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Ukraine’s Interior Minister, 17 Others Die In Helicopter Crash

Ukraine’s Interior Minister, Denys Monastyrsky, was among the 18 killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday morning. Also in the crash was his deputy, Yevhen Yenin, as reported by the official sources. READ ALSO: Gender Equality: How...

British Premier Condemns ‘Cowardly’ E xecution Of British-Iranian

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he was “appalled” by Iran’s decision to execute British-Iranian dual national, Alireza Akbari, PA Media reported on Saturday. “This was a callous and cowardly act, carried out by a...

Major Malfunction Hits U.S. Flight Control System

Air traffic in the U.S. has been severely affected, with hundreds of flights delayed and many cancelled after a major technical malfunction. Information from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and a flight tracking system...

Turkish Doctor Convicted Of ‘Terrorist Propaganda’

An Istanbul court on Wednesday, handed the chairwoman of Turkey’s largest medical union a suspended sentence of two years and eight months for “making propaganda for an armed terrorist group.” Turkish Medical Association (TTB) chairwoman...

Natural Disasters Leave 175 Dead, Missing In Vietnam In 2022

A total of 1,057 natural disasters hit Vietnam in 2022, leaving 175 persons dead and missing, local media cited the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority as reported on Wednesday. The disasters caused economic losses of some...

Ukraine Witnesses Free Surge Of Deadly Attacks By Russian Forces-UN

United Nations (UN) says the New Year holiday witnessed a fresh surge of deadly attacks by Russian forces in Ukraine. UN Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq, said at a news conference on Tuesday in New York,...

Afghans Decry Taliban’s Ban On Women’s University Education

The Taliban’s closure of universities to women has sparked shock and anger in Afghanistan where many have been trying to cope with their lives that have been upended. According to Afghan broadcaster, Amu, male medical...

Coins Bearing Portrait Of British King Charles To Enter Circulation

The first coins bearing the official effigy of the British King would appear in circulation in post offices around the United Kingdom (UK) as from Thursday. The King’s portrait will first appear on a 50p,...

Powerful Explosions Shake Ukraine’s Nuclear Plant Area, Says IAEA Chief

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says powerful explosions shook the area of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), “abruptly ending a period of relative calm” at the facility. IAEA’s Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi, in...

Passenger Plane Crashes Into Lake Victoria In Tanzania, 19 Dead

No fewer than 19 people died when a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Sunday while trying to land at a nearby airport, the prime minister and airline said.  The state Tanzania...

Dozens Of Sri Lankan School Children Hospitalised After Inhaling Toxic Vapour

Dozens of Sri Lankan students at a school in a suburb of Colombo, were hospitalised on Wednesday after they were exposed to a toxic vapour, the police said. The students were sent to the preliminary...

Palestinian Dies After Ramming Into, Attacking Israeli Officer With Axe

A Palestinian on Wednesday rammed a vehicle into an officer of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) in the West Bank, before attacking him with an axe. The soldier was seriously injured but managed to shoot...

Sunak Tells Party ‘Unite Or Die’ Amid ‘Profound Economic Challenge’

Britain’s incoming prime minister, Rishi Sunak, warned warring members of the Conservative party must “unite or die” in the face of a “profound economic challenge” after winning the race to be the next leader. The...

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