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Kyiv endures a third bombardment in 5 days as Russia steps up targeting of Ukrainian cities

Kyiv: Russia launched missiles against Kyiv for the third time in five days Monday as Moscow escalated its aerial bombardment of Ukrainian cities while the front line in the war remains largely stationary. Nine people were injured in the strike on the Ukrainian capital, the Ukraine Rescue Service said. The Pecherskyi district was the hardest […]

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Palestinians describe heavy destruction, forced marches in ongoing Israeli raid around Gaza hospital

Palestinians describe heavy destruction, forced marches in ongoing Israeli raid around Gaza hospital

Rafah: Palestinians who fled during an ongoing Israeli raid in and around the Gaza Strip’s main hospital described days of heavy fighting, mass arrests, forced marches past dead bodies and flattened buildings in interviews Sunday. The Israeli military says it has killed over 170 militants and detained some 480 suspects in the raid on Shifa […]

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Some of nearly 300 abducted schoolchildren in Nigeria’s north are freed after weeks in captivity

Abuja:  At least 137 of nearly 300 Nigerian children abducted more than two weeks ago from their school in the northwestern state of Kaduna were released on Sunday, the West African nation’s military said. An earlier statement from the government suggested that all the students were freed. Motorcycle-riding gunmen invaded the Kuriga school on March […]

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Pakistan to ‘seriously’ consider restoring trade ties with India: Foreign Minister Dar

Islamabad: Pakistan will “seriously” consider restoring trade ties with India that remained suspended since August 2019, Foreign Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar has said, indicating a potential shift in diplomatic stance towards the neighbouring nation. Dar made these remarks during a press conference in London following his participation in the Nuclear Energy Summit in Brussels, Geo […]

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Death toll from attack on Moscow concert hall reaches 133

Death toll from attack on Moscow concert hall reaches 133

Moscow:  The death toll in the Moscow concert hall attack has risen to 133, Russia’s top state investigative agency said Saturday. The update from the Investigative Committee comes as authorities are combing the charrred wreckage of the Crocus City Hall on Moscow’s western edge for more victims. Officials previously put the death toll from Friday’s […]

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UN chief says it’s time to ‘truly flood’ Gaza with aid and calls starvation there an outrage

Rafah Crossing (Egypt): UN Secretary-General António Guterres stood near a long line of waiting trucks Saturday and declared it was time to “truly flood Gaza with life-saving aid,” calling the starvation inside the enclave a “moral outrage.” He called for an immediate cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. Guterres spoke on the Egyptian side of the […]

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The UN Security Council is set to vote on a resolution demanding a Ramadan cease-fire

United Nations:  The UN Security Council is set to vote on a resolution demanding a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, but the United States warned the measure could hurt negotiations to halt Israeli-Hamas hostilities. The resolution, put forward by the 10 elected council members, is backed by Russia and […]

 Press Trust of india

Jaishankar dismisses China’s claims on Arunachal Pradesh as ‘ludicrous’

Singapore:  External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday dismissed China’s repeated claims on Arunachal Pradesh as “ludicrous” and asserted that the frontier state was a “natural part of India”. In probably his first public comments on China’s frequent claims on Arunachal Pradesh and its opposition to Indian leaders visiting the state, Jaishankar said it was […]

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Russia says 60 dead, 145 injured in concert hall raid; Islamic State group claims responsibility

Russia says 60 dead, 145 injured in concert hall raid; Islamic State group claims responsibility

Moscow:  Assailants burst into a large concert hall in Moscow on Friday and sprayed the crowd with gunfire, killing over 60 people, injuring more than 100 and setting fire to the venue in a brazen attack just days after President Vladimir Putin cemented his grip on power in a highly orchestrated electoral landslide. The Islamic […]

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Russia and China veto US resolution calling for immediate cease-fire in Gaza

Russia and China veto US resolution calling for immediate cease-fire in Gaza

United Nations:  Russia and China on Friday vetoed a US-sponsored UN resolution calling for “an immediate and sustained cease-fire” in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza to protect civilians and enable humanitarian aid to be delivered to more than 2 million hungry Palestinians. The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 11 members in favour, three […]

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