Russia and China called in a joint statement on Friday for NATO to halt its expansion while Moscow said it fully supported Beijing’s stance on Taiwan and opposed Taiwanese independence in any form. The joint statement, including harsh criticism of the United States, was issued during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s
Japanese technology giant Sony says it will buy video game developer Bungie in a deal worth $3.6bn (£2.7bn). Sony says Bungie, best known for the Destiny and Halo games, will help it “reach billions of players”. Halo is one of the games that contributed to the popularity of Microsoft’s Xbox.
Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab returned to the Paris catwalk after nearly two years, turning the page on a troubled period marked by the Beirut port blast and COVID-19, with a collection of vibrant, red carpet-ready looks. Saab sensed a need for release, he told Reuters in an interview ahead
The seventh and eighth movies in the “Mission Impossible” franchise starring Tom Cruise have been delayed until 2023 and 2024 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, producers Paramount Pictures and Skydance said in a statement on Friday. “Mission Impossible 7” had been scheduled to debut in movie theaters in September 2022,
French court on Friday sentenced two one-time aides to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to jail for their role in the misuse of public funds to finance opinion poll contracts. Five of Sarkozy’s former aides and allies from his time as president between 2007 and 2012 were on trial on
In public, Binance said it welcomed government oversight. At the same time, the firm was withholding information from regulators, maintaining weak checks on customers and acting against its own compliance department’s recommendations, a Reuters investigation has found. By ANGUS BERWICK and TOM WILSON Filed Jan. 21, 2022, 1:05 p.m. GMT ATTARD, Malta – In