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Israeli strikes kill two Hezbollah fighters, two Syrians near Damascus: Report

Published on Dec 11, 2023 04:13 PM IST

Two Hezbollah sites in the Sayyida Zeinab district south of the capital and "a radar battalion" near the airport were targeted late Sunday.

Members of Hezbollah (Representational picture)(Reuters)

Jew Genocide Row: Fareed Zakaria's stark reality check for American universities

Fareed Zakaria had a word of warning for American instituions of higher learning.

Fareed Zakaria (Source:
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 05:15 PM IST

Russia unleashes new attacks in eastern Ukraine, says Ukrainian military

Russia-Ukraine War: Avdiivka is a key Ukrainian strongpoint just northwest of the Russian-occupied city of Donetsk in the eastern Donbas region.

Russia-Ukraine War: A Ukrainian police officer takes cover in front of a burning building that was hit in a Russian airstrike in Avdiivka, Ukraine.(AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 03:29 PM IST
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Two people killed in Swiss town Sion shooting, police say

Switzerland Shooting: Police in the Valais canton said that the suspect, an unidentified man, had fired several shots.

Switzerland Shooting: Police in the Valais canton said that the suspect, an unidentified man, had fired several shots.(Representational)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 03:14 PM IST
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Will Claudine Gay follow Liz Magill's exit?

Harvard University President Claudine Gay faces mounting pressure and calls to resign following her remarks on genocide and handling of antisemitism.

Claudine Gay, a professor who has led the prestigious US university since July 2023, was asked on December 5, 2023, whether calls for
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 03:12 PM IST

Experts believe Canada’s anti-immigrant sentiments will change post economic revival

As sentiment in Canada turns decisively against high levels of immigration, experts believe that the current mood will change once economic stresses causing it are alleviated.

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Published on Dec 11, 2023 12:10 PM IST

Who is Alex Jones?

Alex Jones, the far-right radio host and conspiracy theorist behind InfoWars, and Elon Musk reinstate of his X account recently.

(FILES) Elon Musk, the billionaire owner of X, on December 10, 2023 reinstated far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on the social media platform, a year after vowing never to let him return. Jones, who claimed that a December 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that killed 20 children and six educators was a hoax, was banned from the platform. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 12:15 PM IST

Mistaken identity behind death of Sikh man and family in Canada, say police

Canadian police believe a shooting spree that left 2 Indian nationals dead was targeted but the victims were killed because of mistaken identity.

Photos of the vehicle used in the double murder in Ontario released by the police. (Caledon OPP)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 12:07 PM IST
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Thousands of migrants crossing Arizona border

Thousands of migrants, including families with children, are crossing the Arizona border, prompting authorities to close the Lukeville crossing.

A group of migrants walk to a van as hundreds of migrants gather along the border Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, in Lukeville, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)(AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:56 AM IST
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Vivek Ramaswamy takes a piss during live talk on X and 2.3 m listening

Vivek Ramaswamy’s bathroom break steals spotlight at Elon Musk's X Spaces event.

Republican presidential candidate businessman Vivek Ramaswamy (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)(AP)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 03:12 PM IST

3 reasons why Elon Musk reinstated conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' account

Why has Elon Musk unbanned Alex Jones? Many claim it's to favour free speech on the platform whereas some feel it can be due to shrinking revenues

Elon Musk has ended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' ban on X after 5 years
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 11:08 PM IST

Ukraine shoots down eight Kyiv-bound missiles amid sudden Russian air attack

Explosions were heard in Kyiv after Ukrainian forces shot down eight Russian missiles targeting Kyiv in an air attack.

A view shows a high-voltage substation of Ukrenergo damaged by a Russian air strike in an undisclosed location in central Ukraine(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 11:15 AM IST

Houthi threat to Israel, threatens maritime security in volatile Middle-East

The situation off the coast of Aden and Red Sea is precarious and any successful attack by Houthis on a vessel might spark off a conflagration.

USS Eisenhower carrier strike group in Red Sea.
Published on Dec 11, 2023 08:50 AM IST

Donald Trump declines to testify again in $250million New York fraud trial

Former President Donald Trump's abrupt refusal to testify for a second time in his New York fraud trial sparks questions about his defense strategy.

FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Hialeah, Fla., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)(AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 08:37 AM IST

US F-16 jet crashes in South Korea during training: Report

The crash was near the U.S. Air Force base in Gunsan

The pilot ejected from the jet before the crash(REUTERS (Representational Image))
Published on Dec 11, 2023 07:33 AM IST
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China reports ‘fluctuating’ drop in respiratory diseases among children

Chinese health authorities said they are seeing a “fluctuating downtrend” in respiratory illnesses among children.

