Sun, 03 March 2024
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will meet Pope Francis on Saturday at the Vatican for a private audience. Although the two leaders have met before, this would be their first private face-to-face meeting. Neither the Chancellory nor the Vatican...
A day after an explosion at Bengaluru's Rameshwaram Cafe, CCTV footage has emerged showing a man carrying a bag inside the cafe's premises in the Whitefield area of the Karnataka capital. The suspect, according to the police, allegedly placed this...
President Joe Biden said Friday that the United States would start to deliver relief supplies from the air into Gaza, a day after the deaths of more than 100 Palestinians at an aid convoy. "We need to do more, and the United States will do more,"...
Thousands of people turned out in Moscow for the funeral of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny on Friday. Many carried flowers and shouted support for the man who was one of  President Vladimir Putin's fiercest...
Pakistan 16th National Assembly came into effect on Thursday with the oath-taking of the lawmakers elected on February 8 amid allegations of "rigging" with the highlight being the return of former premier Nawaz Sharif to the Parliament after more...
US President Joe Biden "continues to be fit for duty," his doctor decreed in a 6-page report after he concluded his annual physical on Wednesday, ahead of this year's presidential race where the 81-year-old is almost...
President Joe Biden and Donald Trump will pay dueling visits to the US-Mexico border Thursday as they try to win over voters on one of the most divisive issues of November's presidential election. The showdown in Texas comes as record numbers of...
Yulia Navalnaya, the widow of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Wednesday. "This House and its members condemn his killing in the strongest possible terms… the...
Yulia Navalnaya, the widow of Alexei Navalny, is set to address the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on Wednesday. Members of Parliament are gathering to honor Navalny's life. European lawmakers are later expected to debate Navalny's...
A bus fell off a bridge in southeastern Mali on Tuesday, killing 31 people, the Transport Ministry said. The bus crashed near the western town of Kenieba around 5 p.m. local time (1700 GMT). What do we know about the accident? The bus was en...
US President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are moving closer to repeating the 2020 presidential election after winning the Democratic and Republican primaries on Tuesday, respectively. However, a movement by the Arab-American...
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan and his spouse Bushra Bibi were indicted on Tuesday by an accountability court in Rawalpindi in the £190 million settlement case. Judge Nasir Javed Rana of the accountability court held the...
With the death of Alexei Navalny, Russia has lost Vladimir Putin's best known rival — but also unexpectedly gained a new symbol of resistance. In an emotional video posted in the days after his death on February 16, Navalny's...
Newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz took the oath of office Monday shortly after being elected as the first woman chief executive of the province. Over 1,000 guests including diplomats, celebrities, political leaders, journalists,...
An active member of the US Air Force set himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington on Sunday, officials said, as media reported he was protesting the war in Gaza. Emergency responders rushed to the scene just before 1:00 pm...
President Volodymyr Zelensky said 31,000 Ukrainian soldiers had been killed in the war with Russia, in a rare official statement on military losses sustained during the two-year war. At a press conference in Kyiv on Sunday, Zelensky said:...
Zong Qinghou, a prominent Chinese business magnate with a rags-to-riches story, died on Sunday at 79 after "treatment for an illness proved ineffective," his company said. In 1987, Zong founded the Wahaha conglomerate, whose bottled water,...
Former US President Donald Trump went into Saturday's Republican primary in South Carolina as the front-runner and emerged victorious over the state's former governor Nikki Haley. The Associated Press declared Trump the winner as polls...
Saudi Arabia has warned visitors and residents against participating in the upcoming Hajj season 2024 without obtaining necessary permits, according to the Gulf News. To ensure the smooth operation of this system and to mitigate potential...
King Charles has been cheered up by some of the 7,000 cards of support sent to him during his cancer treatment, including those taking a humorous view. They included a card with a picture of a dog wearing a protective cone saying: "At least you...
At least 15 people have been killed and 44 injured in a fire at a residential building in eastern China's Nanjing, local authorities said Saturday. The fire broke out early Friday morning, officials said at a press conference, with a preliminary...
A woman who traveled to Syria as a teenager to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State group lost her appeal on Friday against the British government's decision to revoke her UK citizenship.  London's Court of Appeal rejected all five...
Pakistan outgoing Speaker Sibtain Khan administered oath to the newly-elected members of the Punjab Assembly on Friday, marking the beginning of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief minister nominee Maryam Nawaz's parliamentary politics....
The US plans to announce sanctions against 500 entities involved in Russia's "war machine" on Friday, officials said. The sanctions come as Russia's war in Ukraine threatens to drag on for a third year, and...
Pakistan leading party PML-N’s candidate for the chief minister of Punjab, Maryam Nawaz, who will be sworn-in as a MPA later today, has expressed her desire and hope for a new era of “serving” the people. Ahead of the PA session, a journalist...
A spacecraft built and flown by Houston-based Intuitive Machines landed on the moon at 2323 GMT on Thursday, marking the first US touchdown on the lunar surface in more than half a century and the first ever by a private company. The news was...
A University of British Columbia (UBC) student is making headlines after sharing that he flies to his college twice a week to avoid paying rent. Notably, Tim Chen, who is a resident of Calgary, says that opting for flights to his classes is...
Pakistan is trying to move on from a controversy-marred national election in which none of its major parties were able to win a clear parliamentary majority. Political leaders have now managed to reach a power-sharing...
Can cotton candy cause cancer? In India some States think so and have banned the sale of the pink, wispy, sugary-sweet treat. Last week, the southern state of Tamil Nadu Government in a significant move enacted a ban on the sale of cotton candy,...
US President Joe Biden's dog Commander bit US Secret Service personnel in at least 24 incidents at the White House and other locations, according to new internal USSS documents .  US Secret Service records show the extent to which the German...