Facebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as "Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologising for any offence caused.
Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park but later spilled onto the streets, briefly barricading roads and spray-painting buildings.
Hundreds of Chileans rallied Saturday night to protest what they call police repression during three months of the worst social unrest
China reported 17 more cases of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus strain on Sunday, stoking worries of it spreading as the country gears up to celebrate Chinese lunar new year when hundreds of millions of people travel.
The airport and businesses remained closed yesterday in the capital of Newfoundland on the Atlantic Canada coast in the wake of a massive winter blizzard that buried cars in snow drifts and caused an avalanche in one neighbourhood.
President Donald Trump said on Friday that the US Constitution was being attacked in the state of Virginia, where lawmakers have been moving to enact tougher gun laws and arms enthusiasts are planning a rally next week.
Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn presided over an elaborate military parade yesterday where soldiers and police officers pledged allegiance to the monarch.
The Duchess of Sussex gets more than twice as many negative headlines as positive ones, according to a Guardian analysis of articles published between May 2018 and mid-January 2019.