UN court order demanding Israel to halt Gaza offensive further isolates US position

WASHINGTON, 25 May: A ruling by the top United Nations court ordering Israel to halt its military offensive in the southern Gaza city of...

Zelenskyy says Ukraine has taken back control in areas of the embattled Kharkiv...

KYIV, 25 May: Ukrainian forces have secured “combat control” of areas where Russian troops entered the northeastern Kharkiv region earlier this month, Ukrainian President...

Emergency convoy delivers provisions to survivors of devastating landslide in Papua New Guinea

MELBOURNE, 25 May: Survivors searched through tons of earth and rubble by hand looking for missing relatives while a first emergency convoy delivered food,...

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Netanyahu

JERUSALEM, 20 May (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday he is seeking arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas...

Taiwan’s new President Lai in his inauguration speech urges China to stop its military...

TAIPEI, Taiwan, 20 May (AP) — Taiwan’s new president, Lai Ching-te, said in his inauguration speech Monday that he wants peace with China and...

Iran’s president, foreign minister and others found dead at helicopter crash site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 20 May (AP) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country’s foreign minister were found dead Monday hours after their...

At least 10 killed as Russia presses forward with its offensive in northeastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine, 19 May (AP) — At least 10 people were reported killed in attacks in Ukraine’s war-ravaged northeast on Sunday as Russia pushed...

Heavy rains set off flash floods in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 84 people

ISLAMABAD, 19 May (AP) — More heavy rains in Afghanistan have triggered flash floods, raising the death toll to 84 in the country’s north...

As ethnic armed group claims to have captured a town in western Myanmar, Muslim...

BANGKOK, 19 May (AP) — A powerful ethnic armed group fighting Myanmar’s military government in the country’s western state of Rakhine claimed Saturday to...

2 dead and 5 missing after a boat collision on the Danube River in...

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 19 May (AP) — Police say two people have died and five are missing following a boat collision on the Danube River...

Elon Musk launches Starlink satellite internet service in Indonesia, world’s largest archipelago

DENPASAR, Indonesia, 19 May (AP) — Elon Musk traveled to Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on Sunday to launch Starlink satellite internet service in...

Airstrike kills 27 in central Gaza and fighting rages as Israel’s leaders are increasingly...

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip, 19 May: (AP) — An Israeli airstrike killed 27 people in central Gaza, mostly women and children, and fighting with...

Sri Lanka strongly rejects UN rights report on enforced disappearances

Colombo, 19 May (PTI): Sri Lanka has questioned the timing and the mandate of a report issued by the Office of the United Nations...

South Sudan government and rebel groups sign ‘commitment’ for peace in ongoing peace talks...

NAIROBI, Kenya, 17 May (AP) — The government of South Sudan and rebel opposition groups on Thursday signed a “commitment declaration” for peace during...

Suspected militants bomb a girl’s school overnight in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, 17 May (AP) — Suspected militants bombed a girl’s school in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold, destroying the structure, police said Friday,...

Man kills 2 officers at police station in Malaysia in a suspected Jemaah Islamiyah...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 17 May (AP) — A man stormed a police station in Malaysia and killed two police officers early Friday in what’s...

North Korea test-fires suspected missiles a day after US and South Korea conduct a...

SEOUL, South Korea, 17 May (AP) — North Korea fired suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Friday, South Korea’s military said,...

Taiwan is selling more to the US than China in major shift away from...

WASHINGTON, 17 May (AP) — Whether it’s tapioca balls or computer chips, Taiwan is stretching toward the United States and away from China —...

Violence in New Caledonia subsides slightly as France sends reinforcements for security

PARIS, 17 May (AP) — The number of violent incidents reported in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia fell slightly on Friday, a...

Taiwan’s foreign minister says China and Russia are supporting each other’s ‘expansionism’

TAIPEI, Taiwan, 17 May (AP) — Russia and China are helping each other expand their territorial reach, and democracies must push back against authoritarian...