.New York, NY, USA
Drake (L), LeBron James and Giveon (R) were recently spotted at a party. (Photo credit: Instagram/ @giveon)

  • LA Lakers player LeBron James is being given preferential treatment over other NBA players, said an executive
  • Since start of 2020-21, players have been held from playing games or fined for violating COVID norms
  • James was seen with American rapper Drake and singer Giveon in a party, but no action was taken against him

Singapore has had a relatively mild outbreak, reporting around 61,700 cases, has taken a tough stand against violations of virus restrictions. ( Photo credit: Representational image/Unspalsh)

  • Nine Britons have been banned from working in Singapore after breaking coronavirus rules by partying on a yacht
  • Eight of the Britons also pleaded guilty
  • The city-state reported around 61,700 cases and 31 deaths

.Beijing, China
The signatories are from China and other countries, including Chinese human rights lawyers Bao Longjun and Jiang Tianyong. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The letter was published by human rights watchdog Safeguard Defenders
  • Australian public broadcaster SBS stopped Chinese television content in March
  • The UK fined CGTN for partiality and violation of privacy

.Tigray, Ethiopia
Ethiopian PM blamed the Tigray People's Liberation Front for attacks on army camps. (Photo Credits: AP/PTI)

  • Blinken has pressed for Eritrean troops to exit from the region
  • Eritrea denied military presence but several reports accuse it of mass killings
  • Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed launched a military campaign in November

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Ashish Kaul, however, is unsure if the infringement is an unintentional mistake or a well aware intellectual fraud by Kangana. (Photo credit: Instagram/KanganaRanaut)

  • Ashish Kaul claims to have sole rights of the story
  • Had approached Kangana to write the foreword but she showed no interest, claimed Ashish
  • Kangana is yet to respond to the allegations

.Lieuron, France
Almost 2500 people attended the party.(Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The prosecutors office said police had detained two people, both born in 1998
  • The local prefecture said that music had been switched off and sound systems dismantled after two nights
  • Police had fined several hundred others for use of narcotics