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Israel releases 30 Palestinian prisoners on as truce deal extends Wed, 29 Nov 2023 02:18:15 IST
The exchange is part of an ongoing cease-fire between the warring sides
Pope Francis cancels COP28 trip owing to ‘risks of pulmonary complications’ Wed, 29 Nov 2023 02:18:11 IST
The 86-year-old Pope had planned to become the first pontiff to attend the UN event since the process began in 1995.
Despite boycott over Russia's presence, US' Blinken to attend OSCE meeting Wed, 29 Nov 2023 01:34:33 IST
US official said Antony Blinken would still attend out of solidarity with hosts North Macedonia and other members of the grouping.
12 more hostages released as mediators seek lasting truce Wed, 29 Nov 2023 01:15:02 IST
Ten Israelis and two foreigners were handed over to the Red Cross and were "inside Israeli territory"
Turkish President wants Israel to be tried in international courts for war crimes Wed, 29 Nov 2023 00:07:09 IST
Erdogan has called the Israeli attacks on Gaza a genocide and accused Israel of being a "teror state".
Russian strikes hit private homes, 4 dead, claims Ukraine Wed, 29 Nov 2023 00:03:25 IST
A five-storey building was shelled in the morning in the southern town of Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region governor Serhiy Lysak said.
Pneumonia outbreak: China hospitals set up ‘homework zones’ for sick children Tue, 28 Nov 2023 23:04:20 IST
China Pneumonia Outbreak: China health authorities have repeatedly said that no novel viruses were detected.
Watch Vladimir Putin's bizarre speech: ‘World order not possible without Russia’ Tue, 28 Nov 2023 22:55:21 IST
Vladimir Putin accused the US and its allies of trying to “dismember and plunder” Russia.
China athletes as young as 7 in military training to 'create iron army': Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 22:40:12 IST
The athletes will "deeply study" the Chinese military's "sense of standards and combat spirit", Shanghai's sports bureau said.
All not well between Iran and Turkey? Raisi misses Erdogan summit Tue, 28 Nov 2023 22:39:21 IST
Erdogan had personally announced the Iranian president's first official visit to Turkey.
France arrests Romanian guru Gregorian Bivolaru, 40 others in raids on yoga sect Tue, 28 Nov 2023 22:35:47 IST
The sect is accused of numerous abuses under Bivolaru, who has been repeatedly in the crosshairs of judicial authorities in Romania.
Who was Amy Carlson? Exploring the bizarre life of Love Has Won cult leader Mother God Tue, 28 Nov 2023 22:27:34 IST
Amy Carlson a.k.a Mother God, was the leader of a bizarre cult named Love Has Won, which she founded in 2006
Bound to lose? Joe Biden is less popular now than Barack Obama in 2011: Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 22:13:08 IST
Joe Biden's campaign allies are drawing a comparison with Barack Obama's successful bid to win second term in 2012.
Pakistan's Karachi is world's 3rd most polluted city. Officials' solution: Masks Tue, 28 Nov 2023 22:12:52 IST
Presently, Karachi ranks as the world's third-worst city for air quality according to IQ Air.
Interpol chief: Can't do much more to stop abuse of 'red notices' Tue, 28 Nov 2023 21:53:46 IST
Rights groups, legal experts and others have long said countries like Russia and China abuse the red notice system.
Iran sports minister sacks official after athlete photographed without hijab Tue, 28 Nov 2023 21:35:19 IST
Mehran Tishehgaran was removed from his position "due to events that happened in the Asian Deaf Athletics Championships," the ISNA news agency reported.
Rishi Sunak vs Greek PM: Elgin Marbles row explained Tue, 28 Nov 2023 21:10:47 IST
Greek PM Mitsotakis claims his UK counterpart Sunak cancelled meeting over Elgin Marbles row.
Mike Pence told Jan. 6 special counsel he warned Trump ahead of the ‘tragic day’: Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 20:44:24 IST
The former VP also said that the then-president almost pushed the country toward a ‘constitutional crisis’
Joe Biden's son Hunter offers to testify publicly before Congress. Here's why Tue, 28 Nov 2023 20:03:08 IST
Hunter Biden's lawyer blasted the panel's probe as "a fishing expedition" and “empty investigation.”
Vladimir Putin's ‘enemy’ Ukraine spy chief's wife poisoned with heavy metals Tue, 28 Nov 2023 19:37:34 IST
Marianna Budanova, the wife of Kyrylo Budanov was suffering from heavy metals poisoning.
