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Israel’s war on Gaza: List of key events, day 135

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 08:49
The US pledges to veto a new UN Security Council resolution put forth by Algeria that demands an immediate ceasefire.

Boos and cheers as Trump launches $399 sneakers line day after $355m fine

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 08:09
At an event in Philadelphia, Republican nominee introduces shiny gold high shoes with an American flag and a ‘T’ badge.

Biden says he told Zelenskyy he’s ‘confident’ US will renew aid to Ukraine

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 05:16
US president warns of further losses of Ukrainian territory if Congress does not renew military aid.

US ‘strongly condemns’ violence in DR Congo after alleged drone attack

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 03:33
State Department says escalating violence poses risk to millions of people facing displacement and deprivation.

Thailand’s ex-PM Thaksin leaves hospital after six months in detention

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 00:44
Thaksin returned to Thailand in August after nearly 16 years of self-imposed exile.

Thousands take part in pro-Palestine protests across the world

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 21:15
Protests took place in major world cities, including London, Madrid and Istanbul.

DR Congo accuses Rwanda of airport ‘drone attack’ in restive east

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 21:07
Fighting has flared in recent days between M23 rebels and Congolese government forces near strategic city of Goma.

Why Navalny was hated in the Kremlin and in some Western circles

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 20:19
The late Russian opposition politician had a unifying spirit that threatened the beneficiaries of conflict.

Will the death of Alexey Navalny change Russian politics?

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 19:45
World leaders blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for the death of his most outspoken critic.

Pakistan official admits involvement in rigging election results

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 18:47
Pakistan's election commission will 'hold an enquiry' after Rawalpindi commissioner Liaqat Ali Chattha's announcement.

Hamas leader Haniyeh blames Israel for Gaza ceasefire delays

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 18:40
Haniyeh says Hamas demands a ceasefire, Israeli withdrawal and 'lifting of the unjust siege' on Gaza.

Hungary could ratify Sweden’s NATO membership in February: PM Orban

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 17:30
Budapest is the only NATO member yet to ratify Stockholm's membership to the world's largest military alliance.

Somalia president accuses Ethiopia of trying to annex part of its territory

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 17:20
President Mohamud 'objects' to Ethiopia's Red Sea port deal with Somaliland, territory Somalia claims as its own.

The ‘inclusive’ Afghan government Afghans do not want

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 16:19
The Taliban does not want to share power with warlords and corrupt former officials and neither do Afghans.

Honouring Alexey Navalny: Supporters gather to mourn, express outrage

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 13:17
Navalny's death prompted grief and shock among his supporters across the world and drew condemnation from world leaders.

Alexey Navalny’s team confirms his death, calls for body to be returned

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 13:05
'Alexey Navalny was murdered', said a spokesperson for the Putin critic after his mother was officially notified.

How the songbirds of Rafah help Palestinians cope with the terror of war

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 12:21
Canaries, lovebirds and goldfinches are muffling the sounds of Israel’s terrifying bombardment of Gaza with song.

More than 100 detained at Navalny memorials in Russia: Rights group

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 11:47
Flowers and candles laid to honour Putin critic were cleared away from monuments to victims of Soviet-era repression.

The trial of Kwoyelo: Fate of LRA rebel commander divides northern Uganda

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 11:42
Kwoyelo, the only LRA commander to be tried for his crimes in Uganda, has been in detention since 2009.

Which countries are still funding UNRWA amid Israel’s war on Gaza?

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 11:09
Ireland is the latest to pledge funds for the stricken UN agency, the main source of humanitarian aid to Palestine.