Friday, December 02, 2022

World News

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Updated 18 hours, 52 minutes ago

Chinese users play cat-and-mouse with censors amid protests

Chinese authorities maintain a tight grip on the country’s internet via a complex, multi-layered censorship oper...

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
China vows crackdown on 'hostile forces' as public tests Xi

Most protesters focused their ire on the “zero-COVID" policy that has placed millions under lockdown and quarantine

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Census: Christians a minority in England; non-religious grow

More than 1 in 3 people — 37% — said they had no religion, up from 25% in 2011

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
China virus protests hit Hong Kong after mainland rallies

Hong Kong has tightened security controls and rolled back Western-style civil liberties since China launched a campaign in 2019 to crush a pro-democracy move...

Updated 6 days, 20 hours ago
Beijing on edge as city adds new quarantine centers

Guangzhou suspended access Monday to its Baiyun district of 3.7 million resident

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Gone in 9 minutes: How Celtic gold heist unfolded in Germany

Security systems at the museum recorded that a door was pried open at 1:26 a.m. and then how the thieves left again at 1:35 a.m.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
'Stock up on blankets': Ukrainians brace for horrific winter

Russia has launched six massive aerial attacks against Ukraine’s power grid and other infrastructure since Oct. 10, as the war approaches its nine-month mile...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Indonesian quake kills at least 162 and injures hundreds

Kamil said that more than 13,000 people whose homes were heavily damaged were taken to evacuation centers

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
US moves to shield Saudi crown prince in journalist killing

A turnaround from Joe Biden's passionate campaign trail denunciations of the prince over the brutal slaying

Updated 2 weeks ago
Down to its last panda, Mexico ponders what could come next

The life expectancy of a giant panda in the wild is about 15 years, but in captivity they have lived to be as old as 38

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
In 'zero-COVID' China, 1 case locks down Peking University

Peking University has more than 40,000 students on multiple campuses, most in Beijing. It was unclear how many were affected by the lockdown

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
World Population hits 8 billion, creating many challenges

It projected the world's population will reach around 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.7 billion in 2050 and 10.4 billion in 2100

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Zelenskyy calls liberation of Kherson 'beginning of the end'

People with flags draped around their shoulders cheered, cried and shouted in gratitude as Zelenskyy walked by

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Famed painting 'The Scream' targeted by climate activists

A video of the incident showed museum guards holding two activists, with one shouting "I scream for people dying."

Updated 3 weeks ago
Taliban official: Women banned from Afghanistan's gyms

Taliban teams will begin monitoring establishments to check if women are still using them