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Death of Iran's Raisi could stir race for Khamenei succession

Death of Iran's Raisi could stir race for...

Tehran [Iran], May 21: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's death in a helicopter crash upsets the plans of hardliners who wanted...

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's divisive leader in the eye of the ICC storm

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's divisive leader in the eye...

Tel Aviv [Israel], May 21: Benjamin Netanyahu was one of the most polarising leaders in Israel's history long before the...

WikiLeaks founder allowed to appeal extradition from UK to US

WikiLeaks founder allowed to appeal extradition from UK...

Washington [US], May 21: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was given permission to appeal against extradition to the United States after...

Russia fails in rival UN bid on nuclear weapons in space

Russia fails in rival UN bid on nuclear...

Moscow [Russia], May 21: A Russian-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution that called on all countries to prevent "for all...

Australia, New Zealand send evacuation flights to New Caledonia

Australia, New Zealand send evacuation flights to New...

Paris [France], May 21: Australia and New Zealand said they will send government planes to New Caledonia to evacuate nationals...

Iran initiates power transition procedures after president's helicopter crash

Iran initiates power transition procedures after president's helicopter...

Tehran [Iran], May 21: Iran has begun the process of transferring power following the helicopter crash incident that claimed the...

SEWA provides services for Al Hafiya lake in Kalba

SEWA provides services for Al Hafiya lake in...

Sharjah [UAE], May 21: Sharjah Electricity, Water, and Gas Authority (SEWA) has completed the construction of a pumping station and...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Cameroon on National Day

UAE leaders congratulate President of Cameroon on National...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 21: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations...

Iran's presidential election slated for June 28

Iran's presidential election slated for June 28

Tehran [Iran], May 21: After examining the timing of the election process, the heads of branches of power decided 28th...

Lithuania confirms results of presidential election, referendum

Lithuania confirms results of presidential election, referendum

Vilnius [Lithuania], May 20: Lithuania's Central Election Commission (VRK) Sunday confirmed results of the first round of presidential election and...

Blue Origin completes first manned spaceflight since 2022 grounding

Blue Origin completes first manned spaceflight since 2022...

Los Angeles [US], May 20: U.S. aerospace company Blue Origin on Sunday launched a six-member crew to the edge...

Japan's Hiroshima and Nagasaki lodge protest over US subcritical nuclear test

Japan's Hiroshima and Nagasaki lodge protest over US...

Tokyo [Japan], May 20: The administrations of Japan's Hiroshima and Nagasaki prefectures, which came under the US atomic bombing during...

Sri Lankan Tamils still haunted by civil war

Sri Lankan Tamils still haunted by civil war

Mullivaikkal [Sri Lanka], May 20: Sri Lanka's minority Tamil community marked 15 years since the end of the island nation's...

Biden reaches out to Gaza protesters in college speech

Biden reaches out to Gaza protesters in college...

Atlanta [US], May 20: President Joe Biden told students on Sunday at the former university of civil rights icon Martin...

Forty-seven dead in heavy rain, floods in northern Afghanistan

Forty-seven dead in heavy rain, floods in northern...

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20: At least 47 people have died after continued heavy rain and flooding in northern Afghanistan, an...

France mobilises police to regain control of New Caledonia airport road

France mobilises police to regain control of New...

Paris [France], May 20: French police trying to restore order in the island territory of New Caledonia after days of...

Russian strikes on Ukraine's Kharkiv region kill at least 11|

Russian strikes on Ukraine's Kharkiv region kill at...

Kharkiv [Ukraine], May 20: Russia struck a busy lakeside resort on the edge of Ukraine's second largest city and also...

Spain recalls ambassador after Argentina's Milei calls PM's wife 'corrupt'

Spain recalls ambassador after Argentina's Milei calls PM's...

Madrid [Spain], May 20: Spain recalled its ambassador to Buenos Aires for consultations after Argentina's President Javier Milei made derogatory...

Indonesia: Starlink launch to give millions Internet access

Indonesia: Starlink launch to give millions Internet access

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 20: Millions of people living in Indonesia's remote islands expect to get an internet connection with the...

Iran: Location of president's helicopter still unknown amid rescue efforts

Iran: Location of president's helicopter still unknown amid...

Tehran [Iran], May 20: The exact location of the helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, which experienced a rough landing...

Worst fears have passed for shot Slovak PM

Worst fears have passed for shot Slovak PM

Bratislava [Slovakia], May 20: The condition of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico remains "serious" but worst fears have "passed", the...

UNRWA: Nearly 800,000 now displaced from Rafah

UNRWA: Nearly 800,000 now displaced from Rafah

Gaza [Palestine], May 20: Roughly 800,000 people have been forced to flee Rafah since Israel launched a military operation in...

UAE following with deep concern media reports regarding helicopter crash carrying Iranian president, his accompanying delegation

UAE following with deep concern media reports regarding...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 20: The UAE is following with deep concern media reports on the tragic accident of the...

Saudi King to undergo medical examinations in Jeddah: Royal Court

Saudi King to undergo medical examinations in Jeddah:...

Jeddah [Saudi Arabia], May 20: The Saudi Royal Court said Sunday that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King...

Wildfires sweep across Finland, straining rescue services

Wildfires sweep across Finland, straining rescue services

Helsinki [Finland], May 19: By Saturday afternoon, Finnish rescue services had responded to a total of 21 wildfire incidents across...

Sri Lanka warns of landslides following heavy rain

Sri Lanka warns of landslides following heavy rain

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 19: Following heavy rainfall that lashed Sri Lanka, the country's National Building Research Organization (NBRO), in...

Palestinian rights group calls for investigation into Meta's data leaks to Israeli military

Palestinian rights group calls for investigation into Meta's...

Gaza [Palestine], May 19: The Sada Social online rights group says US tech giant Meta must be investigated for helping...