Crystal Palace match against Leicester set to go ahead at King Power Stadium

Leicester are confident their final three home matches of the Premier League season will be “unaffected” despite the city being forced into a second lockdown. The club has spoken with local authorities, its Safety Advisory Group and the Premier League after the government’s announcement on Monday that Leicester would have stricter measures imposed following a […]

Outrage over Trump’s retweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ – live | US news

US health secretary Alex Azar has warned that “the window is closing” on the country’s chance to take action to effectively curb the coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases surpassed 2.5m. The Health and Human Services secretary pointed to a recent spike in infections, particularly in the south and said people have “to act […]

Canada has power to end Meng extradition, bring Canadians home from China, Kovrig’s wife says

Article content continued Since January, China has prevented Canadian diplomats from visiting Kovrig and Spavor, citing COVID-19 restrictions. Trudeau rejected suggestions that Canada should intervene to resolve the Meng case in an attempt to free Kovrig and Spavor. “We continue to stand up both for the independence of our judicial system and Canadian interests and […]

Reconsidering Great Power Competition Below Armed Conflict

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Desmarais brothers to step back amid restructuring at Power Corp.

Montreal’s Desmarais family is collapsing the complicated and costly dual holding company structure behind its fleet of insurance, money management and financial services operating companies as the two sons of Power Corp.’s founder step back after more than 20 years at the helm. Power Corp. will remain public and under the control of the family […]

Italian company wins solar power plant bid in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – An auction to select an investor for the construction of a solar power plant with an installed capacity of 50 MW near the village of Shaulder, Turkestan region in southern Kazakhstan took place in Kazakhstan. LLP Arm Wind, whose main shareholder is the Italian oil major ENI, has won in the auction […]

Hong Kong elections: Voters have shown not only the depths of the discontent, but also their power

Pro-democracy candidate Jimmy Sham, right, celebrates with a supporter after winning his election in the Sha Tin district, early November 25. “Today’s result represents (my constituency’s) support to protesters. The government should immediately establish the Five Demands and respond to the public’s voices,” Sham posted on Facebook, referencing a longstanding protest slogan. Pro-democracy candidate James […]