As US watches on, China-Saudi relations grow in importance

Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Riyadh for a three-day trip, underscoring the constantly growing importance of Sino-Saudi relations, and a clear message from...

Li Wenliang: Chinese pour hearts out on Covid martyr’s page

Thousands of people are leaving emotional comments on hero Wuhan doctor Li Wenliang's online page.

Iran carries out first execution over anti-government protests

Iran's judiciary has so far announced that 11 people have been sentenced to death in connection with the protests, which began in mid-September after...

NYT journalists, workers on 24-hour strike for ‘better newsroom’

Hundreds of journalists and other employees at The New York Times have begun a 24-hour walkout, the first strike of its kind at the...

Pedro Castillo: Peru’s ousted president detained by police in Lima

Local media report that Pedro Castillo has been moved to a police-run prison following his arrest.

North Korean hackers used Itaewon tragedy for malware: Google

Google’s anti-hacking unit says state-backed hackers exploited the Halloween disaster to target internet users with malware.North Korean hackers exploited South Korea’s deadly Halloween crowd...

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 288

Here is the situation as it stands on Thursday, December 8: Fighting Russian shelling has killed at least six people and set buildings on fire in...

Iran conducts first protest-related execution

BREAKINGBREAKING, The person was convicted of injuring a security guard with a long knife, semi-official Tasnim news agency reports.Iran says it has executed the...

FTX founder Bankman-Fried facing market rigging probe: Report

Investigation is focused on whether Sam Bankman-Fried manipulated the market for two cryptocurrencies, the New York Times says.FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is being investigated...

Wirecard trial of executives opens in German fraud scandal

The company processed online credit card payments, mainly for pornography and gambling sites, before it expanded into banking, issuing credit and pre-payment cards. In...