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  • Superman, Batman and Swamp Thing to anchor DC's revamped movie and TV slate

    Superman, Batman and Swamp Thing to anchor DC's revamped movie and TV slate

    Despite a rich stable of characters from Batman to Wonder Woman, the DC film and television studio has failed to match the success of Walt Disney Co's Marvel hit factory.Gunn and DC Studios co-chairman Peter Safran on Monday unveiled a Marvel Cinematic Universe-inspired plan to tell a single st...

  • China says COVID outbreak has infected 80% of population

    China says COVID outbreak has infected 80% of population

    Hundreds of millions of Chinese are travelling across the country for holiday reunions that had been suspended under recently eased COVID curbs.China has passed the peak of COVID patients in fever clinics, emergency rooms and with critical conditions, a National Health Commission official...

  • Microsoft reportedly in talks to invest Ksh.1.2 trillion in ChatGPT owner OpenAI

    Microsoft reportedly in talks to invest Ksh.1.2 trillion in ChatGPT owner OpenAI

    The news underscores rising interest in the artificial intelligence company, whose chatbot has dazzled amateurs and industry experts with its ability to spit out haikus, debug code and answer questions while imitating human speech.The software giant had in 2019 invested $1 billion in OpenAI, founded...

  • Book by Benedict's top aide reveals tensions in Vatican

    Book by Benedict's top aide reveals tensions in Vatican

    Benedict was buried on Thursday and hours after the funeral in St. Peter's Square an Italian publishing house began sending journalists to advance copies of the 330-page "Nothing But The Truth - My Life Beside Benedict XVI", by Archbishop Georg Ganswein.

  • 5 African migrants die, 10 missing after boat sinks off Tunisia

    5 African migrants die, 10 missing after boat sinks off Tunisia

    The coastguard rescued 20 migrants who had been on the overcrowded boat, which sank off Louata in Sfax region on Friday, the official told Reuters.The coastline of Sfax has become a major departure point for people fleeing poverty in Africa and the Middle East for a chance at a better life in Europe...

  • Putin praises Russian Orthodox Church for backing troops in Ukraine

    Putin praises Russian Orthodox Church for backing troops in Ukraine

    The Kremlin issued Putin's message after the Russian leader attended an Orthodox Christmas Eve service on his own inside a Kremlin cathedral rather than joining other worshippers in a public celebration.Putin made it clear he saw the Russian Orthodox Church as an important stabilising force for soci...

  • Old Nazi map sparks treasure hunt in the Netherlands

    Old Nazi map sparks treasure hunt in the Netherlands

    Armed with metal detectors and shovels, groups wandered through the fields surrounding rural Ommeren in the east of the country after the map was made public by the Dutch National Archive on Tuesday.The archive said the map was believed to indicate where Nazi soldiers had hidden four large boxes fil...

  • Supporters demand sainthood for Benedict as Pope Francis leads funeral

    Supporters demand sainthood for Benedict as Pope Francis leads funeral

    Benedict's death on Saturday brought to an end a decade of the former and present pope living side-by-side in the Vatican and it was the first time in more than 200 years that a pontiff had led the service for his predecessor.Three of the last five popes have been made saints, but only aro...

  • Iranian chess player was warned not to return to Iran after competing without hijab -source

    Iranian chess player was warned not to return to Iran after competing without hijab -source

    Sara Khadem, born in 1997, took part in last week's FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in Almaty without the hijab - a headscarf mandatory under Iran's strict dress codes.The source said Khadem subsequently received multiple phone calls in which individuals warned her against returning h...

  • Lula takes over in Brazil, slams Bolsonaro's anti-democratic threats

    Lula takes over in Brazil, slams Bolsonaro's anti-democratic threats

    In a speech to Congress after officially taking the reins of Latin America's biggest country, the leftist said democracy was the true winner of the October presidential vote when he ousted Bolsonaro in the most fraught election for a generation.Bolsonaro, who left Brazil for the U.S. on Friday after...