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Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare - 30 November.

Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare - 30 November.
On November 30th each year, the Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare pays tribute to victims of chemical warfare. The day also reaffirms the commitment to eliminate the threat of chemical war. During WWI, chemical weapons killed more than 100,000 people. Ch…
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International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - 29 November.

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - 29 November.
Every year, November 29th marks the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. It’s a day to remember that the Palestinian people have not yet attained certain inalienable rights, including national independence and sovereignty. More than 8 million Palestin…
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Red Planet Day - 28 November.

Red Planet Day - 28 November.
Every year on November 28th, Red Planet Day commemorates the launch of Spacecraft Mariner 4. It’s also a day to learn more about Mars, which is referred to as the red planet. After 3 previous attempts, Spacecraft Mariner 4 became the first successful flyby of Mars. The space…
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Cristiano Ronaldo banned for two matches over phone incident with fan.

Cristiano Ronaldo banned for two matches over phone incident with fan.
Former Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for two domestic matches for knocking a phone out of an Everton fan's hand. The 37-year-old appeared to hit the phone as he went down to the tunnel after defeat at Goodison Park in April. Ronaldo, who left…
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Four African nations barred from attending US-Africa Summit in Washington.

Four African nations barred from attending US-Africa Summit in Washington.
The United States will host 49 African heads of state, and the African Union envoy, in Washington for a three-day US-Africa Summit between 13-15 December.  The US views this as an opportunity to strengthen ties with Africa. However, four countries have not been invited - Mali…
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Donald Perkins obituary.

Donald Perkins obituary.
The particle physicist Donald Perkins, who has died aged 97, made seminal discoveries about the structure of the proton, and nuclear interactions at extreme energies, and first proposed the use of beams of pion particles in cancer therapy. His career spanned the birth of pa…
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Malaysia’s longtime opposition leader Anwar sworn in as PM.

Malaysia’s longtime opposition leader Anwar sworn in as PM.
Malaysia’s longtime opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as the country’s new prime minister on Thursday (24), ending days of uncertainty after divisive general elections produced a hung parliament.  Anwar was sworn in by the country's monarch at the royal palace…
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Apple and Elon Musk’s Twitter are on a collision course.

Apple and Elon Musk’s Twitter are on a collision course.
Elon Musk has announced big, albeit confusing, plans for Twitter since he took over the social network last month. Musk wants to vastly increase the amount of money the company makes through subscriptions while opening up the site to more “free speech.” This creates a risk th…
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Spain teen Gavi in dreamland after becoming youngest World Cup scorer since Pele.

Spain teen Gavi in dreamland after becoming youngest World Cup scorer since Pele.
Spain midfielder Gavi became the third-youngest goal scorer in World Cup history and youngest since Brazil legend Pele in 1958 with his 74th-minute strike in a 7-0 win against Costa Rica on Wednesday (25). When he stepped on the field to start the game, the Barcelona prodigy…
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - 25 November.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - 25 November.
On November 25th International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women raises awareness regarding an ongoing human rights issue. Today, many women around the world are still subject to rape and other types of violence. Through the years, government officials and in…
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Vaccinated Americans a majority of COVID deaths for first time in August.

Vaccinated Americans a majority of COVID deaths for first time in August.
For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, a majority of Americans dying from the coronavirus were at least partially vaccinated, according to a new analysis of federal and state data.  The waning efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and increasingly contagious strains…
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Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina.

 Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina.
Saudi Arabia has said Wednesday will be a national holiday as on the Jeddah Corniche by the Red Sea, in the heart of the capital Riyadh and in towns and villages across the country its seismic 2-1 World Cup win over Lionel Messi’s Argentina was celebrated as a coming of age…
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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off the coast of Baja California, Mexico.

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off the coast of Baja California, Mexico.
An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck off the coast of Baja California in Mexico on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, about 30 km (18.6 miles) west-southwest of Las Brisas in Baja California, struck at a depth of 19 kilometers (12 miles), USGS added…
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West Midlands to host 2025 Kabaddi World Cup.

