Thursday , April 25 2024


International News

7 teens arrested in Sydney counter-terror raids

25-04-2024 Bureau Report SYDNEY: Australian police have arrested seven teenagers as part of a wave of counter-terrorism raids across Sydney, claiming it was “likely” the youths may have been plotting an attack. The suspects are believed to share a “religiously motivated violent extremist ideology”, say police. The raids are linked …

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Columbia protesters vow to remain until demands met

25-04-2024 NEW YORK: Pro-Palestinian protesters have refused to disband from Columbia University’s main campus after a midnight deadline was set by the institution’s president. Dr Minouche Shafik warned demonstrators that “alternative options” would have to be considered for clearing the area on the New York City campus if an agreement …

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US warns Pakistan of sanctions risk

By SJA Jafri + Bureau Report + Agencies WASHINGTON/ ISLAMABAD: The United States has warned Pakistan of the risk of sanctions after it promised greater security and economic cooperation with Iran during a visit by President Ebrahim Raisi. The first Iranian president to visit the South Asian country in eight …

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India’s battered opposition takes on Modi

24-04-2024 Bureau Report + Agencies NEW DELHI: How fair is the electoral landscape in India’s general election? Not very, says the opposition alliance. It accuses the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of denying it a level playing-field. The BJP, seeking a third consecutive term, is ahead in opinion …

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