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US climate envoy John Kerry to step down

Sources reveal that US climate envoy John Kerry is set to resign from his position to focus on President Joe Biden's re-election campaign, according to officials briefed on the matter.The former senator and secretary...

Russia bars anti-war candidate from contesting against Putin 

A former TV journalist who had declared her intention to challenge President Vladimir Putin in Russia's upcoming spring election has been disqualified from standing.Independent politician Yekaterina Duntsova, aspiring to run on a platform aimed...

Ukraine moves Christmas from Jan 7 to Dec 25

Ukraine has decided to move its Christmas celebration from January 7 to December 25. This move, seen as a departure from a historical association with Russia, reflects a deliberate choice by Ukraine to align...

This American Police Woman reportedly had multiple sexual relationships with fellow officers

In a scandal that rocked the community of La Vergne, Tennessee, 27-year-old Maegan Hall, a former police officer, faced serious allegations of engaging in intimate relationships with multiple colleagues around eight months ago.The...

23-year-old Woman With Visual Impairment Becomes First Blind Lawyer in UK

Jessika Inaba, a 23-year-old woman from Camden, North London, has become the first-ever blind lawyer of African descent in the United Kingdom. She has overcome obstacles and made history through her determination and resilience....

BREAKING:Israel under attack as Gaza border seized by Palestinian terrorists

Israel, a nation in the Middle East, has officially declared a state of war in response to the largest attack initiated by Palestinian fighters. Furthermore, reports indicate that these Palestinian fighters have successfully seized...

King Charles receives standing ovation after urging Ukraine to win war against Russia

King Charles got a big round of applause for his speech to the French Senate. In his speech, he urged Ukraine to win the war against Russia's horrible invasion. The speech talked about the...

Morocco faces criticism for delayed earthquake response

Morocco is facing criticism for the delayed official response to Friday's devastating earthquake, which has tragically claimed the lives of over 2,800 people.The hardest-hit regions, located in the remote areas of the Atlas...

Georgia case involving Donald Trump to be livestreamed

A judge has ruled that the court proceedings involving former US President Donald Trump and his co-defendants in their Georgia election fraud case will be televised.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee also announced...

Wagner fighters threaten Putin over ‘death’ of commander Prigozhin in a plane accident

Wagner soldiers have made a scary warning to Vladimir Putin soon after their boss Yevgeny Prigozhin was said to have died in a plane accident in Russia. The Wagner leader who was 62 years...

Three aged people killed by Russian bombardment – officials

Reports from Ukrainian authorities state that three individuals perished as a consequence of Russian artillery shelling in close proximity to the city of Lyman, located in eastern Ukraine. Two other people were injured in...

China’s Xi unexpectedly opted out significant BRICS event

Chinese pioneer Xi Jinping on Tuesday suddenly skipped a trade gathering of the BRICS financial gather in South Africa, sending his commerce serve instep to provide a red hot discourse in his title that...

Former minister of Nigeria Diezani Alison-Madueke accused of bribery in UK

Diezani Alison-Madueke, former oil minister of Nigeria, has been accused of bribery in the UK.She may have taken money in exchange for signing multi-million dollar oil and gas contracts.She played a significant role in...

Trump claims he will be detained in Georgia on Thursday

Donald Trump wants to go to court in Georgia to deal with accusations of interfering in the election. He will do this on Thursday. A judge in Atlanta has decided that the former president...

Former Thailand PM jailed after return from exile

Thailand’s former PM Thaksin Shinawatra has been jailed upon returning to the country after 15 years in exile.But many believe he has struck a deal that will keep him from serving more than a...

Fukushima wastewater to be released into the sea by Japan as early as Thursday

Japan is going to start putting treated radioactive water from Fukushima into the ocean soon, on Thursday. This was announced by officials on Tuesday. People have been worried and many nearby countries have also...

