Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital after ‘successful operation’

Eriksen collapsed during Denmark’s game against Finland on Saturday before being resuscitated with CPR and a defibrillator. According to the British Heart Foundation, an ICD is a small device placed under the skin to monitor heart rate. It is connected to the heart with thin wires and is able to regulate abnormal heart rhythms through […]

Milkha Singh: India’s ‘Flying Sikh’ dies from Covid

“Gen Ayub said to me, ‘Milkha, you came to Pakistan and did not run. You actually flew in Pakistan. Pakistan bestows upon you the title of the Flying Sikh.’ If Milkha Singh is known as the Flying Sikh in the whole world today, the credit goes to General Ayub and to Pakistan,” Singh told the […]

Chimamanda Adichie’s new essay sparks debate online

CNN —   Acclaimed Nigerian author and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has published a reflective essay on young people on social media “who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion.” She says such people can “fluidly pontificate on Twitter about kindness but are unable to actually show kindness.” The essay titled, ’It is obscene: […]

Miley Cyrus’ star-studded Pride Month special set for 25 June – Music News

Miley Cyrus’ Pride Month special has been set for 25 June. The pop star’s TV event, which she recorded in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this month, will debut on NBC’s streaming platform Peacock. The hour-long concert will include appearances by Orville Peck, Maren Morris, and Mickey Guyton, among others, who join Cyrus in interpreting iconic songs […]

Iran election 2021: Voting underway in poll all but guaranteed to deliver hardline president

The practically uncontested frontrunner is Ebrahim Raisi, the ultra-conservative judiciary chief, who is currently under US sanctions. His only non-conservative election rival is Abdolnaser Hemmati, a former central bank governor running on a moderate platform. There were signs on Friday afternoon that election turnout would be lower than hoped for by the country’s conservative clerical […]

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s charismatic first president, is dead at 97

His death was confirmed by Zambia’s current President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, who said in a Facebook post Thursday: “I learnt of your passing this afternoon with great sadness. “On behalf of the entire nation and on my own behalf I pray that the entire Kaunda family is comforted as we mourn our First President and […]