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In world first, Germany convicts Syrian regime officer of crimes against humanity
on February 24, 2021 at 1:26 pm
A German court has convicted a former Syrian regime officer for crimes against humanity, in a first-ever trial of people linked to the government in Damascus.
See mesmerizing footage of Mount Etna spewing lava
on February 24, 2021 at 4:49 pm
Italy's Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, has had spurts of activity recently, spewing fountains of lava and ash into the air.
China detains six people for 'insulting' soldiers killed in India border clash
on February 24, 2021 at 7:59 am
China has detained at least six people for allegedly defaming four servicemen killed in a bloody border clash with India last June, as state media wages a propaganda campaign hailing the dead troops as martyrs.
Philippines offers to let nurses work in Britain and Germany in exchange for coronavirus vaccines
on February 24, 2021 at 5:03 am
The Philippines will let thousands of its health care workers, mostly nurses, take up jobs in Britain and Germany if the two countries agree to donate coronavirus vaccines, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Celebs including A-Rod and Ciara are getting into SPACs. What could go wrong?
on February 23, 2021 at 8:12 pm
SPAC mania has entered the celebrity phase. Colin Kaepernick, Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Kudlow and pop star Ciara are all lending their star power to the blank-check boom.
4 reasons Tesla's stock is tumbling
on February 23, 2021 at 8:09 pm
Tesla, the hottest stock in the market for more than a year, has sunk into bear market territory.
Former WeWork CEO in talks to get nearly $500 million in SoftBank settlement
on February 23, 2021 at 7:29 pm
Adam Neumann, the disgraced former CEO and cofounder of WeWork, may soon have a massive payday as part of a possible settlement with SoftBank, the company's largest investor, but the amount under discussion is far less than the golden parachute originally offered.