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Kate Middleton attends 'Trooping the Colour' parade, her first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

London: Princess of Wales Kate Middleton, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment, made her first public appearance on Saturday since her diagnosis in January.

War in Ukraine should not be ‘new normal’, say humanitarians

A surge of attacks by Russian forces on the Kharkiv area of Ukraine is causing significant civilian casualties, as well as the destruction of homes and crucial infrastructure, the top UN official in Ukraine said today, in a plea not to “normalize” the dire conditions for Ukrainian civilians.

Genocide prevention adviser warns of global threat posed by hate speech

The UN’s top genocide prevention official warned on Friday that hate speech remains a significant threat to global peace and security, often targeting society’s most vulnerable.

Climate change triggers tensions in Nigeria

Despite its huge potential, Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, continues to grapple with a host of challenges which are impacting people’s lives and triggering conflict over key resources, a senior UN official in the country said on Friday.

‘Better late than never’: Gazans react to Security Council ceasefire resolution

A cautious welcome was given by civilians in Gaza to this week’s Security Council resolution endorsing a ceasefire for hostages deal - mixed with frustration that the fighting continues with both Hamas and the Israeli Government signalling that the three phase plan falls short.

G7 leaders sing 'Happy Birthday' to greet German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during Italy Summit

A heart-warming moment was caught on camera when world leaders sang 'Happy Birthday' to wish German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Italy where they had assembled to attend the G7 meeting.

Kate Middleton is 'making good progress' with cancer treatment, to take up public engagements soon

London/IBNS: Kate, Britain's Princess of Wales, has said she is making good progress as she is undergoing preventative chemotherapy but is "not out of the woods" ahead of her first public appearance on Saturday since her surgery revealed cancer.

2 Indians, recruited by Russian army, killed in Ukraine war

New Delhi/IBNS: Two Indians who were recruited by the Russian Army have been killed in the ongoing Russia- Ukraine conflict, media reports said.

Malawi's vice-president dies in plane crash

The wreck of a plane that was carrying Malawi's vice-president has been recovered with no survivors in it, media reports said.

Gaza crisis: Security Council adopts US resolution calling for ‘immediate, full and complete ceasefire’

The UN Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution aimed at reaching a comprehensive ceasefire deal in three phases to end the war in Gaza, with US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield telling members "today, we voted for peace."

Aircraft carrying Malawi's Vice President goes missing, search ordered: Report

Lilongwe, Malawi/IBNS: A military aircraft carrying Malawi's vice president Saulos Chilima has been reported missing after it failed to make a landing Monday morning, the government said.

Two cargo ships catch fire after being hit by projectiles off Yemen coast, Houthi involvement suspected

Two cargo ships caught fire after they were hit by projectiles off Yemen's Aden, media reports said.

Macron dissolves Parliament as exit polls predict historic French far-right surge in EU polls

Far-right parties are expected to win a significant number of the seats in the European Parliament following three days of voting.

UAE's longest day will last nearly 14 hours

The UAE is set to experience its longest day of the year, or summer solstice, from June 21 to June 22, media reports said.

IDF shares footage of moments when Israeli hostages were rescued from Hamas captivity

The Israeli Defense Forces has released video footage of the operation conducted by its personnel to rescue four hostages from Hamas captivity in Gaza.