China sentences tycoon Xiao Jianhua to 13 years in prison

A court in Shanghai sentenced Chinese-born Canadian billionaire Xiao Jianhua on Friday to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of bribery, illegal use of funds and other financial crimes in a case that has touched upon the highest rungs of Chinese political power. After Xiao disappeared from the Four Seasons hotel in Hong … Read more

India to register up to 2.5 million voters in occupied Jammu and Kashmir

An aerial view shows residential houses in Srinagar, September 20, 2019. — Reuters/File Political parties in IIOJK say move is ruling BJP’s attempt to influence upcoming elections in November. Kashmiris fear rule changes will allow BJP govt to alter demographics of region. BJP claims its policies in the region are for the benefit of ordinary … Read more

Emirates airline suspends all flights to Nigeria as it struggles to repatriate funds

Emirates announced in a statement Thursday that it has put a hold on flight operations in and out of Nigeria due to its inability to repatriate funds from the West African country. The airline said there has been “no progress” in reaching Nigerian authorities for a solution. “Emirates has tried every avenue to address our … Read more

Florida teacher charged after missing teen found at her home, police say

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A Florida teacher has been arrested after a missing teenager was reportedly located inside her home. The boy was reported missing by his parents on Aug. 12, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.  Information investigators received led them to the home of 31-year-old … Read more

Death toll in Kabul mosque bombing rises to 21, Taliban says

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The death toll from Wednesday’s bombing at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been increased to 21, the Taliban announced Thursday. No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing at the country’s capital, which struck during evening prayers. Initial reports stated that 10 people had … Read more

Israel closes Palestinian rights groups it labeled terrorist

Placeholder while article actions load RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israel raided the offices of several Palestinian advocacy groups it had previously designated as terrorist organizations, sealing entrance doors and leaving notices declaring them closed, the groups said Thursday. With the raids, Israel broadened its campaign against the civil society groups, which it has outlawed over … Read more

21 people died in Wednesday’s blast at Kabul mosque, police say

Smoke fumes can be seen after a powerful blast rips through a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. — Twitter Power blast kills 21, leaves 33 people injured. No group has claimed Wednesday evening’s blast. Police say explosive planted inside mosque. KABUL: A blast that tore through a Kabul mosque during evening prayers on Wednesday had killed … Read more

US Secretary of State Blinken extends full support to Pakistan’s flood victims – SUCH TV

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has reiterated the commitment to stand by Pakistan in hard times and extends full support to flood victims. In a tweet, he said one million dollars will be given to Pakistan to build resilience against natural disasters. He said this amount is in addition to one hundred thousand dollars … Read more

Chinese troops will travel to Russia to take part in joint military drills – SUCH TV

Chinese troops will travel to Russia to take part in joint military drills, Beijing’s defence ministry said. Beijing and Moscow have close defence links and China has said it wants to push bilateral relations “to a higher level,” even as Moscow faces international sanctions and widespread condemnation over its war in Ukraine. China’s defence ministry … Read more

Europe can’t decide if it wants to punish ordinary Russians for Putin’s war | CNN

CNN  —  Finland, a country that shares an 830-mile-long border with Russia, announced this week that it is to halve its cap on the number of visa applications from Russian citizens.  Currently, 1,000 Russians can apply for Finnish visas each day, but as of September 1 that number will drop to 500. Jussi Tanner, director … Read more