OTTAWA, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Canada launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy on Sunday, pledging more resources to tackle “disruptive” China as it works with the world’s second-largest economy on climate change and trade issues. The 26-page document outlined spending of C$2.3 billion ($1.7 billion), including to bolster Canada’s military presence and cybersecurity in the region … Read more
Nov 24 (Reuters) – Adidas AG (ADSGn.DE) said on Thursday it has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Kanye West after the German sporting goods manufacturer ended its partnership with the rapper and fashion designer last month. Adidas said it initiated the investigation after receiving an anonymous letter containing several allegations against … Read more
Iranian teams have also taken a stand in other sporting events. The men’s water polo team refused to sing the national anthem of the Islamic Republic at an event on November 8. Iranian sportswomen have competed in international tournaments uncovered for the first time in decades, drawing the wrath of authorities.
HORENKA, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – As they face a cold winter, residents of a bombed-out Ukrainian village say they appreciate a warm bath in a mural painted by graffiti artist Banksy. The mural, which shows a man scrubbing his back in a bathtub, is on the ground floor of the remains of an apartment … Read more
DOHA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Iran’s national football team chose not to sing their country’s national anthem before their opening match against England on Monday, in a clear show of support for protesters at home. All eleven starting players were silent as the national anthem was played at the Khalifa International Stadium. More than two … Read more
SHENZHEN, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Growing up in a Chinese village, Julian Zhu saw his father only a few times a year when he returned for vacation from his exhausting job at a textile factory in southern Guangdong province. For his father’s generation, factory work was a lifeline out of rural poverty. For Zhu, and … Read more
Former US President Donald Trump speaks at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, USA on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Trump formally entered the 2024 US presidential race, making official what he had been teasing for months. many Republicans are preparing to move away from their old standard bearer.
DOHA Nov 18 (Reuters) – Alcoholic beer will not be sold at Qatar’s World Cup stadiums, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Friday, a last minute reversal which raised questions among some supporters about the host country’s ability to deliver on promises to fans. The announcement comes two days before Sunday’s kickoff of the … Read more
LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – Ticketmaster faced questions from a Democratic US senator on Thursday about its sales practices, two days after Taylor Swift fans complained about website outages and long waits to buy tickets for her upcoming tour of the USA. In a letter to Live Nation Entertainment Inc (LYV.N), Ticketmaster’s parent company, … Read more