Canada strengthens air defence capabilities for NATO's troops in Latvia

Ottawa [Canada], February 16: Canada's National Defence said on Thursday that its troops deployed to NATO's Canada-led Battle Group in Latvia will soon have two...

FBI informant charged with providing false derogatory information about Bidens

Washington [US], February 16: A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant has been charged with providing the bureau with incorrect information about President Joe Biden...

U.S. records over 109,000 drug overdose deaths in 2022: CDC

Los Angeles [US], February 16: U.S. drug overdose deaths surpassed 109,000 in 2022, and nearly 70 percent of these deaths involved synthetic opioids other than...

Canada, Czech Republic sign defence cooperation MOU

Ottawa [Canada], February 16: Canada and Czech Republic signed a defence cooperation memorandum of understanding (MOU), Canada's National Defence said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka, Israel sign direct air service agreement

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 16: Sri Lanka's Ports, Shipping and Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva on Thursday announced the signing of a direct air...

Circulation of high-dose MDMA tablets identified in Australia's New South Wales

Sydney [Australia], February 16: The health authority in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has warned of high-dose MDMA tablets, which contained around...

Bangkok: Work from home as pollution blankets city

Bangkok [Thailand], February 16: Bangkok city employees have been told to work from home to avoid harmful air pollution, as a layer of noxious haze...

Doctors operate robot on ISS

Washington [US], February 16: Earth-bound surgeons remotely controlled a small robot aboard the International Space Station over the weekend, conducting the first-ever such surgery in...

Ukraine reinforces 'extremely critical' frontline town

Kiev [Ukraine], February 16: Ukraine has rushed soldiers to the embattled eastern town of Avdiivka, surrounded on three sides by Russian forces, where the military...

US rebukes Zionists for demolishing activist's home in Jerusalem

Washington [US], February 16: The United States has rebuked Zionists for demolishing the home of a Palestinian activist in east Jerusalem, saying its ally was...

Private US lander bound for the Moon

Washington [US], February 16: A private US spaceship was bound for the Moon on Thursday, where it will attempt to land near the south pole...

Australia PM backs parliament motion calling for Julian Assange's release

Canberra [Australia], February 16: Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese voted in favour of a motion in parliament's lower house calling for the return of WikiLeaks'...

Gaza doctors measure children for malnutrition

Gaza [Palestine], February 16: Medical workers held strips of plastic around the upper arms of small children in a Rafah tent, measuring the circumferences of...

Israel raids main Gaza hospital as Rafah concerns grow

Gaza [Palestine], February 16: Israeli forces said they had raided the biggest functioning hospital in Gaza as footage showed chaos, shouting and gunfire in dark...

Kansas City police link Super Bowl rally shooting to dispute, not terror

Missouri [US], February 16: An altercation involving several people sparked a shooting spree in Kansas City that killed one person and wounded 22 after a...

Death toll from Philippine landslide rises to 92, search continues

Manila [Philippine], February 16: The death toll from a landslide in the southern Philippines has risen to 92 as the search for missing people continues,...

Dubai Harbour Marinas becomes first in the world to receive three simultaneous...

Dubai [UAE], February 16: Dubai Harbour has won three prestigious accreditations from The Yacht Harbour Association, including the coveted Gold Anchor award - a credible...

International Search and Rescue Conference & Exhibition concludes in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 16: The 3rd International Search and Rescue Conference & Exhibition (INSRC 2024), organised by the National Search and Rescue Center (NSRC),...

ECDC warns of spike in cases of deadly bacterium strain

Stockholm [Sweden], February 15: Europe has seen an increased number of infections from a strain of antibiotics-resistant hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp), which is expected to...

Russian oil depot on fire after Ukrainian drone attack

Moscow [Russia], February 15: A fire broke out at an oil depot in Russia's southern region of Kursk as a result of an attack by...

One dead, 22 injured at U.S. Super Bowl victory parade shooting

Washington [US], February 15: At least one person was killed and 22 were injured as gunfire erupted during the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl victory...

DPRK test-fires new-type surface-to-sea missile

Seoul [South Korea], February 15: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) test-fired new-type surface-to-sea missile Padasuri-6 on Wednesday, with its top leader supervising the...

S. Korea's ICT export rises for 3rd month in January

Seoul [South Korea], February 15: South Korea's export of information and communication technology (ICT) products rose for the third straight month due to strong demand...

NATO chief warns allies against undermining nuclear deterrent

Washington [US], February 15: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned allies on Wednesday that they "should do nothing to undermine" the alliance's nuclear deterrent amidst the...

At least 15 dead in road crash in Egypt

Cairo [Egypt], February 15: A collision involving several vehicles on a highway linking the Egyptian capital to the coastal city of Alexandria killed at least...

Police accuse man of stealing plane, ditching it on California beach

Washington [US], February 15: A man accused of taking a small plane from a [San Francisco] Peninsula airport and then ditching it on a Half...

Estonian secret service says Russia is preparing for confrontation

Moscow [Russia], February 15: Russia is preparing itself militarily for a confrontation with the West, the Estonian secret service said in a report released on...