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel claimed the rare honour of bagging all 10 wickets in an innings before India demonstrated their own bowling might to take control of the second and final test at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. The Mumbai-born Ajaz became only the third player in international cricket to take all wickets in an innings after England off-spinner Jim Laker and India leg-spinner Anil Kumble, but the tourists could not stop India from getting to 325. In reply, New Zealand could bat only a little over two hours before being bundled out for 62 to concede a first-innings lead of 263.