Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Mexico resort town Acapulco

Mexico City [Mexico], February 18: A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit near the Mexican resort town of Acapulco on the Pacific coast on Saturday afternoon, according...

Netanyahu dismisses election calls as thousands protest in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv [Israel], February 18: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday dismissed the idea of holding early elections, while thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel...

Ukraine withdraws from Avdiivka, Putin hails 'important victory'

Moscow [Russia], February 18: Russian President Vladimir Putin called the capture of Avdiivka "an important victory" after Ukraine's military chief said on Saturday that his...

Hamas chief blames cease-fire stalemate on Israel

Gaza [Palestine], February 18: Ismail Haniyeh, the leader of the Palestinian group Hamas, blamed the current lack of progress in reaching a cease-fire in the...

DEWA received 6,235 innovative ideas from its employees in 2023 on Afkari...

Dubai [UAE], February 18: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received 6,235 innovative ideas in 2023 through the Afkari internal platform, designed to encourage employees...

UAE expresses solidarity with Philippines and offers condolences over victims of landslide

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 18: The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with the Republic of the Philippines over victims of the landslide...

Hamed bin Zayed crowns winner of UAE President's Cup for Purebred Arabian...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 18: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of...

Second UAE aid ship arrives at Al Arish Port; carrying 4,544 tonnes...

Al-Arish [Egypt], February 18: The second UAE aid ship carrying 4,544 tonnes of humanitarian supplies arrived at the Port of Al Arish in preparation for...

EU asks Israeli government not to take military action in Rafah

Brussels [Belgium], February 17: The European Union (EU)'s foreign policy chief urged the Israeli government on Friday not to take military action in Rafah, Gaza's...

France, Ukraine sign 10-year security pact

Paris [France], February 17: French President Emmanuel Macron and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a 10-year security pact in Paris on Friday.

Moderate Democratic Senator Joe Manchin not to run for U.S. president

Washington [US], February 17: Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, a moderate Democrat, announced on Friday that he is not running for president, putting an...

2 killed in U.S. Colorado campus shooting

Los Angeles [US], February 17: Two were killed in a shooting at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) on Friday morning.

Record storms in California lead to surging deadly fungal infections

Sacramento [US], February 17: The recent "atmospheric river" storms in California are fueling public health concerns as cases of Valley Fever, a fungus-induced disease, have...

Jailed former Thai PM Thaksin to be released on Feb. 18: PM

Bangkok [Thailand], February 17: Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is set to be released on Feb. 18, Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said on...

Japan announced the successful launch of a new generation missile

Tokyo [Japan], February 17: The Japanese Space Agency announced the successful launch of its new H3 rocket today, February 17, marking a lucky third time...

Attack kills two in southern Israel

Jerusalem [Israel], February 17: Two people were killed in Israel in a suspected terrorist attack, emergency rescue workers said on Friday, confirming earlier media reports.

Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million, barred from NY business for 3...

Washington [US], February 17: Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million in penalties for fraudulently overstating his net worth to dupe lenders, a New York judge...

Jailed former Thai premier Thaksin to be released on Sunday, PM says

Bangkok [Thailand], February 17: Jailed former Thai Premier Thaksin Shinawatra will be released from hospital detention on Sunday, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said.

Taiwan agrees to bring in Indian migrant workers to ease job crunch

Taipei [Taiwan], February 17: and India signed an agreement on Friday to bring in Indian migrant workers to the island as labour-strained Taipei seeks...

NASA looking for volunteers to live in isolation for a year, simulating...

Washington [USA], February 17: NASA is searching for volunteers to take part in an isolation experiment simulating what it would be like to be alone...

AED3.4 billion generated in property sales through ADJD's Auction App

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 17: Since its launch in June 2022 through mid-February 2024, the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department's (ADJD) Auction App has generated over...

China emerges as leader in AI development and governance

Beijing [China], February 17: plays a leading role in the global development of artificial intelligence (AI) and has excelled in AI governance, according to...

New York Supreme Court judge schedules criminal trial against ex-U.S. President Trump

New York [US], February 16: A judge at New York Supreme Criminal Court on Thursday set the trial date in an election interference case against...

NASA to launch new mission to study ultraviolet sky, stars, stellar explosions

Los Angeles [US], February 16: NASA will launch a new mission to survey ultraviolet light across the entire sky with an aim to learn how...

Canada strengthens air defence capabilities for NATO's troops in Latvia

Ottawa [Canada], February 16: Canada's National Defence said on Thursday that its troops deployed to NATO's Canada-led Battle Group in Latvia will soon have two...

FBI informant charged with providing false derogatory information about Bidens

Washington [US], February 16: A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant has been charged with providing the bureau with incorrect information about President Joe Biden...

U.S. records over 109,000 drug overdose deaths in 2022: CDC

Los Angeles [US], February 16: U.S. drug overdose deaths surpassed 109,000 in 2022, and nearly 70 percent of these deaths involved synthetic opioids other than...