5h ago| Middle East

Azerbaijan evacuates Tehran embassy, blames Iran for attack

Azerbaijan on Friday said it was evacuating staff from its embassy in Tehran, blaming Iran for a "terrorist" attack in which the head of security was killed and two guards wounded.

5h ago| Middle East

Israel hits Gaza as conflict flares after West Bank clashes

Israeli jets struck Gaza overnight on Friday in retaliation for two rockets fired by Palestinian, further escalating tensions after one of the worst days of violence in the occupied West Bank in years.

Teacher's home becomes school in destroyed Ukraine village

Teacher Oleksandr Pogoryelov occasionally strolls up the sloping road to the school in his village in the eastern Donetsk region of Ukraine where he taught for more than two decades.

21h ago| Middle East

Israeli raid kills 9 in West Bank

Israeli commandos killed seven gunmen and two civilians in a raid on a flashpoint town in the occupied West Bank yesterday, Palestinian officials said, stirring fear of further flare-ups after the largest single death toll in years of fighting.

21h ago| Australia

Thousands rally for ‘Invasion Day’ protests on Australia Day holiday

Thousands of Australians yesterday marked the country’s national day celebrations with rallies in support of Indigenous people, many of whom describe the anniversary of the day a British fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour as “Invasion Day”.

1d ago| Europe

Norway fund drops China, India firms

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, has excluded two companies from China and India for selling weapons to Myanmar, the Norwegian central bank said.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Israel forces kill Palestinian in alleged knife attack

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank yesterday, the Palestinian health ministry said, in what the army described as a “stabbing attack”.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023
USA

Dominance of Online Ad Market: US sues Google

The US Justice Department has sued Google for its dominance of the online advertising market, launching a fresh legal battle against the California-based tech giant.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

ChatGPT bot passes US law school exam

A chatbot powered by reams of data from the internet has passed exams at a US law school after writing essays on topics ranging from constitutional law to taxation and torts.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Microsoft scrambles to fix global outage

US tech giant Microsoft yesterday said it was working to fix a networking problem that had left users across the world struggling to

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Chris Hipkins takes charge as NZ PM

Hundreds gathered to applaud Jacinda Ardern as she left New Zealand’s parliament to resign as prime minister yesterday, before

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Norway fund drops China, India firms

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, has excluded two companies from China and India for selling weapons to Myanmar, the Norwegian central bank said.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Iran slaps tit-for-tat sanctions on EU, UK

Iran yesterday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities from the European Union and Britain in reaction to similar measures taken over Tehran’s response to months-long protests.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023
USA

US averted nuclear war between India, Pakistan

Former US secretary of state Mike Pompeo wrote in a book published Tuesday that India and Pakistan came close to nuclear war in 2019 and that US intervention prevented escalation.

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

Knife attack on German train kills 2

Two people were killed and several others wounded in a knife attack on a regional train in northern Germany Wednesday, police said, announcing that the alleged assailant had been captured.

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

Israel forces kill Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said, in what the army described as a "stabbing attack".