EU parliament to vote on stricter migration rules

Brussels [Belgium], April 11: The European Parliament was preparing Wednesday to vote on sweeping reforms to the European Union's migration and asylum rules.

ORF announces five new Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders ahead of Paris 2024

Paris [France], April 11: The Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF) has announced five new Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders who are being supported to train and compete with...

Sharjah Airport shares Eid Al Fitr joy with passengers

Sharjah [UAE], April 11: Sharjah Airport shared the joy of Eid Al Fitr with passengers, celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan,...

Under directives of UAE President, UAE supports 'Amalthea Fund' for humanitarian response...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], April 11: Following the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE announced the allocation of...

On Eid Al Fitr: 'Birds of Goodness' delivers 125 tonnes of aid...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], April 11: The Joint Operations Command of the Ministry of Defence announced the successful completion of the 30th "Birds of Goodness" airdrop...

Trump loses bid to delay hush money trial pending gag order appeal

New York [US], April 10: Donald Trump on Tuesday lost his second last-ditch bid in as many days to delay his April 15 trial on...

UN responds to devastating ferry tragedy in Mozambique

United Nations, April 10: The UN group in Mozambique has dispatched a team to the area of the deadly sinking of a makeshift ferry, a...

Crime in Germany soars to highest level since 2016

Berlin [Germany], April 10: Crime in Europe's largest economy has peaked at its highest level since 2016, German authorities announced this week.

Mexican president accuses U.S., Canada of "ambiguous" stance on Ecuador

Mexico City [Mexico], April 10: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday accused the governments of the United States and Canada of taking an...

Singapore records 9,783 e-commerce scam cases in 2023

Singapore, April 10: Singaporean authority registered 9,783 e-commerce scam cases in 2023, more than doubling the 4,762 cases in 2022, according to a report issued...

Climate activists win landmark European lawsuit

Strasbourg [France], April 10: Climate activists in Switzerland on Tuesday won a landmark case in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) holding that authorities...

March warmer than in any previous year

Berlin [Germany], April 10: March became the 10th month in a row to set record-high global temperatures, EU scientists said.

Ecuador's former VP hospitalised after arrest in Mexican embassy

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 10: Ecuador's imprisoned former vice president Jorge Glas has been taken to hospital due to health problems.

Four die in explosion at reservoir in Italy

Rome [Italy], April 10: At least four workers were killed in an explosion at a hydroelectric power plant on a reservoir in northern Italy...

Billionaire Elon Musk predicts that super AI will be smarter than humans...

California [US], April 10: Mr. Elon Musk believes that unless the demand for electricity and computing power for artificial intelligence (AI) becomes unsustainable, a 'super...

The turning point election in Korea today

Seoul [South Korea], April 10: On April 10, South Korea began the official election of the 22nd National Assembly, an event that could determine whether...

Hamas reviews Israeli proposal

Gaza [Palestine], April 10: Hamas said on Tuesday that an Israeli proposal on a ceasefire in their war in Gaza did not meet the demands...

Russia, Kazakhstan evacuates 100,000+ in historic floods

Moscow [Russia], April 10: Russia and Kazakhstan ordered more than 100,000 people to evacuate after swiftly melting snow swelled mighty rivers beyond bursting point in...

Niger coup risks jump in EU immigration, commissioner says

Brussels [Belgium], April 10: Last year's coup in Niger could bring about a surge in irregular arrivals to the European Union, Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva...

Newshub to close - website to shut down, up to 300 job...

Wellington [New Zealand], April 10: Newshub's closure and other production cuts at Three have been confirmed, with the loss of up to 300 jobs.

Ireland: Simon Harris elected new prime minister

Dublin [Ireland], April 10: Simon Harris has become Ireland's youngest ever prime minister, or taoiseach, after being elected to succeed party colleague Leo Varadkar.

WHO sounds alarm on viral hepatitis infections claiming 3500 lives each day

Geneva [Switzerland], April 10: The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its 2024 Global Hepatitis Report, has revealed that the number of lives lost due...

UAE President exchanges Eid Al-Fitr greetings with Emir of Kuwait and Turkish...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], April 10: UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan exchanged Eid Al-Fitr greetings today during phone calls with His...

ERC distributes Zakat Al Fitr to 1,270 families in Mukalla, Yemen

Mukalla [Yemen], April 10: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has started the distribution of Zakat Al Fitr in Mukalla, Hadramaut Governorate in Yemen, benefiting around...

WTO forecasts rebound in global trade but warns of downside risks

Geneva [Switzerland], April 10: Global goods trade is expected to pick up gradually this year following a contraction in 2023 that was driven by the...

WHO donates supply kits to Malawi amid food crisis

Lilongwe [Malawi], April 9: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday donated pediatric severe acute malnutrition (PEDSAM) kits to the Malawian government in response to...

Egypt, Jordan, France urge immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Cairo [Egypt], April 9: Egypt, Jordan, and France on Monday urged an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which has been under deadly Israeli siege...