Kabul, Afghanistan – Many Afghan women in the capital Kabul have protested against a poster campaign launched by the Taliban, encouraging women to wear a burqa or hijab ... It did not issue an official directive ... The word “hijab” accompanied each picture as if to clarify what that should look like ... “This poses the question ... Mohd Rasfan/AFP] ... .
China on Wednesday sent its largest land monitoring satellite into space. The L-SAR 01A satellite was launched aboard a Long March-4C carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China, public broadcaster CGTN reported ... .
Lebanon signed deals on Wednesday to purchase electricity from Jordan via Syria to help the small Mediterranean country deal with its crippling energy crisis ... The electricity will be transmitted through Syria. The World Bank is expected to finance the deals, and negotiations are underway.
Daniil Medvedev rallied from two sets down and saved a match point before beating No. 9 Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-7 (4), 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5, 6-4 to move into the Australian Open semifinals ... 🎥 ... A six-minute delay in the third-set tiebreaker for the roof on Rod Laver Arena to be closed during a rain shower swung the momentum mostly in Medvedev’s favor ... .
US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria on Wednesday said they fully recaptured a prison in the northeastern city of Hasaka that had been attacked by the Islamic State (IS) group, ending the biggest jihadist assault in the country in three years ... .
(Reuters) – Intel on Wednesday won its fight against a 1.06-billion-euro ($1.2 billion) EU antitrust fine that the U.S. chipmaker was handed 12 years ago for stifling a rival, in a major setback for EU antitrust regulators ...The Commission said it would study the judgment and reflect on the possible next steps ... ($1 = 0.8861 euros) ... .
House SpeakerNancy Pelosi announced she will seek re-election, ending speculation that she would retire as Democrats face the threat of losing control of Congress in the 2022 midterms. “While we have made progress, much more needs to be done to improve people’s lives,” the 81-year-old Ms Pelosi said in an online video. “This election is crucial ... PA ... .
Former Pope Benedict XVI has apologized for giving false testimony during a child sexual abuse probe. For many Catholics, the statement isn't enough; they are bitterly disappointed and demand an admission of guilt ... .
On November 24, 2021, Apple notified Fakih via email, iMessage, and an alert on the AppleID login screen that state-sponsored attackers may be targeting her personal iPhone ...Amnesty International’s Security Lab peer reviewed the analysis and confirmed the findings ... It referred us to its and , which outline how they respond to such allegations ... Target.
As longstanding human rights campaigners, we are both well acquainted with the harsh realities of inequality and injustice in modern Britain ... This is because it lays bare an uncomfortable and usually unspoken truth ... Simon Woolley is the director of OperationBlack Vote.
A Japanese medical facility placed the acceptance of new patients on hold after a cyber intrusion. The municipal Handa Hospital in the small town of Tsurugi in western Japan was hit by a ransomware attack at the end of October ... The hackers threatened to leak the records unless a ransom was not paid ... .