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Prominent US lawmaker calls Israel an ‘apartheid state’

US progressive Alexandria Ocasio Cortez have criticised the Biden administration’s support for Israel amid its Gaza bombardment. Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the US House of...

Israel air strikes kill 33 Palestinians while UN security council meeting...

Israeli jets killed 33 Palestinians in a fresh attack, including eight children while Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi chairing UNSC meeting. With no sign of...

Chileans vote to elect delegates, will rewrite country’s dictatorship-era constitution

Chileans vote for 155-member assembly to draft new constitution that aimed at addressing deep-seated social inequality. Chileans are voting on Sunday in a second day...

Zimbabwe’s justice minister accuses judiciary for destabilising the government

Zimbabwe's justice minister accused the country's judiciary of being "captured" by foreign forces seeking to destabilise the government. The statement came after the High Court...

Austrian Chancellor cleared in false testimony case but expected to be...

Sebastian Kurz expects to be charged but cleared in an investigation into whether he gave false testimony to a parliamentary commission. The investigation by anti-corruption...

German BioNTech expects vaccine trial results for babies by September

BioNTech expects results by September from trials testing the vaccine it developed with Pfizer on babies as young as six months old. “In July, the...

Biden’s first 100 days in foreign policy

US President Joe Biden vowed to reset Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ policy and focus on international diplomacy. United States President Joe Biden took office in...

Constitutional Court in Ecuador decriminalises abortion in rape cases

In Ecuador, a conservative country with an 80 percent Catholic population, a woman risks up to three years in prison for having an abortion. Ecuador’s...

Fearing a prolonged flight ban, Jets in demand to escape India’s...

Some Indians swamp private jet operators with requests to whisk them back to safety.An estimated 3.5 million Indians live and work in UAE. Indians from...

Uber to start new services in Saudi Arabia

Uber is going live with advance booking and hourly rides in KSA .These are meant for pre-booking an airport ride and for grocery runs. Uber...

Biden admin sanctions Guatemala officials ahead of important meeting

United States sanctions target a member of Guatemala’s Congress and a former presidential chief of staff over alleged corruption. The United States imposed sanctions on...

Indian state orders cracks down on individuals and hospitals reporting shortages

Indian state Uttar Pradesh’s BJP government accused of ordering crackdown on individuals and hospitals reporting shortages. The right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in India’s...

US health dept announces new rules for prescription of opioid treatment

US Health Department loosens restrictions on buprenorphine, a drug that helps with opioid cravings, amid record overdose deaths. US health department has announced new rules...

US to raise minimum wage to $15 for contractors

United States President will issue an executive order to raise the minimum wage for hundreds of thousands of federal contract workers to $15. The executive...

Bayern Munich appoints new coach to replace Flick

Bayern Munich has hired RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann to replace the departing Hansi Flick starting next season. Julian Nagelsmann, 33, will move from RB...

Turkey’s top court refuses to hear pro-Kurdish MP’s appeal

Turkish court has refused to hear expelled member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey appeal against his expulsion. Gergerlioglu now plans to file an...

Italian Police arrest navy captain for spying

Italy expelled two Russian diplomats after police said they caught an Italian navy captain passing secret documents in return for money. The Italian, a captain...

Woman pays $96,000 to get rid of jinn

A Kuwaiti woman has accused two other women of swindling nearly 30,000 dinars from her by purportedly ridding her of jinn. Claimant accuses 2 other...

Adani Group to consult on Myanmar port project after report on...

Human rights groups reported India’s Adani Group subsidiary had agreed to pay millions of dollars in rent to a military-controlled firm. A military coup in...

Kuwait parliament witnesses noisy clash as lawmakers provoke each other

Two lawmakers were caught up in a heated exchange while motion to interrogate Prime Minister has been postponed to 2022. During Tuesday’s swearing in session...

Why hate crimes difficult to convict in US

There are growing calls for the suspect who killed six Asian women around Atlanta to be charged with a hate crime. As prosecutors in the...

Sudan govt signs MOU with rebel group on separation of religion...

Sharia law first imposed in Sudan in 1983, maintained by the now deposed president for the duration of his 30-year-long Islamist rule. Sudanese government and...