February 05, 2023 20:00 (IST)
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Brazil: Over 650 people accused of assault on seats of power

Brasilia: As many as 653 people have been accused of crimes related to the assaults on the seats of power in Brasilia on Jan. 8, Brazil's attorney general's office said Saturday.

9 missing as fishing boat turns in southwest S. Korea

Seoul: Nine people went missing as a fishing boat capsized in southwestern South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday.

Nearly 200 soldiers released in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

Kiev: Dozens of Russian and Ukrainian soldiers have been freed following the latest prisoner swap, officials from both sides confirmed on Saturday.

Turkish Airlines suspends nearly 240 flights after snowfall alert in Istanbul

Istanbul: Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines said on Saturday that it had canceled 238 flights scheduled for Sunday and Monday due to the snowfall expected in Istanbul.

UN child rights committee lauds Swiss asylum offer to Kurdish family

The UN child rights committee on Friday commended Switzerland for swiftly granting asylum to four Kurdish children and their mother, who faced deportation after fleeing Syria, adding that it showed how controversial decisions could be effectively appealed.

UN rights chief appeals for Israelis and Palestinians to end ‘illogic of escalation’

New York: As violence mounts between Israelis and Palestinians, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Friday called for an end to the “illogic of escalation”, appealing for leaders to urgently work to resolve their decades-long conflict.

UN aid convoys deliver lifesaving relief to Ukraine’s war-ravaged east

New York: Two UN aid convoys have reached communities with acute needs near the contact line in Ukraine’s war-shattered east this week, relief coordinators reported on Friday.

German police strike against child porn platforms

Berlin: After years of investigations, German police in Bavaria have clamped down on an international child pornography ring and shut down three darknet platforms.

Finland, Sweden committed to take NATO membership together, PMs say

Stockholm: Finland has reiterated its commitment to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) together with Sweden, visiting Prime Minister Sanna Marin said when she met her Swedish counterpart here on Thursday.

Air raid alert sounded in all regions of Ukraine: Authorities

Kiev: An air raid alert was sounded in all regions of Ukraine, including the capital city Kiev, according to the online map of the Ukrainian Digital Ministry updated on Friday.

French helicopter carrier to participate in military drills with Japan, India, US: Reports

Paris: France's helicopter carrier Dixmude will participate in military drills in the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean alongside ships of the Japanese maritime self-defense forces and the Australian, Indian and US navies, media reported on Friday.

NKorea ratifies law on protection of 'state secret': State Media

Pyongyang: North Korea ratified a law on the protection of "state secret" at a plenary meeting oft the its parliament to safeguard national security and develop the socialist system in the country, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Friday.

'Sinking' land develops cracks in residential structures in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda

Jammu: After Joshimath in Uttarakhand, as many as 21 structures have developed cracks due to "sinking" of land while the families have been shifted to the safer locations in Thathri tehsil of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Friday.

Nigeria: UN genocide expert warns against worsening security situation

New York: The UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on Thursday voiced concern over the worsening security situation in Nigeria, while urging the authorities to ensure counter-terrorism operations are conducted in line with international human rights and humanitarian law.

Ethiopia: Northern aid access improving but some areas still hard to reach

New York: UN humanitarians on Thursday reported that aid access in the north is continuing to improve with aid operations expanding following last November’s ceasefire agreement, but some civilians in the battle-scarred region “remain hard to reach.”