Zelensky discusses Ukraine's air defense boost with German FM

Kyiv [Ukraine], May 22: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed strengthening Ukraine's air defense with visiting German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock on Tuesday, the presidential press...

Finnish gov't proposes controversial border pushback bill to parliament

Helsinki [Finland], May 22: The Finnish government on Tuesday submitted to parliament a controversial bill that would authorize pushing back asylum seekers at the eastern...

Türkiye grants visa exemption to Romanian citizens

Ankara [Turkey], May 22: Türkiye has launched a passport-free policy for Romanian citizens, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday.

12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort

Mexico City [Mexico], May 22: At least 12 people were murdered in the span of a few hours in the latest spate of violence in...

Mr. Biden attacked Mr. Trump for using 'Hitler's language'

Washington [US], May 22: US President Joe Biden harshly criticized his election opponent Donald Trump when he shared a video with words related to Nazi...

We urge Israel to lift the Gaza blockade: WHO chief

Geneva [Switzerland], May 22: In a briefing, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation, has said that even though supplies were pre-positioned supplies...

Lack of supplies, security: UNRWA suspends food distribution in Rafah

Gaza [Palestine], May 22: The UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has said that food distribution in Gaza's southern city was currently suspended due to...

States must cut CO2, says UN maritime court in major climate decision

Hamburg [Germany], May 22: Man-made greenhouse gases constitute pollution of the oceans according to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and...

Taiwan's legislative chaos sparks fears for island's democracy

Taipei [Taiwan], May 22: Thousands of people on Tuesday gathered outside the main building of Taiwan's parliament to voice their worries about what they see...

US military says 569 tonnes of aid delivered

Washington [US], May 22: The US military on Tuesday said that over 569 tonnes of humanitarian aid have been delivered to the Gaza Strip through...

9 child workers die in Egypt after bus plunges into Nile

Cairo [Egypt], May 22: At least 10 female farm workers, nine of them children, died in Egypt on Tuesday when a minibus plunged off a...

Singapore Airlines flight hits severe turbulence, one passenger dead

Singapore, May 22: One passenger died of a suspected heart attack and 30 were injured after a Singapore Airlines (SIAL.SI), opens new tab flight hit...

Iranian President Raisi's memorial muted amid public discontent

Tehran [Iran], May 22: Thousands of Iranians turned out to mourn President Ebrahim Raisi in the city of Tabriz, after he was killed in a...

Russia starts exercise to simulate launch of tactical nuclear weapons

Moscow [Russia], May 22: Russian forces have started the first stage of exercises ordered by President Vladimir Putin to simulate preparation for the launch of...

Blinken says he'll work with US Congress to respond to ICC move...

Washington [US], May 22: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the Biden administration would be happy to work with Congress.

Israeli army raids West Bank's Jenin, Palestinians say seven killed

Tel Aviv [Israel], May 22: Israeli forces raided the West Bank city of Jenin, killing seven Palestinians, including a doctor and a teenager.

UAE President welcomes participants of ISNR Abu Dhabi 2024

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 22: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today met with participants of the International Exhibition for National Security...

Abu Dhabi hosts second meeting of UAE-Armenia Joint Committee

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 22: The UAE-Armenia Joint Committee held its second meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi....

UAE President discusses bilateral relations with French Minister of Economy and Finance

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 22: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received His Excellency Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister for...

UAE President, European Council President discuss regional developments

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 22: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held a phone call today with Charles Michel, President of the...

Italy's economy performs well but slowdown expected: IMF

Rome [Italy], May 21: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday said that while Italy had good recoveries from economic shocks in recent years, the...

UK PM apologizes for infected blood scandal

London [UK], May 21: The United Kingdom's (UK) Prime Minister Rishi Sunak apologized for the infected blood scandal on behalf of successive governments on Monday...

Czech Republic records nearly 15,000 cases of Pertussis, 6 die

Prague [Czech Republic], May 21: The Czech Republic has recorded nearly 15,000 cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, and six infected people have died since...

Report warns of increased blackout risks in Australia

Canberra [Australia], May 21: The operator of Australia's electricity grid has warned of a heightened risk of blackouts due to delays to key projects.

President Biden said Israel did not commit genocide in Gaza, condemning the...

Washington [US], May 21: US President Joe Biden said that Israel's military campaign in Gaza was not genocide, criticizing the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's...

The Myanmar army continues to fall before the rebels

Yangon [Myanmar], May 21: The military government in Myanmar continues to lose another border town in the ongoing conflict with rebel forces.

Top court bars former president Jacob Zuma from South African election

Cape Town [South Africa], May 21: South Africa's highest court ruled on Monday that former president Jacob Zuma cannot stand as a candidate in...