A BBC journalist has been “beaten and kicked by the police” as protests spread across China

CNN Business – BBC journalist Edward Lawrence was arrested by police in Shanghai at the scene of Sunday night’s protests, according to the BBC, as captured in what appears to be cellphone footage of the arrest. While he has since been released, a BBC spokesperson expressed grave concern about his treatment, saying he had been … Read more

China markets fall as protests over Covid lockdowns break out

Hong Kong CNN Business – China Major stock indices and their currencies opened sharply lower on Monday, as well widespread protests against the country’s strict Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend, dampening investor sentiment. Hang Seng in Hong Kong (HSI) index It fell as much as 4.2% in early trade. It has since pared some losses … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former intelligence chief as new army chief

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – Pakistan On Thursday, former intelligence chief Lieutenant-General Syed Asim Munir was named army chief in the South Asian country, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid a heated debate over the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s top general and former head of the Internal Intelligence … Read more

Qatar is participating for the first time in the World Cup finals in a controversial tournament for the first time

Doha, Qatar CNN – There have been 21 men’s editions world Cup Since its opening in the 1930’s however Qatar 2022 It is set to be a tournament like no other. Since it was announced as the host city nearly 12 years ago, the World Cup has always been destined to be Top. From rough … Read more

Is AI art really art? This California show says yes

CNN Business – With the increasing popularity of artificial intelligence for image generation, prof question has Hadeer Art World: Can AI create art? At the bitforms show in San Francisco, the answer is yes. An exhibition called Artificial Imagination runs through late December and features works created or inspired by the DALL-E generative AI system … Read more

COP27: Summit approves climate fund ‘for loss and damage’ in historic deal

Sharm Alsheikh, Egypt CNN – Delegates from nearly 200 countries at the COP27 climate summit agreed to create a Loss and Damage Fund aimed at helping vulnerable countries cope with climate disasters, in a landmark deal early Sunday morning in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. But while the deal represents a breakthrough in a contentious negotiating process, … Read more

Opinion: Prom mom takes Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster

Editor’s note: Amy Bass (@ bassab1) is Professor of Mathematical Studies at Manhattanville College and authorOne goal: a coach, a team, and the game that divided the city together” And the “Not Victory, but Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete,” among other titles. The opinions expressed herein are her own … Read more

UK Budget: Britain Brings Back Austerity. Here’s why

London CNN Business – The last time a British finance minister revealed tax and spending plans, Markets worsened And the country’s prime minister after all She lost her job. The new government is not looking for a repeat performance. On Thursday, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is set to unveil a budget aimed at restoring confidence in … Read more

The Environmental Protection Agency proposes a long-term presence in Jackson due to the water crisis

CNN – The US Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to propose a long-term presence on the ground in Jackson, Mississippi, to help fix decades-old problems with its drinking. A source familiar with the matter told CNN Tuesday. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Reagan Jackson visited Tuesday in the wake of ongoing negotiations with city and … Read more

‘Joyland’ banned: Pakistan bans national release of film depicting sexual liberation story

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – The Pakistani government has banned the nationwide release of “Joyland”, the first Pakistani film to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, just a week before it is due to hit cinemas in the South Asian country. “Joyland” tells the love story between the youngest son of a “happy co-parenting family” … Read more