Climate change activists demonstrate at Oxford Circus during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London on Monday. Reuters
The protests were organised by the campaign group Extinction Rebellion, which was established last year in Britain by academics and has become one of the world's fastest-growing environmental movements.
The 37-year-old Swiss can clinch a record-extending 21st major if he manages to break free of the world number one's stranglehold.
Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region’s 21-year-old peace deal.
Police told local media that the explosion occurred near the MA Jinnah road area of Karachi, capital of the Sindh province, adding that the target of the blast was a police mobile.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif conveyed the profound sympathies and condolences of the leadership, government and people of Pakistan to the leadership of UAE.
Ranil Wickremesinghe wants to privatise the loss-making national airline as part of reforms aimed at solving the country worst economic crisis in decades. Wickremesinghe said the airline lost about $123m in the 2020-2021 fiscal year.