850 people still unaccounted for following Maui fires – mayor claims

Around 850 people are currently unaccounted for following the destructive wildfires in Maui, according to County Mayor Richard Bissen. More than 1,200 people who were reported missing have been found and are safe, according...

UK nurse to receive prison term for killing seven babies

Following her conviction last week for the murder of seven newborns and the attempted murder of another six at the UK hospital where she worked, a British nurse is scheduled to be sentenced on...

Guatemala’s presidential election won by anti-corruption candidate Bernardo Arévalo

In a race clouded by worries of a democratic backslide, anti-corruption candidate Bernardo Arévalo of the left-leaning Movimiento Semilla party appears to have won Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday. He defeated former first lady...

At least 10 people killed in Malaysia as plane crashes onto motorway

A charter plane crashed onto a motorway north of Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, killing at least 10 passengers.According to a statement from the Malaysian Civil Aviation Authority, the plane, which was carrying six passengers...

Pakistan: Mob burns churches over blasphemy accusations

In response to allegations that two men desecrated the Quran, authorities allege that thousands of Muslims in a Pakistani city have burned down at least four churches and vandalised the homes of Christians.Residents of...

11 people, including newborn babies killed in a bomb blast in Dominican

In an explosion that occurred on Monday in the Dominican Republic's small town of San Cristóbal, at least 11 people died.Ten adults and a four-month-old baby's remains have been recognised, according to officials, but...

US warns China’s defence minister against ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan at meeting with Russia

Speaking at a security conference in Russia on Tuesday, China's defence minister Li Shangfu indirectly poked fun at the US by cautioning against "playing with fire" when it comes to Taiwan.According to state-run news...

Second politician from Ecuador assassinated in less than a week

Ecuador has experienced the assassination of a local party leader, making two politicians in a week.At his residence in the northern Esmeraldas province, Pedro Briones was fatally shot by motorcycle-riding assailants.Only five days had...

More than 50 people killed in northern India’s collapsed temple

Local authorities report that over 50 persons died on Monday in the Himachal Pradesh state of northern India as a result of heavy rainfall and landslides.At least nine of those slain were among those...

At least 33 soldiers killed in an IS vehicle assault in Syria

The so-called Islamic State group (IS) carried out an attack that resulted in the deaths of at least 33 soldiers who supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.Two army trucks were ambushed overnight on Thursday in...

China not happy as Taiwan’s vice president intends to visit New York

Taiwan's vice president and presidential candidate William Lai's passage through the United States was denounced by China's foreign ministry on Sunday, branding him a "troublemaker through and through."Lai arrived in New York on Saturday...

US sends massive amount of stolen treasures back to Italy

More than 250 historic relics that were stolen from Italy have been returned by the US to that country.The objects had been stolen and sold to US museums and private collectors in the 1990s,...

Funeral service held for assassinated Ecuador presidential contender Fernando Villavicencio

In a private ceremony held on Friday night in the nation's capital, the body of the assassinated Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio was laid to rest.According to his campaign staff, the 59-year-old was buried...

‘Catastrophic’ wildfires in Hawaii result in 55 fatalities

It is now known that at least 55 people have died as a result of the "catastrophic" wildfires that Hawaii's governor described.As a result, thousands of people have been forced to flee their...

Abducted U.N. workers released after 18 months in Yemen

The United Nations said Friday that five staff members who were kidnapped in Yemen 18 months ago have been released.In a brief statement, Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman for U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres,...

Zuma evades more jail time over congestion

The decision to keep former South African President Jacob Zuma out of prison, according to officials, was made to ease the overcrowding in jails.Having been sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of...

ECOWAS directs ‘prompt activation’ of standby force in Niger

West African leaders ratcheted up their criticism of the coup leaders in Niger on Thursday, ordering the "activation" and "deployment" of a regional standby force to reestablish the rule of law in the nation.Economic...

Iran places US Dual Nationals under house arrest

US officials have reported that Iran has released five dual nationals of US and Iranian citizenship into house arrest.Among the released individuals are Siamak Namazi, Emad Shargi, and Morad Tahbaz, the latter also holding...

