New area codes introduced across the US

New area codes introduced across the US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In Scotland, the area code starts with the letter K and rolls backwards Thirty-five US states are introducing so-called area codes – designated geographic areas where telephone numbers…

20-year-old Jordan sneakers go for $1.5 million

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20-year-old Jordan sneakers go for $1.5 million

We’ve heard a lot of stories about the shoes Michael Jordan wore during the 1984 Chicago Bulls championship run, but this might top them all: a pair of the shoes sold for a record…

Moscow under Russian law to keep unvaccinated over-60s home

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Moscow under Russian law to keep unvaccinated over-60s home

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Unvaccinated older adults are not allowed to return to Moscow hospitals Moscow authorities have ordered the unvaccinated over-60s and the pregnant to stay home for a year. Health officials…

Russia sends more aid to struggling Taliban, group says

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Russia sends more aid to struggling Taliban, group says

The Taliban said on Thursday that Russia had agreed to send more economic aid to the embattled militant group, a rare political overture aimed at curbing the group’s reach in a region dominated by…