US: Police will not face charges in Daniel Prude’s death

Grand jury votes not to indict police officers involved in arrest and suffocation death of 41-year-old man in Rochester, New York. The police officers involved in the arrest and asphyxiation death of an unarmed Black man in the US state of New York last year will not face criminal charges, the state’s attorney general announced […]

Sri Lanka ex-president ‘should face charges over 2019 attacks’

Investigation says Sirisena, intelligence chiefs should be prosecuted for failing to prevent 2019 Easter Sunday suicide attacks. Sri Lanka’s former president Maithripala Sirisena and his intelligence chiefs should be prosecuted for failing to prevent the 2019 Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 279 people, according to an investigation. Sirisena, who left office last year, was […]

Now your face will be your passport The latest system at Dubai Airport

Now your face will be your passport The latest system at Dubai Airport

  Dubai: Air travel from Dubai has become safer. Reports Using state-of-the-art biometric technology – a combination of facial and iris recognition – passengers can check their flight, view full immigration availability, enter the UAE lounge and the airport. You can take a walk and board your flights. The new Directorate General of Residency and […]

Myanmar begins general strike in face of military threats

Millions expected to stop work and join protests calling for restoration of democracy three weeks after generals seized power in a coup. Myanmar began a nationwide general strike on Monday despite a curfew, road blockades and more overnight arrests, as the United States warned it would “take firm action” against the military if it continued […]

Republicans who voted to convict Trump face censure at home

State Republican leaders in North Carolina voted to censure Senator Richard Burr over his vote to convict Donald Trump during last week’s impeachment trial, making Burr the latest to be rebuked for opposing the former president. Burr, a third-term North Carolina Republican who has said he does not plan to seek re-election in 2022, was […]

Zuma could face jail after corruption inquiry no-show

A South African inquiry into corruption during Jacob Zuma’s time as president will ask the Constitutional Court to impose a jail term on the former leader after he defied an order to appear before the inquiry on Monday. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who leads the inquiry, said there was “no valid or sound reason” […]

Half of Yemeni children face acute malnutrition: UN

The number of children in danger of death from lack of food has increased to 400,000, the UN agencies say. Nearly 2.3 million children under the age of five are projected to suffer from acute malnutrition this year in war-torn Yemen, UN agencies have warned, as the United States steps up efforts to end six […]

UK quarantine violators face heavy fines, up to 10 years in jail

Travellers to the United Kingdom caught violating newly imposed quarantine restrictions could face a heavy fine of up to 10,000 British pounds ($13,800), and 10 years in prison, as the British government tightens measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 and its new variants. The UK’s Department of Health and Social Care said that the […]

Under Pressure to Rebuke Their Own, G.O.P. Leaders Face a Critical Test

WASHINGTON — Republicans fighting over their party’s future face a turning point on Wednesday as House leaders confront dueling calls to punish two members: one for spreading conspiracy theories and endorsing political violence, and the other for voting to impeach former President Donald J. Trump. Trump loyalists want to strip Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, […]

Brexit tensions: Northern Ireland port staff face intimidation

Staff carrying out post-Brexit checks at Northern Irish ports have been intimidated amid rising tensions in the region in the wake of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union, a development Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has condemned as “sinister”. The issue prompted the EU on Tuesday to temporarily withdraw its staff deployed in […]

Russia, US face each other again

The US Navy has increased its presence in the Black Sea, the largest US naval activity in the Black Sea since 2017. Just a few days ago, President Biden warned Moscow that if Russia invaded the region, it would The United States will take strong action against. Myanmar army takes control of Rangoon City Hall, […]

Robinhood users suing over trading freeze face uphill battle

Frustrated investors who sued after getting locked out of trading in frenzied shares like GameStop Corp. aren’t likely to have much luck in court either. Online brokerage Robinhood Markets was named as a defendant Thursday in several federal suits demanding it reinstate trading of shares including GameStop, BlackBerry Ltd., Nokia Oyj and AMC Entertainment Holdings […]

