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Iranian President, Raisi Dies In Helicopter Crash

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Iranian President, Raisi Dies In Helicopter Crash

Iranian state media said President Ebrahim Raisi died on Monday after his helicopter crashed in a mountainous region of the country. Rescue teams had been scouring the area since Sunday afternoon after a helicopter carrying Raisi, the foreign minister and other officials had gone missing. Early Monday, relief workers located the missing helicopter, with state TV saying the president had died. READ...

Hamas: US Military Starts Delivering Aid To Gaza

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Hamas: US Military Starts Delivering Aid To Gaza

The United States military has started delivering aid to Gaza. CNN reports that rucks carrying humanitarian aid into Gaza have begun moving ashore after arriving through the floating pier built by the US military. According to the report, the pier was anchored to a beach in Gaza on Thursday and will be used to funnel aid from various countries into the...

Slovakia Govt Gives Update On PM Fico’s Life After Assassination Attempt

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Slovakia Govt Gives Update On PM Fico’s Life After Assassination Attempt

The Slovakia government says the surgery on its Prime Minister Robert Fico, who was shot at close range in an assassination attempt, was successful. Fico’s Deputy, Tomas Taraba, disclosed this to the BBC. He said the surgery had gone “well” and “I guess that in the end, he will survive”. Earlier, Mr Fico, 59, was said to have been “fighting for his...

Israel Reopens Key Kerem Shalom Border Crossing For Gaza Aid

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Israel Reopens Key Kerem Shalom Border Crossing For Gaza Aid

Israel says it is reopening the Kerem Shalom crossing with southern Gaza for aid deliveries, four days after it was closed because of Hamas rocket fire. Lorries from Egypt with food, water and medicine have arrived at the crossing, according to the Israeli military. The UN had expressed alarm on Tuesday over what it called Israel's "choking off" of Gaza's two...

Trump’s Classified Documents Trial In Florida Postponed Indefinitely

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Trump's Classified Documents Trial In Florida Postponed Indefinitely

A judge has indefinitely postponed Donald Trump's federal trial in Florida over his alleged mishandling of classified documents while in office. US District Judge Aileen Cannon said that setting a trial date before resolving significant questions over trial evidence would be "imprudent". Her court order on Tuesday cancelled the 20 May 2024 start date she had previously set for the proceedings. The...

US Suspends Shipment Of Bomb To Israel Over Invasion Of Rafah

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The United States paused a shipment of bombs to Israel last week over fears it would invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah, an official said Tuesday, marking the first time in the conflict that President Joe Biden has squeezed military aid to the key US ally. Washington halted the load of 1,800 2,000-lb (907 kg) bombs and 1,700 500-lb...

UN Stresses Importance Of Press Freedom As Israel Shuts Al Jazeera

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UN Stresses Importance Of Press Freedom As Israel Shuts Al Jazeera

The United Nations, UN, has underscored the importance of press freedom following Israel’s decision to close broadcaster Al Jazeera’s operations in the country. The UN spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, in New York said they stood firmly against any decision to roll back freedom of the press. “A free press provides an invaluable service to ensure that the public is informed and engaged,”...

Israel Shuts Down Al Jazeera Office In Gaza, Seizes Equipment

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Israel ordered the local offices of Qatar’s Al Jazeera satellite news network to close Sunday, escalating a long-running feud between the broadcaster and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s hard-line government as Doha-mediated cease-fire negotiations with Hamas hang in the balance. The extraordinary order, which includes confiscating broadcast equipment, preventing the broadcast of the channel’s reports and blocking its websites, is believed...

Heavy Rain Kill At Least 10 In Southern Brazil

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Heavy Rain Kill At Least 10 In Southern Brazil

The Brazilian civil defense agency on Thursday said the death toll from deadly storms that have lashed the southern part of the country since Monday rose to 10, with 21 others still missing. Governor Eduardo Leite announced that flooding and mudslides led the state of Rio Grande do Sul to suspend classes for Thursday, when Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula...

Kenya Postpones Schools Resumption Over Flood

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Kenya Postpones Schools Resumption Over Flood

Kenya said Monday that it would delay the reopening of schools by one week due to ongoing heavy rains that have triggered deadly floods in the East African nation. Schools were originally scheduled to reopen on Monday, following the mid-term holidays, but the torrential monsoon downpours have affected many educational facilities, prompting the education ministry to delay the resumption of...

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