Sun, 25 September 2022
The Daily Ittefaq
 
At least 35 have been killed in more than a week of protests that erupted in Iran after the death of a young woman in police custody, state media reported. "The number of people who died in recent riots in the country has risen to 35 people," the...
At least seven people were killed and more than 40 injured on Friday by a blast near a mosque in the Afghan capital which struck as worshippers were streaming out of afternoon prayers, police said. The explosion was the latest in a deadly series...
The United States stepped up criticism of Russia for its war on Ukraine during Thursday's UN Security Council meeting. "Putin chose not to ease tensions, but to escalate ... The international order is being shredded before our eyes," US Secretary...
US President Joe Biden delivered a firm rebuke of Russia's "brutal, needless war" in Ukraine during an address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. He said Moscow "shamelessly violated" the UN charter with the...
The global economy faces not one but four key uncertainties including a downturn next year, according to Singapore central bank chief Ravi Menon, in a signal that policy makers will be in firefighting mode for longer. He listed severity of the...
The recent death of a young woman who had been detained by Iran's "morality police" for violating the Islamic nation's conservative dress code has sparked mass protests across the country.  Mahsa Amini, 22, died last week after she was...
Queen Elizabeth was laid to rest alongside her beloved husband on Monday after a day which saw Britain and the world pay a final farewell to the nation's longest-reigning monarch, in a dazzling show of pomp and ceremony. Amid formality and...
Queen Elizabeth II is laid to rest on Monday, after a grand state funeral attended by leaders from around the world, and a historic last ceremonial journey through the packed streets of London. The longest-serving monarch in British history died...
A strong earthquake struck southeastern Taiwan, bringing at least three buildings down in a small town and tearing up roads – but forecasters said the threat of a regional tsunami had passed. The quake hit at 2:44 pm (0644 GMT) about 50...
US President Joe Biden paid his respects at Queen Elizabeth II's coffin on Sunday as thousands of police, hundreds of British troops and an army of officials made final preparations for the queen's state funeral — a spectacular display of national...
Twenty-seven people were killed in a bus crash in southwest China on Sunday, police said, in the country's deadliest road accident so far this year. The crash took place on a highway in rural Guizhou province when the vehicle carrying 47 people...
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the sparsely populated southeastern part of Taiwan on Sunday, according to the island's weather bureau, sparking a tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at a magnitude 7.2 and at a depth of...
People flocked to central London to join a queue to file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, undeterred by a government warning to stay at home to avoid standing in line for hours to see the late monarch's lying-in-state. Tens of...
A final body was pulled from wreckage of a collapsed building in Jordan's capital on Saturday as search efforts ended after four days, taking the total number killed to 14. "Rescue teams were able to extract one dead person on Saturday, the death...
Kyrgyzstan reported "intense battles" with Central Asian neighbour Tajikistan on Friday and said 24 people had been killed in the latest outbreak of violence to hit the former Soviet Union. Both of the small impoverished landlocked nations have...
King Charles will be joined by his siblings to mount a silent vigil at the coffin of his late mother Queen Elizabeth on Friday as thousands of mourners stand in line for miles to pay their last respects to the monarch during her lying-in-state....
The death toll from a massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea rose to 10 on Thursday, officials said, as communities in remote areas struggled to recover from widespread damage. Four days after a 7.6 tremor levelled hundreds of homes, split roads...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Samarkand to attend a regional security summit on Thursday with leaders from India and Central Asian countries.  Putin and Xi are set to bilaterally discuss...
King Charles, his sons Princes William and Harry and other senior royals joined a solemn procession taking Queen Elizabeth's coffin as the late monarch made her final journey from Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. Huge crowds gathered in central...
Queen Elizabeth II will lie in state from Wednesday until a few hours before her funeral on Monday, with huge queues expected to file past her coffin to pay their respects. Lying in state is an honour usually only accorded to sovereigns, current...
Physicists from South Korea have discovered an artificial source of clean nuclear energy by initiating a strong nuclear reaction that produced temperatures seven times higher than the Sun. This discovery of creating an "artificial Sun" represented...
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II returned to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening, making its way through a drizzly London as crowds lined the route for a glimpse of the hearse and to bid her a final farewell. People parked their cars along a...
King Charles arrived in Northern Ireland to a welcome from hundreds of well-wishers on Tuesday as he lead the mourning for Queen Elizabeth across the United Kingdom before his mother's coffin is flown to London for four days of lying in state....
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan flared up again on Monday night, with both sides reporting intense artillery shelling. At around midnight, Azerbaijani forces shelled Armenian troops at three locations along the border. Azerbaijan said it...
The world’s tallest building has been lit up with a 2,700ft effigy of Queen Elizabeth II in honor of Britain’s longest-serving monarch. The Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai was additionally illuminated with the Union Jack flag to pay tribute to...
King Charles and his siblings held a silent vigil at the side of their mother Queen Elizabeth's coffin as it lay at rest in Edinburgh's historic cathedral, with thousands queuing for hours to pay their respects to Britain's longest-serving...
Prince William said he was honoured to be made the new Prince of Wales when he spoke with Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford on Sunday, Kensington Palace said in a statement. William was given the title, previously held by his father for more...
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II embarks on her final journey on Sunday with thousands of her mourning subjects expected to line her coffin's route from the Scottish retreat where she died. The solemn departure of the queen's oak casket from Balmoral...
Princes William and Harry and their wives put on a rare united front Saturday to view tributes to Queen Elizabeth II, threatening to upstage their father Charles on the day he was officially proclaimed king. The impromptu walkabout by William and...
Russian troops are withdrawing from key areas of Ukraine's Kharkiv region, including the strategically important city of Izium, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. In its first public statement on the Ukrainian counteroffensive in Kharkiv...