Unseeded tennis player Barbora Krejcikova wins first Grand Slam title at the French Open

Thinking of her late coach the whole time, Barbora Krejcikova went from unseeded to Grand Slam champion at the French Open. Putting aside a shaky set, Krejcikova won just her fifth major tournament as a singles player by beating 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the final at Roland Garros on Saturday. When it … Read more

French authorities race to clean up oil spill drifting to Corsica’s coast

The spill was spotted on Friday by the French navy during an exercise carried out from the Solenzara air base in Ventiseri, Corsica, according to maritime officials. By Saturday morning, officials had detected two oil slicks over 19 nautical miles (35 kilometers), which were drifting about 5 nautical miles from Corsica’s east coast, between Aléria … Read more

CWC resolution is party’s stand on Article 370, all leaders must follow it: AICC

The All-India Congress Committee (AICC) on Saturday said “the August 6, 2019 CWC resolution on the J&K issue is the party’s stand” on the matter and urged all party leaders to follow that. AICC spokesperson Pawan Khera said this in response to media queries on the BJP’s criticism of the Congress and its senior leader … Read more

Reports of Chinese hacking of Russian govt agencies emerge ahead of Biden-Putin Summit

Reports have emerged ahead of the June 16 Biden-Putin summit that Chinese hackers have allegedly breached Russian government entities raising speculations that Washington and Moscow may launch cyber security cooperation. Russian government agencies were allegedly hacked by Chinese hackers last year, US-based CyberScoop, a leading media outlet in the field of cybersecurity reported this week. … Read more

G7 Summit: UK to set up new vaccine centre as world leaders pledge to quash future pandemics

Britain will set up a new animal vaccine development centre that will aim to stop viruses jumping into the human population as part of a landmark global health declaration to be agreed by G7 world leaders at Carbis Bay in Cornwall on Saturday. The so-called “Carbis Bay Declaration” will see the world’s leading democracies commit … Read more