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Israel-Gaza crisis: 10 Israeli hostages, 4 Thai nationals released by Hamas during six-day truce

At least 10 Israeli hostages and four Thai nationals were released by Hamas members on the sixth day of the temporary truce.

Israeli gunfire in West Bank claims lives of two Palestinian children

Ramallah: In the course of the Israeli army's attack on Jenin, a West Bank city, and its refugee camp, at least two Palestinian children were killed in gunfire, the Palestinian Health Ministry announced on Wednesday.

Panama shuts down First Quantum copper mine after court rules Cobre Panama illegal

The Panama Supreme Court declared the contract of Canadian miner First Quantum Copper Mine Cobre Panama illegal on Tuesday, announcing the mine's closure, BBC reports.

Israel-Hamas conflict: Gaza doctors ‘terrified’ of deadly disease outbreak as aid teams race to deliver

As the pause in fighting in Gaza appeared to enter a fifth day on Tuesday, UN humanitarians warned that aid deliveries needed to multiply immediately to save the lives of the injured and stem the risk of a deadly disease outbreak that has left doctors “terrified”.

Israel-Gaza crisis: Hamas releases 12 more hostages amid extended truce

Ten Israeli nationals and two Thai hostages have been released by Hamas during the first day of the two-day extended truce on Tuesday (November 28, 2023).

NATO Secy Gen welcomes extension of ceasefire in Gaza

Gaza/IBNS/UNI: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Tuesday said that the alliance welcomed the extension of the Gaza ceasefire, which has allowed time for relief, the release of hostages, and the delivery of aid.

Elon Musk in Israel: X owner visits Kibbutz attacked by Hamas during October 7 atrocities, meets PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Days after Elon Musk drew criticism for his endorsement of an anti-Semitic post on X, billionaire Elon Musk visited Israel on Monday (November 27, 2023) and met the country's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, other officials and victims of the October 7 Hamas atrocities.

Israel-Hamas conflict: 11 more hostages released

As many as 11 hostages, who were in Hamas captivity, were released on Monday (November 27, 2023) and handed over to Israeli authorities, media reports said.

Israel-Hamas crisis: Temporary truce extended by two more days, 11 hostages released

Israel and Hamas have decided to extend their temporary truce by two days on Monday (November 27, 2023).

Israel-Hamas truce in Gaza extended by two days, mediator Qatar announces

A humanitarian pause in the war between Israel and Hamas will extend by two days, mediator Qatar said Monday as an initial four-day truce in Gaza is set to expire.

'Drunk' Thai para-athlete kills four during wedding, including his bride

A Thai para-athlete, who had previously served as a soldier, shot dead his bride and three others before killing himself on his wedding day, media reports said.

Gaza: Vital aid reaches shattered north amid ongoing Israel-Hamas truce

Desperate Gazans in the north of the enclave had their first sip of clean water in weeks on Monday as a continuing pause in fighting enabled broadening aid access to the Strip, UN humanitarians said.

New Zealand govt decides to scrap anti-smoking law, health experts criticise

The new government of New Zealand is planning to scrap the nation's smoking ban to fund tax cuts, media reports said.

Israel-Hamas discuss possibility of increasing temporary ceasefire as four-day truce nears end

With the truce between Hamas and Israel entering its fourth and final day on Monday (November 27, 2023), both sides are discussing a possibility of extending the temporary ceasefire.

South Korea: Youth population expected to halve in 30 years

The number of young South Koreans was expected to halve in 30 years amid the rapidly aging population and the record-low birth-rate, the country's statistical agency said Monday.