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North Korea has launched multiple cruise missiles towards the sea, South Korea’s military said

Al Jazeera

Abi Burton: rugby star struck by rare disease will make comeback in Hong Kong 10s tournament

South China Morning Post

Germany: A policeman was injured after shots were fired during one of the operations against the Reichsbürger — a far-right extremist movement said to be planning a coup against the government.

Deutsche Welle World

Words not enough to win harassment fight

South China Morning Post

In the middle of Xi Jinping's trip to Russia, Japan’s PM made an unexpected visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, underscoring tensions between the two Asian powers as they jockey for influence. @IranChinaGuy puts the dueling trips in context.

The Diplomat

This hilarious experiment pits two boxer dogs against a guy dressed as a Tyrannosaurus rex

CNN World

#Shanghai's imports and exports edged up 0.7 percent year-on-year to 681.56 billion yuan ($99 billion)in the first two months this year, with imports growing 4.7 percent from a year ago, according to the latest data from local customs. #economy

China Daily

Musk urges US to guarantee all bank deposits

RT.com

#China-#Russia media roundtable held in Moscow

CGTN

Time to be positive about Hong Kong stocks, fund manager who correctly forecast January pullback says

South China Morning Post

The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt — as the biomass stretching from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico is called — is not a new occurrence, but satellite images captured in February showed an earlier start than usual for the oceanic phenomenon

EL PAÍS English

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fought to save his political career at a tense and combative hearing into the “Partygate” scandal that contributed to the collapse of his government

CNN World

‘Like an ocean liner hitting an iceberg’: architect of Regent Hong Kong hotel renovation on having to go back to the drawing board halfway in, and his vision

South China Morning Post

UK’s Prince William makes surprise visit to troops in Poland near Ukrainian border

South China Morning Post

It is still not clear if and when former president Donald Trump may be indicted (and arrested) in a case stemming from the hush money paid to the porn star Stormy Daniels. EL PAÍS reviews the many questions hanging over the case

EL PAÍS English

Regulators need to deploy AI, gather ‘granular’ data in bid to assess climate risk to financial markets, bankers say

South China Morning Post

A fin whale with a severely deformed spine has been spotted off Spain in the Mediterranean Sea — marine specialists wonder if it'll make it 🐳

Deutsche Welle World

A rare phenomenon called "blue tears" by local residents — an ethereal blue glow — recently lit up the beach near Dongmei village in Pingtan, Fujian province, and attracted many tourists. It is caused by marine microorganisms that glow blue when they are hit by waves.

China Daily

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin of ‘changes not seen for 100 years’

Al Jazeera

Telegram, along with the Chinese app TikTok, are now banned from devices used by Norwegian government officials for work purposes BTW, you can follow our Telegram channel at

RT.com

China, Russia turn up the heat on US after Xi, Putin meet in Moscow

South China Morning Post

Beethoven's DNA decoded from his hair has shed new light on his health — but researchers still can't explain why he eventually lost all his hearing.

Deutsche Welle World

At least one person was injured after a possible rare tornado hit Montebello, a city just southeast of Los Angeles, officials say. The “intense microcell” hit an industrial area of the city, and at least one commercial building was damaged.

CNN World

China plan should be seen as starting point for talks to end war

South China Morning Post

María Fernanda Vargas' history with the adult content site OnlyFans was a topic of conversation across Ecuador even before she won a mayoral race. She first made headlines in 2013, when she was attacked by three women armed with bottles

EL PAÍS English

Right now, an estimated 785 million people live without access to clean drinking water, according to the World Health Organization. March 22 is World Water Day. Here are some simple things you can do at home that can help care for the global water supply.

CNN World

Stephanie Freid: Why I became a war correspondent #SharedFuture10Years #readapoem

CGTN

West support for Ukraine may dwindle over time: Czech president

PressTV

China, Russia deepen bilateral ties RT’s Murad Gazdiev brings us the highlights of the historic meeting between the Russian and Chinese leaders

RT.com

Everything you need to know about Easter and the New York Parade on 5th Avenue in one place

EL PAÍS English

OPINION | China will try to prevent a Russian defeat in Ukraine, whether through diplomacy or by supplying weapons. The West must prepare.

Deutsche Welle World

Boris Johnson’s grilling over "Partygate" is over, but he’s still in serious political trouble | Analysis by @lukemcgee

CNN World

Lindsay Lohan and Jake Paul among celebrities charged for touting cryptocurrency on social media

South China Morning Post

An earthquake of 6.8 Magnitude that shook northeast Afghanistan on Tuesday night resulted in at least four fatalities, and about 80 injuries, officials said.

Khaama Press

Families of jailed Tunisian opposition figures have filed a legal application calling on the UK to impose sanctions on Tunisian officials, including President Kais Saied, for gross human rights violations. 🔗:

Al Jazeera

Decoupling rhetoric masks the fact that the United States and China play very different economic roles in East Asia and possess very different sources of economic power.

The Diplomat

Uganda’s harsh new anti-gay legislation blasted by United Nations and rights groups

South China Morning Post

Qatar praises new agreement between #Iran, IAEA

Middle East Monitor

This is the first time in the country’s history that its population has grown by more than one million people in a 12-month period, according to a press release.

CNN World

China has released its latest preferential tax policies for chip companies in 2023, as part of its broader push to encourage the development of the homegrown chip industry.

China Daily

UK’s depleted uranium plan threatens all of Europe – Moscow

RT.com

Another 50 US banks could fail – ex-Lehman banker

RT.com

A student who shot two school staff and then fled was being hunted by police in Colorado on Wednesday, in the latest instance of gun violence to rock US education.

PressTV

Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke suffered minor injuries after his car was involved in a collision in Malibu, California, police say

CNN World

Palestine: #UN Special Coordinator for Peace Process 'disturbed' by ongoing #Israel violence

Middle East Monitor

Kurds in northern Syria hoped for long-lasting peace and unity as they celebrated the spring festival, Newroz.

Deutsche Welle World

International Criminal Court regrets ‘threats’ after Putin war crimes arrest warrant

South China Morning Post

Saudi Arabia imposes restrictions on #Ramadan practices, limiting loudspeakers and surveiling worshippers

Middle East Monitor

Russia boosts defenses near Japan; accuses U.S. of expanding Asia-Pacific presence: Russia said on Wednesday that a division of its Bastion coastal defense missile systems had been deployed to Paramushir, one of the Kuril islands… #japannews #japantoday

Japan Today

The main downside of being hooked to your mobile phone is all the other things you could be doing instead. “Instead of a notification to stop browsing TikTok, how about one that reminds you it’s time to do something else?” suggests an expert

EL PAÍS English