China has said that the number of respiratory diseases in children is going low.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 06:35 AM IST
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Two trains in Italy crash head-on, 17 suffer minor injuries

The accident between a high-speed train and a regional train occurred on the line between Bologna and Rimini.

Photos published by firefighters showed the two trains had crashed head-on, but the front of the regional train was still intact.
Published on Dec 11, 2023 06:34 AM IST

UNGA likely to vote on Tuesday on draft resolution seeking Gaza ceasefire

The move comes after the US, on Friday, vetoed a U.N. Security Council demand for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.

Palestinians inspect the rubble of the Yassin Mosque destroyed after it was hit by an Israeli airstrike at Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, early Monday, Oct. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 03:42 AM IST
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Jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi's children receive her Nobel Prize

Kiana and Ali Rahmani, Mohammadi’s 17-year-old twins who live in exile in Paris with their father, haven't seen her in years.

The Nobel banquet at the Grand Hotel in Oslo on Sunday, in connection with the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize 2023. (NTB/Rodrigo Freitas via REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 02:33 AM IST
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Biden to host Zelensky on Tuesday: White House

The two leaders "will discuss Ukraine's urgent needs" as it fights off a Russian invasion, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Sunday.

FILE - President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the Oval Office of the White House, Sept. 21, 2023, in Washington.. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 01:52 AM IST

Israel must ‘put a premium’ on protecting civilians' lives in Gaza, says Blinken

Though the ‘intent is there, results are not always manifesting themselves,’ the US Secretary of State told CNN.

FILE PHOTO: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks to the media prior to departure from Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, on December 1, 2023. SAUL LOEB/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
Published on Dec 11, 2023 01:05 AM IST
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'Forgotten war': Sudan's 'horrific mega-catastrophe' as UN runs out of funds

There are also "seven million people displaced in Sudan, which is the highest displacement situation globally," Nkweta-Salami said.

FILE PHOTO: A Sudanese family who fled the conflict in Murnei in Sudan's Darfur region, sit beside their belongings while waiting to be registered by UNHCR upon crossing the border between Sudan and Chad in Adre, Chad, July 26, 2023. (REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 01:04 AM IST

Rallies against antisemitism gain steam in Europe

The demonstrations in Brussels and Berlin were the latest in a series of rallies in European capitals that have expressed support for Jewish communities.

A person carries an Israeli flag during a protest against antisemitism at the Brandenburg Gate, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Berlin, Germany, December 10, 2023. (REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 12:06 AM IST
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Argentina's new president vows to take tough measures to control inflation

"There is no money," said Milei, vowing to put an end to "decades of decadence" by his overspending predecessors .

Argentina's new president Javier Milei (AFP)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 12:01 AM IST

Watch: Thousands of dead fish washed ashore in Japan, locals bewildered

As a result of the bewildering event, the beach got covered in a silver blanket, stretching for about a kilometre in length.

Thousands of dead fish washed ashore in Hakodate on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Thursday morning. (X(formerly Twitter))
Published on Dec 10, 2023 11:14 PM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Trump’s dramatic warning to Biden - ‘Be very careful what you wish for’

Trump stated, "I can only say to Joe: Be very careful what you wish for, but what you have done is a terrible thing.".

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 09: Former President Donald Trump speaks at the New York Young Republican Club Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on December 09, 2023 in New York City. The New York Young Republican Club held its 111th annual gala with guest speakers that include Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and former President Trump days before he is scheduled to testify as the last witness in his civil fraud trial. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Michael M. Santiago / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Dec 10, 2023 11:12 PM IST

‘Cannot pressure us to end war’: Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu on Gaza truce

Israel-Hamas War: Hamas from the Gaza Strip attacked Israel on October 7, killing about 1,200 people, mostly civilians.

Israel-Hamas War: Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem.(AFP)
Published on Dec 10, 2023 10:37 PM IST

Russia's pitch for international monitoring Gaza mission: What it means amid war

Israel's assault on Gaza has killed at least 17,000 people, Gaza health authorities say.

Smoke rises after Israeli strikes, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, December 10, 2023. (REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 10, 2023 10:43 PM IST
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France's warship in Red Sea attacked by Yemen drones: What we know so far

A short statement from the Armies Ministry did not say who fired the drones at the French Navy frigate Languedoc on Saturday night.

The French Languedoc (D653), a FREMM multipurpose frigate(AFP)
Published on Dec 10, 2023 10:28 PM IST

Hamas' warning to Israel: 'No hostage will leave alive unless…'

Israel-Hamas War: Israel said 137 captives remained in the Palestinian territory while mediator Qatar said that efforts to secure a new truce are ongoing.

Israel-Hamas War: An Israeli mobile artillery unit fires a shell from southern Israel towards the Gaza Strip, in a position near the Israel-Gaza border.(AP)
Published on Dec 10, 2023 10:24 PM IST
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