Sri Lanka shaman dies of COVID after touting ‘blessed’ water cure
Eliyantha White treated sports stars and top politicians, including country’s PM, and claimed he could end the pandemic.
Don’t panic buy, Britain tells consumers
Soaring wholesale natural gas prices have strained supply chains already creaking due to labour shortages and Brexit.
Taiwan scrambles jets as Chinese aircraft enter air defence zone
The Chinese aircraft included 12 J-16 fighters and two nuclear-capable H-6 bombers, Taiwan’s ministry says.
New Greek camp pushes refugees out of sight
While some view a new camp on Samos with optimism, others fear its location is so remote that many will feel isolated
UK’s planned asylum overhaul would break international law: UNHCR
UN refugee agency blasts controversial Nationality and Borders Bill championed by right-wing Conservative Party.
China tells Evergrande to avoid near-term dollar bond defaults
Chinese policymakers are trying to learn more about who holds Evergrande’s bonds, sources tell Bloomberg.
Evergrande debt woes: EV unit stops paying employees, suppliers
EV unit has missed salary payments to some staff and is behind on paying suppliers, sources tell Bloomberg.