Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Removes Top Minister Over Court Ruling

Thousands Protest In Israel Against Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu removed a top minister following a Supreme Court ruling. (File) Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu removed a top minister from office Sunday following a Supreme Court ruling against Aryeh Deri’s appointment which has shaken the nascent cabinet. “It is with a heavy heart, with great sorrow and with an extremely difficult feeling … Read more

Nine Killed In California Mass Shooting: What We Know So Far

Several Dead In Shooting At Chinese New Year Party In Los Angeles: Report

Breaking News Nine Killed In California Mass Shooting: What We Know So Far Nine people were killed in a mass shooting in the city of Monterey Park, California, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. “Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to assist Monterey Park Police Department with a shooting death investigation. There … Read more

Several Dead In Shooting At Chinese New Year Party In Los Angeles: Report

Man Chews Off Elderly Man

Monterey Park is a city in Los Angeles county. (Representational) Police were attending a shooting in Monterey Park, California with multiple casualities on Saturday night, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing a law enforcement source. The shooting took place after 10 pm (0600 GMT) around the location of a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration held … Read more

“It Does Not…”: New Zealand’s Next PM Slams Abuse Faced By Jacinda Ardern

Chris Hipkins has attacked the personal abuse suffered by Jacinda Ardern. (File) Wellington: New Zealand’s incoming prime minister Chris Hipkins criticised the “abhorrent” treatment endured by Jacinda Ardern and vowed on Sunday to shield his own family, three days after her shock resignation. Hours after being unanimously endorsed by Labour Party MPs as the party’s … Read more

After India, China Backs Sri Lanka’s Bid To Secure IMF Bailout Package

After India, China Backs Sri Lanka

The economic crisis triggered by forex shortages has sparked public protests in Sri Lanka. China has given debt-ridden Sri Lanka the financing assurances required by the IMF to unlock a USD 2.9 billion bailout package for the country, days after India strongly backed the island nation’s efforts to secure the loan from the global lender … Read more

4 Killed, 4 Critical After Japan Apartment Fire

4 Killed, 4 Critical After Japan Apartment Fire

Japan fire: Four men were taken to hospital unconscious. (Representational) Tokyo: A fire at an apartment building in Kobe in western Japan killed four men and left four in critical condition on Sunday, an official said. The fire department was alerted to the fire in the three-storey building by an emergency call at around 1:30 … Read more

“He Changed…”: Imran Khan’s Latest Charge Against Pak’s Former Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa

Imran Khan said Qamar Javed Bajwa’s behaviour changed after his extension in 2019 (File) Islamabad: Former Pakistan’s army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s behaviour changed after being granted an extension as the military’s head in 2019, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan claimed, The News International reported. While speaking in an interview with a private channel, … Read more

Ukraine Filmmakers Bring Horrors Of War To Sundance Film Festival

Ukraine Filmmakers Bring Horrors Of War To Sundance Film Festival

“20 Days In Mariupol” was screened Friday night at Sundance. (File) Park City: Two new documentaries from Ukrainian filmmakers highlighting the carnage wrought on their country by Russian aggression — and the insidious effects of Kremlin propaganda — premiere at the Sundance film festival this week. “20 Days In Mariupol,” which screened Friday night, portrays … Read more

By ‘Pokemon Go’ Creators, A New Basketball Game With “Real-World” Appeal

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The players of the NBA game will need only a mobile phone, no expensive accessories. (Representational) Paris: Seven years ago the mobile game “Pokemon Go” took the world by storm, and now its creators are aiming to infuse the same “real-world” appeal into their new basketball game. While players of “Pokemon Go” were guided by … Read more

US Media Sees Massive Job Cuts Amid Falling Newsroom Employment

US Media Sees Massive Job Cuts Amid Falling Newsroom Employment

CNN, NBC, MSNBC, Buzzfeed, and other outlets have also reduced their workforces. (Representational) New York: From CNN to the Washington Post, US media are facing tough times, as a series of outlets have announced layoffs this winter amid fears of an economic downturn. Vox Media, owner of the Vox and The Verge websites as well … Read more