Hamilton wins crazy Saudi GP to level with Verstappen
Verstappen, who finished second with Valtteri Bottas third for Mercedes, leads 9-8 on wins, however -- meaning that the Dutch 24-year-old will be champion if neither he nor Hamilton scores another point.
India spinners wreak havoc as hosts bag series win over New Zealand
India's spinners wasted little time in removing New Zealand's remaining batters on Monday as the hosts sealed a record 372-run victory in the second test at the Wankhede Stadium to secure the series 1-0.
Myanmar's ousted leader Suu Kyi sentenced to four years jail: source
The country has been paralysed by protests, and the military junta's deadly crackdown on its opponents, which it calls "terrorists", has led to more instability
Five dead after Myanmar security forces ram car into Yangon protest: media
Anti-military protests are continuing despite the killing of more than 1,300 people since the February 1 coup.
At least 14 civilians mistakenly killed by Indian forces in remote northeast: officials
Locals in Nagaland have frequently accused forces of wrongly targeting innocent locals in their counterinsurgency operations against rebel groups.
Omicron variant may have picked up a piece of common-cold virus
Scientists do not yet know whether Omicron is more infectious than other variants, whether it causes more severe disease or whether it will overtake Delta as the most prevalent variant.
Man City take top spot after comfortable win at Watford
Raheem Sterling's early header paved the way to a comfortable win for Pep Guardiola's side who made the most of morning leaders Chelsea's earlier 3-2 defeat at West Ham United.
'Lot of concern' over Russian military activity near Ukraine, top US general says
Milley declined to state publicly his estimate of the number of Russian forces near Ukraine but suggested his concerns went beyond the raw numbers of Russian troops.
Indian doctors strike as Omicron sparks fears of third wave of Covid-19
The country, whose hospitals bore the brunt of a record second surge in infections and deaths in April and May due to the Delta variant, has seen new cases plateauing around 10,000 in the past few weeks.
WHO urges Asia-Pacific to ready for Omicron-driven surge in infections
Covid-19 cases fuelled by the Omicron variant has been reported in at least two dozen countries, and started gaining a foothold in Asia this week, with cases reported from Australia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and India.
India detects its first two cases of Omicron variant
India was set to restart international flights on December 15, but on Wednesday scrapped that plan and said a resumption date would be announced in due course.
Women’s Tennis Association suspends tournaments in China over Peng concerns
Peng’s whereabouts became a matter of international concern following a nearly three-week public absence after she posted a message on social media in early November, alleging that China’s former Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli had sexually assaulted her.
Global airlines prepare for Omicron-induced volatility
Omicron's impact will vary by country and region due to the diverse nature of global airlines as well as their business models.
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Taliban, Myanmar junta unlikely to be let into UN for now: Diplomats
A nine-member UN credentials committee will likely defer its decisions on the representation of Afghanistan and Myanmar on the understanding that the current ambassadors for both countries remain in the seats.