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Long-lost 13th-century painting found in French woman's kitchen sells at auction for $26.6M

Long-lost 13th-century painting found in French woman’s kitchen sells at auction for $26.6M

An old painting found in the kitchen of an elderly woman in France earlier this year -- which was determined to be a work of art from a 13th-century artist -- made her a...
South Africa's ex-leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

South Africa’s ex-leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

Former South African president Jacob Zuma turned himself over to police early Thursday to begin serving a 15-month prison term Former South African president Jacob Zuma turned himself over...
e-RUPI Digital Payment Solution to Be Launched Today by PM Narendra Modi

e-RUPI Digital Payment Solution to Be Launched Today by PM Narendra Modi

e-RUPI is a QR code or SMS string-based e-voucher that is delivered to the mobile number of the beneficiaries. e-RUPI, a person and purpose specific digital payment solution, will...
Despair, defiance in Iran after US killing of Qassem Soleimani

Despair, defiance in Iran after US killing of Qassem Soleimani

Twists and turns in Iran's multiple crises heighten sense of despair in Tehran, but some continue to cling on to hope. When the world rang in the...
China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight, says WHO

China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight, says WHO

Countries that have achieved at least three consecutive years of zero indigenous cases can apply for WHO certification of their malaria-free status. China was certified as malaria-free on Wednesday...
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donates $100M to food banks as unemployment soars during coronavirus outbreak

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donates $100M to food banks as unemployment soars during coronavirus...

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he plans to donate $100 million to food banks across America, which is currently facing a severe and steep economic downturn because of the coronavirus epidemic.
Egypt flouts sanctions as Russian Su-35 fighters arrive

Egypt flouts sanctions as Russian Su-35 fighters arrive

'Long-range Su-35 fighter jets would give the Egyptian army air superiority, which is why the US strongly objected' Buzz off. Take a hike. Get lost.
Operation Langda: In UP encounters, 3,300 ‘criminals’ shot at

Operation Langda: In UP encounters, 3,300 ‘criminals’ shot at

Since March 2017, when the BJP came to power in the state, UP Police have shot at and injured at least 3,302 alleged criminals in 8,472 encounters, leaving several of them hobbled...
Mount Everest reopens to tourists despite COVID-19 spike

Mount Everest reopens to tourists despite COVID-19 spike

As COVID-19 cases rise, Nepal gambles with reopening plan Hoping to regain revenue lost amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal is set to reopen Mount Everest to climbers and tourists.
Hong Kong bans airport transit passengers as well as tourists

Hong Kong bans airport transit passengers as well as tourists

Hong Kong is pulling down the shutters as it faces a resurgence of the coronavirus. Hong Kong will ban all visitors to the city, and passengers in...

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