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Slovakia PM Robert Fico undergoes 5-hour surgery after being shot multiple times, now stable

Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico is stable after a five-hour surgery which he underwent after he was shot five times in an assassination plot, media reports said.

US teen dies of cardiac arrest after consuming spicy chip as part of social media challenge, reveals autopsy report

A 14-year-old has died of cardiac arrest in the USA after he took part in a social media challenge that dared people to eat extremely hot tortilla chip, media reports said.

'India reached the Moon while children in Karachi...': Pakistani lawmaker in viral parliamentary speech

New Delhi/Karachi/IBNS: Pakistani lawmaker Syed Mustafa Kamal has lauded India's mission to the Moon while slamming the deplorable situation in Karachi during an address to Parliament on Wednesday.

US issues fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who have been laid off

New Delhi/IBNS: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who got terminated from their jobs after major corporations like Google, Tesla, and Walmart announced extensive layoffs, affecting the lives of many immigrant workers.

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico shot multiple times; attacker held

Handlova (Slovakia): Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot multiple times and rushed to a hospital with gruesome injuries on Wednesday after a cabinet meeting, media reported citing officials.

Pakistani women storm into DI Khan grid station to demonstrate against prolonged power cut

A large number of women, who were demonstrating against prolonged powercut, stormed into a grid station in DI Khan region of Pakistan recently, media reports said on Wednesday.

450,000 Gazans now uprooted from Rafah as Israeli bombardment continues

Large parts of the city of Rafah are now a “ghost town”, with UN humanitarians reporting on Tuesday that some 450,000 Gazans have been forcibly displaced from the southernmost city by Israeli evacuation orders in the last week.

ICC Prosecutor outlines roadmap to complete Libya war crimes probe

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced at the UN Security Council on Tuesday that the investigative stage of the legal proceedings into alleged war crimes in Libya is expected to conclude by the end of 2025, transitioning into the judicial stage.

UN forum in Bahrain: Innovation as the key to solving global problems

A major UN forum opened on Tuesday in Bahrain. Its mission: to empower entrepreneurial leaders who can build a brighter future and achieve sustainable development for all.

The Portals: Dublin-New York video gateway shuts down amid alleged 'inappropriate behaviour'

Prompted by 'inappropriate behaviour',  two public sculptures featuring a livestream between Dublin, Ireland, and New York City were shutdown temporarily.

Ukraine is fighting for a free world, says Antony Blinken in his message during his guitar performance in Kyiv bar

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken took a red guitar in his hand and performed at a basement bar in Kyiv on Tuesday (May 14, 2024) where he expressed his support to the conflict-ravaged country and said the people of Ukraine are fighting for a free world.

UN report reveals record 75.9 million internally displaced in 2023

The number of people living in internal displacement soared to a record 75.9 million last year, a new UN-backed report said on Tuesday.

Pakistan: Seven-year-old raped in Karachi

An unknown man raped a seven-year-old girl in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reports said.

Pakistan Rangers opened fire on thousands of locals in Muzaffarabad, PoK activist urges India to summon Pakistani envoy

A prominent political activist from Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) has urged the Indian government to summon the Pakistani envoy for an explanation after Pakistan Rangers opened fire on thousands of locals in Muzaffarabad recently.

UNHCR report shows complementary admissions for refugees reach record highs

A new report jointly issued by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals a significant increase in the issuance of study, work, family reunification and sponsorship permits to refugees by OECD countries and Brazil.