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Russian court slaps Google, Meta with massive fines

A Moscow court has fined Google nearly $100 million and Facebook's parent company Meta $27 million over their failure to delete content banned by local law.

25-12-2021, 11:52

Stocks mixed across global markets in quiet holiday trading

Global stocks were mixed in quiet trading on Friday, with many markets closed or ending early in observance of Christmas.

25-12-2021, 11:49

Russia summons Ukraine's charge d'affaires after Molotov cocktail hit Russian Consulate

Russian Foreign Ministry demands Ukraine fulfill obligations under Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

25-12-2021, 11:46

South Korea pardons ex-president jailed for corruption

Park Geun-hye's release expected to impact March presidential election due to her support in opposition strongholds.

25-12-2021, 11:42

Palestine reports 5 new cases of omicron variant

Total infections of omicron variant rise to 23

25-12-2021, 11:39

Global climate strikes, environmental protests in 2021

Thousands of climate activists around world demonstrate as part of global climate strike.

25-12-2021, 11:31

Amid Omicron fear, 4,300 flights cancelled over Christmas weekend

Airlines around the world called off more than 4,000 flights over the Christmas weekend, due to the increase in COVID-19 cases from the Omicron variant.

25-12-2021, 10:11
North America/ Technology

In a historic launch, the Webb Telescope blasts off into space

"From a tropical rainforest to the edge of time itself."

25-12-2021, 09:41

Thousands of flights cancelled due to COVID-driven staff shortage

Delta, Lufthansa, United cancel flights on Christmas Eve and beyond as Omicron cases force personnel to take sick leave.

25-12-2021, 09:41