- LifestyleAl Jazeera
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.
- BusinessAl Jazeera
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.
- SportAl Jazeera
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.
- PoliticsAl Jazeera
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.
- BusinessArabian Business
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.
- NewsAl Jazeera
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.