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Chinese Coast Guard boards Taiwan tourist boat, triggers panic

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 05:22
Incident comes as Beijing steps up patrols near Kinmen Islands following the death of two Chinese fishermen in the area.

US banking giant Capital One to buy Discover Financial for $35.3bn

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 05:11
The proposed acquisition would create the biggest credit card company in the US.

North Korea’s Kim gifted car by Russia’s Putin, state media says

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 03:26
The Russian-made car was delivered to Kim for his 'personal use', North Korea's state-run KCNA says.

Israeli forces kill, wound Palestinians waiting for food aid in Gaza

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 03:19
At least one dead as Israeli forces open fire on crowd of hungry Palestinians waiting for aid convoy in northern Gaza.

Google’s retiring of Internet archiving tool draws ire of China researchers

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 02:18
The search giant's cached links long helped researchers keep track of China's heavily censored internet.

Palestinian man’s emotional response to new wheelchair

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 22:00
Video shows a Palestinian man requesting a wheelchair, and his emotional response to receiving it.

Brazil recalls ambassador to Israel in row over Lula’s Gaza comments

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 22:00
Israel says Brazilian president is not welcome in the country after he compared Israel's war on Gaza to the Holocaust.

ICJ: Palestine presents case against Israeli occupation

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 21:51
Palestine presented its case against Israel’s occupation of territories to the International Court of Justice

Does Israel care about international justice?

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 21:50
UN's International Court of Justice holds hearings on consequences of Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories.

Displacement, hunger and malnutrition soar in Sudan

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 21:09
Half a million people have fled from Sudan to South Sudan, to escape fighting and hunger.

Israeli air strikes target Ghaziyeh in southern Lebanon

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 21:02
Israeli army spokesperson says Hezbollah weapons depots near Sidon were targeted.

US proposes UN resolution calling for ‘temporary ceasefire’ in Gaza

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 20:50
The proposed resolution by Israel's chief ally also warns it not to launch an offensive in Rafah.

UN experts warn of Israeli violations against Palestinian women, girls

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 20:08
United Nations rights experts express alarm over reports of alleged human rights violations in Gaza and the West Bank.

Taliban’s conditions to attend UN meeting ‘unacceptable’, Guterres says

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 18:30
Taliban snubs an invitation to a two-day meeting of international envoys to Afghanistan in Doha.

Corporate Japan deals an unwitting blow to US East Asia policy

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 17:45
The decision by Japan's Itochu to cut ties with Israel's Elbit over Gaza will have consequences beyond Palestine.

Qatar criticises Israel’s Netanyahu over Hamas comments

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 17:43
Qatar Foreign Ministry officials accuse prime minister of seeking to prolong Israel's war on Gaza.

Israel to restrict access to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque during Ramadan

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 17:08
PM's office says Israel will impose some restrictions on access to Old City site during Islamic holy month.

Two years into Russia’s war in Ukraine, how strong is NATO’s unity?

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 17:03
War fatigue sets in across some Western capitals, but Russia remains the enemy for most ahead of a critical US election.

Palestine’s UN envoy moved to tears during ICJ hearing

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 16:21
Palestine’s UN envoy Riyad Mansour was moved to tears in his final remarks at the ICJ’s hearing.

Navalny’s widow, Yulia, vows to continue his fight for a ‘free Russia’

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 16:12
Navalnaya's message comes as Russian authorities say an investigation into Navalny's death has been extended.