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Taiwan’s new president tells China to stop threats, ‘face reality’ of Taipei’s existence

[Source] New Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te has urged China to cease military and political threats, advocating for peace and stability through dialogue rather than confrontation. Key points: Lai, who was sworn into office on Monday, emphasized Taiwan’s sovereignty in his inauguration speech and reiterated the island’s commitment to defend its democracy and freedom. China criticized […]

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England’s Euro 2024 squad: Gareth Southgate explains Marcus Rashford omission as Luke Shaw rated a ‘long shot’ | Football News

Gareth Southgate says Marcus Rashford has been omitted from England’s Euro 2024 provisional squad because “other players had better seasons than him”. The Manchester United forward, who has scored eight goals in 42 matches for his club this season, was one of two major omissions from the 33-player Three Lions squad preparing for Germany this

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Rashford left out of England’s provisional Euro 2024 squad | UEFA Euro 2024 News

Forward Marcus Rashford was the most high-profile omission as England football manager Gareth Southgate named his provisional Euro 2024 squad on Tuesday while there was also no place for experienced midfielder Jordan Henderson. Several uncapped players did make the provisional list of 33 including Liverpool duo Curtis Jones and Jarell Quansah, Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite

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Posts falsely claim that Ethiopian government confiscated archbishop’s passport for SA trip

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church has been at loggerheads with the government since an internal rift plunged the church into crisis in February 2023. When a church delegation embarked on an official mission to South Africa this month, a Facebook post claimed that the government had prevented Archbishop Abraham, the head of the patriarch’s office,

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Spain says recall of Argentina ambassador ‘permanent’ as spat intensifies | News

Argentina’s far-right President Javier Milei says decision to recall envoy ‘absurd’ and calls Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez ‘arrogant’. Spain says the withdrawal of its ambassador to Argentina will be “permanent”, as a diplomatic spat between the two countries continues to escalate following derogatory remarks by far-right Argentinian President Javier Milei. “The ambassador will permanently stay

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Russian general who criticized equipment shortages in Ukraine is arrested on bribery charges

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A Russian general who was relieved of duty last year after complaining about problems faced by his troops in Ukraine has been arrested on charges of widescale bribery, Russian news reports said Tuesday. The arrest of Maj. Gen. Ivan Popov, who had commanded the 58th Guards Combined Arms Army, follows the

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Ethereum Longs See Biggest Candle Ever After ETF News

Data suggests users on Binance responded to the Ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF) news by aggressively longing the cryptocurrency. Ethereum Net Taker Volume On Binance Has Just Seen Its Biggest Candle Ever As explained by CryptoQuant community manager Maartunn in a post on X, the Ethereum Net Taker Volume has observed a sharp increase after rumors

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Cristiano Ronaldo poised for record as Portugal name squad for Euro 2024 | UEFA Euro 2024 News

The veteran striker will lead Portugal’s bid to win a second Euro title after being included in the 26-man squad. Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to set a Euro record after he was named in Portugal’s 26-man 2024 squad, unveiled by coach Roberto Martinez. The squad announcement on Tuesday all but confirmed that the 39-year-old, five-time

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