World & Region

40 killed in southwest Pakistan bus crash

At least 40 people died when a bus plunged off a bridge in southwestern Pakistan and burst into flames, a government official said on Sunday.
40 killed in southwest Pakistan bus crash

 

Peru bus plunges off cliff, killing at least 24

At least 24 people died in northern Peru after a bus carrying 60 passengers plunged off a cliff in early on Saturday, police told local media.
Peru bus plunges off cliff, killing at least 24

 

Holiday trips within China surge after Covid curbs lifted

Lunar New Year holiday trips inside China surged 74% from last year after authorities scrapped Covid-19 travel curbs, state media reported on Saturday, though the number of journeys was still only half of pre-pandemic levels.
Holiday trips within China surge after Covid curbs lifted

   

Trump warns 2024 election 'our one shot' to save America

Donald Trump warned Saturday that the next election would be America's last chance for salvation as he attempted to revive a faltering third run for the White House in two US states that launched his winning 2016 presidential campaign.
Trump warns 2024 election 'our one shot' to save America

 

Two Indian military jets crash, one pilot killed

Two Indian Air Force fighter jets crashed Saturday, killing one pilot, in an apparent mid-air collision while on exercises south of the capital New Delhi.
Two Indian military jets crash, one pilot killed

   

Thailand's ruling party picks veteran kingmaker Prawit as PM candidate

Thailand's ruling pro-military Palang Pracharat party has chosen political veteran and former army chief Prawit Wongsuwon as its prime minister candidate, a senior official said on Friday, as parties gear up for an election that must be held by May.
Thailand's ruling party picks veteran kingmaker Prawit as PM candidate

 

Video shows Memphis police officers kicking, beating Tyre Nichols

Tyre Nichols, a Black motorist stopped by Memphis police earlier this month, is seen pummeled into submission while crying "Mom, mom," as five police officers later charged with his murder deliver kicks, punches and baton blows in graphic video the city released on Friday.
Video shows Memphis police officers kicking, beating Tyre Nichols

   

US House panel to vote next month on possible TikTok ban

The House Foreign Affairs Committee plans to hold a vote next month on a bill aimed at blocking the use of China's popular social media app TikTok in the United States, the committee confirmed on Friday.
US House panel to vote next month on possible TikTok ban

 

China domestic tourism picks up over Lunar New Year as Covid curbs end

Almost a quarter more domestic Chinese tourism trips have been made during this year's Lunar New Year holiday, while cross-border travel more than doubled in the first six days of the week-long break following the end of strict Covid-19 curbs.
China domestic tourism picks up over Lunar New Year as Covid curbs end

   

Australia regulator to probe social media influencers for false endorsements

Australia's competition regulator said on Friday it would check whether influencers on social media platforms had failed to disclose their affiliation with the brands they were promoting.
Australia regulator to probe social media influencers for false endorsements

 

Strikes disrupt French fuel deliveries, but participation waning

Protests against French government plans to raise the retirement age had a muted impact on the energy sector on Thursday, the first day of 48-hour strikes, lowering hydropower output and curbing some refinery deliveries.
Strikes disrupt French fuel deliveries, but participation waning

   

Consumer inflation in Japan's capital hits near 42-year high, keeps BOJ under pressure

Core consumer prices in Japan's capital, a leading indicator of nationwide trends, rose 4.3% in January from a year earlier, marking the fastest annual gain in nearly 42 years and keeping the central bank under pressure to phase out economic stimulus.
Consumer inflation in Japan's capital hits near 42-year high, keeps BOJ under pressure

 

Visa revenue growth slows more as tough economy sobers spending

Visa Inc's revenue growth continued to wind back to pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter as the post-lockdown travel craze ebbed and consumer spending slowed in a tough economy.
Visa revenue growth slows more as tough economy sobers spending

   

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