Israel at UN meeting: Sexual violence by Hamas 'widespread weapon of war' Tue, 28 Nov 2023 19:23:16 IST
Israeli authorities have opened an investigation into sexual violence during the most deadly attack on Israel in its history.
Nikki Haley says ‘chaos follows’ Trump during South Carolina campaign event Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:59:23 IST
‘I agree with a lot of his policies, but the truth is, rightly or wrongly, chaos follows him,’ Haley said
‘Stay the course on Ukraine’, NATO chief urges allies Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:47:16 IST
Russia-Ukraine War: "It's our obligation to ensure that we provide Ukraine with the weapons they need," Stoltenberg said.
Why Singapore PM's brother has been told to pay 2 Indian-origin ministers Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:47:08 IST
The High Court on Tuesday granted default judgment in favour of the two ministers after Yang failed to respond to their defamation suits against him.
US, Israel intelligence chiefs discuss 'next phase' of Gaza deal in Doha: Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:46:40 IST
Israel-Hamas War: The discussions aim “to build on the progress of the extended humanitarian pause agreement”, it was reported.
Thinking of mom kept 2 Israeli hostages going, unaware she was killed by Hamas Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:27:24 IST
After reaching Israel, Israeli siblings Noam and Alma Or got to know that their beloved mother had been murdered during the October 7 attack by Hamas.
UAE likely to invest between USD 20-25 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan: Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:13:49 IST
UAE likely to invest between USD 20-25 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan: Report
Pakistan: Sindh govt urges public to wear face masks amid worsening air quality Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:10:35 IST
Sindh's caretaker Chief Minister, Justice (retd) Maqbool Baqar, has called on the public to ensure the use of face masks amid Karachi's worsening air quality, ARY News reported.
Elon Musk promises to wear symbol of Gaza hostages ‘until your loved ones are…’ Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:03:56 IST
Israel-Hamas War: The dog-tags, prevalent throughout Israel, mark the October 7 killing spree by Hamas during which 240 people were dragged back to Gaza.
Anti-semitic incidents in Germany rose by 320% after Hamas attacked Israel Tue, 28 Nov 2023 18:03:51 IST
Israel-Hamas War: In 63% of all cases, the political background was unknown, the group added.
11 dead in northeast China mine accident: Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 17:20:59 IST
China Mine Accident: The incident took place at 2:40 pm local time (0640 GMT) at a mine outside the city of Shuangyashan in the province's east.
Emmanuel Macron's plan: No-smoking areas to become 'norm' in France Tue, 28 Nov 2023 17:17:47 IST
"From now on, no-smoking areas will be the norm," Health Minister Aurelien Rousseau told reporters at a presentation of the government's anti-smoking programme.
Government employees can be stopped from wearing hijab at work, EU court says Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:58:31 IST
The hijab, the traditional head scarf worn around the head and shoulders, has been a divisive issue across Europe for years.
Stay at home: Germany tells residents amid deadly winter weather Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:28:32 IST
Germany Weather: The German Meteorological Service (DWD) forecasts snow and sleet again in many federal states.
More Palestinians at risk of death from disease than bombings: WHO's warning Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:26:46 IST
"Eventually we will see more people dying from disease than from bombardment if we are not able to put back together this health system," said Margaret Harris.
Imran Khan's trial in cipher case to continue in Adiala jail in open court Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:12:58 IST
Imran Khan: The 71-year-old Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party chief has been incarcerated at the Adiala jail in Rawalpindi since September 26.
US tells Israel: Limit further civilian displacement in southern Gaza or… Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:10:08 IST
Israel-Hamas War: This comes amid mounting international and domestic pressure about the rising Palestinian death toll.
‘Terrible taste for fashion’, Donald Trump Jr. mocked for wearing matching camo shoes and sweater Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:09:27 IST
One user wrote, ‘The sweater is bad enough, but is he wearing camouflage shoes? Seriously?’
'Ukraine war of existential importance to Europe so...': German chancellor's vow Tue, 28 Nov 2023 15:33:36 IST
"We will continue with this support as long as it is necessary," Scholz said in a speech to parliament.
Kate Middleton vs Meghan Markle: What book says on Prince William's ‘cold’ wife Tue, 28 Nov 2023 15:17:09 IST
Royal family book Endgame: Both have not spoken to each other since 2019, the author claimed.
Five big royal family revelations from Omid Scobie’s new book Endgame Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:58:44 IST
Royal Family Endgame Book: King Charles warned the royal family about his son Prince Harry as the monarch was 'cautious' when speaking to his younger son.
