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Israel threatens Eurovision pull-out if song is vetoed as ‘too political’

Eden Golan and her song October Rain were chosen to compete in the annual competition, to be held in Sweden in May. Media reports suggest the song refers to victims of Hamas’ October 7 attack.

Sun Feb 25, 2024 20:28
Brazil’s Bolsonaro gathers supporters in show of strength amid coup investigation

Ex-president called the rally in Sao Paulo after being targeted by a police raid earlier this month as part of an investigation into an alleged coup attempt.

Sun Feb 25, 2024 19:45
More than 120,000 Russian war crimes documented since start of war, Ukraine says

Ukraine aiming for tribunals modelled on WW2 Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals. President Zelensky said more than 31,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed since start of war.

Sun Feb 25, 2024 18:55
What letter on a car number plate is worth more than HK$20 million in Hong Kong?

One bearing only letter “D” sells for HK$20.2 million, third-highest price paid for vehicle plate in city.

Sun Feb 25, 2024 17:36
Water-stressed Singapore taps into water solutions

The country’s innovations have attracted the attention of other water-scarce nations, with climate change expected to exacerbate water insecurity.

Sun Feb 25, 2024 17:27
Hong Kong travel agency shuts, blames Covid-19 impact and impostor scams as industry watchdog says it has had about 140 calls linked to the closure

Travel Industry Authority says calls about collapsed New Star Travel involve a total of HK$360,000.

Sun Feb 25, 2024 17:06

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