Saturday , July 13 2024


Tens of thousands rally across Israel against Netanyahu

08-04-2024 TEL AVIV: Tens of thousands of Israelis have rallied against Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding a Gaza hostage deal. The rallies in Tel Aviv and other cities came after the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) recovered the body of hostage Elad Katzir. Protesters chanted “elections now”, and “Elad, we’re sorry”, …

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Myanmar Army loses border town in another big defeat

08-04-2024 NAYPYIDAW: The military regime which seized power in Myanmar three years ago has suffered another big defeat, this time on the eastern border with Thailand. Troops had suffered weeks of attacks by ethnic Karen insurgents, allied with other anti-coup forces. Hundreds of troops guarding the vital border town of …

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Warnings of more flooding in Sydney as dam spills

07-04-2024 Bureau Report + Agencies SYDNEY: Flood waters are expected to rise in Sydney after torrential rainfall on Friday caused flash flooding in parts of Australia’s second-largest city, the authorities have warned. Heavy rain pummelled parts of the city for 24 hours, forcing thousands to evacuate the city’s outskirts. The …

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Netanyahu shows no signs of losing his grip on power

07-04-2024 JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s week began with the chants of thousands of protesters demanding a hostage deal and early elections outside the Knesset and his official residence. It ended with a scolding from US President Joe Biden over the Israeli military’s killing of seven humanitarian aid workers …

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