Sources said that the Chinese president will visit Saudi Arabia amid strained relations with the United States

CNN – Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive Kingdom Saudi Arabia Thursday on a two-day state visit amid high tensions between the United States and the two countries, according to a source familiar with the trip, an Arab diplomatic source, and two senior Arab officials. Xi’s trip to Riyadh includes a Arab China … Read more

Iran threatened the families of the World Cup soccer team, according to a security source

CNN – Iran families FIFA World Cup Team A match security source said the players were threatened with imprisonment and torture if they did not “behave” ahead of the match against the United States on Tuesday. After Iranian players refused to sing the country’s national anthem in their opening match against England On November 21stThe … Read more

After American football changes the Iranian flag on social media, Iran is calling for the US to be kicked out of the 2022 World Cup

CNN – Iran State media called for the expulsion of the United States from World Cup 2022 After the United States Soccer Federation changed the flag of Iran on its social media platforms to show its support for the protesters in Iran. The federation temporarily displayed the Iranian national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram … Read more

China markets fall as protests over Covid lockdowns break out

Hong Kong CNN Business – China Major stock indices and their currencies traded sharply lower on Monday, as well widespread protests Against the country’s strict Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend, it rattled investor sentiment. Hang Seng in Hong Kong (HSI) index It fell as much as 4.2% in early trade. It has since pared some … Read more

Hong Kong finds Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty over pro-democracy protest fund

Hong Kong CNN – A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was convicted on Friday of charges related to his role in a relief fund. Hong Kong pro-democracy protests in 2019. Cardinal Joseph Zinn and five others, including Cantopop singer Denise Ho, disobeyed the associations’ ordinance by failing to register … Read more

Boris Johnson claims that France was “in denial” before Russia invaded Ukraine

London CNN – Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson He claimed that France was “in denial” about the prospect of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, and initially accused the German government of preferring a quick Ukrainian military defeat over a protracted conflict. On Monday, Johnson told CNN partner Portugal’s Portuguese network that the positions of … Read more

Falling home prices is coming. High unemployment could make it much worse

London CNN Business – Last year, Auckland’s largest real estate company was unable to sell properties fast enough to meet demand in New Zealand’s largest city. Homes were “flying out the door,” said Grant Sykes, a principal at the Barfoot & Thompson real estate agency. “There were chin-breaking moments when agents would stand across the … Read more

How did Qatar end up hosting the World Cup?

CNN – With the World Cup now underway in Qatar, many are wondering how this moment arrived – that small Gulf nation with little footballing history ended up hosting the biggest event the sport has to offer. Qatar had never before appeared in a World Cup tournament – let alone staged it – and became … Read more

Indonesia earthquake: search is on as 5.6-shake quake kills dozens in West Java

Jakarta, Indonesia CNN – Rescue workers sift through rubble on Tuesday to find survivors of a powerful earthquake that destroyed homes and buildings in a densely populated area in Indonesia’s West Java province, killing more than 100 people. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Cianjur district in West Java at around 1:21 p.m. local time Monday at … Read more

Gianni Infantino: The explosive rhetoric from the FIFA President threatens to overshadow the opening match of the World Cup

Doha, Qatar CNN – The world Cup It finally kicks off on Sunday after 12 years of questions and criticism of the tournament being held in Qatar. But even though the opening kick-off is just hours away, football itself is still overshadowed by things off the field. The extraordinary speech of FIFA President Gianni Infantino … Read more