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France, Germany firm up ties as European 'driving force'

France, Germany firm up ties as European 'driving...

Paris [France], January 23: Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz and France's President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday pledged to drive Europe forward...

US attacked IS in Syria after base was raided by drones

US attacked IS in Syria after base was...

Washington [US], January 23: US forces in Syria staged an attack against the Islamic State group (IS) in Syria and...

Monterey Park shooting: Local residents in shock and sorrow

Monterey Park shooting: Local residents in shock and...

Washington [US], January 23: Local residents are expressing their shock after a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California, that left...

Labour urges probe into claims BBC chair helped Johnson secure loan guarantee

Labour urges probe into claims BBC chair helped...

London [UK], January 23: Labour is calling for a parliamentary investigation into claims the chairman of the BBC helped Boris...

Ten killed in shooting near Los Angeles during Lunar New Year party

Ten killed in shooting near Los Angeles during...

Los Angeles [US], January 23: A man fatally shot 10 people and injured at least 10 others at a ballroom...

Erdogan says Turkish elections to be held on May 14

Erdogan says Turkish elections to be held on...

Ankara [Turkey], January 23: Turkish president announces the date for the country's presidential and parliamentary polls.

Jamaica under scrutiny for fraud scandal that hit Usain Bolt

Jamaica under scrutiny for fraud scandal that hit...

Kingston [Jamaica], January 23: An investigation into a private investment firm in Jamaica where $12.7 million belonging to sprinter Usain...

Germany would not block Poland sending tanks to Ukraine: Minister

Germany would not block Poland sending tanks to...

Berlin [Germany], January 23: Germany is ready to authorise Poland to send German-made Leopard tanks to Ukraine to help Kyiv...

NZ's incoming PM calls Ardern abuse 'abhorrent'

NZ's incoming PM calls Ardern abuse 'abhorrent'

Wellington [New Zealand], January 23: New Zealand's incoming prime minister has vowed to protect his family from what he called...

Global Council for Tolerance and Peace condemns burning of Holy Quran by extremist in Sweden

Global Council for Tolerance and Peace condemns burning...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 23: The Global Council for Tolerance and Peace has expressed its utmost condemnation of the burning...

Explosion kills 2 gov't soldiers in Yemen's oil-rich Shabwa

Explosion kills 2 gov't soldiers in Yemen's oil-rich...

Aden[Yemen], January 22: Two soldiers of Yemen's government forces were killed and four others injured in an explosion in the...

Colombian government, guerrilla group to resume peace talks next month

Colombian government, guerrilla group to resume peace talks...

Caracus [Venezuela], January 22: The Colombian government and the guerrilla group National Liberation Army (ELN) will resume peace talks next...

World Insights: Global economy facing "turning point" amid challenges

World Insights: Global economy facing "turning point" amid...

Davos [Switzerland], January 22: The global economy has regained steam after a difficult COVID-19 pandemic, but experts at the World...

1st Chinese tourist group arrives in Egypt since COVID-19 outbreak

1st Chinese tourist group arrives in Egypt since...

Cairo [Egypt], January 22: Ahead of the upcoming Chinese New Year, Egypt received the first Chinese tourist group on Friday...

Burkina Faso Unrest: Dozens Of Kidnapped Women Freed

Burkina Faso Unrest: Dozens Of Kidnapped Women Freed

Ouagadougou [Burkina Faso], January 22: (BBC)-Security forces in Burkina Faso have rescued 66 women and children after they were kidnapped...

Palestinian man shot dead in West Bank

Palestinian man shot dead in West Bank

Ramallah [Palestine], January 22: A Palestinian man has been shot dead in the occupied West Bank in the latest incident...

European Parliament head under scrutiny after luxury hotel visit

European Parliament head under scrutiny after luxury hotel...

Brussels [Belgium], January 22: European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is facing questions over a gifted stay with her husband in...

Turkey cancels Swedish minister visit over right-wing protest

Turkey cancels Swedish minister visit over right-wing protest

Ankara [Turkey], January 22: Turkey has cancelled a visit by Sweden's defence minister over a planned demonstration by a right-wing...

Kiev, Moscow fight for Donetsk, Zaporizhzhya

Kiev, Moscow fight for Donetsk, Zaporizhzhya

London [UK], January 22: Russian and Ukrainian forces are currently at a deadlock according to a daily British intelligence update...

People smuggling boss who went on run arrested at English airport

People smuggling boss who went on run arrested...

London [UK], January 22: The head of a Kurdish people-smuggling ring has been arrested after going on the run ahead...

Germany refuses to give Ukraine tanks

Germany refuses to give Ukraine tanks

Kyiv [Ukraine], January 22: Germany faced a strong backlash from allies on Saturday over its refusal to supply Ukraine with...

Iran Islamic Revolutionary Guards warn EU terror label would be a 'mistake'

Iran Islamic Revolutionary Guards warn EU terror label...

Tehran [Iran], January 22: Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Saturday warned the European Union against making a "mistake" by...

Anti-government protests move from regions to Lima

Anti-government protests move from regions to Lima

Lima (Peru), January 22: Protesters have brought their calls for President Dina Boluarte's resignation to Peru's capital city. The number...

UK police fine PM for not wearing seat belt

UK police fine PM for not wearing seat...

London [UK], January 22: Lancashire police have asked a "42-year-old man from London" to pay a small fine for a...

Abortion opponents celebrate end of Roe amid backlash

Abortion opponents celebrate end of Roe amid backlash

Washington [US], January 22: Seven months after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, anti-abortion activists are pushing for...

California celebrates first official Lunar New Year

California celebrates first official Lunar New Year

California [US], January 22: The alleyways have been cleaned, ruby-red lanterns hang overhead and Reverend Norman Fong is on the...

Brazil's army chief sacked after congress riots

Brazil's army chief sacked after congress riots

Brasilia [Brazil], January 22: Brazil's president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has sacked the country's army chief, two weeks after...