Why are people quitting X? Elon Musk's 'can't handle truth' dig Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:56:43 IST
Elon Musk has said that those who cannot handle reality will leave social media platform X due to Community Notes.
Russian court extends detention of Wall Street journalist Evan Gershkovich Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:49:13 IST
The 32-year-old Wall Street Journal correspondent in Moscow, his employer and the US government have all rejected the spying allegations.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf to conduct intra-party polls as per Election Commission order Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:43:35 IST
The core committee of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will be conducting intra-party elections within the time frame given by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Geo News reported citing The News reported on Tuesday.
France reports bird flu on turkey farm as disease spreads in Europe Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:42:08 IST
Europe Bird Flu: France had raised its alert level for bird flu to moderate from negligible.
Iran finalises deal to buy Russian made Sukhoi su-35 fighter jets: Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:38:07 IST
Iran's air force has only a few dozen strike aircraft, including Russian jets as well as ageing US models.
Series of volcanic eruptions may have aided extinction of dinosaurs on Earth: Study Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:27:28 IST
The research based their findings on studying the Deccan Traps in western and central India, which were formed from lava spewed out during the volcanic events
Who is Jason J. Eaton? Vermont shooting suspect thought ‘the world is a mess,’ was recently fired from his job Tue, 28 Nov 2023 13:42:26 IST
According to police, Jason James Eaton lives in an apartment building near the place where the shooting took place
Chilling videos show masked Hamas terrorists waving goodbye to Israeli hostages while releasing them Tue, 28 Nov 2023 12:57:43 IST
Videos and images show the terrorists leading the hostages, handing them over and waving goodbye, while the hostages wave back
White House breaks a years long Christmas tradition, there won't be any hanging stockings this year Tue, 28 Nov 2023 12:32:46 IST
While various themed trees, rooms and displays were part of the decoration, the fireplace in the White House State Dining Room had no stockings displayed
Ready to consider integration of Brimstone missiles onto MQ-9B Predator to be procured by India, says MBDA Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:54:54 IST
Ready to consider integration of Brimstone missiles onto MQ-9B Predator to be procured by India, says MBDA
Prince William ghosted Harry, left him on ‘read’ in the hours before Queen's death, book claims Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:44:26 IST
The book claimed that Prince Harry was "kept in the dark" about his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II's failing health before her death
Who is 85-year-old Yaffa Adar released by Hamas in hostage deal with Israel? Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:30:05 IST
Hamas group released a total of 69 hostages, while Israel released 150 Palestinian prisoners in a four-day truce since Friday.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's new spy satellite surveilling White House, Pentagon; sends photos Tue, 28 Nov 2023 10:28:49 IST
The new spy satellite launched by North Korea has been sending photos of the White House and Pentagon to Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
‘UAE planned to use COP28 to advance oil and gas deals’ Tue, 28 Nov 2023 10:05:26 IST
Leaked documents showed the UAE prepared talking points for meetings with 20 countries, including the United States, UK and Germany, on commercial opportunities for state renewable energy company Masdar
King Charles offering Prince Andrew Frogmore Cottage was evicted Harry and Meghan's ‘final blow,’ book claims Tue, 28 Nov 2023 09:44:58 IST
A new book has claimed that Prince Harry was shocked when his father, King Charles III, offered Frogmore Cottage to Prince Andrew
Israel-Hamas War highlights: Qatar aims to extend Gaza truce beyond Wednesday Tue, 28 Nov 2023 09:27:42 IST
Israel-Hamas War highlights: Qatar aims to extend Gaza truce beyond Wednesday.
Shocking video shows brawl breaking out in North Carolina school, student stabs peer to death Tue, 28 Nov 2023 08:58:57 IST
Raleigh Police said that officers “obtained a secure custody order for a 14-year-old juvenile suspect, and he was charged with murder on a juvenile petition"
More Israeli hostages, Palestinian prisoners expected to be freed as ceasefire continues Tue, 28 Nov 2023 08:14:29 IST
Israel on Monday said 11 Israelis had returned to the country from the Gaza Strip, bringing to 69 the total of hostages Hamas has freed under four-day truce.
Minutes apart, earthquake swarm strikes Pakistan, New Guinea, Xizang Tue, 28 Nov 2023 07:24:08 IST
The three earthquakes in different countries occurred in the early hours of Tuesday.
