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Netanyahu says 'intense phase' of Rafah fighting nears end
Netanyahu says 'intense phase' of Rafah fighting nears end

Netanyahu says ‘intense phase’ of Rafah fighting nears end

Israel’s prime minister says the war will still go on, with some forces possibly moving from Gaza toward the north as the conflict escalates with Lebanon-based Hezbollah. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in
7 hours ago
Wildfires hit areas of southeastern Turkey, deaths reported
Wildfires hit areas of southeastern Turkey, deaths reported

Wildfires hit areas of southeastern Turkey, deaths reported

Authorities say at least five people have been killed by wildfires in southeastern parts, while dozens more have been injured. Wildfires in southeastern Turkey have claimed the lives of at least five people and
3 days ago
Kenyan police fire tear gas as anti-tax protests spread
Kenyan police fire tear gas as anti-tax protests spread

Kenyan police fire tear gas as anti-tax protests spread

Protests against proposed tax hikes spread nationwide on Thursday as riot police cracked down on some demonstrations. The government has argued that it needs to address a major budget deficit. Thousands of
4 days ago
India: Dozens dead after drinking tainted liquor
India: Dozens dead after drinking tainted liquor

India: Dozens dead after drinking tainted liquor

Authorities in Tamil Nadu said at least 34 people died after consuming the illicit alcohol. Hundreds of people die each year following consumption of toxic liquor, which is often sold cheaper than
4 days ago
China changes names of Uyghur villages, says report
China changes names of Uyghur villages, says report

China changes names of Uyghur villages, says report

A report by Human Rights Watch has said China changed the names of villages inhabited by Uyghur people and other minorities to generic terms. This included 3,600 villages in the western region
5 days ago
Fire, explosions at Chad ammunition depot, government says
Fire, explosions at Chad ammunition depot, government says

Fire, explosions at Chad ammunition depot, government says

Chad’s government said there was a fire and explosions at an ammunition depot in the capital, N’Djamena. The cause of the deadly blaze was not immediately clear. Initial footage appeared to show
5 days ago
India: Several killed in train collision in West Bengal
India: Several killed in train collision in West Bengal

India: Several killed in train collision in West Bengal

A goods train crashed into a passenger train in India’s West Bengal state, killing several with more injured. Rescue operations are underway. A cargo train collided with a passenger train in the
1 week ago
South Africa: Zuma's MK party to join opposition alliance
South Africa: Zuma's MK party to join opposition alliance

South Africa: Zuma’s MK party to join opposition alliance

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s MK party says it wants to coordinate efforts against the unity government led by the African National Congress (ANC), claiming a May election was fraudulent. Former
1 week ago
US tourist found dead in Greece, 3 more missing
US tourist found dead in Greece, 3 more missing

US tourist found dead in Greece, 3 more missing

It is the latest in a number of cases in which tourists on the Greek islands have died or gone missing. Greece is experiencing unusually high summer temperatures. The body of a
1 week ago
Saudi Arabia: 19 Hajj pilgrims die as temperatures rise
Saudi Arabia: 19 Hajj pilgrims die as temperatures rise

Saudi Arabia: 19 Hajj pilgrims die as temperatures rise

More than 1.8 million people gathered for the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Temperatures have been rising as the last ritual, the “stoning of the devil,” gets underway and Muslims celebrate
1 week ago
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