Former China leader Jiang Zemin dies, aged 96

Former China leader Jiang Zemin dies, aged 96

Former Chinese leader, Jiang Zemin has died. Zemin helped quell the 1981 pro-democracy protests. He took power in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Former Chinese…

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ISIL armed group announces death of its leader

File image. (Photo by Abbas Idrees / SOPA Images/Getty) The ISIL leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi was killed in a battle recently, the armed group’s spokesman…

NYC to start forced hospitalisation of mentally ill homeless people

NYC to start forced hospitalisation of mentally ill homeless people

New York City in the US will start involuntarily hospitalising mentally ill homeless people.  This is in an effort to combat growing crime.  New York City has…

H&M to cut 1 500 jobs in cost-saving drive

H&M to cut 1 500 jobs in cost-saving drive

The world’s No.2 fashion retailer H&M said on Wednesday it will cut 1 500 jobs to reduce costs amid softening demand as consumers cope with a surge…

Qatar's World Cup chief says just 400 to 500 migrants died working on World Cup projects

Qatar’s World Cup chief says just 400 to 500 migrants died working on World Cup projects

FIFA is projected to exceed its revenue target of $6.4 billion for its 2019-2022 cycle, per Bloomberg. Christopher Pike/Getty Images for Supreme Committee 2022 Qatar’s World Cup…

WATCH | 200 fishermen rescued from drifting ice in US lake

WATCH | 200 fishermen rescued from drifting ice in US lake

A complex rescue operation was conducted to rescue about 200 early-season ice fishers. The fishermen were stranded in a Minnesota lake when the frozen slab they were…

A doctor looks on a strap of Rapid Covid test after taking a blood sample of a student.  (Photo by Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Mistakes at UK Covid-19 testing lab may have led to deaths of 20 people

A doctor looks on a strap of Rapid Covid test after taking a blood sample of a student. (Photo by Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Mistakes…