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Israel-Hamas war
Israel-Hamas war: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to continue fight

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toured the northern Gaza Strip and vowed to continue the fight, his office has said.

70 killed in Israeli airstrike on refugee camp in Gaza
Israeli airstrike on refugee camp in Gaza kills 70

Local sources told the news agency that most of the killed were women and children, and it is currently difficult for local hospitals to receive more injured people.

Indian-flagged oil tanker hit by Houthis militants in Red Sea: US military
Indian-flagged oil tanker hit by Houthis militants in Red Sea: US military

The US Navy destroyer was then patrolling in the Southern Red Sea as part of Operation Prosperity Guardian between 3 and 8 p.m. local time.

  • Sunday, 24 December 2023
flight
India gets consular access after plane carrying its nationals grounded in France over human trafficking suspicion

The remarks from the Indian Embassy in France came after reports suggested that the Nicaragua-bound plane from Dubai was detained at a French airport.

  • Saturday, 23 December 2023
  • India
Crime
14 dead, 25 injured in Prague university shooting, assailant eliminated

The police were also informed that the shooter was to give a lecture at the Faculty of Arts building on Celetna Street in Prague.

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
Covid
New Covid Strain JN.1 Classified as 'Standalone Variant of Interest'

WHO's decision was prompted by the variant's ability to spread fast among the community. It said the decision was due to the strain's 'rapidly increasing spread'.

Donald Trump
Donald Trump ruled unfit to run for presidential office

The ruling came under Amendment 14 of the US constitution that bars people engaging in insurrection from running for president.

Midnight earthquake kills 111 in China
Midnight earthquake kills 118 people, injures over 500 in northwest China

According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre, the shallow quake jolted Gansu and Qinghai provinces at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, with a focal depth of 10 kilometres.

Car plows into US President Joe Biden's motorcade outside Delaware campaign headquarters
Car plows into US President Joe Biden's motorcade outside Delaware campaign headquarters

A car plowed into a parked SUV that was part of US President Joe Biden's motorcade while the latter was leaving his campaign headquarters in the state of Delaware, according to a White House report.

Fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim 'critical after being poisoned'; India, Pak abuzz over health status
Fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim 'critical after being poisoned'; India, Pak abuzz over health status

The absconder terrorist, Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, has reportedly been “poisoned and critical” in a Karachi hospital, barely a week ahead of his 68th birthday on December 26.

12 killed in firing in Mexico Christmas party
12 killed in firing in Mexico Christmas party

At least 12 people were shot dead during a Christmas party in the municipality of Salvatierra of Guanajuato state, Mexico, authorities have said.

  • Monday, 18 December 2023
S. Jaishankar
Spirit of 1971 must be preserved, promoted: Jaishankar on Bangladesh Victory Day

"Victory Day" is observed to commemorate the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 and the subsequent independence of Bangladesh.

Inflation in Pakistan at 43% as food prices soar
Inflation in Pakistan at 43% as food prices soar

Pakistan’s weekly inflation rate remained at a six-month high of 43.16 per cent in the week ending December 14, as soaring food prices continued to squeeze consumers, a media report said.

IDF 'mistakenly' kills three Israeli hostages in Gaza
IDF 'mistakenly' kills three Israeli hostages in Gaza

IDF Spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari in a statement on Friday night said that the incident occurred in the morning and the military bears full responsibility for the "tragic incident"

  • Saturday, 16 December 2023
PUTIN WARNS WEST
Russia’s Putin Inaugurates Two Fourth-Generation Nuclear Submarine

The two submarines named ‘Emperor Alexander III’ and ‘Krasnoyarsk’ are set to enhance the capabilities of Russia’s Pacific Fleet.

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