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Zelenskyy Says Counteroffensive, Defensive Actions Taking Place In Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Saturday that counteroffensive and defensive actions are underway against Russian forces, asserting that his top commanders are in a positive mindset as their troops engaged in intense fighting along the front line. The Ukrainian leader, at

10 Jun 2023 10:26 pm
Canada Puts On Hold Indian Students Deportation Temporarily

In a big relief, the government of Canada has decided to postpone the deportation of 700 Indian students after facing huge protests. Hundreds of students, mostly from Punjab, hit the streets in protest against the possibility of deportation and alleged that

10 Jun 2023 12:30 pm
Trump Set For First Public Appearances Since Federal Indictment

Former President Donald Trump will make his first public appearances since his federal indictment, speaking on Saturday to friendly Republican audiences in Georgia and North Carolina as he seeks to rally supporters to his defense. Trump, who remains the front-runner for

10 Jun 2023 10:35 am
Twitter To Pay Verified Content Creators For Ads In Replies: Elon Musk

Billionaire Elon Musk revealed on Friday that Twitter will start paying content creators for the advertisements displayed in their replies, with an initial payment pool of $5 million. The move to promote subscriptions and retain advertisers comes days after the newly

10 Jun 2023 9:36 am
Somalia: Al-Shabab attacks hotel at Mogadishu beach

Islamist rebels attacked a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Friday, prompting a confrontation with security officials. The al-Shabab group targeted the affluent Pearl Beach Hotel at Lido Beach, often frequented by officials. There was no confirmation of the

10 Jun 2023 8:32 am
Boris Johnson Quits As UK lawmaker After Learning He Will Be Sanctioned Over Partygate

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson shocked Britain on Friday by quitting as a lawmaker after being told he will be sanctioned for misleading Parliament. He departed with a ferocious tirade at his political opponents and at his successor, Rishi Sunak

10 Jun 2023 8:26 am
Colombia says 4 lost children in jungle found alive

Four Indigenous children who went missing in the Colombian Amazon after surviving a plane crash 40 days ago have been found alive, Colombian President Gustavo Petro said on Friday. The small crash triggered a massive rescue operation for the four siblings.

10 Jun 2023 8:21 am
Trump Described Pentagon Plan Of Attack And Shared Classified Military Map

Former President Donald Trump described a Pentagon plan of attack and shared a classified map related to a military operation, according to a sweeping 37-count felony indictment related to the mishandling of classified documents that was unsealed Friday and that could

10 Jun 2023 8:14 am
Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Marks Last 'School' Strike As She Graduates

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday she will no longer be able to skip classes as a way to draw attention to climate change because she is graduating from high school. Thunberg, 20, started staging Friday protests outside the

9 Jun 2023 5:38 pm
Trump Indicted: What To Know About The Classified Documents Case and What's Next

Donald Trump's indictment on charges of mishandling classified documents at his Florida estate has brought renewed attention to one of the most notable cases in Justice Department history. The federal charges represent the biggest legal jeopardy so far for Trump, coming

9 Jun 2023 10:10 am
What Is Donald Trump's Classified Documents Case About?

Former US President Donald Trump's indictment on charges of mishandling classified documents at his Florida estate has renewed attention to one of the most notable cases in Justice Department history. The federal charges pose the biggest legal jeopardy so far for

9 Jun 2023 10:01 am
Europe joins fight against Canada wildfire smoke

European firefighters have joined in on the fight to put out hundreds of active wildfires in Canada, Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, said on Thursday. Canada has requested support from the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

9 Jun 2023 8:28 am
Global warming surged in past decade, research says

Global warming has increased in the past decade by 1.14 degrees Celsius, according to new research presented on Thursday in the German city of Bonn during the interim negotiations for the annual UN Climate Conference (COP28). The research warned that human-induced

9 Jun 2023 8:21 am
Miraculous Survival: Man Presumed Dead in Odisha Train Accident Found Alive, Seeks Help

In the aftermath of the devastating train accident in Odisha, which claimed the lives of over 280 individuals, a remarkable tale of survival and hope has emerged. Amidst the grim scene of bodies, a 35-year-old man woke up from unconsciousness and

8 Jun 2023 7:06 pm
Will Evaluate Each Case: Trudeau On 700 Indian Students Facing Deportation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has assured the 700 Indian students who are facing deportation from Canada over fake admission letters that the government will evaluate each case and the victims of fraud will have an opportunity to demonstrate their situation

