Himalayan storm: Climbers’ bodies removed from Nepal mountain

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Chang-ho, who was among those killed, had won awards for his mountaineering efforts The bodies of nine climbers who died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in Nepal have been retrieved. The five South Koreans and four Nepali guides were found scattered across the […]

‘It’s OK to be white’ bill defeated in Australian Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Critics say the motion by Pauline Hanson, pictured in 2017, was a publicity stunt Australia’s Senate has narrowly defeated a motion condemning “anti-white racism”, by just three votes. Pauline Hanson, the leader of Australia’s far-right One Nation party, wanted backing for her motion which stated “it is OK to […]

Himalayan storm: Climbers’ bodies removed from Nepal mountain

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Chang-ho, who was among those killed, had won awards for his mountaineering efforts The bodies of nine climbers who died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in Nepal have been retrieved. The five South Koreans and four Nepali guides were found scattered across the […]

‘It’s OK to be white’ bill defeated in Australian Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Critics say the motion by Pauline Hanson, pictured in 2017, was a publicity stunt Australia’s Senate has narrowly defeated a motion condemning “anti-white racism”, by just three votes. Pauline Hanson, the leader of Australia’s far-right One Nation party, wanted backing for her motion which stated “it is OK to […]

Bryan Adams concert photograph shows off Delhi pollution

Image copyright @BryanAdams Instagram Image caption The singer posted a photo showing himself silhouetted, as light from the stage reflected off polluted air Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams showed his love for his Indian fans on Sunday in a social media post that also brought attention to the country’s pollution problem. He shared an image on […]

Himalayan storm: Climbers’ bodies removed from Nepal mountain

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Chang-ho, who was among those killed, had won awards for his mountaineering efforts The bodies of nine climbers who died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in Nepal have been retrieved. The five South Koreans and four Nepali guides were found scattered across the […]

MJ Akbar: India minister sues #MeToo accuser

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Akbar has strongly denied the allegations Indian minister MJ Akbar has filed a defamation case against a woman journalist who named him as part of a #MeToo movement gripping the country. Priya Ramani’s allegations against Mr Akbar inspired more women to talk about his alleged “predatory conduct”. The […]

‘It’s OK to be white’ bill defeated in Australian Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Critics say the motion by Pauline Hanson, pictured in 2017, was a publicity stunt Australia’s Senate has narrowly defeated a motion condemning “anti-white racism”, by just three votes. Pauline Hanson, the leader of Australia’s far-right One Nation party, wanted backing for her motion which stated “it is OK to […]

Yang Kaili: China live-streamer detained for ‘insulting’ national anthem

Yang Kaili: China live-streamer detained for ‘insulting’ national anthem

Image copyright Weibo Image caption Ms Yang has over one million followers on Weibo, arguably China’s most popular social media platform A Chinese live-streaming celebrity has been detained for five days for “insulting” the country’s national anthem. Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old with tens of millions of followers, had appeared on camera singing the anthem while […]

Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges

Sanath Jayasuriya was the player of the tournament when Sri Lanka won the World Cup in 1996 Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its anti-corruption code. The 49-year-old former all-rounder is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation by the governing body. He […]