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Trump hush-money trial:Defence rests without Trump taking the witness stand

Donald Trumps lawyers have rested their defense without the former president taking the witness stand in his New York hush money criminal trial

22 May 2024 12:15 am
Police break up pro-Palestinian camp at the University of Michigan

Police have broken up a pro-Palestinian encampment at the University of Michigan less than a week after demonstrators showed up at the home of a school official and placed fake body bags on her lawn

21 May 2024 11:24 pm
China warns Taiwan of reprisals over Lai inauguration speech

Also on May 21, Chinas Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Taiwan separatists will be nailed to the pillar of shame in history, according to a statement published by the Ministry

21 May 2024 10:47 pm
What comes next for Iran after Raisis death?

Tehrans immediate priority is to put in place an orderly transition so that, as the Supreme Leader put it, the nation would not be disrupted at all

21 May 2024 10:29 pm
Nepal media house chairman arrested over citizenship issue

Kailash Sirohiya, publisher of Kantipur daily, calls his arrest an act of vengeance by Home Minister for publishing reports about him on cooperative funds embezzlement

21 May 2024 10:20 pm
Israeli officials seize AP equipment and take down live shot of northern Gaza, citing new media law

Israeli officials have seized a camera and broadcasting equipment belonging to The Associated Press in southern Israel

21 May 2024 7:15 pm
Singapore Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Bangkok; one dead, 30 injuries reported following severe turbulence

The Boeing 777-300ER plane with 211 passengers and 18 crew was headed to Singapore when it made the emergency landing due to severe turbulence

21 May 2024 4:30 pm
Yellen says US, Europe must respond jointly to China's industrial overcapacity

Yellen said China's excess industrial capacity threatened both American and European firms as well as the industrial development of emerging market countries

21 May 2024 4:24 pm
Engaged with India, other nations on importance of equal treatment for members of all religious communities: U.S.

A U.S. government official was responding to a question on newspaper story that alleged that the Muslim community in India is raising their families and children with fear and uncertainty.

21 May 2024 3:57 pm
Mourners begin days of funerals for Iran's president and others killed in helicopter crash

Mourners began gathering Tuesday for days of funerals and processions for Irans late president, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash

21 May 2024 3:25 pm
Explosive Trump biopic hits Cannes Film Festival

Explosive biopic of Donald Trump at Cannes delves into rape, betrayal, and baldness, receiving mixed reviews

21 May 2024 1:15 pm
Indian flag at half-mast as nation mourns death of Iran President Ebrahim Raisi

The national flag is being flown at half-mast on all official buildings with no official entertainment event during the period of State mourning.

21 May 2024 12:39 pm
U.S. says it was 'unable' to provide Iran assistance after helicopter crash that killed President Raisi

U.S. Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said the U.S. had o part to play in that crash when asked whether he was concerned that Iran might blame Washington

21 May 2024 12:33 pm
A brief look at the life of Ebrahim Raisi

A hardline cleric mentored by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, President Ebrahim Raisi consolidated power under the conservatives of Iran and has been sanctioned for human rights violations

21 May 2024 12:02 pm
Sri Lanka observes a day of mourning in view of Iran President Raisis death

Sri Lanka is deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic death of President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian and other senior Irani officials, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said

21 May 2024 11:40 am
U.N. warns of famine in northern Gaza as flow of relief materials slows down

U.S. officials have said the pier would initially handle 90 aid trucks a day, however, the U.N. did not receive any aid from the pier on Sunday or Monday

21 May 2024 5:07 am
Senate report finds parts made with China's forced labour in cars by BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and VW

A Senate inquiry has found BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Volkswagen have bought parts made by a Chinese company sanctioned under a 2021 law for using forced labor

21 May 2024 12:23 am
India-China consumption comparison

While both India and China have a large consumer base, will Indias burgeoning consumer class with increased spending enhance its appeal to foreign businesses as a preferred destination over China?

20 May 2024 11:08 pm
Prachanda wins vote of confidence for fourth time amid Opposition protests

Nepali Congress boycotts proceedings, raises questions over the intent of Prime Minister and Speaker

20 May 2024 9:27 pm
Taiwans new President Lai Ching-te in his inauguration speech urges China to stop its military intimidation

Taiwans new president, Lai Ching-te, has said in his inauguration speech that he seeks peace with China and urged it to stop its military threats against the self-governed island that Beijing claims as its own territory

20 May 2024 8:28 pm
What is the Copernicus EMS rapid response service activated to trace the Iranian President ? | Explained

What is the Copernicus-EMS programme? How does its on-demand rapid mapping technology aid emergency responses, such as in the search for the Iranian Presidents helicopter?

20 May 2024 7:45 pm
Wikileaks Julian Assange given permission to appeal against U.S. extradition

In a short ruling, two senior judges said the U.S. submissions were not sufficient and said they would allow the appeal to go ahead.

20 May 2024 5:25 pm
ICC seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu, Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant for war crimes in Palestine; charges Hamas chief for Oct. 7 attack

In his statement, the prosecutor said that Israel has intentionally and systematically deprived the civilian population in all parts of Gaza of objects indispensable to human survival.

20 May 2024 4:53 pm
Ebrahim Raisi to Ramon Magsaysay: World leaders who died in air crashes

The loss of prominent world leaders in air crashes has often marked significant turning points in history

20 May 2024 4:10 pm
Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Why is Kharkiv important? | Explained

Ukraines counteroffensives in Kharkiv have become a symbol of the countrys resistance to Russian occupation.

20 May 2024 3:22 pm
Hamas mourns Ebrahim Raisis death, hails his support for Palestinian resistance

The militant group said it appreciated Mr. Raisi and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian for their intense political and diplomatic efforts to stop the Zionist (Israeli) aggression

20 May 2024 1:06 pm
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi feared dead as 'no sign of life' at crash site of helicopter

The incident comes as Iran under Mr. Raisi and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched an unprecedented drone-and-missile attack on Israel in April and enriched uranium closer than ever to weapons-grade levels

20 May 2024 9:12 am
New Taiwan President takes office facing angry China

Lai Ching-te has offered talks with China, which have been rebuffed

20 May 2024 7:08 am
Critical priority pathogens continue to present major global threat; WHO updates Bacterial Pathogens Priority List

Since the first Bacterial Priority Pathogens List was released in 2017, the threat of antimicrobial resistance has intensified, eroding the efficacy of numerous antibiotics and putting many of the gains of modern medicine at risk, Yukiko Nakatani, the WHOs Assistant Director-General for Antimicrobial Resistance ad interim, said

19 May 2024 8:08 pm
Vietnam nominates its public security minister as new president

To Lams nomination will likely be approved by Vietnams National Assembly during its next session on May Monday

19 May 2024 2:06 am