Opinion | Sacha Baron Cohen Has a Message for Mark Zuckerberg

[MUSIC PLAYING] archived recording (SINGING) When you walk in the room, do you have sway? kara swisher I’m Kara Swisher, and you’re listening to “Sway“. My guest today is actor and comedian, Sacha Baron Cohen. This year, he’s been nominated for three Golden Globes, including for the Netflix film, “The Trial of the Chicago 7“. […]

Algerians mark protest movement anniversary with fresh rallies

Thousands rally in Algiers and elsewhere to mark two years since the beginning of a mass movement that toppled the longtime president. Thousands of protesters marched in the Algerian capital and cities across the country to commemorate two years since the beginning of mass protests that culminated weeks later in the departure of longtime President […]

UN chief, climate envoy Kerry to mark US return to Paris accord

Return to 2015 climate agreement comes as Biden administration seeks to re-engage in international organisations. United States Special Presidential Envoy on Climate John Kerry and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres are to “celebrate” the US’s return to the Paris Agreement, the US state department has announced. The event on Friday will mark Washington’s official return […]

Libyans mark 2011 uprising with hopes pinned on interim gov’t

Libyans mark 10 years since the 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow and eventual killing of Muammar Gaddafi. Libyans are marking the 10th anniversary of their 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow and eventual killing of longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi. The day comes as Libyans have their eyes on a recently appointed government […]

Protests mark 10th anniversary of Bahrain uprising

Small and sporadic demonstrations took place in Bahrain on Sunday amid a hefty police presence, marking 10 years since the Gulf nation’s Arab Spring-inspired uprising. On February 14, 2011, tens of thousands of people took to the streets to demand an elected government and other reforms, briefly threatening the monarchy’s grip on power, before a […]

Hal Holbrook, Actor Who Channeled Mark Twain, Is Dead at 95

Hal Holbrook, who carved out a substantial acting career in television and film but who achieved his widest acclaim onstage, embodying Mark Twain in all his craggy splendor and vinegary wit in a one-man show seen around the world, died on Jan. 23 at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 95. His death […]

Thousands of Australians defy coronavirus rules to mark ‘Invasion Day’

SYDNEY: Thousands of Australians defied coronavirus rules on Tuesday to protest the country’s national day, held on the anniversary of British colonization of the vast continent that its Indigenous population marks as “Invasion Day.”Officially recognized as Australia Day, January 26 also sees annual rallies drawing attention to the injustices faced by Indigenous people and calling […]

Zango leaps into record books with world indoor triple jump mark

Burkina Faso athlete adds 15 centimetres to the previous record set by his own coach, Teddy Tamgho. Hugues Fabrice Zango has become the first Burkinabe athlete to set a world record when he posted the longest ever indoor triple jump with a leap of 18.07 metres (59.28 feet). At an event on Saturday in Aubiere, […]

Beyond Capitol riot, Trump voter fraud claims leave their mark

For Bonnie Scheele, the 2020 United States presidential contest was incomparable. The need to tamp down conspiracies and misinformation, fuelled in large part by President Donald Trump’s false contention that widespread voter fraud occurred in the state, was unlike anything the Republican election clerk in the US state of Michigan had seen before. “I can’t […]

World to mark end of year under COVID restrictions

China’s health regulator has granted “conditional” approval for a COVID vaccine 12 months after the virus was first detected in the city of Wuhan. The vaccine, which has 79-percent efficacy, was developed by state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm. The US has logged its highest-ever daily COVID death toll as the world prepares to turn the page […]

Former astronaut Mark Kelly sworn in as newest US senator

Democrat Kelly flipped the Arizona seat from Republican control to fill the remainder of the late John McCain’s term. Arizona Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly was sworn into the United States Senate on Wednesday, narrowing Republican control of the chamber and underscoring his state’s shift from red to blue. Kelly, 56, defeated Senator Martha […]

In Pictures : Sikhs mark Guru Nanak’s 551st birth anniversary

Thousands of Sikhs from across the world on Monday celebrated the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh guru or leader. The event, known as Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab, is one of the most important festivals in the Sikh religion. The occasion is celebrated every year on the full moon day in […]

Donald Trump fires US Defense Secretary Mark Esper #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

The US president announced on Twitter that Christopher Miller will be acting Secretary of Defense starting immediately. US President Donald Trump on Monday said Defense Secretary Mark Esper had been “terminated” and that Christopher Miller, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will be acting Secretary of Defense starting immediately. “Mark Esper has been terminated,” Trump said on […]

Cuba and Iran FMs to mark alliance against US sanctions #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Havana meeting between Cuba’s Bruno Rodriguez and Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif to mark the ‘mutual solidarity between both nations’. Iran’s foreign minister has arrived in Havana for talks with his Cuban counterpart, in a visit aimed at reinforcing their countries’ mutual support in the face of punishing United States sanctions. Cuba’s official newspaper Granma said […]