Sat, 28 January 2023
The Daily Ittefaq
 
Nepal’s Supreme Court on Friday removed the country’s deputy prime minister from office and from his parliamentary seat for violating citizenship laws. Rabi Lamichhane had become deputy prime minister and the powerful home minster...
A Palestinian gunman opened fire outside an east Jerusalem synagogue Friday night, killing seven people, including a 70-year-old woman, and wounding three others before he was shot and killed by police, officials said. It was the deadliest attack...
Torrential rain in Auckland left two dead and two missing, police confirmed Saturday, following widespread flooding across New Zealand's largest city. The bodies of two men were found in floodwaters in two separate incidents in a northern suburb,...
Canada on Thursday appointed its first special representative on combatting Islamophobia, a position created following several recent attacks on Muslims in the country. Journalist and activist, Amira Elghawaby, will fill the post to "serve as a...
China's government is offering benefits for young people to start families. However many women say the country's demographic crisis won't push them to have children. Last week, China recorded a population decline for the first time in 60 years,...
Days after India blocked a BBC documentary that examines Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role during 2002 anti-Muslim riots and banned people from sharing it online, authorities were scrambling to halt screenings of the program at colleges...
The United States and Germany announced plans to send Ukraine dozens of advanced battle tanks, hailed by Kyiv as a potential turning point in its fight to repel Russia's invasion but denounced by Moscow as an "extremely dangerous" step. Saying...
Two people have been killed and seven wounded in a knife attack on a train in Germany. The attack took place in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein that borders Denmark. A young man is in police custody. A man with a knife killed two people...
Chris Hipkins was sworn in Wednesday as New Zealand's 41st prime minister, following the unexpected resignation last week of Jacinda Ardern. Hipkins, 44, has promised a back-to-basics approach focusing on the economy and what he described as the...
A gunman who killed three people, in what US police said was a random attack, telephoned his mother and then shot himself dead Tuesday in the state of Washington. The dismaying episode came on the heels of two mass shootings in California that...
Sea spiders can regrow body parts after amputation and not just limbs, according to a study released on Monday that may pave the way for further scientific research into regeneration. "Nobody had expected this," said Gerhard Scholtz of Humboldt...
Five regional governors and four deputy ministers are stepping down in Ukraine against the backdrop of several corruption scandals, a senior official said Tuesday. They include the heads of the central Dnipropetrovsk region, the northeastern Sumy...
Jacinda Ardern made a de facto farewell speech as New Zealand prime minister on Tuesday with the presence of her successor Chris Hipkins. The outgoing Labor leader on her last day as prime minister said her departure should not be viewed as a...
The complainants have accused Myanmar's military of war crimes and have sought legal action under universal jurisdiction. They have lodged the case with Germany's Federal Public Prosecutor General. A human rights group and 16 people from Myanmar...
Evidence is emerging that climate-related disasters are becoming a cause of human trafficking as criminal gangs exploit a growing number of uprooted people, the UN said Tuesday. The continuing war in Ukraine is also another risk factor for...
Seven people were killed in two related shootings Monday at a mushroom farm and a trucking firm in a coastal community south of San Francisco, and a suspect was in custody, officials said. San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President Dave Pine...
The World Health Organization has called for "immediate and concerted action" to protect children from contaminated medicines after a spate of child deaths linked to cough syrups last year. In 2022, more than 300 children - mainly aged under 5 -...
Residents of China's Wuhan said Monday they were hopeful for the future and no longer afraid of Covid-19, three years after the city was locked down over what was then a mysterious virus. Since Beijing ordered Wuhan sealed off in a bid to...
EU foreign ministers are set to approve a fourth round of sanctions against Iranian individuals and organizations. Their meeting comes days after EU lawmakers put the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on its terror list. Foreign ministers of the...
A toddler has become Britain's youngest Mensa member aged just three - reading fluently and counting in seven languages. Teddy Hobbs managed to gain entry to the exclusive organisation for the intellectual 'elite' aged just three years and nine...
Pakistan suffered a huge power cut early on Monday following a breakdown in its national electricity grid, the energy ministry said. Power was out in all the country's major cities, including the biggest city Karachi, the capital Islamabad as...
Thailand says tourist numbers jumped last year, as coronavirus restrictions were eased, but remains way below pre-pandemic levels. The South East Asia holiday destination saw 11.81m tourists in 2022 - up from just 400,000 the previous year. The...
Condemnations continued to pour in from across the Arab and Islamic worlds over the burning of a copy of the Quran, Islam's holy book, by a Swedish-Danish right-wing extremist in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported....
It is the first Lunar New Year celebration since China's communist leadership lifted the country's strict measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. People across China rang in the Lunar New Year on Sunday, celebrating the arrival of the...
A building collapsed Sunday in Syria's second city of Aleppo, killing 13 people including children, authorities and media reported. The state news agency SANA had initially given a death toll of 10 before quoting an interior ministry statement...
Police in California are responding to a shooting that has left several people injured, according to US media reports. The incident happened in Monterey Park, located about eight miles (13km) east of Los Angeles, after 22:00 local time on...
As France and Germany celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty, there's mounting pressure for the two countries to revamp their cooperation and leadership within the EU. France and Germany on Sunday will celebrate the 60th anniversary...
Protests in Stockholm on Saturday against Turkey and Sweden's bid to join NATO, including the burning of a copy of the Quran, sharply heightened tensions with Turkey at a time when the Nordic country needs Ankara's backing to gain entry to the...
The British military says the war is in a stalemate in Ukraine's northeast, as well as Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia. Zelenskyy attended a funeral for the interior minister killed in a helicopter crash. Russian and Ukrainian forces are currently at a...
A Goa-bound chartered flight from the Russian capital Moscow was diverted to Uzbekistan on Saturday (January 21). The flight was diverted to Uzbekistan after receiving a report of an explosive device on board, Sputnik quoted the Indian news...