8 Jun 2023 12:00 pm
How Russia Is Shifting To War Economy In The Face Of International Sanctions

As Russia's progress in Ukraine has stalled, with enormous losses in material and people, the frustrated head of the Wagner mercenary force Yevgeny Prigozhin has called for Russia to shift to a total war economy: The Kremlin must declare a new

8 Jun 2023 11:47 am
US Lawmakers Urge Biden Admin To Address India Visa Wait Time Issue

Describing India as an important partner wherein people to people relationship plays a significant role, top US lawmakers have urged the Biden Administration to address the visa wait time issue in India on a priority basis. Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of

8 Jun 2023 8:42 am
Turkish Lira Plunges As Erdogan Begins New Presidential Term

Turkey's local currency has dived yet again on Wednesday, briefly reaching a record low of 23.19 against the US dollar at some point. The Turkish lira plunged some 7%, recording its biggest selloff since a historic 2021 crash, which has been

8 Jun 2023 8:33 am
Ukraine: Kakhovka Dam Flooding To Immerse More Areas

Water levels were expected to rise by another meter (about 3 feet) by Thursday following the destruction of the Kakhovka dam, Ukrainian authorities predicted. While the flood's force was expected to ease on Wednesday, the rise in water levels would engulf

8 Jun 2023 8:27 am
Air India Flight For Stranded Passengers Departs For San Francisco From Russia

The Air India flight from Delhi to San Francisco, which made an emergency landing in Russia's remote town of Magadan after it developed an engine glitch, took off for its destination with all the 232 passengers that were on board on

8 Jun 2023 8:25 am
Spain Saw Hottest Spring On Record In 2023

Spain experienced its hottest spring on record this year, authorities said on Wednesday. This spring was also the second-driest since records began in 1961. 1.8 degree increase in temperatures The Spanish environment ministry said in a statement that temperatures

8 Jun 2023 8:16 am
Heathrow Airport Security Staff to Strike For 31 Days This Summer: Here's Why

The security staff at Heathrow Airport in London have announced their decision to stage a strike lasting over 31 days, from June to August. While previous strikes at Heathrow Airport had minimal impact on passengers, this extended strike is expected to

7 Jun 2023 7:54 pm
86-Year Old Pope Francis To Have Abdominal Surgery

Pope Francis went to the hospital on Wednesday to undergo abdominal surgery to treat an intestinal blockage, two years after he had 33 centimetres (13 inches) of his colon removed because of a narrowing of the large intestine. The Vatican said

7 Jun 2023 4:19 pm
Adolf Hitler's Pencil, Gifted By His Girlfriend, Sold For 10% Of Estimated Price

A pencil, which is believed to have once been owned by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, has been sold for a far lesser price than the estimated value at an auction in Belfast. Hitler had received the silver-plated pencil from his girlfriend

7 Jun 2023 3:49 pm
Bangladesh Seeks Clarification On Akhand Bharat Map In New Parliament Building

The Bangladesh government has sought an explanation from India on the Akhand Bharat mural that has been installed in the new Parliament building. Reportedly, the Bangladesh Embassy in Delhi has been instructed to contact the country's Ministry of External Affairs to

7 Jun 2023 1:16 pm
Fact check: No, Sweden is not holding a 'sex championship'

A headline on the website for The Times of India, one of India's most popular and reputable newspapers, reads that Sweden Will Soon Host the European Sex Championship. According to the report, Sweden has officially recognized sex as a sport and,

7 Jun 2023 11:42 am
Stranded Air India Passengers In Russia Housed in Dormitories

The stranded passengers of Air India Delhi-San Francisco flight, which was divereted to Madan in Russia, has been housed in dormitories, Air India said in a statement on Wednesday. A ferry flight is scheduled to operate to Magadan Airport in Russia

7 Jun 2023 11:16 am
Florida Grand Jury Involved In Donald Trump Documents Probe By Justice Dept

Federal prosecutors are using a grand jury in Florida as part of their investigation into the possible mishandling of classified documents at former President Donald Trump's Palm Beach property, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday night. The grand jury

7 Jun 2023 10:55 am
Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame For Dam Collapse At UN

After the destruction of the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine on Tuesday, Kyiv and Moscow have blamed each other during an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. Ukraine's UN Ambassador Sergiy Kyslytsya accused Moscow of detonating a bomb of mass

7 Jun 2023 10:21 am