Two women arrested for assaulting Jewish person who called them out for ripping down Israeli hostages' posters in NYC Tue, 28 Nov 2023 07:07:31 IST
The victim was a 41-year-old woman, who was attacked at the corner of Riverside Drive and West 82nd Street just before 10 pm November 9
Rishi Sunak cancels meeting with Greek PM in row over 2,500-year-old sculptures Tue, 28 Nov 2023 05:01:29 IST
The Greek PM complained that talks over a possible return of the sculptures to Athens were not advancing quickly enough.
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes north of Papua New Guinea Tue, 28 Nov 2023 04:35:33 IST
There is "no tsunami threat", the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said in a separate bulletin.
Brazil wishes to add ‘voices of society’ to G20 fora as it sets to lead the next summit Tue, 28 Nov 2023 03:00:53 IST
Brazil wants to organize the demands of social groups so their proposals can serve to put pressure on the leaders to take practical measures.
How much would the war against Hamas cost Israel? Full tally pegs at $53 billion Tue, 28 Nov 2023 01:30:48 IST
Israel’s worst armed conflict in half a century has ripped through the economy by paralysing many businesses, jolting consumer demand.
Amid uproar over antisemitism, Elon Musk wields Starlink in Israel Tue, 28 Nov 2023 01:16:43 IST
Multinational corporations pulled millions of dollars in advertising from X in protest over hateful, racist commentary next to ads for their products.
Russia denies separate talks with US during OSCE meeting: Report Tue, 28 Nov 2023 00:21:45 IST
There will be no meeting between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at an OSCE conference this week.
Far-right activist in UK arrested, charged after attending anti-Semitism march Tue, 28 Nov 2023 00:18:26 IST
Robinson, 40, also known as Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was arrested near the Royal Courts of Justice in London
84-year-old Israeli hostage in ICU after release from Hamas captivity Mon, 27 Nov 2023 23:59:09 IST
The great-grandmother was freed with 16 other hostages, including a four-year-old American girl, on the third day of a truce between Israel and Hamas.
Can Hamas benefit from Gaza ceasefire? White House thinks it's a real risk Mon, 27 Nov 2023 23:14:02 IST
Israel-Hamas War: US president Joe Biden believes his approach is working, the White House said.
What White House said on Israel-Hamas truce extension: ‘We hope to see…’ Mon, 27 Nov 2023 22:58:29 IST
Israel-Hamas War: "Of course we welcome the announcement," National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said.
UK PM Rishi Sunak refers to his Punjabi heritage in Gurpurab message Mon, 27 Nov 2023 22:54:43 IST
Rishi Sunak Gurpurab Greetings: Rishi Sunak hailed the immense contribution made by British Sikhs to the UK as a “source of pride and inspiration”.
Rishi Sunak's pitch for UK migration: ‘Come to explore, work, study, invent' Mon, 27 Nov 2023 22:41:46 IST
Rishi Sunak said that a person can come to the UK with family for two years to just “explore, work, study, invent”.
Suspect in shooting of 3 Palestinian men in Vermont pleads not guilty Mon, 27 Nov 2023 22:31:39 IST
Jason J. Eaton, 48, was arrested Sunday, a day after the shooting outside his apartment building near the University of Vermont campus.
Former US first lady Rosalynn Carter lies in repose, church service scheduled Mon, 27 Nov 2023 22:28:04 IST
Rosalynn Carter died shortly after she entered hospice care at home in Plains, Georgia, alongside her husband.
Israel-Hamas truce will be extended for 2 more days, mediator Qatar says Mon, 27 Nov 2023 21:53:49 IST
Israel-Hamas War: Qatar's foreign ministry said that the truce in Gaza has been extended for two more days.
Families of China MH370 passengers seek compensation in court; Beijing's message Mon, 27 Nov 2023 21:51:09 IST
China hopes all sides maintain close communication and properly handle this issue, the foreign ministry said.
Why is billionaire Jack Ma focusing on food business in China through a new startup ? Mon, 27 Nov 2023 21:42:11 IST
Jack Ma is backing a startup aimed at sale of pre-packaged food, imports and exports, and edible agricultural products.
College admissions made easier: 300,000 students got accepted to college before applying, via this app Mon, 27 Nov 2023 21:38:06 IST
More than 300,000 students have been accepted into colleges even before completing their application because of this app. Get to know more below.
Paris mayor quits X calling it 'gigantic global sewer': ‘Refuse to endorse this’ Mon, 27 Nov 2023 21:18:52 IST
Paris mayor said, "This medium has become a gigantic global sewer, and we should continue to wade into it?"
Finland on border crisis with Russia: ‘We’re protecting EU and NATO' Mon, 27 Nov 2023 21:13:31 IST
Finland has seen a surge in asylum seekers entering without a visa across its 1,300-kilometre (800-mile) border with Russia.
South Korea jails 68-year-old man for poem praising North Korea: Report Mon, 27 Nov 2023 21:13:23 IST
The poem by Lee Yoon-seop advocated for unification and was published in North Korea's state media in 2016.
North Korea rocket launches risk to civil aviation, maritime traffic, UN warns Mon, 27 Nov 2023 20:57:40 IST
North Korea: North Korea is restoring front-line guard posts that it had dismantled during a previous period of inter-Korean rapprochement.
EU's top diplomat offers 'better and viable' alternative to Hamas ruling Gaza Mon, 27 Nov 2023 20:32:03 IST
He said that the Palestinian Authority needs to regain control of Gaza from Hamas, offering a "better and viable" alternative to it.
Pakistan's Lahore remains most polluted city in world, plans artificial rain Mon, 27 Nov 2023 20:30:03 IST
An AQI rating between 151-200 is considered unhealthy while an AQI rating between 201 to 300 is more harmful.
Pak leader Marriyum may be arrested for using ‘religion card’ against Imran Khan Mon, 27 Nov 2023 20:17:32 IST
Pak court has issued non-bailable arrest warrant against PML-N leader Marriyum in hate speech case
Dangers of derma fillers: Woman's nose ‘melts off’ after filler injection Mon, 27 Nov 2023 20:16:04 IST
A 52-year-old woman shared the horror of derma fillers as her nose ‘melted off’ after getting a filler injection. Read more below.
Elon Musk tells Benjamin Netanyahu: ‘Deradicalize’ Palestine, will rebuild it Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:50:47 IST
Israel-Hamas War: Visiting Israel during its war on Hamas in Gaza, Elon Musk said, “I'd like to help as well."
Pakistan: Jailed ex-PM Imran Khan sent to 14-day judicial remand in corruption case Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:49:13 IST
The 71-year-old Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party chief has been incarcerated in the high-security jail in Rawalpindi since September 26 in various cases.
NATO chief's assertion: Ukraine causing 'heavy losses' to Russia Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:31:33 IST
The assertion from the head of the Western military alliance comes after Ukraine's top general said the conflict with Russia has ground to a "stalemate".
Reporter ‘intimidated and harassed’ by pro-Palestinian protester in London, probe ordered Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:25:03 IST
A news reporter was 'intimidated and harassed' by a pro-Palestinian protestor in London during the coverage of a protest. A probe has been ordered for the same.
Eight injured as severe snowstorm wreaks havoc in Ukraine Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:22:10 IST
The extreme weather comes as tens of thousands of troops man front-line positions in the 21-month-old war with Russia.
Nearly 2 million people in Russia, Ukraine have no electricity after huge storm Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:21:18 IST
Two bodies were found in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, while a sailor was killed in the Kerch Strait between Crimea and Russia, state media reported.
What's Merriam-Webster's word for 2023? Hint: We should value it more Mon, 27 Nov 2023 18:59:05 IST
Merriam-Webster's word for 2023: This year there was no particular huge boost at any given time for the search of the word but a constancy.
Reason to worry? UK detects first human case of flu strain similar to swine flu Mon, 27 Nov 2023 18:41:41 IST
The individual concerned had experienced a mild illness and fully recovered, UK's health ministry said.
Cyber Monday: Amazon reaches agreement with Spanish workers over walkouts Mon, 27 Nov 2023 18:16:56 IST
Around 20,000 warehouse and delivery workers at Amazon's Spanish unit had been urged to walk out to demand better pay and working conditions on Cyber Monday
Jill Biden has a special message for US with White House Christmas decorations Mon, 27 Nov 2023 18:06:12 IST
USA's first lady Jill Biden thanked hundreds of designers and decorators who have helped decorate the White House.
Ex White House doctor on Joe Biden's ‘bad’ health: 'This man can't do the job' Mon, 27 Nov 2023 17:59:17 IST
Joe Biden's Health: The former physician has previously sounded the alarm over Joe Biden's cognitive acuity.
Russia intensely attacking Avdiivka, Robotyne, says Ukraine Mon, 27 Nov 2023 17:43:47 IST
In recent weeks, Russia has focused its efforts on the industrial hub of Avdiivka in the Donetsk region, which now appears almost encircled by Moscow's forces.
But yes butts: New Zealand scraps world-1st smoking ban. Its economy needs this Mon, 27 Nov 2023 17:42:16 IST
New Zealand Smoking Ban: The law would have banned cigarette sales next year to anyone born after 2008.