International News

November 15, 2023

UK Parliamentarians To Vote on Gaza Ceasefire Today

LONDON: Members of the UK House of Commons are likely to vote on Wednesday on an amendment brought by the Scottish National Party on an immediate […]
June 13, 2023

First woman set to lead judiciary in 755 years of England and Wales

Lady Chief Justice? The judiciary of England and Wales is to be headed by a woman for the first time in 755 years. Dame Victoria Sharp, […]
May 16, 2023

Leveraging COP28

AS we gear up for the 28th Conference of Parties (COP) in December 2023, it is important to remember that laggard momentum is no longer an […]
April 3, 2023

How AI ‘revolution’ is shaking up journalism

PARIS: Journalists had fun last year asking the shiny new AI chatbot ChatGPT to write their columns, most concluding that the bot was not good enough […]
November 8, 2021

WHO, UNICEF launch new polio vaccination campaign in Afghanistan

By Ali M Latifi and Mohsin Khan Mohmand The World Health Organization and the United Nations children’s agency have launched a four-day effort to vaccinate millions of children in […]
August 30, 2021

Biden demands same as Trump’s on nuclear issue, says Iran

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday accused US President Joe Biden’s administration of making the same demands as his predecessor Donald Trump in […]
August 30, 2021

Palestinian president, Israeli defence minister hold rare talks

Israel’s defence minister met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for a rare high-level meeting, but a source close to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett insisted on Monday his […]
August 30, 2021

Renewed activity at North Korea nuclear reactor ‘deeply troubling’, IAEA says

North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons, the UN atomic watchdog said in […]