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ICJ to rule on jurisdiction in Russia-Ukraine genocide case

The United Nations’ highest court will rule on Friday whether it will hear a case in which Ukraine has accused Russia of violating international...

Pakistan to remain dependent on IMF for next few years

Fitch Ratings, an American credit rating agency, maintained that Pakistan will remain dependent on the successful  International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme implementation and its...

NAM calls Israel’s war in Gaza illegal

Heads of states of the Non-Aligned Movement Saturday called Israel’s military campaign in the Gaza Strip “illegal” and strongly condemned indiscriminate attacks against Palestinian...

Passenger plane crashes in northeastern Afghan

A plane crashed in mountainous northeastern Afghanistan, a provincial government official said Sunday. The aircraft crashed in Badakhshan province, which borders China, Tajikistan and Pakistan...

Red Sea shipping attacks pressure China’s exporters

For Chinese businessman Han Changming, disruptions to Red Sea freight are threatening the survival of his trading company in the eastern province of Fujian. Han,...

China’s population drops for second straight year

China’s population dropped by 2 million people in 2023 in the second straight annual drop as births fell and deaths jumped after the lifting...

Tourists cancel holidays as Indian ski resorts run dry

A lack of snowfall has led to empty ski resorts and holiday cancellations in the Indian Himalayas, with scientists linking the “unusual” winter to...

Western strikes on Houthis mostly failed – NYT

The US-led strikes on alleged positions of Houthi militias in Yemen have failed to significantly weaken their military potential and prevent them from further...

Taiwan ruling party’s Lai wins presidential election

William Lai Ching-te from the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won Taiwan’s presidential election, despite warnings from China – which claims Taiwan as...

Oil jumps 4% as tankers avoid Red Sea after strikes

Oil prices leaped 4% on Friday, as oil tankers diverted course from the Red Sea following overnight air and sea strikes by the United...

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