Hibatullah Akhundzada is officially referred to as the leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, commander of the faithful, and scholar of the Quran and the hadiths (sayings of the Prophet Muhammad) ... But it has never been officially confirmed as authentic ... “Second, he knows the hadiths. He is [an] interpreter of the Quran ... ... Legitimacy ... .
(Guardian UK) The former US presidentBarack Obama has suggested that Rupert Murdochs media empire has led to greater polarisation in western societies through news coverage designed to make people angry and resentful ... There's one other factor that's led to this polarisation ... .
LONDON, United Kingdom - Britain's Prince Harry has accused his family of withholding information about phone hacking from him to avoid sitting in the witness box and opening "a can of worms", a witness statement released Tuesday said ... "The Institution was without a doubt withholding information from me for a long time aboutphone hacking," he added.
Sam Bankman-Fried was charged with bribing Chinese officials, adding a new dimension to the U.S. government’s case against the FTX co-founder. The new charge was unsealed Tuesday in a revised indictment by federal prosecutors in Manhattan... A spokesman for Bankman-Fried didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment ... .
Paris. Fresh strikes and protests roiled France on Tuesday with a record number of police deployed, as PresidentEmmanuel Macron remained defiant over a pensions reform that is sparking turmoil in the country. The day of action is the tenth since protests began in mid-January against the law, which includes raising the retirement age from 62 to 64 ... .
Washington. US PresidentJoe Biden on Monday (local time) termed the school shooting at Nashville which claimed the lives of six people as “sick” and said that the US has to do more about gun violence and stressed that “it’s ripping the soul of this nation.” ... And it’s heartbreaking ... .
Lionel Messi can't stop scoring when he puts on the Argentina jersey. The reigning FIFA World Player of the Year netted a first-half hat-trick on Tuesday in a demolition of No. 86 ranked Curacao. It was the ninth international hat-trick of his career, and 50th of his professional career between club and country ... Todo es fácil en los pies de Leo Messi ... .
BANGKOK (AP) — The political party led by Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to face automatic dissolution by the military-appointed election commission on midnight Tuesday because it declined to register for a planned general election it denounced as a sham ... Some critics of SeniorGen ... No date has been set for the new polls.