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UK's PM demotes foreign minister in cabinet revamp

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday appointed a new-look cabinet to revamp his Brexiteer government after controversies over COVID, Afghanistan and taxes, demoting his under-fire foreign secretary.

London police rule out new probe into Diana interview

The decision comes after an independent report in May concluded that Martin Bashir had deceived Diana's brother into helping to arrange the interview, in which she spoke candidly about her troubled marriage to Prince Charles.

Afghan girls' football team flees to Pakistan

Afghanistan's new rulers, which banned women from playing all sport during their first rule in the 1990s, have indicated that women and girls will face restrictions in playing sport.

China's embattled Evergrande tries to pay bills with parking spots

Several dozen protesters returned for a third straight day to the firm's headquarters in the southern city of Shenzhen, where the company began its ascent in 1996 into a sprawling conglomerate minting the dreams of home ownership among China's middle classes.

BTS issued diplomatic passports for UN session

The trailblazing septet have reached global superstardom, with their single 'Dynamite' entering the Billboard Hot 100 at number one last year, making them the first South Korean act to top the US chart.