Ten years later, the sinking of the Costa Concordia still haunts survivors and islanders

Ten years later, the sinking of the Costa Concordia still haunts survivors and islanders

GIGLIO, Italy, Jan.13 (Reuters) – Ester Percossi can still hear the screams, feel the cold and see the terror in people’s eyes. She is one of the survivors of the sinking of the Costa Concordia, the luxury cruise liner that capsized after hitting rocks just off the coast of the small Italian island of Giglio … Read more

Djokovic included in Australian Open draw as visa decision looms

Djokovic included in Australian Open draw as visa decision looms

Djokovic in contention for record 21st major title The number 1 seed trained at the Rod Laver Arena on Thursday Djokovic admits error on registration form, exit when COVID is positive Australia plans to cancel visa again MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 (Reuters) – World tennis No.1 Novak Djokovic was included in the official Australian Open draw … Read more

Djokovic sorry for COVID errors, Australian Open visa still in doubt

Djokovic sorry for COVID errors, Australian Open visa still in doubt

Djokovic calls immigration form error a “human error” Australia still considering canceling visa again Serbian apologizes for photoshoot as COVID-19 tests positive World No.1 trains for record 21st Grand Slam victory Anger boils among the Australian public in his presence MELBOURNE, Jan.12 (Reuters) – World tennis player and vaccine skeptic Novak Djokovic on Wednesday blamed … Read more

“Furnace”: Argentina roasts in record heat wave

“Furnace”: Argentina roasts in record heat wave

BUENOS AIRES, Jan.11 (Reuters) – Argentina is facing a historic heat wave with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 ° F), making the country for some time the hottest place on the planet , straining power grids and forcing residents to seek sanctuary in the shade. With temperatures reaching around 45 ° C (113 ° … Read more

Djokovic traveled across Europe before the trip to Australia, contradicting the statement

Djokovic traveled across Europe before the trip to Australia, contradicting the statement

BELGRADE, Jan.12 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic was in Serbia within two weeks before flying to the Australian Open from Spain, according to three Belgrade residents, whose Reuters accounts backed posts on social networks that contradict information contained in his immigration declaration upon arrival in Melbourne. Accounts from two eyewitnesses and another person, obtained by Reuters … Read more

President of the European Parliament Sassoli has died at the age of 65

President of the European Parliament Sassoli has died at the age of 65

David Sassoli became head of the European Parliament in 2019 He had been hospitalized in December Sassoli was an Italian socialist, former journalist BRUSSELS / ROME, January 11 (Reuters) – European Parliament President David Sassoli, an Italian socialist and former journalist, died in hospital in Italy on Tuesday, his spokesperson and office said. He was … Read more

Djokovic free but threat of deportation from Australia still looms

Djokovic free but threat of deportation from Australia still looms

Australian minister considers cancellation of visa for Djokovic Leaders of Serbia and Australia talk on the phone For his rival Nadal, the court decision is the “fairest decision” Australian Kyrgios “embarrassed” by treatment of Serbs MELBOURNE, Jan.11 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic swapped one court for another on Tuesday, hitting a few practice shots at Melbourne … Read more

Djokovic back in practice after winning appeal to stay in Australia

Djokovic back in practice after winning appeal to stay in Australia

Star tweets photo of himself in court hours after ruling Police use pepper spray on Djokovic supporters Judge considers cancellation of Djokovic visa “unreasonable” The Minister of Immigration could still exercise the power to revoke a visa Djokovic had requested a medical exemption from the vaccine obligation MELBOURNE, Jan.10 (Reuters) – World tennis number one … Read more

Putin claims victory by defending Kazakhstan against revolt

Putin claims victory by defending Kazakhstan against revolt

Putin says alliance has blocked “terrorists, criminals, looters” Almaty stores reopen, public transport restart Street debris cleared, Internet resumes for a few hours Tokayev denounces “attempted coup” NUR-SULTAN, Jan. 10 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory on Monday by defending Kazakhstan against what he described as a foreign-backed terrorist uprising, and pledged leaders … Read more

Kazakh president steps up purge of security agency after mass unrest

Kazakh president steps up purge of security agency after mass unrest

Kazakh leader Tokayev sacks senior security officials The president is expected to appoint new members of the government on Tuesday Former spokesperson for ex-leader denies break in power Internet restricted, no statement from protesters ALMATY, Jan.9 (Reuters) – The Kazakh president sacked two other senior security officials on Sunday after the worst unrest in three … Read more