Sunday, May 22, 2022

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Biden leaves for Asia under Ukraine, NKorea nuclear shadows

NC Monitoring Desk ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE: President Joe Biden left for South Korea and Japan to cement US leadership in Asia at a time...

Hindu extremists target Muslim sites in India

New Delhi: Thirty years after mobs demolished a historic masjid in Ayodhya, triggering a wave of sectarian bloodshed that saw thousands killed, fundamentalist Indian...

4 people stabbed in Norway attack

OSLO: At least four people were stabbed and injured in random attacks in a village in south-east Norway, police said. One of victims was...

Video nullifies Israeli claims of ongoing fight before journalist Abu Akleh’s shooting

JERUSALEM: A new video that begins moments before Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed has emerged showing relative calm and quiet, contrary...

Russian troops likely to redeploy from Mariupol: Britain

KYIV: With number of defenders left holed up in a Mariupol steel factory dwindling, Russian commanders will be coming under increasing pressure to reallocate...

Russia prosecutes veteran rock star for criticising Ukraine conflict

MOSCOW: Soviet rock legend and outspoken Kremlin critic Yuri Shevchuk has been charged with “discrediting” Russian Army after condemning Moscow’s military campaign in Ukraine...

Tiger Aka Patel elected as first Conservative Counciller in Blackburn

By Farhan H Kotwal LONDON: Councillor AKA Tiger Patel was elected as the first Conservative Councillor in Blackburn. He has since been making videos to...

9 new ministers sworn into Sri Lanka’s Cabinet

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa swore in nine new Cabinet ministers amid weeks of political instability and economic crisis. President’s Media Division said...

Security tightened as MNS, BJP call for uprooting Mughal Emperor’s grave

NC Monitoring Desk Mumbai: Security in and around grave of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Khuldabad in Indian state of Maharashtra was tightened following calls by...

PM Johnson escapes further fines as police ends ‘partygate’ inquiry

LONDON: British Police ended their investigation into Covid-19 lockdown parties held at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Downing Street office, having handed out 126 fines...

Nearly 60m internally displaced worldwide in 2021

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing number of internally displaced people to...

Sri Lanka to repay debts after six months: governor

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will take at least six more months to start repaying its debts, central bank said as government shut schools because of...

Bush mistakenly calls Iraq invasion ‘brutal, unjustified’

WASHINGTON: Former United States President George W. Bush mistakenly described invasion of Iraq as “brutal” and “unjustified” before correcting himself to say he meant...

Turkey told allies it’s a ‘no’ to Sweden, Finland’s NATO bid

ISTANBUL: Turkey has told allies that it will reject Sweden and Finland’s membership to NATO, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a video posted...

NKorea completes preparation for nuclear weapon test: lawmaker

SEOUL: North Korea has completed preparations for a nuclear test and is seeking best moment to carry it out, a South Korean lawmaker said,...

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