Sanaa, Yemen – In Maeen district in the heart of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, about 10 street vendors gathered on the side of a busy road to watch the Argentina-Saudi Arabia match. The men, who make a living selling vegetables or black-market petrol, crowded around a laptop that one of the vendors had brought and placed on some cardboard on the ground.
Ukraine will move to place restrictions on the activities of Russian-linked religious organisations in the country, and security services will begin an investigation into a Moscow-linked branch of the Orthodox Church after a raid on a monastery last week ...Moscow and the Russian Orthodox Church condemned the raid. .
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Thursday demanded neighboring Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers prevent terrorist attacks coming from their soil, a day after a suicide bombing in Pakistan’s southwest sent a wave of shock and anger across the country ... The bombing also wounded 23 others, drawing nationwide condemnation ... ___ ... Source .
India has begun its yearlong presidency of the Group of 20 (G20), taking over from Indonesia at a time of geopolitical tumult and uncertainty over post-pandemic economic recovery. “Today, we do not need to fight for our survival – our era need not be one of war ... What is the G20? ... What does the G20 presidency entail? ... What is G20’s upcoming agenda? ... .
MARTONVASAR, Hungary (AP) — Drivers in Hungary are increasingly running into gas and diesel shortages at filling stations as a government-imposed price cap squeezes the operators of independent stations and leaves the state energy company struggling to keep up with demand ...MOL did not respond to a request for comment ... All rights reserved ... .
A federal appeals court panel on Thursday halted an outside review of thousands of documents seized from former president Donald Trump’s Florida residence, ruling that a lower-court judge was wrong to appoint an expert to decide whether any of the material should be shielded from criminal investigators ...U.S ...Capitol on Jan ... Brasher and Britt C ... .
The Dutch government is planning to buy up and close down up to 3000 farms near so-called environmentally sensitive areas to comply with EU orders. The Hague. Many farms are to be closed down in the Netherlands because of EU requirements and Brussels’ “GreenDeal” ...The government will soon be making “compulsory purchases” of up to 3000 farms ... ....
(Reuters) - Argentines renewed their hopes in the country's national soccer team after it defeated Poland 2-0 on Wednesday, booking a place for the team led by star Lionel Messi in the knockout stages of the World Cup. ... . "I have a lot of faith in this group ... ... ... ... ... ... . ad. ... ... .