Man who threatened Biden shot and killed during FBI raid in Utah

During an FBI operation on Wednesday, a man who had made violent threats against President Joe Biden and other authorities online was shot and killed.Just hours before President Biden was scheduled to visit...

More than 36 people dead as wildfires ravage island of Maui

At least 36 people have died as a result of the swiftly spreading flames that are ravaging the Hawaiian island of Maui, according to authorities.The fires were fueled by strong winds from a neighbouring...

Fernando Villavicencio, presidential contender for Ecuador, killed during campaign rally

In the midst of a fatal rise in crime and violence that has gripped the South American nation, Fernando Villavicencio, a contender in the 2017 presidential election in Ecuador, was killed at a campaign...

Biden’s ‘ghost gun’ rules reinstated by the US Supreme Court

While the White House's appeal is pending, the US Supreme Court has permitted limits on untraceable "ghost guns" to remain in place.A Texas judge stopped a 2022 rule requiring serial numbers on self-assembled "ghost...

Liberia expels former police chief of Sierra Leone

A former police chief from Sierra Leone has been detained and turned over by Liberian authorities after that nation accused him of plotting a coup against President Julius Maada Bio's administration.Mohammed Y Toure was...

US claims Wagner is taking advantage of instability in Niger

US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has stated that the Wagner mercenary group from Russia is exploiting the instability in Niger following the recent coup.The junta has taken control of the country after...

Strong storms slam through eastern US, killing two people

A severe storm that tore through the eastern US on Monday claimed the lives of at least two persons, one of whom was struck by lightning and the other by a fallen tree.From New...

China tells Russia it’s still ‘neutral’ on Ukraine War during Saudi peace talks

A day after a Chinese delegation took part in international negotiations to settle the conflict that included Kyiv but excluded Moscow, China's top diplomat Wang Yi assured his Russian counterpart that Beijing continues to...

Dozen detained over murder of two FBI agents for alleged child sex abuse

More than two years after two FBI agents were assassinated while looking into an alleged global paedophile network, authorities in the US and Australia announced Tuesday that 98 people have been detained in connection...

Putin pledges retaliation in response to ‘terrorist’ drone strike on Russian tanker

The bombing of a Russian tanker in the Black Sea, according to Putin's spokesperson, "will not go unanswered."Late on Friday, 450 kg of TNT-filled Ukrainian drones fired on the ship near the Crimean peninsula.It...

Massive explosion rocks Turkish city’s harbour

Approximately 100 kilometres from Istanbul, a massive explosion that injured at least 10 people rocked a Turkish port.The explosion at a grain storage facility in Kocaeli's Derince neighbourhood is captured on video and posted...

Three Palestinian dead in occupied West Bank – Israeli soldiers report

The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said on Sunday that three Palestinians had been slain at the Jenin Camp in the occupied West Bank.According to the IDF, they stopped a "terrorist cell" at the camp....

21 people injured in China’s 5.5-magnitude earthquake

Early on Sunday morning, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck Pingyuan county in Shandong province, eastern China, wounding 21 people.China Earthquake Networks Centre, a division of China Earthquake Administration, reported that the earthquake occurred at...

Pakistan railway derailments result in at least 30 fatalities and 67 injuries

A train derailed in Pakistan on Sunday, leaving at least 30 people dead and 67 hurt, according to Pakistan Railways.According to a company representative, Babar Raza, relief and rescue operations are under way after...

Road bridges between occupied Ukraine and Crimea hit by explosions

As Ukraine intensifies its attacks on Russian infrastructure and territory, major road bridges connecting the seized Crimea with areas of the Kherson region under Russian control have been destroyed by explosions, according to Russian...

15 killed, dozens injured in Pakistan train accident

The local media has reported a tragic train derailment in southern Pakistan has resulted in the deaths of at least 15 people and left dozens injured.The incident occurred near Sahara railway station in Nawabshah,...

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