U.S. Military Reconstructs Gaza Pier, Aid to Resume

A pier designed by the military to transport essential aid into Gaza by ship has been reconnected to the beach in the besieged area after it broke apart during storms and rough seas. Food and other supplies will soon start flowing in, the U.S. Central Command announced Friday. The part that connects to the beach […]

Beijing’s Aggressive Maneuvers in South China Sea Pose Grave Concerns for Swedish Defense Minister

has expressed alarm over Beijing’s repeated dangerous maneuvers against Philippine vessels in the South China Sea, saying such actions threaten global security, undermine stability and underscore the need to invest “for our security and freedom.” Defense Minister Pål Jonson spoke Thursday night in a diplomatic reception in Manila for Sweden’s national day after meeting his […]

At Least 13 Are Hurt In Romania Store Explosion

An explosion at a chain home improvement store in on Friday injured at least 13 people, four seriously, authorities said. A mobile intensive care unit was dispatched to the scene in the town of Botosani, in Suceava county, emergency authorities said. Four of the injured are in serious condition and two are intubated, while 10 […]

Four Russian ships to dock in Havana next week

Four Russian ships, including a nuclear-powered submarine, are scheduled to arrive in Havana next week, Cuban officials announced Thursday, emphasizing the “historically friendly relations” between the two countries amid heightened tensions over Western military support for Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. In a press release, Cuba’s foreign ministry stated that the ships will be […]

Tight race in Netherlands’ EU polls

Parliamentary elections for the European Union commenced in the Netherlands on Thursday. Exit polls indicate that Geert Wilders’ far-right party has made significant gains and is in a close race with an alliance of social democrats and greens to emerge as the largest party. These results suggest potential electoral gains for far-right parties throughout the […]

Perth resident responsible for almost half of Australia’s aircraft noise complaints in 2022

A resident from Perth was so irate with aircraft that she registered nearly half of the complaints for the country last year. The anonymous resident registered 20,716 complaints, according to Airservices Australia, which manages air traffic in Australia. A second complainant, from near Brisbane, made 4,071 complaints, Business Insider reported. The complaints were part of […]

UNGA elects 5 countries to join UN security council

The General Assembly elected Denmark, Greece, Pakistan, Panama, and Somalia to the 15-member U.N. Security Council for two-year terms starting on Jan. 1, 2025. The is the only U.N. body that can make legally binding decisions such as imposing sanctions and authorizing use of force. It has five permanent veto-wielding members: Britain, China, France, Russia […]

Taliban public flogging of 63 in Afghanistan meets UN rebuke

The United Nations is condemning the Taliban after it publicly flogged more than 60 people at a sports stadium in   The Assistance Mission in Afghanistan wrote on X that 63 people were “publicly lashed” by “Afghanistan’s de facto authorities” on Tuesday in the Sari Pul province.  “UNAMA reiterates its condemnation of corporal punishment and […]

IDF: Terrorists Hidden inside the UN School were Killed in Strike, Local Officials clain that 23 Women and Kids Died

Thursday morning, an Israeli military strike took out Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants hiding at a United Nations school for displaced Palestinians in central Gaza, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said, while local officials said the strike killed over 30, including 23 women and children. It said the strike specifically targeted a Hamas complex within […]

Myanmar’s government rejects charges of slaughtering 76 villagers

A representative for Burma’s military government has denied allegations made by the Arakan Army, claiming that army forces and their local allies did not kill 76 individuals during their entrance into a village within the western state of Rakhine last week. These accusations were reported by state-controlled media on Wednesday. Rakhine has become a central […]

Welsh leader loses no-confidence vote, refuses to step down

Vaughan Gething, the first Black leader of Wales, lost a no-confidence vote in the Welsh parliament on Wednesday, less than three months after making history as the first Black leader of a . The opposition Conservatives called the nonbinding vote in Gething, who heads Wales’ semi-autonomous administration, after weeks of criticism of his leadership and […]

Death from Bird Flu in Mexico

The World Health Organization said on Wednesday a death was caused by the first laboratory-confirmed human case of infection with a subtype of avian influenza. WHO said the 59-year-old resident had died on April 24 after developing a fever, shortness of breath, diarrhea, nausea and general discomfort. This was the first laboratory-confirmed human case of […]

US Embassy in Lebanon Attacker Wore Probable ISIS Insignia, State Department Reports

The State Department disclosed on Wednesday that the assailant accused of launching a shooting attack on the US embassy in Beirut that morning was spotted wearing an item of clothing that “bore resemblance to the insignia of ISIS.”  Matthew Miller, spokesman confirmed that “one individual affiliated with the embassy’s local security personnel sustained severe injuries” […]

Turkish FM urges China to safeguard rights of Uyghurs

Turkey’s foreign minister has urged Chinese authorities to protect the cultural rights of minority Muslim Uyghurs in China’s western Xinjiang province and allow them to “live their values,” a Turkish official said Wednesday. Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan on Wednesday concluded a three-day visit , where he met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, Vice President […]