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Al-Shifa Hospital 'an empty shell with human graves': WHO

Al-Shifa Hospital 'an empty shell with human graves':...

Gaza City [Gaza], April 7: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said the UN agency and other partner organisations have...

Feeding a million people in Gaza every month: WFP

Feeding a million people in Gaza every month:...

Gaza [Palestine], April 7: As the war approaches its six-month mark, the World Food Programme is providing meals to more...

Desperate to dodge dengue, Argentines run out of repellent

Desperate to dodge dengue, Argentines run out of...

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 7: Insect repellent has become a hot commodity in Argentina, which is besieged by dengue-carrying mosquitoes...

Eight dead in two Russian strikes on Kharkiv, officials say

Eight dead in two Russian strikes on Kharkiv,...

Kyiv [Ukraine], April 7: Two Russian strikes on Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city, killed eight civilians and injured at least 10...

Biden campaign raises over $90 million in March, $187 million in first quarter of 2024

Biden campaign raises over $90 million in March,...

Washington [US], April 7: U.S. President Joe Biden's re-election campaign announced Saturday it raised over $187 million in the first...

Tens of thousands march in Budapest against Orban

Tens of thousands march in Budapest against Orban

Budapest [Hungary], April 7: Tens of thousands protested against the government of Viktor Orban in downtown Budapest on Saturday, led...

Biden steps up pressure on Gaza cease-fire deal

Biden steps up pressure on Gaza cease-fire deal

New York [US], April 7: US President Joe Biden has written to the leaders of Egypt and Qatar, calling on...

US-China relationship on 'more stable footing' Yellen says

US-China relationship on 'more stable footing' Yellen says

Guangzhou [China], April 7: US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Chinese Premier Li Qiang sounded cautiously confident on Sunday that...

Public Prosecution explains penalties for illegal trade in fireworks

Public Prosecution explains penalties for illegal trade in...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], April 7: The Public Prosecution's Criminal Information Centre (Waey) explained, through a video post on its social...

'Birds of Goodness' executes 26th humanitarian aid airdrop in north Gaza

'Birds of Goodness' executes 26th humanitarian aid airdrop...

Gaza [Palestine], April 7: The Joint Operations Command of the Ministry of Defence announced the implementation of the 26th airdrop...

UAE President, VPs congratulate Myriam Spiteri Debono on taking Constitutional Oath as President of Malta

UAE President, VPs congratulate Myriam Spiteri Debono on...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], April 7: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable to Myriam...

Ukraine strikes three Russian military airfields with drones: media

Ukraine strikes three Russian military airfields with drones:...

Kiev [Ukraine], April 6: Ukraine attacked three Russian military airfields with drones on Friday morning, destroying and damaging planes, the...

No casualties reported in Russian city of Orsk after dam breach

No casualties reported in Russian city of Orsk...

Moscow [Russia], April 6: No injuries or fatalities were reported in the wake of a dam breach in the city...

SpaceX launches 23 more Starlink internet satellites into space

SpaceX launches 23 more Starlink internet satellites into...

Los Angeles [US], April 6: U.S. private space company SpaceX launched 23 more Starlink satellites into orbit on Friday.

Mexico grants political asylum to former Ecuadorian vice president

Mexico grants political asylum to former Ecuadorian vice...

Mexico City [Mexico], April 6: The Mexican government decided to grant political asylum to former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas,...

Sri Lanka settles some 2 bln USD worth of foreign debt, interest payments

Sri Lanka settles some 2 bln USD worth...

Colombo [Sri Lanka], April 6: The government of Sri Lanka has settled more than 1.9 billion U.S. dollars in foreign...

Malaysia making progress in combating plastic pollution: official

Malaysia making progress in combating plastic pollution: official

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], April 6: Malaysia is making progress in combating plastic pollution as it formulates a national policy on...

Thailand, China jointly launch projects during LMC Week 2024

Thailand, China jointly launch projects during LMC Week...

Bangkok [Thailand], April 6: Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Embassy in Bangkok jointly held a launching ceremony...

Former Australian FM appointed UN special envoy on Myanmar

Former Australian FM appointed UN special envoy on...

United Nations, April 6: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Friday the appointment of former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop...

Japan downgrades economic assessment as coincident index falls in February

Japan downgrades economic assessment as coincident index falls...

Tokyo [Japan], April 6: Japan has revised down its assessment of the economy for February following a drop in the...

Canada's unemployment rate rises to 6.1 pct in March

Canada's unemployment rate rises to 6.1 pct in...

Ottawa [Canada], April 6: Canada's unemployment rate rose 0.3 percentage points to 6.1 percent in March, bringing the cumulative increase...

Number of active drilling rigs in U.S. down this week

Number of active drilling rigs in U.S. down...

Houston [US], April 6: The number of active drilling rigs in the United States decreased to 620 this week, down...

The US predicts Iran may retaliate next week and is on high alert

The US predicts Iran may retaliate next week...

Washington [US], April 6: A US official revealed that Washington is on high alert and actively preparing to respond to...

Under US pressure, Israel made concessions in Gaza

Under US pressure, Israel made concessions in Gaza

Jerusalem [Israel], April 6: After a tense phone call with US President Joe Biden, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed...

Russia investigates Ukraine's involvement in the Moscow attack

Russia investigates Ukraine's involvement in the Moscow attack

Moscow [Russia], April 6: On April 5, the Russian Investigative Committee announced that it was examining the possible involvement of...

Thousands evacuated after Russian dam breached

Thousands evacuated after Russian dam breached

Moscow [Russia], April 6: Thousands of people are being evacuated in the Russian Urals after a section of the embankment...

Six Russian planes destroyed by drones, says Kyiv

Six Russian planes destroyed by drones, says Kyiv

Kyiv [Ukraine], April 6: Ukraine has carried out a drone attack against targets in southern Russia and claims to have...