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Checkout this section for curated Top Stories, News, Articles & Videos reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Kim Jong Un is cutting off his economic lifeline, China, to st...

Kim Jong Un appears to have kicked North Korea's pandemic prevention plan into overdrive, further tightening the country's nearly impassible borders, cutting off nearly all trade with China and even allegedly executing a customs officials for fail...


Fact or fiction? UK government says Netflix's The Crown should...

Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer, has also said the show should carry a notice that "this isn't true but it is based around some real events".


Biden fractures foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot

Biden fractures foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot


Chadwick Boseman’s co-stars pay tribute to late actor on his b...

Boseman would have turned 44 on Nov 29. His co-stars – Mark Ruffalo, Michael B Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o – commemorate the day with touching tributes posted on social media.


Blind photographer captures images using sound

On holiday in Iceland a few years ago, Pranav Lal listened to the Northern Lights. As they danced above his head he heard noises, swift and high-pitched, he recalls. Out of these sounds, shapes and patterns emerged, and from them, images.


Luxury enhanced: How Bentley made a better Bentayga

​​​​​​​The luxury car manufacturer makes a bolder, more innovative SUV in a more environmentally friendly manner. Brought to you by Bentley.


S&P Global in advanced talks to buy IHS Markit for about US$44...

S&P Global Inc is in advanced talks to buy IHS Markit Ltd for about US$44 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/s-p-global-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-ihs-markit-for-about-44-billion-11606697244?mod=latest_headlines o...


'Everyday was terrible': 64-year-old Hong Kong protester on de...

CNN's Ivan Watson talks with 64-year-old Alexandra Wong, affectionately nicknamed 'Grandma Wong', who was a striking figure of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement before she was detained for 14 months in mainland China.


New Zealand regulator charges 13 parties over White Island eru...

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's workplace regulator will file charges against 13 parties following an investigation into a volcanic eruption on White Island in 2019 that killed 22 people, state broadcaster 1NEWS said on Monday (Nov 30). A surprise erup...


Malaria death toll to exceed COVID-19's in sub-Saharan Africa:...

Deaths from malaria due to disruptions during the coronavirus pandemic to services designed to tackle the mosquito-borne disease will far exceed those killed by COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa, the World Health Organization warned on Monday.


S&P Global in advanced talks to acquire IHS Markit for about U...

S&P Global Inc is in advanced talks to buy IHS Markit Ltd for about US$44 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/s-p-global-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-ihs-markit-for-about-44-billion-11606697244?mod=latest_headlines o...


Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield


Man fatally shoots teenager for playing loud music

A man in Oregon fatally shot a teenager Thanksgiving week after getting upset that the 19-year-old was playing music loudly in the parking lot of an inn that the two were staying at, police said.


Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

PARIS: Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who scored the first goal of the 2002 World Cup against reigning champions France, has died aged 42, football's governing body FIFA said on Sunday (Nov 29). "FIFA is saddened to learn of the passi...


World stocks boast record-breaking month, led by Europe

World shares were set to seal a record-busting month on Monday as the prospect of a vaccine-driven global economic recovery next year and yet more free money from central banks eclipsed concerns about the pandemic in the near-term.


Covid-19 is killing Americans at a staggering rate

As millions of Americans head home after Thanksgiving, the coronavirus could be hitching a ride -- threatening to plant seeds of infection across the country as the US on Sunday topped more than 100,000 new cases for the 27th consecutive day.


40 endangered sea turtles were brought to Florida to warm up a...

Forty critically endangered sea turtles were brought to Florida after suffering from "cold stunning" off the coast of Massachusetts.


A 70-year-old photographic mystery

Collector William Fagan finds 70-year-old photographs in a camera.