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Chinese giant eyes record $34bn market debut

The Chinese firm is set for the biggest public share offering ever, eclipsing Saudi Aramco’s $29bn flotation. Read full story ...
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Covid-19: How the Czech Republic's response went wrong

Praised for its initial response to the pandemic, the Czech Republic is now preparing for the worst. Read full story ...
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Syria war: 'Russian air strikes kill dozens' in Idlib

More than 50 people reportedly die in the attack, which puts at risk a ceasefire in the area. Read full ...
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Turkey's Erdogan urges boycott of French goods

Ties between Turkey and France worsen in a row over secular values and radical Islam. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Fighting between Armenia, Azerbaijan

The disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region lies in Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces since a war ...
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Chileans on referendum: 'Chance to make things right'

Chileans speak about how they voted in the constitutional referendum and their hopes for the future. Read full story here: ...
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Covid: Italy brings in sweeping new coronavirus measures

Gyms, pools, cinemas and theatres are closed, while restaurants and bars cut short their table service. Read full story here: ...
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Australia seeks Qatar response after female passengers strip-searched

Women were examined without consent at a Qatar airport after an abandoned baby was found, witnesses say. Read full story ...
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Pakistan's PM asks Facebook to ban Islamophobic content

It comes a day after Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of “attacking Islam”. Read full story here: BBC ...
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'We're not going to control pandemic' admits Trump's chief of staff

Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says Covid can only be defeated through vaccines and other “mitigation areas”. Read full story ...
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Jubilation as Chile votes to rewrite constitution

An overwhelming majority vote to tear up the dictatorship-era constitution and create a new one. Read full story here: BBC ...
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US election 2020: What the US election will mean for the UK

After four ragged years, the relationship is unlikely to improve no matter who sits in the White House. Read full ...
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Tanzania elections: Why pop stars are hailing President Magufuli

Hugely popular “bongo flava” musicians are kept on a tight leash when it comes to politics. Read full story here: ...
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US election 2020: Indian and Pakistani diaspora rally together

The countries share a hostile history but in the US the election campaign has brought them together. Read full story ...
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Egypt sex attacks fuel 'feminist revolution'

Women and girls are fighting back against sexual harassment like never before. Read full story here: BBC World News ...
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Business

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit gets unofficial remote play on Surrogate.tv

Readers of a certain age will no doubt remember some region variation of TV Powww. The syndicated program, which found viewers at home giving directions ...
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Linktree raises $10.7M for its lightweight, link-centric user profiles

Simple, link-centric user profiles might seem might not seem like a particularly ambitious idea, but it’s been big enough for Linktree. The Melbourne startup says ...
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Esports pioneer Dino Ying talks to TechCrunch about the next phase of VSPN

Following the news that China’s esport giant VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has raised close to $100 million in a Series B funding round, led by ...
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