Earth 'struggles' with solar storms

Washington [USA], May 13: AFP quoted an announcement from the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that...

Changing times, changing circumstances in the Maldives

Male [Maldives], May 13: The party that benefits the most is China, so this new development cannot help but be somewhat bitter for India.

North Korea condemns the West, Mr. Kim Jong-un visits weapons factories

Pyongyang [North Korea], May 13: Pyongyang called on Britain, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, France and Australia to immediately stop using North Korea sanctions as a...

The US commander hinted at Britain sending special forces to Ukraine

Washington [USA], May 13: Business Insider reported on May 12 that in an interview with the press, Mr. Fenton said that a 12-person task force...

Egypt announced its intervention in the ICJ case amid rising tensions with...

Cairo [Egypt], May 13: The move highlights growing tensions between the two neighbors, as Israeli military operations in Rafah , a municipality in the southern...

The US says Israel lacks a 'credible plan' to protect Rafah civilians

Washington [USA], May 13: In an interview on NBC News' Meet the Press program on May 12, Mr. Blinken warned that Israel's plan to attack...

Brazil floods kill 143, government announces emergency spending

Brasilia [Brazil], May 13: The death toll from heavy rains in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state rose to 143, up from 136 on the...

Western Canada blazes cause evacuation orders, air quality concerns

Ottawa [Canada], may 13: The season's first major wildfires have spread to roughly 8,000 hectares across Western Canada as authorities issued an evacuation order for...

UAE President receives condolences from King of Jordan by phone over passing...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 13: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received a phone call from his brother, His Majesty King...

Emir of Kuwait signs decree of new government

Kuwait City [Kuwait], May 13: His Highness Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber AlSabah signed a decree Sunday approving the new cabinet, headed by...

Putin replaces Russian defence, security chiefs

Moscow [Russia], May 13: Russian President Vladimir Putin announced replacing Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu with Andrei Belousov, an economist.

Mr. Trump denied rumors of choosing Ms. Nikki Haley as his deputy

Washington [USA], May 12: " Nikki Haley is not in my consideration for vice president, but I hope she is okay," former President Donald Trump...

Unique 'Australian Flavor' in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City

Sydney [Australia], May 12: Responding to Thanh Nien , Mr. Ciaran Chestnutt , Deputy Consul General of Australia in Ho Chi Minh City, said Taste...

UN agency says 150,000 have fled Rafah after Israeli warning

Gaza [Palestine], May 12: Some 150,000 Gazans have fled from Rafah since the start of the week, fearing an Israeli advance into the city, the...

US government says Israel may have violated international law in Gaza

Washington [USA], May 12: The US government considers it possible that Israel may have used weapons provided by Washington to violate international humanitarian law in...

UAE lashes out at Netanyahu over joining post-war Gaza administration

Cairo [Egypt] May 12: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) lashed out on Saturday at a suggestion from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join a...

Hundreds flee Kharkiv area after Russian attack

Kyiv [Russia], May 12: Russian attacks in north-east Ukraine have prompted the evacuation of almost 1,800 people from the Kharkiv area, the regional governor has...

UN general assembly calls on Security Council to admit Palestine as member

New York [USA], May 12: The UN General Assembly has enhanced Palestine's rights within the organisation and urged it be accepted as a member following...

Israeli govt accuses South Africa of acting 'as legal arm of Hamas

Jerusalem [Israel], May 12: The Israeli government has called on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to reject an urgent request submitted...

Israeli forces shot at fuel truck, denied help to dying Palestinian

Gaza [Palestine], May 12: A new UN report has outlined how Israeli forces are hindering humanitarian operations inside Gaza - and even a life-saving rescue...

Auroras dazzle in Latin America as solar storm causes rare displays

Washington [USA], May 12: The biggest geomagnetic storm in two decades, sparked by solar flares, caused dazzling lights displays in parts of Latin America overnight,...

Wildfire evacuation notice issued for major Canada oil town

Ottawa [Canada], May 12: An evacuation alert has been issued for Fort McMurray, Alberta, as an out-of-control fire rages southwest of the major Canadian...

Canadian police arrest fourth man for murder of Sikh leader Nijjar

Ottawa [Canada], May 12: A fourth person has been arrested and charged with the murder of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar last year, Canadian...

US 'alarmed,' 50,000 protest Georgia's foreign agent bill

Tbilisi [Georgia], May 12: About 50,000 opponents of a "foreign agents" bill marched peacefully in heavy rain through the Georgian capital.

Afghanistan floods kill at least 153

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 12: The official death toll from devastating flash floods in northern Afghanistan has risen to 153 people across three provinces, the Taliban's...

World Bank provides US$125 million in emergency support to flood-hit Rio Grande...

Brasilia [Brazil], May 12: The World Bank is providing emergency support to the state of Rio Grande do Sul, heavily impacted by recent rains and...

Teleworking in Japan shrinks after COVID, hybrid working on rise: Government survey

Tokyo [Japan], May 12: The ratio of teleworkers in Japan continued to fall as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes while more turn to "hybrid work" combining...