100 confirmed dead in marathon search of rubble

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 1: The death toll has risen to 100 people after a mosque suicide bombing which targeted policemen in the city of Peshawar...

French protests intensify against pension age rise

Paris [France], February 1: France has seen a second wave of protests and strikes against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to raise the retirement age from...

Owner fined $90k after bird injures doctor

Taipei [Taiwan], February 1: A Taiwanese man has been given a two-month prison sentence and fined 3.04m New Taiwan dollars (US $91,350) after his pet...

U.S. to end COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11

Washinton [US], February 1: President Joe Biden's administration on Monday said it will end COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11, nearly three years after the...

U.S. says Russia violating New START nuclear arms control treaty

Washington [US], February 1: The United States on Tuesday accused Russia of violating the New START Treaty, the last major pillar of post-Cold War nuclear...

Twitter makes first interest payment on Musk buyout debt

Washington [US], February 1: Twitter Inc has made its first interest payment on a loan that banks provided to help finance billionaire Elon Musk's purchase...

IMF says world not heading for 2023 recession

Washington [US], February 1: Inflation will likely slow over the next two years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its world economic outlook report.

17 countries to participate in Asian Badminton Championship at Expo City

Dubai [UAE], February 1: The Dubai Sports Council and the Emirates Badminton Federation have announced the organisation of the Asian Championship for Mixed Teams for...

Agthia Group sees 14% increase in net profit during 2022

Abu Dhabi [UAE],February 1: Agthia Group PJSC today announced preliminary and unaudited results for the fiscal year ending 31st December, 2022, reporting a rise of...

Chairing ASEAN, Indonesia pushes for more concrete cooperation: FM

Jakarta [Indonesia],January 31: As the 2023 ASEAN chair, Indonesia has aimed to push for more concrete and inclusive cooperation among countries in the region, said...

Putin threatened to kill me with a missile, says Boris Johnson

London [UK], January 31: Britain's former prime minister Boris Johnson has claimed that Vladimir Putin told him "I don't want to hurt you, but with...

Poland's birth rate reaches lowest point since World War II

Warsaw [Poland],January 31: Poland's population posted its lowest birth rate since the end of World War II, with the number of births falling by 27,000...

Cyclone in Madagascar kills dozens, displaces tens of thousands

Antananarivo [Madagascar], January 31: More than two dozen Madagascans have died and tens of thousands have been left homeless since a severe tropical cyclone made...

Sunak marks 100 days as British prime minister

London [UK], January 31: On reaching 100 days in 10 Downing Street this week, Rishi Sunak will double the duration of Liz Truss's brutally short...

Manila plans labor talks with Kuwait as Marcos visits wake

Manila [Philippines], January 31: Philippine President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr asked if there are "weaknesses" in the labor agreement between the Philippines and Kuwait following...

China warns new US House of Representatives speaker about Taiwan

Beijing [China], January 31: China warned US House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy not to visit Taiwan like his predecessor.

President Biden says no to warplanes for Ukraine

Washington [US], January 31: US President Joe Biden has said he will not provide F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine even though Kyiv is looking for...

Boeing bids farewell to 'Queen of the Sky' 747

Washington [US], January 31: Boeing will say goodbye to the legendary 747 aircraft after more than 5 decades since the "Queen of the Sky" was...

NZ COVID-19: 10,589 new cases, 28 deaths and 189 in hospital

Wellington [New Zealand], January 31: The weekly number of new community cases of COVID-19 has fallen again, to 10,589, the Ministry of Health has reported.

Avalanche kills two skiers in Japan's Nagano region

Tokyo [Japan], January 31: The bodies of two men caught in an avalanche on Sunday have been found in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

Police targeted in attack that kills 59

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 31: At least 59 people have been killed by a bomb that apparently targeted policemen praying in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Couples in Chinese province allowed to have unlimited children

Beijing [China],January 31: Couples in China's Sichuan province will be allowed to have as many children as they want, as the country continues to try...

Blinken visit reaches new urgency as Israeli, Palestinian tensions boil

Washinton [US], January 31: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's trip to Israel and the West Bank may have been in the works for weeks,...

7 officers involved in Tyre Nichols' death relieved of duty, 3 Memphis...

Washington [US], January 31: Two additional Memphis police officers, including the white officer seen encountering Tyre Nichols during his traffic stop were relieved of duty...

Half Moon Bay suspect was upset over $100 repair bill, prosecutor says

California [US], January 31: A California prosecutor has said the Half Moon Bay gunman was angered by a $100 (£80) repair bill he had to...

Hill: The formation of the ZSO is a legal obligation of Pristina

Washington [US], January 31: The US ambassador in Belgrade, Christopher Hill, said tonight that he is "very satisfied with how Serbia is dealing" with the...

Saks: Sanctions against Russia ineffective and contrary to international law

Washington[(US], January 31: Professor of Columbia University in the USA, Jeffrey Sachs, said today in a discussion with the president of the Center for International...