Packers vs. Bucs: Live Updates as Brady and Rodgers Face Off

Here’s what you need to know: Aaron Rodgers has a chance to improve his playoff record. Jan. 24, 2021, 2:32 p.m. ET Jan. 24, 2021, 2:32 p.m. ET Antonio Brown is out for the Bucs. Jan. 24, 2021, 2:02 p.m. ET Jan. 24, 2021, 2:02 p.m. ET The Packers have the N.F.L.’s lowest turnover numbers. […]

What legal woes does Trump face as he begins civilian life?

Former US President Donald Trump could face serious legal challenges as his return to civilian life strips him of numerous legal protections after his electoral loss and the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Wednesday. A norm in US law holds that sitting presidents are immune from indictment. The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel […]

Brazil’s most vulnerable communities face COVID food crisis

Coronavirus is spreading and the death toll is mounting — but what most worries the leaders of Brazil’s isolated and vulnerable communities is how on earth to feed people now that the government has pulled their main emergency aid. Ivone Rocha is cofounder of Semeando Amor (Sowing Love), a non-profit that distributes basic staples to […]

Seven Turks face trial over escape of Nissan ex-boss Ghosn

Trial trying to piece together details of how Ghosn fled Japan in December 2019 while out on bail facing financial misconduct charges. An Istanbul court has resumed the trial of seven Turkish suspects accused of helping smuggle former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn “in a large musical instrument case” from Japan to Lebanon. Wednesday’s trial is […]

Bayern to face Al Ahly or Al Duhail in Club World Cup

Bayern Munich looking to add to the five trophies they won in 2020: Bundesliga, German Cup, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and German Super Cup. European champions Bayern Munich will face either African champions Al Ahly of Egypt or the champions of hosts Qatar, Al Duhail, in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup next […]

Two of India’s richest men face farmers’ ire over new laws

Two of India’s richest men have landed in an unlikely controversy over farming laws, becoming targets of protesters who allege the tycoons have benefited from their close links to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For weeks, tens of thousands of farmers have camped outside the nation’s capital, demanding the withdrawal of recently passed legislation they say, […]

A decade after revolution, Tunisia’s women face an uphill battle

Tunis, Tunisia – Ten years ago, Tunisian women poured onto the streets to help overthrow autocratic leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali after nearly 20 years in power, and, for some, to denounce the patriarchal nature of Tunisia’s political sphere. “During the 2011 uprising, we dreamt big,” longtime women’s rights activist Neila Zoghlami recalled with […]

Leaders like Boris Johnson who wooed Trump face tricky reset

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said a lot of nice things about Donald Trump over the years, from expressing admiration for the US president to suggesting he might be worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize. But after a mob of Trump supporters invaded the US Capitol on January 6, Johnson has changed his tune. […]

Pro-Trump rioters fired, face company boycotts after storming Capitol

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said he has no issue with President Donald Trump not attending his inauguration  as the 46th US president on January 20. Trump had earlier said he would skip Biden’s inauguration, refusing to fulfill the outgoing president’s traditional role in the peaceful transition of power and undercutting his own message just […]

6 Months After Leaving the Hospital, Covid Survivors Still Face Lingering Health Issues

Most symptoms in the Wuhan report were slightly more common among women, with 81 percent reporting at least one health problem, compared with 73 percent of men. Reports about other respiratory diseases, like the 2003 outbreak of SARS, another type of coronavirus, suggest that some Covid survivors may experience aftereffects for months or years. Most […]

After telecom firms, China oil giants may face US delisting next

Chinese oil firms Cnooc, PetroChina and Sinopec may be removed from US exchanges due to military links, analysts say. Chinese oil majors may be next in line for delisting in the US after the New York Stock Exchange said last week it would remove the Asian nation’s three biggest telecom companies. China’s largest offshore oil […]