West Midlands to host 2025 Kabaddi World Cup.
The Kabaddi World Cup will be held in the West Midlands region of the United Kingdom. The Kabaddi World Cup 2025 will be hosted out of Asia for the first time announced by the World Kabbadi Federation (WKF). The region will host the sport’s most prestigious global tournament…
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ICC Hall of Fame 2022: Chanderpaul, Edwards and Qadir honoured as newest names in the ICC Hall of Fame.

ICC Hall of Fame 2022: Chanderpaul, Edwards and Qadir honoured as newest names in the ICC Hall of Fame.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announces the latest legends who join the prestigious list of cricketing greats that make up the ICC Hall of Fame. Following a voting process that included existing Hall of Famers, media representatives plus senior executives fro…
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“Winning the Inner Battle” The book by Shane Watson.

“Winning the Inner Battle” The book by Shane Watson.
In November 2022, Shane Watson wrote a new book titled "Winning the Inner Battle Bringing the Best Version of You to Cricket". Shane Watson's new book, Winning the Inner Battle, explores the mental side of the game through his own experiences revitalising his c…
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SLC to launch its own T10 league in June 2023.

SLC to launch its own T10 league in June 2023.
Sri Lanka Cricket has pencilled in June 2023 for the launch of its inaugural T10 league. Titled the Lanka T10 League, the tournament will also host both a men's and women's tournament in the same slot first - meaning matches would take place "concurrently,"…
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Cuban musician Pablo Milanés dies.

Cuban musician Pablo Milanés dies.
Pablo Milanés, a Grammy award winner who was a key member of Cuba's "nuevo trova" (new music) movement, has died aged 79. Affectionately known as Pablito, he was renowned for his poetic lyrics and emotional vocals on hits like Yolanda, Yo Me Quedo (I’m Staying…
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Kenyan runner Renju banned five years for doping.

Kenyan runner Renju banned five years for doping.
Keneth Kiprop Renju, winner of the Prague half-marathon in April, received a five-year ban Friday as the latest in a long list of Kenyan athletes suspended for suspected doping. The 26-year-old has been banned for the “presence/use of a prohibited substance (Methasterone)“, …
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Donald Trump says he'll run for president again in 2024.

Donald Trump says he'll run for president again in 2024.
Former US President Donald Trump has launched his third bid for the White House, declaring: "America's comeback starts right now." At his Florida estate, he said: "We have to save our country." Mr Trump's announcement comes as some fellow Republica…
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Climate Change Performance Index 2023.

Climate Change Performance Index 2023.
The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is an instrument to enable transparency in national and international climate politics. The CCPI uses a standardized framework to compare the climate performance of 59 countries and the EU, which together account for 92% of global…
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India is set to surpass China to become the world’s most populous country by 2023.

India is set to surpass China to become the world’s most populous country by 2023.
India is set to surpass China to become the world’s most populous country by 2023, says a report by the United Nations. This is because fertility rates in China have declined considerably in past years, with the country expected to see an absolute decline in population numb…
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22nd FIFA World Cup 2022

22nd FIFA World Cup 2022
The 22nd FIFA men’s world cup was formally declared open at a colourful ceremony held at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar on 20 November. It is for the first time that an Arab country is hosting the football tournament. 32 teams will play for the most coveted prize in …
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World Television Day - 21 November.

World Television Day - 21 November.
Every year on November 21st, World Television Day recognizes how TV plays a vital role in presenting different issues that affect people. The first television set was invented in 1927. The 21-year-old inventor was Philo Taylor Farnsworth. His idea was to capture moving image…
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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) - 20 November 2022.

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) - 20 November 2022.
Every third Sunday in November, the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) seeks to remember the millions of lives lost or injured due to road crashes. The day is also held to pay tribute to emergency responders and medical professionals. These people deal …
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Elon Musk reinstates former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.

Elon Musk reinstates former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.
Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, on Saturday announced that he was reinstating former President Donald Trump to the social media platform, nearly two years after the company suspended him, citing his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.  The platform's CEO announc…
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World Toilet Day - 19 November.

World Toilet Day - 19 November.
Every year on November 19th, the world celebrates World Toilet Day. It’s not a day to use bathroom humor and is no laughing matter. The goal of this day is to tackle the global sanitation crisis and draw attention to those without sanitation. Human waste spreads deadly disea…
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