• Lifestyle
    Al Jazeera

    38 wives, 89 children: Mizoram man who headed religious sect dies

    An Indian man from the northeastern state of Mizoram, who is believed to have headed the “world’s largest family”, has died, officials said. Ziona Chana, 76, who headed a Christian sect that allowed polygamy for men, has left behind 38 wives and 89 children. The sect, called Chana Pawl, was founded by his father in 1942.

  • Business
    Al Jazeera

    Tesla chief Elon Musk tweets and Bitcoin jumps, again

    Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has tweeted that the electric carmaker will resume allowing Bitcoin transactions when miners who verify transactions use more renewable energy. When there’s confirmation of reasonable (~50 percent) clean energy usage by miners with positive future trend, Tesla will resume allowing Bitcoin transactions,” he said in a tweet on Sunday. Bitcoin surged 9.8 percent to $39,035.47 on Sunday, adding $3,492.71 to its previous close.

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    What's behind the G7's rival to China's 'Belt & Road' initiative?

    Leading industrialised nations promote ‘democratic’ alternative to China’s infrastructure project

  • Sport
    Al Jazeera

    'We managed to get Christian Eriksen back'

    As Christian Eriksen lay unconscious on the field after collapsing during the Euro 2020 match, his pulse slipping away, Denmark team doctor Morten Boesen quickly realised there was not a second to lose. He was breathing, and I could feel his pulse. But suddenly that changed,” Boesen said.

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    World reacts to new government in Israel, end of Netanyahu era

    Several world leaders have welcomed Israel’s new government, but Palestinians remained defiant over what they perceived as a continuation of the previous administration. Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year grip on power ended on Sunday, his administration replaced by a coalition government cobbled together by the centrist Yair Lapid and ultra-nationalist Naftali Bennett. In a razor-thin 60-59 confidence vote, Israel’s parliament approved the new government.

  • Business
    Arabian Business

    India's businessmen are moving to the UAE, driving demand for luxury properties in Dubai

    Favourable policies offered by the UAE government including full foreign ownership of businesses, allowing remote registration of offshore companies and long-term residency visas are also influencing this trend. The new [UAE] visa laws have certainly contributed to the demand from Indian businessmen we are witnessing. This demand has got further impetus with the revamped company ownership laws.

  • News
    Al Jazeera

    Canada: Man faces terrorism charges in attack on Muslim family

    A man accused of running down a Muslim family in the Canadian city of London, Ontario, this month, killing four people including a teenage girl, now faces terrorism charges, authorities announced on Monday. The London Police Service said in a statement that Nathaniel Veltman’s four counts of first-degree murder “constitute terrorism offences” and that federal and provincial prosecutors had agreed to begin terrorism proceedings.