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EU vows to protect energy systems after 'sabotage' on Russian gas pipelines

Russia, which slashed gas deliveries to Europe after the West imposed sanctions over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, has also said sabotage was a possibility.
By Reuters Sep. 28, 2022
Ukraine war: Zelensky suspends security chief and top prosecutor
Ukraine war: Zelensky suspends security chief and top prosecutor

He said more than 60 former employees were now working against Ukraine in Russian-occupied areas.

By The NewsDay Jul. 18, 2022
Sri Lanka political dynasty ends as Rajapaksa quits

Mr Rajapaksa quit after fleeing to Singapore amid mass protests over his mismanagement of the economy.

By The NewsDay Jul. 15, 2022
Ivana Trump, an ex-wife of former President Trump, dies at 73

The New York Police Department said later Thursday there did not “appear to be any criminality” related to Ivana Trump’s death. According to a statement, police received a 911 call about an “aided individual” at about 12:40 p.m. ET and found a “73 year-old female unconscious and unresponsive.”

By The NewsDay Jul. 15, 2022
Ex-finance minister Sunak launches bids to be UK PM as rival backs him

An initial 11 candidates put their names forward to become leader of the governing Conservative Party and Britain’s next premier after Johnson was forced to say he would step down when support drained from him over a series of scandals.

By The NewsDay Jul. 12, 2022
China wishes to penetrate Africa’s political landscape with its ‘debt-trap’ diplomacy: Report

China has recently emerged as a major lender in more than 32 African countries including Angola (USD 21.5 billion in 2017), Ethiopia (USD 13.7 billion), Kenya (USD 9.8 billion), Republic of Congo (USD 7.42 billion), Cameroon (USD 5.57 billion) and Zambia reaching USD 11.2 billion in 2019.

By The NewsDay Jul. 12, 2022
Boris Johnson declines to endorse any candidate running to replace him

“I wouldn’t want to damage anybody’s chances by offering my support,” Johnson said in his first media appearance since he said last week he would step down.

By The NewsDay Jul. 11, 2022
Foreign Secretary Truss enters race to become next British prime minister

Truss, who has held ministerial jobs in a number of government departments including trade, justice and the treasury, said she would slash taxes and maintain a tough line against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

By The NewsDay Jul. 11, 2022
Twitter hires law firm Wachtell to sue Musk after pulling out of $44 billion deal

Musk, the chief executive officer of Tesla , on Friday terminated his deal, saying Twitter had failed to provide information about fake accounts on the platform, after which Twitter’s chairman, Bret Taylor, vowed a legal fight.

By The NewsDay Jul. 11, 2022
Boris Johnson on the brink as ministers quit

Johnson’s finance and health secretaries quit on Tuesday, along with several in more junior roles, saying they could no longer stay in government after the latest in a series of scandals blighted his administration. 

By The NewsDay Jul. 6, 2022
Australia floods worsen as thousands more flee Sydney homes

About 50,000 residents in New South Wales, most in Sydney’s western suburbs, have been told to either evacuate or warned they might receive evacuation orders, up from Monday’s 30,000, authorities said.

By The NewsDay Jul. 5, 2022
Beijing’s policy destroying Tibet’s environment

More than 50 per cent of the official document engaged in the development, building more dams and undertaking several infrastructural initiatives with ironically only one paragraph mentioning anything at all about Tibet’s environment.

By The NewsDay Jun. 22, 2022
Comair to be liquidated after failure to secure additional funding

“We did our utmost to secure the funding, but when we were unable to do so, had no option but to lodge the application. It’s an extremely sad day for the company, its employees, its customers and South African aviation,” Ferguson said.

By The NewsDay Jun. 9, 2022
Harry and Meghan ‘banned’ from photographing Lilibet’s first meeting with the Queen

Harry, 37, and Meghan, 40, returned to California on Sunday without a snap, with members of the royal family reportedly concerned that pictures of the Queen and Lilibet taken by the couple’s photographer could be shared by them with US television networks.

By The NewsDay Jun. 7, 2022
Boris Johnson wins vote but suffers large Tory rebellion

Mr Johnson, who became prime minister in 2019, was informed he would face a vote on his leadership on Sunday during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, after weeks of speculation over his future.

By The NewsDay Jun. 7, 2022
British Prime Minister Johnson faces no-confidence vote

The prime minister said he was “humbled” and took “full responsibility” — but insisted he would not resign. He urged Britons to “move on” and focus on righting the battered economy and helping Ukraine defend itself against a Russian invasion.

By The NewsDay Jun. 6, 2022
UK criticized for excluding graduates from African universities in new work visa rule

Britain will offer work visas to graduates from the world’s best universities in an expansion of its immigration system that is designed to attract the “best and brightest” workers. But no African universities made the list of eligible institutions.

By The NewsDay Jun. 3, 2022
Monkeypox: 131 cases confirmed in 19 countries, says World Health Organisation

While the outbreak is unusual, it remains “containable”, the WHO said, adding it would be holding more meetings to support member states with advice on how to tackle infections.

By The NewsDay May. 24, 2022
Tedros re-elected as head of World Health Organization

The vote by secret ballot, announced by Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh from Djibouti at a major annual meeting, was seen as a formality since Tedros was the only candidate running.

By The NewsDay May. 24, 2022
The singer who stood against all odds

She started singing songs at the young age and her work was appreciated widely in Kashmir. Later, she started her singing career in 2007 with a TV show called Milay Sur of DD Kashir.

By The NewsDay May. 24, 2022
Uyghur secretary of Marxism Institute at university in Xinjiang confirmed detained

Six of the educators from Ili Pedagogical University in Ghulja (in Chinese, Yining) are being held in detention, including Abdullah Ismail of the Marxism Institute.

By The NewsDay May. 24, 2022
George W Bush accidentally condemns ‘unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq’ in Ukraine speech gaffe

‘And the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq… I mean of Ukraine’

By The NewsDay May. 19, 2022
China Eastern crash probe looks into crew actions, sources say

In mainland China’s deadliest aviation disaster for 28 years, the Boeing 737-800 crashed in the mountains of southern Guangxi on March 21, after a sudden plunge from cruising altitude, killing all 123 passengers and nine crew. 

By The NewsDay May. 18, 2022
North Korean leader Kim slams officials’ ‘immaturity’ in response to COVID outbreak

North Korea reported 232,880 more people with fever symptoms, and six more deaths after country revealed the COVID outbreak last week. It did not say how many people had tested positive for COVID-19. 

By The NewsDay May. 18, 2022
Renault hands Russian assets to Moscow

Renault controlled 68 percent of AvtoVAZ, the largest carmaker in Russia with the country’s top brand Lada, but was under pressure to pull out of the country since Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine.

By The NewsDay May. 16, 2022
North Korea: More than a million Covid cases feared

More than a million people have now been sickened by what Pyongyang is calling a “fever”, state media said.

By The NewsDay May. 16, 2022
Floribert Chebeya: DR Congo policeman sentenced to death for murder

Commissioner of police Christian Ngoy Kenga Kenga was found guilty of murder, desertion and misappropriation of weapons and ammunition.

By The NewsDay May. 12, 2022
In Ukrainian villages, a desperate wait for news of the missing

Vira raised herself up on her cane and spoke her prayer aloud. “Please do not take my son.” In fact, Valeriy Kuksa was her son-in-law, but she called him her son. The Russians were taking her son. The young one raised his gun halfway. “Go back inside grandma,” he said. “He is just going to help us push the car out of the driveway.”

By The NewsDay May. 3, 2022