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Four die after fire engulfs apartment block in Spain

At least four people died after a fire broke out at a high-rise residential block in Spain's Valencia city on Thursday.

Venezuela: Mine collapse leaves 15 dead

Caracas/UNI: Fifteen people were killed and 11 others injured after a mine collapsed in La Paragua, the city of Angostura in the country's southeastern Bolivar state, said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday night.

Israel launches second missile attack on Damascus, targets Iranian militia sites

Damascus/Syria: Israel conducted its second missile attack on areas southwest of the Syrian capital of Damascus within hours on Wednesday, according to reports from a war monitor and local media.

UK government sanctions heads of Arctic penal colony where Vladimir Putin's critic Alexei Navalny died

The British government on Wednesday froze the assets of six Russian prison bosses who were in charge of the Arctic penal colony where opposition leader and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Alexei Navalny, died.

PM Rishi Sunak-led British government issues new guidelines to prohibit use of mobile phones in schools

Mobile phones are set to be prohibited in schools across England as part of the British government’s plan to minimise disruption and improve behaviour in classrooms.

US vetoes UN resolution on Gaza ceasefire amid ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict

The UN Security Council met again in an emergency session on Gaza in New York on Tuesday, where the United States vetoed a resolution put forward on behalf of Arab States by Algeria demanding “an immediate humanitarian ceasefire that must be respected by all parties”.

Houthis claim missile attack against 'Israeli' ship

Yemen's Houthi group said on Tuesday that they had launched a missile attack against "an Israeli ship" in the Gulf of Aden.

US veto sends wrong message, makes the situation in Gaza more dangerous: China's UN Envoy

United Nations: China's Ambassador to the United Nations Zhang Jun on Tuesday criticized the United States for the use of its veto power on an Algeria-drafted UN Security Council resolution, arguing it undermines consensus and worsens the situation in Gaza.

Chinese Foreign Minister meets Spanish counterpart; talks about strengthening bilateral ties

Cordoba (Spain): China and Spain should push for greater development of bilateral relations, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Sunday.

Malaysia aims to draw more EV manufacturers

Malaysia aims to attract more electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers as it seeks to become a regional hub for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), an official said on Tuesday.

Vietnam aims to send 125,000 labourers abroad in 2024

Vietnam aims to send 125,000 labourers abroad to work under contracts in 2024, focusing on key traditional markets such as Japan, China's Taiwan and South Korea, Vietnam News Agency reported Tuesday, citing the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.

About 32,000 NATO soldiers deployed close to Russia, Belarus borders

About 32,000 NATO soldiers, over 1,000 armoured vehicles, and 235 aeroplanes and helicopters are deployed near Russia's and Belarus's borders, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday.

Pakistani senator thanks Russia for 'Strong, Principled' position on situation in Gaza

In an interview with Sputnik, the chairman of the defence committee of the Senate of Pakistan, Mushahid Hussain Sayed, thanked Russia for its "strong and principled" position on the situation in the Gaza Strip as the Israeli ground offensive continues.

Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman says his body will be held for next two weeks

Russian President Vladimir Putin's critic Alexei Navalny's family has claimed his body will not be handed over for the next two weeks.

Russian leader Vladimir Putin 'gifts' car to Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a Russian-made car from President Vladimir Putin, an episode showcasing the close ties shared between the two nations, media reports said.