World’s most beautiful scenes in Agora’s Travel photo contest

An amazing scene captured by British photographer Kent Sampson in Utah’s Red Canyon. He said: “I found this gem of a spot whilst driving towards Bryce Canyon. As soon as I drove under it, I knew the shot I wanted to get. I parked up and went off the beaten path, hiking a nearby hill […]

Japan’s economy shrinks 28% in 2Q, worse than 1st estimate

People take elevators at a shopping building in Tokyo on Aug. 24, 2020. Japan’s economy shrank at a record, even worse rate in the April-June quarter than initially estimated. The Cabinet Office said Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, Japan’s seasonally adjusted real gross domestic product contracted at an annualized rate of 28.1%, worse than the 27.8% […]

‘Prince of Persia,’ Ubisoft’s long-missing star, returns for a ‘Sands of Time’ remake

The original game is a milestone in platformer adventures, inspiring “Another World,” “Flashback” and similar platformer adventures. The original “Tomb Raider” from 1996, one of the pioneers of 3D technology, drew heavy inspiration from Mechner’s work. And after the critical and commercial success of the “Sands of Time” trilogy, Ubisoft Montreal attempted to evolve the […]

ICE flew detainees to Virginia so the planes could transport agents to D.C. protests. A huge coronavirus outbreak followed

Crawford said ICE officials told him that the arriving detainees were not sick. In an affidavit filed in connection with the lawsuit, which names Crawford, ICA, ICE and government officials as defendants, he said one detainee arrived with symptoms of covid-19 and tested positive. The rest of the group was then tested; 51 had the […]

Astros rally to beat Dodgers 7-5 despite angry LA fans

Dodgers: RHP Dustin May, who took a line drive off his left foot in Arizona, had a CT scan that revealed a contusion but no fracture. The team has made no decision on either his next start or a possible IL stint. … RHP Walker Buehler (right hand blister) has played catch with the blister […]

Q&A: What to expect from trial of Nissan, ex-director Kelly

FILE – In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. The criminal trial against Japanese automaker Nissan and its former executive Greg Kelly will open in Tokyo District Court on Sept. 15. It’s the latest chapter in the unfolding scandal of Carlos Ghosn, a […]

Modi, Putin likely to sign 25 trade, defence, energy pacts

NEW DELHI: Russian President Vladimir Putin will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a one-on-one dinner on Wednesday in Vladivostok in the backdrop of the 20th edition of an annual bilateral summit where both sides are expected to ink 25 pacts across sectors including defence, trade, investments, industrial cooperation, energy and connectivity corridors.At the dinner, […]

100,000 Turn Out in Minsk on 30th Day of Belarusian Protests

“We initially agreed on 14 names but many states felt that was not sufficient. We have now reached consensus on another 17,” one of the sources told Reuters. “These are senior officials responsible for the [allegedly fraudulent] election, for violence, and for the crackdown [of security forces on protesters].”

Hundreds of Belarus protesters say they were beaten by police, demand justice

“It won’t be popular, but I’ll say it: the people on the receiving end at Okrestina were the people at Okrestina itself who hurled themselves at the cops. You know who I’m talking about,” he told a crowd of workers at the MZKT plant based in Minsk.

Mitsubishi Motors executive behind Nissan alliance dies

“His wisdom and foresight will remain as an inspiration to the automotive industry, and we will always honor his memory,” Uchida said, stressing his role in building the alliance as well as other contributions to the overall auto industry.