April 23, 2024 23:06 (IST)
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US vetoes Palestine’s request UN's full membership

The Security Council rejected Palestine’s request for UN membership on Thursday, with the United States casting a veto.

Assembly President calls for massive investment in sustainable infrastructure

The President of the UN General Assembly on Thursday underscored the critical need for resilient infrastructure if the world is the reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline.

UN chief Antonio Guterres appeals for maximum restraint in the Middle East

Recent escalations in the Middle East make it even more important to support efforts towards lasting peace between Israel and a fully independent, viable and sovereign Palestinian state, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday.

Israeli missile hits Iran as tension escalates in Middle East

Israel has carried out a strike on Iran, nearly a week after missile and drone attack was carried out by Tehran on Jerusalem.

Amid fears of escalations, Iran warns of attack on Israel's nuclear sites

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has warned of attack on Israel’s nuclear sites and may pursue a nuclear weapon if the country strikes at Iran’s nuclear facilities.

TikTok's separation from parent ByteDance superficial; sent US users' private data every 14 days to China: Report

TikTok allegedly instructed its staff to send information related to American users to its Beijing-based parent company, according to a recent report.

How a single Israeli strike on a Gaza IVF centre took away 5,000 lives: Report

Gaza: An Israeli air strike on Gaza's largest fertility clinic last December dealt a massive blow to the hopes of infertile couples as the explosion resulted in the destruction of over 4,000 embryos along with 1,000 specimens of sperm and unfertilized eggs, reported Reuters.

Fire partially destroys old stock exchange building in Denmark

Fire engulfed the iconic old stock exchange building in the centre of Copenhagen in Denmark recently with videos showing blaze gutting the historic structure.

US plans to impose new sanctions on Iran following attack on Israel

The US on Tuesday (April 16, 2024) said it will impose new sanctions targeting Iran, including its missile and drone programme, against entities supporting the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Iran’s Defence Ministry.

Australian government to grant permanent residency to French national who confronted Sydney shopping mall attacker

The Australian government has announced it will grant permanent residency to a French national who confronted the Sydney shopping mall attacker with a bollard.

Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi says Iran's attack will be met with a response

Amid escalating tension in the Middle East, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Herzi Halevi has warned that Iran's attack on his country will be 'met with a response'.

Australian authorities start investigating Sydney church stabbing incident as 'terrorist attack'

Australian Police on Monday declared the stabbing incident in a Sydney church a religiously motivated "terrorist act".

Australian bishop stabbed, two others injured inside Sydney church just days after mall massacre

An Australian bishop, famous on TikTok, was stabbed multiple times and at least two others were injured in Sydney during his sermon on Monday night.

Australian police say Sydney mall attacker Joel Cauchi was targeting women

Australian Police have said the man who stabbed to death six people in a shopping mall in Australia's Sydney city may have been targeting women.

Israel calls for fresh sanctions on Iran during UNSC meeting amid escalation of tension

Amid further escalation of tension over missiles and drone attacks carried out on Israel, the country's official called for fresh sanctions on Iran during a meeting of the UN security council.