German citizens reject Tesla expansion plans in Gruenheide

Berlin [Germany], February 22: Citizens of Gruenheide in Germany have opposed American car manufacturer Tesla's plans to expand its Gigafactory there.

Junior doctors in Wales begin strike amid pay disputes

London [UK], February 22: Thousands of junior doctors in Wales began a three-day strike on Wednesday over continued pay disputes, the second walkout since...

Romania to hold presidential election in September: PM

Bucharest [Romania], February 22: Romania is set to hold its presidential election in September, as confirmed on Wednesday by Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu, who is...

Lithuania closes two more border crossings with Belarus

Riga [Latvia], February 22: Lithuania will close two more border crossings with neighbouring Belarus for security reasons, the government in Vilnius decided on Wednesday.

French warships down 2 drones over Red Sea

Paris [France], February 22: Two French frigates have shot down two drones in the Red Sea after previously registering multiple drone attacks from the...

Gaza has become a death zone: WHO

Gaza [Palestine], February 22: World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the humanitarian situation in Gaza continues to spiral out of control.

UK sanctions Russian prison chiefs after activist's death

London [UK], February 22: The UK has frozen the assets of six Russian prison bosses in charge of the Arctic penal colony where opposition leader...

Zelensky sends delegation to Polish border for talks

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 22: After days of protests by Polish farmers, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky now wants to send Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and other...

Pakistan's upcoming coalition government: The main players

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 22: After a split-verdict in Pakistan's general election this month, a broad alliance of parties have agreed to form a coalition government....

Beijing crushing Tibetans: Exiled political leader

Dharamshala [India], February 22: As Tibetans prepare to mark 65 years since a failed uprising against Chinese rule and questions loom over the Dalai Lama's...

US against ordering Zionists out; ICJ to hear Kuwait's plea

The Hague [Netherlands], February 22: The United States told the UN's top court on Wednesday that the Zionist entity should not be legally forced to...

Israel intensifies strikes on Gaza's Rafah, killing large family in home

Tel Aviv [Israel], February 22: Israel intensified its bombardment of Rafah in Gaza's south and over a dozen members of one family were killed in...

Australian bishop Christopher Saunders charged with rape

Canberra [Australia], February 22: High-ranking Australian Bishop Christopher Saunders has been charged with rape and a string of sex offences - some against children -...

Spanish birth rate hits lowest level since records began in 1941

Madrid [Spain], February 22: Spain's birth rate has dropped to its lowest level since records started in 1941, provisional data from its National Statistics Institute...

Biden administration to cancel another $1.2 billion of student loans

Washington [US], February 22: President Joe Biden said on Wednesday his administration is cancelling $1.2 billion worth of student loans for nearly 153,000 people who...

US candidate Haley sides with court ruling that embryos are babies

Washington [US], February 22: Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley said on Wednesday that she believed frozen embryos created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) were babies, endorsing...

UAE President receives FIFA President

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 22: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today welcomed Gianni Infantino, President of the International Federation of...

World Police Summit a cornerstone of future policing: Hong Kong Police Commissioner

Dubai [UAE], February 22: Siu Chak-yee, Raymond, Commissioner of Police of the Hong Kong Police Force, emphasised that the World Police Summit (WPS) is more...

UAE and Argentina Presidents discuss cooperation ties in phone call

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 22: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Excellency Javier Milei, President of the Argentine Republic, held...

Egyptian Ministry of Youth and Sports, MBRF sign protocol for joint cooperation

Cairo [Egypt], February 22: The Ministry of Youth and Sports of Egypt and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), signed a protocol...

DR Congo's prime minister resigns

Kinshasa [DR Congo], February 21: Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Sama Lukonde Kyenge submitted his resignation to President Felix Tshisekedi,...

French navy shoots down two drones over Red Sea

Paris [France], February 21: The French navy has shot down two aerial drones from Yemen over the Red Sea where Houthi attacks have targeted international...

United Airlines Boeing 757 flight makes emergency landing due to wing damage

San Francisco [US], February 21: United Airlines confirmed on Tuesday that its flight 354 from San Francisco to Boston made an emergency landing on Monday...

Cambodia's parliament endorses new deputy PM

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], February 21: Cambodia's National Assembly on Wednesday endorsed Civil Service Minister Hun Many as a new deputy prime minister.

Japan to scrap public aid for COVID-19 treatment

Tokyo [Japan], February 21: The Japanese government has decided to end its subsidies for COVID-19 drugs and hospitalizations next month, local media reported.

'Assange faces flagrant denial of justice if extradited'

London [UK], February 21: Julian Assange is at risk of a "flagrant denial of justice" if he is extradited to the United States, London's High...

Moscow rejects EU demand for investigation into Navalny's death

Moscow [Russia], February 21: The Kremlin has denied an international investigation demanded by the European Union into the death of jailed opposition figure Alexei Navalny.