Maldives prosecutor general stabbed on Male street in broad daylight

The Maldives prosecutor general, Hussain Shameem, was attacked on the streets of Male, on Wednesday morning. This happened amid the impeachment move against the country’s president, Mohamed Muizzu. Read More

ICJ orders Israel to avert Gaza genocide, stops short of ceasefire call

The ICJ ordered Israel to “take all measures” to prevent genocide in Gaza after South Africa accused Israel of violating international laws on genocide. However, the court did not rule on whether Israel is committing genocide in Gaza. Read More

Pakistan retaliates against Iran strikes with deadly drone attacks

Pakistan has launched drone strikes inside Iran, targeting Baloch separatist militants, in a major escalation of tensions between the two neighbours a day after Iran launched missile and drone strikes against targets inside Pakistan. Read More

Iran missiles ‘terrorists’ in Pakistan kicking major row; India, China react

Iran has carried out a series of missile and drone strikes on Pakistan, targeting what it claimed were bases of a Sunni militant group that has attacked Iranian forces in the past. Pakistan called the strikes a “blatant breach” of its sovereignty and recalled its ambassador from Tehran. Read More

‘Gaza genocide’: ICJ hearing South Africa’s case against Israel ends

The International Court of Justice in The Hague has concluded hearing a case, on Friday, brought by South Africa against Israel for war crimes in Gaza under the 1951 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide or the Genocide Convention in short. Read More

US, UK strike Houthis, push Israel’s Gaza campaign towards regional war

The US and the UK have carried out strikes from air and sea against Houthi targets inside Yemen in response to the Houthi group’s drone and missile strikes against Israel-linked commercial ships in the Gulf of Aden-Red Sea maritime route. Read More

Hasina wins big in controversy-marred Bangladesh general election

According to the official results, the AL and its allies secured 252 out of 300 seats in the parliament, while the main opposition BNP and its allies won only 12 seats. The rest of the seats were won by independent candidates and smaller parties. Read More

Houthi leader warns his group will hit US warships if Yemen is attacked

Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, leader of the Houthi movement Ansar Allah (Supporters of God), warned the United States that it would strike its warships in the region if they attacked Yemen or escalate their actions in stopping his group from enforcing the Red Sea blockade of Israel-linked ships. Read More

Israel declares LeT as terrorist organization

Days ahead of of the 15th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Israel on Tuesday announced the Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba as a terror outfit. Read More

USAID deputy assistant administrator for Asia Anjali Kaur visits India

US Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) of the Bureau for Asia Anjali Kaur is visiting India to advance the US-India development partnership and to meet with government officials, development partners, and visit USAID-supported sites in Dharamshala and New Delhi. Read More


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