News Headlines - 22 May 2021

DR Congo: Volcano eruption prompts Goma evacuation | DW

The Congolese government said it was evacuating Goma, a city of nearly 2 million people, after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo. Lava reached the city's airport but stopped short of the urban areas.

Instagram photo seems to show Princess Latifa in Dubai mall | The Guardian

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai, whose plight has captivated the world since a daring attempt at escaping her father across the Indian Ocean, appears to have been photographed in public for the first time in years.
In a picture posted to Instagram two days ago by both former Royal Navy member Sioned Taylor and another user, Princess Latifa is seated with two women at a cafe table in what Taylor identified as Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates.
While Instagram posts do not include metadata, which would show the date and time the photograph was taken, a cinema in the background carries adverts for the film Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, which was released in the UAE on 13 May.

Two-week snake search comes to end: Python found in Yokohama | The Japan Times

A roughly 3.5 meter-long pet python that managed to break free from an apartment in Yokohama earlier this month was caught alive Saturday, people involved in the search said... It was found in the attic of the apartment at around 4:45 p.m.
The owner of the python notified police of the incident on May 6 after returning to his second-floor condo in Yokohama and discovering that his pet snake was not in its enclosure.

Zhang Yiming, founder of TikTok owner ByteDance, is latest young Chinese CEO to depart - CNN

Zhang Yiming built ByteDance into one of the biggest names in Chinese tech. Now he's stepping down as CEO at just 38 years old, becoming the latest young tech entrepreneur in China to quit while leading a company on the rise.
Zhang - who founded Tiktok owner ByteDance in Beijing nine years ago - announced Wednesday that he would transition to a new role at the company at the end of this year and "focus on long-term strategy."

Martin Bashir interview: a broken man who can’t quite admit he wronged Diana | The Sunday Times

Martin Bashir tells Princes William and Harry he is “deeply sorry”. Speaking for the first time since he was found to have obtained his 1995 interview with their mother by deception and with his reputation destroyed, Bashir sounds like a broken man.
Yet he cannot quite bring himself to admit that he wronged the princess.