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  • Mercedes extends partnership with Petronas

    Mercedes extends partnership with Petronas

    Mercedes have won the constructors title eight times since partnering with Petronas in 2010, though drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russell are yet to win a race this seasonWolff, Hamilton and Russell are in Kuala Lumpur ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix, which will take place this weekend at the...

  • Hollywood’s iconic sign gets big paint job before its 100th anniversary

    Hollywood’s iconic sign gets big paint job before its 100th anniversary

    The nine-letter sign atop Mount Lee was last painted 10 years ago and needs redoing roughly every decade.The current set of letters is actually the third sign erected atop Mount Lee over the years. The first sign, which said "Hollywoodland," was erected in 1923, according to the Hollywood Chamber of...

  • Storm Fiona hammers Canada's east coast, forcing evacuations

    Storm Fiona hammers Canada's east coast, forcing evacuations

    The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the centre of the storm, downgraded to Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona, was now in the Gulf of St. Lawrence after racing through Nova Scotia.Fiona, which nearly a week ago battered Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean, made landfall between Canso and...

  • China's ex-justice minister faces life in jail amid purge of security officials

    China's ex-justice minister faces life in jail amid purge of security officials

    Fu, 67, was handed a suspended death sentence that will be commuted to life imprisonment after two years, with no possibility of parole, according to state media.In July, Fu admitted to accepting bribes exceeding 117 million yuan (about Ksh 2 billion). 

  • Iran's Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman's death spread

    Iran's Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman's death spread

    Protesters in Tehran and other Iranian cities torched police stations and vehicles earlier on Thursday as public outrage over the death showed no signs of abating, with reports of security forces coming under attack.Mahsa Amini, 22, died last week after being arrested in Tehran for wearing "unsuitab...

  • Martinez will give Hazard chance to stake World Cup claim

    Martinez will give Hazard chance to stake World Cup claim

    Hazard will potentially have a big role to play for Belgium at the World Cup in Qatar but might have to prove his form and fitness with the national team as he has made just a single start in Madrid Martinez is expecting a tough tussle with Wales in Brussels on Thursday as Belgium seek to keep...

  • Putin orders mobilisation for Ukraine, says nuclear threat is 'not a bluff'

    Putin orders mobilisation for Ukraine, says nuclear threat is 'not a bluff'

    Western officials called the moves reckless acts of desperation by a leader facing the prospect of defeat on the battlefield after seven months of war against a smaller foe and predicted they would do little to salvage Russia's war effort.Defence Secretary Sergei Shoigu said 300,000 people woul...

  • PepsiCo ends Pepsi, 7UP production in Russia months after promising halt over Ukraine

    PepsiCo ends Pepsi, 7UP production in Russia months after promising halt over Ukraine

    Pepsi's announcement came after Reuters visited dozens of supermarkets, retailers and gyms in Moscow and beyond and found cans and bottles of Pepsi printed with July and August production dates from factories within Russia.The most recent date on a Pepsi product was Aug. 17.

  • Senegal's President Macky Sall names Amadou Ba as prime minister

    Senegal's President Macky Sall names Amadou Ba as prime minister

    The nomination that re-established the position of prime minister after it was abolished in April 2019, comes after a tense legislative election in July in which Sall's ruling party lost its large majority in parliament. Ba, a 61-year-old statesman was the economy and finance minister from 2013...

  • Angolan court rejects opposition claim to annul election result

    Angolan court rejects opposition claim to annul election result

    UNITA filed the complaint after the country's electoral commission last week declared MPLA the winner of the national election.The court ruled that UNITA's complaint did not meet the requirements to allow the legal body to annul the results.