Elon Musk accused Apple Inc of threatening to block Twitter Inc from its app store without saying why in a series of tweets on Monday that also said the iPhone maker had stopped advertising on the social media platform. The billionaire CEO of Twitter and Tesla said Apple was pressuring Twitter over content moderation demands. He later tagged Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook's Twitter account in another tweet, asking "what's going on here?"
Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan was granted pre-arrest bail till April 4 by an Anti-Terrorism Court in three terrorism cases registered against him by Lahore police. Khan appeared in court with scores of supporters and was directed to appear in every hearing. The Lahore High Court had extended his protective bail till March 27 in five terrorism cases registered against him in Islamabad. Khan plans to outline his vision of 'Haqeeqi Azadi' (real freedom) at a rally planned in Lahore tonight. Police have arrested over 50 PTI workers and shipping containers have been placed around the city.
Finland has launched a ?masterclass of happiness? programme which offers a four-day stay at a luxury resort, free of cost. The programme includes sessions with Finnish experts and activities reflecting the Finnish way of life. Participants can apply online and complete a social media challenge to participate. The deadline for applications is April 2.
At least 23 people have died and four are missing after a tornado and violent storms ripped through Mississippi, causing tens of thousands to lose power and leaving neighborhoods flattened. Search and rescue operations are underway, but the death toll is expected to rise. "My city is gone," said Rolling Fork Mayor Eldridge Walker. The National Weather Service warned of dangers remaining even after the storms move on.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit Myanmar on Saturday, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS). It occurred at 17:33:44 IST, located 106 km North of Burma, with a depth of 10 km. NCS tweeted the details of the quake.
Pakistan court sentences Muslim man to death for blasphemy in WhatsApp group. Blasphemy is a sensitive issue in Pakistan and the accused was found guilty after a forensic examination of his cell phone. He was also fined 1.2 million rupees and handed 23 years imprisonment. Rights activists warn that minorities are often caught in the crossfire with blasphemy charges used to settle personal scores.
UK woman Elle Adams, 30, was diagnosed with Fowler?s syndrome, an uncommon bladder disorder, after being unable to urinate despite drinking excess fluid. After an emergency catheter, she was taught to self-catheter and was told she would need to do so for the rest of her life. Fowler?s syndrome mainly affects young women and causes an inability to empty the bladder.
Kim Jong Un's daughter Kim Ju Ae was spotted wearing a Christian Dior velvet hoodie, worth nearly Rs 2 lakh (£1,950) at a missile launch on March 16, sparking debate about her luxurious lifestyle in contrast to the poverty of North Korean citizens.
Germany reached an agreement with the EU on a regulation to make new cars carbon neutral by 2035, resolving a dispute that threatened the bloc's climate neutrality plans. The deal allows for the use of e-fuels and biofuels, and the regulations are expected to be approved by EU ministers this month.
Prince William was mocked by a Russian official during his visit to Poland to thank British and Polish troops involved in Ukraine war. The Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova questioned if William had brought depleted uranium ammunition with him. Britain's Ministry of Defence has confirmed its use of depleted uranium in armor-piercing shells for decades. Prince William's visit to Poland included visits to troops and meeting refugees.
Mark Zuckerberg and Dr Priscilla Chan welcomed their third daughter, Aurelia Chan Zuckerberg, to the world. The Facebook co-founder shared a picture of the 'little blessing' on Instagram, which has garnered over 10 lakh likes. The couple, who began dating in 2003, have two other daughters, August, aged 5, and seven-year-old Maxima “Max”. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which the couple co-founded, works in areas such as science, education and justice.
During a TV interview about pension reforms, French President Emmanuel Macron was seen removing his luxury watch. Opposition politicians criticised the move, but his office said it was because the watch was clinking against the table. The move has come as protests have continued in France and Macron's approval rating has dropped to its lowest level since 2018.
A powerful tornado tore through a rural area of the Mississippi Delta on Friday night, causing injuries, widespread damage and downing power lines. The National Weather Service warned of a "life-threatening situation" and urged people to take cover. Two people drowned in Missouri and one woman is missing after her car was swept away. Severe weather is forecast across several states, including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Singapore's PM Lee Hsien Loong warned of worsening US-China relations, citing China's growing economic and political clout. He urged the two countries to stabilize their relationship and build trust, but cautioned that it would take time due to political pressures. Recent crises have further strained the relationship, including US shooting down a Chinese spy balloon and China's possible provision of lethal aid to Russia.
King Charles' Land Rover Discovery 3 is being offered for sale at a motoring auction. It has 19-inch alloy wheels and has been driven 117,816 miles. Charles prefers his classic blue 1970 Aston Martin, which was gifted to him by the late Queen Elizabeth II and has been modified to run on a mixture of bioethanol and unleaded petrol. Charles is passionate about environmental issues and has championed them for many years.
In response to the ICC issuing an arrest warrant for President Vladimir Putin, Russia's parliament speaker proposed banning the activities of the ICC in Russia and punishing anyone who gives it "assistance and support".