South Korea players acknowledge the crowd after qualifying for the round of 16 with a 2-1 victory over Portugal in a World Cup Group H football match at Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Dec. 2, 2022.
South Korea players celebrate after qualifying for the round of 16 with a 2-1 victory over Portugal in a World Cup Group H football match at Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Dec. 2, 2022.
Son Heung Min cries as South Korea qualified for the round of 16 by beating Portugal 2-1 in a World Cup Group H football match at Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Dec. 2, 2022.
South Korea's Hwang Hee Chan (L) nets the winning goal just before the second half of a World Cup Group H football match against Portugal at Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Dec. 2, 2022.
STORY: Malaysian PM Anwar unveils cabinet
DATELINE: Dec. 3, 2022
LOCATION: Kuala Lumpur
1. various of Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim
2. various of conference press
3. various of Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim
4. various of street views
Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim unveiled his cabinet on Friday, naming two deputy prime ministers in an effort to better represent both halves of the country.
In a televised speech, Anwar said he himself will assume the finance minister's portfolio, a post which he previously held from 1991 to 1998.
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is president of the United Malays National Organization (UMNO), is one of the deputy prime ministers, while Fadillah Yusof who hails from the northern Borneo state of Sarawak is the other deputy prime minister. Anwar had previously pledged to give greater representation to the northern Borneo states of Sabah and Sarawak.
Xinhua News Agency correspondents reporting from Kuala
On Friday morning, December 2, residents in eastern San Jose, California woke up to near-freezing temperatures and saw a rare sight of lots of frost and ice on cars and roofs due to the cold weather.
STORY: Spain steps up security amid spate of letter bombs
DATELINE: Dec. 3, 2022
1. exterior of Ukcrainian embassy in Madrid
2. various of Instalaza, an arms company in Zaragoza
3. various of Torrejon de Ardoz Air Base
4. exterior of Spanish Defense Ministry in Madrid, Spain
5. archive of Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez
The Spanish government has stepped up security as at least six packages containing explosives have been reported recently.
On Thursday afternoon, a letter bomb was detected and detonated at the U.S. embassy in Madrid, which was the sixth publicly known letter bombs sent to high-profile targets in the country.
On Wednesday, the first package was sent to the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid and a staff member was slightly injured.
The second package arrived the same afternoon at "Instalaza," an arms company located in northeast Spain's Zaragoza.
In the early hours on Thursday morning, security agents intercepted a
STORY: Rare white tigers revive zoo in Bangladesh
DATELINE: Dec. 3, 2022
LOCATION: CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh
1. various of visitors to the zoo
2. various of white tiger cubs
Four white tiger cubs newly born this summer have brought vitality to Bangladesh's Chattogram Zoo as visitors from home and abroad have flocked to watch the cute animals.
The tiger cubs were born in July to Royal Bengal Tiger couple Raj and Pori.
The cubs were the second litter since the tiger couple were brought to the zoo in December 2016.
In 2018, Pori gave birth to Shubhra, the first white tiger in Bangladesh.
As one of the rarest species of tiger, the white tiger has the typical black stripes and carries a white or near-white coat.
Xinhua News Agency correspondents reporting from Chattogram, Bangladesh.
STORY: 1,000 nucleic acid self-service testing devices set up in Xinxiang, China
DATELINE: Dec. 2, 2022
LOCATION: XINXIANG, China
1. various of nucleic acid self-service testing devices
1,000 nucleic acid self-service testing devices have been set up in Xinxiang City in China's Henan, mainly in communities, schools, hospitals, supermarkets, enterprises and institutions.
Most people can skillfully complete sampling in less than 20 seconds.
Xinhua News Agency correspondents reporting from Xinxiang, China.
A wildfire broke out on a hill in Morro dos Cabritos, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro on Friday, December 2.
Residents reported that the fire started when fireworks were set off shortly after the Cameroon team scored a goal to beat Brazil in the FIFA World Cup.
At least four people were injured, including one in critical condition, after a SamTrans bus, a public transit bus, crashed into 16 vehicles in the Serramonte Center parking lot in Daly City, California on Friday, December 2.
The bus driver told authorities that the brakes failed before the collision.
This is a developing story.
Two-time Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu announces his retirement from competition at a press conference in Tokyo on July 19, 2022.
Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one of Japan's most influential postwar leaders, died Friday at the age of 67 after being shot while delivering a stump speech in the western city of Nara two days ahead of a national election, stunning the world and drawing outrage against gun violence.