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After Italian migrant boat wreck, police arrest three alleged traffickers

After Italian migrant boat wreck, police arrest three...

Rome [Italy], March 2: Italian authorities arrested three people and were looking for a fourth suspect who they believe trafficked...

Nigeria's Tinubu defends win in disputed presidential vote

Nigeria's Tinubu defends win in disputed presidential vote

Abuja [Nigeria], March 2: Nigeria's new president-elect, Bola Tinubu, defended the election he just won as credible on Wednesday but...

China scoffs at FBI claim that Wuhan lab leak likely caused COVID pandemic

China scoffs at FBI claim that Wuhan lab...

Washington [US], March 2: The FBI has assessed that a leak from a laboratory in the central Chinese city of...

Hours after deadly train crash, Greece agonises over what went wrong

Hours after deadly train crash, Greece agonises over...

Athens [Greece], March 2:Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called it an unspeakable tragedy but questions are being asked whether the...

Netanyahu under pressure from U.S., Israeli protests grow

Netanyahu under pressure from U.S., Israeli protests grow

Jerusalem [Israel], March 2:Israel's closest ally the United States demanded Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repudiate a call by his hardline...

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah meets President of Azerbaijan

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah meets President of...

Baku [Azerbaijan], March 2: H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah,...

Mansour bin Zayed receives Chief of Mongolian Presidential Court

Mansour bin Zayed receives Chief of Mongolian Presidential...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], March 2: H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential...

Two Syrian children receiving medical treatment in UAE under directives of Sheikha Fatima

Two Syrian children receiving medical treatment in UAE...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], March 2: Under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's...

Iranian armed forces launched large-scale air defensemaneuver

Iranian armed forces launched large-scale air defensemaneuver

Tehran [Iran], March 1: Iran's armed forces on Tuesday started a large-scale real-combat air defensemaneuver in the country to show...

Criminal complaints filed against Japan's ad giant Dentsu, others over Olympics bid-rigging

Criminal complaints filed against Japan's ad giant Dentsu,...

Tokyo [Japan], March 1: Japan's antitrust watchdog on Tuesday filed a criminal complaint against advertising giant Dentsu Group Inc., five...

Thunberg demonstrates against wind farm, for indigenous rights

Thunberg demonstrates against wind farm, for indigenous rights

Copenhagen [Denmark], March 1: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has demonstrated in Oslo against a Norwegian wind farm that...

Istanbul hospitals evacuated due to earthquake effects

Istanbul hospitals evacuated due to earthquake effects

Istanbul [Turkey], March 1: Authorities in Istanbul have begun evacuating two city hospitals due to structural damage and decreased safety...

Danish parliament votes to abolish public holiday - the Great Prayer Day

Danish parliament votes to abolish public holiday -...

Copenhagen [Denmark], March 1: A majority of the Danish parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of abolishing the public holiday...

'Time is now' to let Finland, Sweden join NATO: Stoltenberg

'Time is now' to let Finland, Sweden join...

Brussels [Belgium], March 1: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday reiterated his call for Turkey and Hungary to let...

Pro-UK party in N Ireland urged to back Brexit deal

Pro-UK party in N Ireland urged to back...

London [UK], March 1: Leading politicians in Northern Ireland's parliament called on the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to make decision...

Shooting injures two people in front of elementary school in Germany

Shooting injures two people in front of elementary...

Berlin [Germany], March 1: German police announced Tuesday that two people were seriously injured in a shooting spree near an...

Moroccans struggle to afford vegetables as Ramadan looms

Moroccans struggle to afford vegetables as Ramadan looms

Sale[Morocco], March 1: Shoppers inspect vegetables at a huge market in Sale, near the Moroccan capital Rabat, but exploding prices...

Hong Kong to scrap COVID mask mandate from today

Hong Kong to scrap COVID mask mandate from...

Hong Kong, March 1:Hong Kong will drop its COVID-19 mask mandate, chief executive John Lee said yesterday, in a move...

Indonesia vows restraint as troops surround separatists holding NZ pilot

Indonesia vows restraint as troops surround separatists holding...

Jakarta [Indonesia], March 1: Security forces in Indonesia's restive Papua region have surrounded separatists holding captive a New Zealand pilot,...

Russians tighten noose on Ukraine's Bakhmut, Putin warns of Western espionage

Russians tighten noose on Ukraine's Bakhmut, Putin warns...

Moscow [Russia], March 1: Russian forces on Tuesday pressed forward their weeks-long drive to encircle and capture the eastern Ukrainian...

80 Afghan citizens dead in Italian shipwreck - Taliban foreign ministry

80 Afghan citizens dead in Italian shipwreck -...

Kabul [Afghanistan], March 1: Afghanistan's Taliban-led foreign ministry said on Tuesday that 80 Afghan citizens, including children, had died in...

Russia, US bicker at UN over donating fertilizer to Syria

Russia, US bicker at UN over donating fertilizer...

Damascus [Syria], March 1: Russia and the United States bickered on Tuesday over whether Russian fertilizer could be donated to...

US Supreme Court conservatives question Biden student debt relief

US Supreme Court conservatives question Biden student debt...

Washington [US], March 1: Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices signaledskepticism over the legality of President Joe Biden's plan to cancel...

US House Democrat opposes giving Biden power to ban TikTok

US House Democrat opposes giving Biden power to...

Washington [US], March 1: The top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said he opposes a Republican bill that...

UAE President receives Ruler of Fujairah

UAE President receives Ruler of Fujairah

Abu Dhabi [UAE], March 1: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received today, at Qasr Al Bahr...

FAB facilitated over $9 bn worth of sustainable projects in 2022: CEO

FAB facilitated over $9 bn worth of sustainable...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], March 1: Hana Al Rostamani, Group Chief Executive Officer of FAB said that throughout 2022 the bank...

Mohammed bin Rashid reviews progress of Hatta Development Projects, approves Phase II of development projects and initiatives

Mohammed bin Rashid reviews progress of Hatta Development...

Dubai [UAE], March 1: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE...