Monday, 26 February 2024

International

10 killed in shooting in Prague varsity building, assailant 'eliminated' 
Shoot Out

10 killed in shooting in Prague varsity building, assailant 'eliminated' 

PRAGUE: At least 10 people were killed and three dozen others injured in a mass shooting at a Charles University faculty building on Jan Palach Square in the Czech capital on Thursday afternoon, and the assailant has been "eliminated".

FBI offers $10K reward for Indian student who went missing in New Jersey 4 years ago
Missing

FBI offers $10K reward for Indian student who went missing in New Jersey 4 years ago

NEW YORK: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information about a 29-year-old Indian student who went missing from New Jersey over four years ago.

Biden to get Black voters' support in 2024 polls 'only if he ensures protection of innocent Palestinians'
US Elections

Biden to get Black voters' support in 2024 polls 'only if he ensures protection of innocent Palestinians'

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden's vote bank has been rocked by young Black voters who have joined the Palestinians in the country saying they will vote for him in the 2024 presidential election "only if he guarantees protection to innocent Palestinians in Gaza Strip in the on-going war between Israel and Hamas".

Five Hidu Indian-American lawmakers warn India ties could suffer if Pannun plot not probed
India-US relations

Five Hidu Indian-American lawmakers warn India ties could suffer if Pannun plot not probed

WASHINGTON: The five Indian-American members of the US House of Representatives, all from Hindu religion have said in a joint statement that it’s “critical” that India investigates allegations that one of its officials engaged in a plot to kill an American citizen and the failure to address these issues could “cause significant damage to this very consequential partnership”.

US panel on religious freedom calls for sanctions on India
Religious Freedom

US panel on religious freedom calls for sanctions on India

WASHINGTON: A US government agency on religious freedom has called for sanctions against India for its alleged involvement in the killing of a Khalistani activist in Canada and in a plot to kill another activist in the US.

Biden scheduled to meet families of American hostages
Gaza War

Biden scheduled to meet families of American hostages

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden has scheduled a meeting Wednesday with families of hostages taken by Hamas on October 7 as Israel's bombardment in Gaza escalates and the international community is turning against over its sustained military campaign.

Trump establishes unprecedented lead over rivals in Iowa
US Elections

Trump establishes unprecedented lead over rivals in Iowa

WASHINGTON: With just five weeks to go for the Iowa caucus, former US president Donald Trump has established an unprecedented lead over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley with New Hampshire to follow in the nations most watched polls of the state.

Netanyahu speaks to Putin amid growing tensions with Russia over Gaza
Gaza War

Netanyahu speaks to Putin amid growing tensions with Russia over Gaza

TEL AVIV: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday spoke with the Russian President Vladimir Putin over phone amid growing tensions between the two countries over the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

Russia seeks international mission to monitor Gaza humanitarian crisis
Gaza War

Russia seeks international mission to monitor Gaza humanitarian crisis

MOSCOW: Expressing readiness to render any assistance to alleviate suffering of Gaza’s people, Russia on Sunday said that an international monitoring mission should go to the beleaguered enclave to monitor the humanitarian situation.

Tens of thousands of displaced Palestinians without shelter in Rafah: UN
Israel War

Tens of thousands of displaced Palestinians without shelter in Rafah: UN

GAZA: The United Nations on Saturday said that tens of thousands of Palestinians flocking into Rafah, a city in Gaza Strip, are facing overcrowding and need shelters.

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