Family Trips 5: Epic Bucket List Adventures | World news

Create shining memories with an epic adventure journey. Here are five to consider. Explore the Great White Continent Some are going to score their seventh continent. Others, to see penguins waddling or whales breaching among blue-tinted icebergs. More recently, more and more travelers are opting for an Antarctic expedition to better understand climate change and … Read more

Polling stations close in Kazakhstan as president waits for loyal parliament | World news

Kazakhs voted in early parliamentary elections on Sunday in what President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev called the latest phase of a government reset in response to deadly riots last year. Seven parties, including two newly registered parties, competed for 69 party-list seats in the 98-member parliament, with the rest taken by the winners of new single-mandate contests … Read more

Tanker giants spring up out of nowhere to keep Russian oil moving | World news

In an office building in central Mumbai, India, packing tape is peeling off a black door that appears to have had its handle ripped out. There is a pile of mail on the floor outside. A man from a neighboring office says staff moved a few weeks ago, to an unknown destination. Nearly 2,000 kilometers … Read more

Sweden aims to join NATO as Turkey decouples Nordic bids | World news

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will continue its efforts to convince Turkey to cancel the accession of the largest Scandinavian country to NATO after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened the door to Finland’s accession. Erdogan’s decision on Friday to instruct parliament to ratify Finland’s application dashed the Nordic countries’ hopes of a parallel accession process. Hungary’s announcement … Read more

UK bans TikTok app on government phones over security fears | World news

LONDON — The UK banned TikTok from government phones with immediate effect over security fears, the latest restriction placed on the Chinese social media app following similar moves from the US and European Union. The decision was made after a review concluded there could be “a risk around how sensitive government data is accessed and … Read more

British asylum law would ‘undermine’ international law, says UN refugee agency

London CNN — The UK government has insisted that a controversial plan to bar undocumented migrants from entering the country on small boats is legal, despite criticism from the United Nations and other global bodies. UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman this week introduced an illegal immigration bill to crack down on people crossing the English … Read more

What to watch on streaming in March: Netflix, Disney, Binge, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+ and more

The hotly anticipated returns from Succession, Ted Lasso and Yellowjackets may be the flashier offerings for March, but there’s really a lot to get excited about. Follow-up S4 (Foxtel/Binge*, March 27): The good news is that the delightfully destructive Succession is back with more business intrigue, family betrayal and the scrapping of one-liners. The bad … Read more