Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of killing George Floyd, an African-American man whose death touched off Black Lives Matter protests and riots across the US in 2020.
Chauvin was charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter after Floyd died on May 25, during an ..
The annual Academy Awards will spare visitors the mask mandate during the main ceremony, but stars and viewers who step outside must don the mask for commercials and jump through plenty of hoops to participate.
Unlike the Grammys, the Oscars on Sunday will be held mostly mask-free at Los Angeles’ Union Station, media revealed on Monday. However, t..
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) has left critics scratching their heads after citing the “trampling of indigenous rights” and “racial justice” as causes of climate change.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) reintroduced the Green New Deal on Tuesday, a redux of the same resolution introduced in 2019 that was qui..
Like many other 14-year-olds Cleoné enjoys art, music and Marvel movies but she sometimes finds school a struggle, especially during the past year of classroom disruption and remote learning.
Cleoné lives in a part of Glasgow where private lessons outside school are not usually an option but she is pleased to have had help from volunteer tutor Kim Williams.
"It's fun and she's really nice," says Cleoné, explaining that in a busy classro..
Jura CoastguardA pilot of a light aircraft emerged uninjured after making an emergency landing on a Jura beach.
The local coastguard rescue team were airlifted to the scene at Shian Bay when the alarm was raised at 15:00.
"Because of the inaccessible nature of the crash site, it was decided to airlift the team to secure the area and move the wreckage above high tide," they said on Facebook.
The sole occupant of the plane was not hurt and needed..
Getty ImagesFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed the most significant stage in Scotland's lockdown easing will go ahead as planned on Monday.
The biggest changes since the country went into lockdown on Boxing Day will include the reopening of hospitality, gyms and non-essential shops.
Non-essential travel with England, Wales and Northern Ireland will also be allowed for the first time this year.
Mainland Scotland will move down from ..
It’s one of Russia’s major exports, a source of symbolic pride and commercial revenue: atomic energy, in the form of civilian technology to build and maintain nuclear reactors around the world. State-owned company Rosatom is the driver of that policy, with ambitions for nearly $15 billion in revenues from outside Russia by 2024.
Now, a snowballing..
Revelations that two Russian spies accused of a nerve-agent poisoning in Britain in 2018 may have been behind earlier explosions at a Czech ammunition depot that killed two people sparked outrage and anger in the Czech Republic.
The allegations by Czech intelligence have plunged relations between Prague and Moscow to their lowest level since the e..
MOSCOW -- Allies of ailing, imprisoned Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny have not held back in delineating the stakes of their latest standoff with the Russian state. A wave of protests planned for April 21, they say, represents the "final battle between good and neutrality."
Members of Navalny's embattled opposition movement, many of whom have ..
AdvertisementMaryem Abdulhamid, 47, is a mother of four children. She fled Xinjiang and came to Istanbul in 2016 with only two of her children at the time. Meryam was pregnant with her fourth child when she decided to leave Xinjiang, fearing that she would be persecuted by Chinese authorities for having another child. Abdulhamid’s third daughter, R..
AdvertisementOn March 3, Ryan Haas published an article in Foreign Affairs cautioning analysts and policymakers against adopting an exclusively alarmist attitude toward China. Such an alarmist attitude leads to increased anxiety among analysts and policymakers but is not based on the totality of the evidence. Haas speaks directly to how successful ..
AdvertisementAn unofficial delegation sent by President Joe Biden visited Taiwan last week in a reaffirmation of the U.S. commitment to Taiwan’s security. The visit came a week after the United States announced new guidelines to “encourage U.S. government engagement with Taiwan that reflects our deepening unofficial relationship.” The visit, along ..
The Malaysian government’s desire for “absolute control” over information led Reporters Without Borders to drop the nation 18 spots on its World Press Freedom Index released Tuesday – the biggest dip among all counties ranked in the watchdog group’s annual report.
Elsewhere in the region, the governments of Bangladesh, Indonesia, the Philippines a..
WandaVision, Emily In Paris and The Boys lead the way in nominations for the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Disney+ series WandaVision scored five nods, including for best show, best hero for Teyonah Parris and best villain for Kathryn Hahn.
Netflix’s Emily In Paris and Amazon’s The Boys are both nominated in four categories, including best show.
The Malayalam film industry is known for churning out movies that not just have a great script but also nuanced performances. Also, they don’t shy away from exploring subjects like sexism and racism amongst others. If you have a penchant for regional cinema, here are some recent Malayalam movies you may like watching.
1. ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’..
The Duchess of Sussex was not allowed to fly to the UK for Prince Philip’s funeral but she did send her own tribute as the royal family mourns.
Meghan Markle will leave a handwritten note to The Duke of Edinburgh remembering him, it was confirmed on Saturday, as the royal family gathered to farewell Prince Philip.
Pregnant Meghan, who is reportedly watched the funeral with Archie via livestream from her home in LA, has asked for the note to be le..
Two of Meghan Markle’s close allies in the US media helped lead the country’s coverage of Philip’s funeral, and they didn’t avoid talk of “family drama”.
Two of Meghan Markle’s close allies in US media, Gayle King and Omid Scobie, helped lead the country’s coverage of Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday, calling it a “sad day” for the Duchess of Sussex.
Meghan’s husband, Prince Harry, returned to the United Kingdom to attend the funeral, but she ..
4:12 AM ETLiverpool's principal owner John W. Henry has issued an apology to fans the day after his club were forced to back out of the crumbling European Super League due to widespread outrage across the football community.
The Merseyside team and the five other clubs from the Premier League announced on Tuesday that they would be withdrawing..
There are plenty of good reasons to own a dedicated streaming device, and Amazon's Fire TV range covers most of those use cases. With prices starting at Rs. 2,999 for the Fire TV Stick Lite and going up to Rs. 5,999 for the capable Fire TV Stick 4K, the range offers simplicity, ease of use, Alexa voice assistant support, and access to all major streaming services. However, missing from India all of this time has been the company's most ..
Sony Bravia X75 Smart Android TV Series has been launched in India, with prices starting at Rs. 59,990 for the 43-inch television. The new LED TV series from Sony features Ultra-HD HDR televisions running on Android TV, and is available in two sizes initially - 43 inches and 50 inches. The smart TVs run on the Sony X1 4K HDR processor, and have gone on sale in India from Wednesday April 21, across e-commerce portals, as well as offline stores inc..
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