Putin threatened to kill me with a missile, says Boris Johnson

London [UK], January 31: Britain's former prime minister Boris Johnson has claimed that Vladimir Putin told him "I don't want to hurt you, but with...

Poland's birth rate reaches lowest point since World War II

Warsaw [Poland],January 31: Poland's population posted its lowest birth rate since the end of World War II, with the number of births falling by 27,000...

Cyclone in Madagascar kills dozens, displaces tens of thousands

Antananarivo [Madagascar], January 31: More than two dozen Madagascans have died and tens of thousands have been left homeless since a severe tropical cyclone made...

Sunak marks 100 days as British prime minister

London [UK], January 31: On reaching 100 days in 10 Downing Street this week, Rishi Sunak will double the duration of Liz Truss's brutally short...

Manila plans labor talks with Kuwait as Marcos visits wake

Manila [Philippines], January 31: Philippine President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr asked if there are "weaknesses" in the labor agreement between the Philippines and Kuwait following...

China warns new US House of Representatives speaker about Taiwan

Beijing [China], January 31: China warned US House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy not to visit Taiwan like his predecessor.

President Biden says no to warplanes for Ukraine

Washington [US], January 31: US President Joe Biden has said he will not provide F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine even though Kyiv is looking for...

Boeing bids farewell to 'Queen of the Sky' 747

Washington [US], January 31: Boeing will say goodbye to the legendary 747 aircraft after more than 5 decades since the "Queen of the Sky" was...

NZ COVID-19: 10,589 new cases, 28 deaths and 189 in hospital

Wellington [New Zealand], January 31: The weekly number of new community cases of COVID-19 has fallen again, to 10,589, the Ministry of Health has reported.

Avalanche kills two skiers in Japan's Nagano region

Tokyo [Japan], January 31: The bodies of two men caught in an avalanche on Sunday have been found in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

Police targeted in attack that kills 59

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 31: At least 59 people have been killed by a bomb that apparently targeted policemen praying in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Couples in Chinese province allowed to have unlimited children

Beijing [China],January 31: Couples in China's Sichuan province will be allowed to have as many children as they want, as the country continues to try...

Blinken visit reaches new urgency as Israeli, Palestinian tensions boil

Washinton [US], January 31: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's trip to Israel and the West Bank may have been in the works for weeks,...

7 officers involved in Tyre Nichols' death relieved of duty, 3 Memphis...

Washington [US], January 31: Two additional Memphis police officers, including the white officer seen encountering Tyre Nichols during his traffic stop were relieved of duty...

Half Moon Bay suspect was upset over $100 repair bill, prosecutor says

California [US], January 31: A California prosecutor has said the Half Moon Bay gunman was angered by a $100 (£80) repair bill he had to...

Hill: The formation of the ZSO is a legal obligation of Pristina

Washington [US], January 31: The US ambassador in Belgrade, Christopher Hill, said tonight that he is "very satisfied with how Serbia is dealing" with the...

Saks: Sanctions against Russia ineffective and contrary to international law

Washington[(US], January 31: Professor of Columbia University in the USA, Jeffrey Sachs, said today in a discussion with the president of the Center for International...

Three people were injured in a knife attack in Brussels

Brussels [Belgium], January 31: In a knife attack this afternoon in Brussels at a metro station, three people were injured, one of them seriously, the...

Saudi Crown Prince receives phone call from Russian President

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], January 31: His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, received today a...

Direct link established between Iranian, Russian banks: official

Tehran [Iran], January 30: The Iranian top banker said on Sunday that a direct connection has been established between the banks of Iran and Russia,...

Yemen forms new reserve military units to confront Houthis

Aden [Yemen], January 30: Chairman of Yemen's Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) Rashad al-Alimi issued on Sunday a republican decree to form new reserve military units...

Sri Lanka to establish 50 regional passport issuance offices

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 30: The Sri Lankan government will establish 50 regional centers for issuing passports for Sri Lankans, a minister said on Sunday.

Australia mining company sorry for losing radioactive device

Canberra [Australia], January 30: A mining corporation on Sunday apologized for losing a highly radioactive capsule over a 1,400-kilometer (870-mile) stretch of Western Australia, as...

Austrian ruling party OVP loses ground in key state election

Vienna [Austria], January 30: In a regional election in Austria's largest state, the ruling conservative Austrian People's Party (OVP) lost its absolute majority with a...

US police unit whose members are accused of Nichols beating disbanded

New York [US], January 30: The Memphis police unit whose members are charged with beating Tyre Nichols to death was dissolved on Saturday.

Protester killed in Peru's capital, raising crisis toll to 58

Lima [Peru], January 30: A protester has been killed in Lima during brutal clashes between police and demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Dina Boluarte.

UK PM Sunak ruthlessly fires ally Zahawi over tax scandal

London [UK], January 30: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday dismissed a senior ally whose murky tax dealings have focused anger at the government...