Friday, July 12, 2024


Indian Police Book Journalists for Posts on Alleged Muslim Lynching

While no arrests have been made, media watchdogs say the act may have 'chilling effect' on journalists doing their job.

NATO Military Spending 2024 | TOME

The 32 members of the world’s most powerful military alliance will spend $1.47 trillion this year.

Bahrain’s king talks regional navigation and trade with US naval commander

LONDON: King Hamad of Bahrain on Tuesday received a visit from Vice Adm. George Wikoff, the commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command and the US Fifth Fleet, and the US ambassador to Bahrain, Steven Bondy. King Hamad “underscored the strength of the historical Bahrain-US relations, underpinned by mutual trust, respect and coordination” and “lauded the progress of bilateral cooperation, particularly in military and defense, to achieve the interests of both countries and protect navigation and trade in the region,” the Bahrain News Agency reported.

Ukraine seizes cargo ship with ‘looted’ grain for Russia

Cameroonian-flagged ship is alleged to have been working for Russia to transport the Ukrainian grain to the Middle East.

Apex: Largest stegosaurus skeleton to fetch millions at auction

Sale of the 150-million-year-old fossil could draw criticism from scientists who want them to be preserved in museums.

Water shortages worsen as funding dries up for Syria displaced

SARMADA, Syria: Hussein Al-Naasan struggles to provide water for his family in the scorching summer, as aid funds have dried up and conditions deteriorated in impoverished displacement camps in Syria’s rebel-held northwest. “Water is life, it is everything... and now we are being deprived of water,” Naasan told AFP from a camp near Sarmada, close to the Turkish border. “It’s like they are trying to kill us slowly,” said the 30-year-old father of two, who has been displaced for more than a decade.

Poll finds poorer countries welcome China’s economic influence

Thailand holds most positive views of China, followed by Nigeria, Kenya and Tunisia, Pew survey shows.

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