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More than a million Rohingya live in camps in southern Bangladesh that comprise the world’s largest refugee settlements.Published On 17 Sep 202217 Sep 2022A Rohingya teenager has been killed and at least six people were injured when a mortar shell fired from Myanmar exploded inside Bangladesh territory, local officials and a Rohingya leader said. The
Russia ‘planned for an occupation, not necessarily an invasion, and that has set them back’, Pentagon official says.Published On 17 Sep 202217 Sep 2022Setbacks for Russian forces and stretched resources in Ukraine show that Moscow’s forces are incapable of achieving President Vladimir Putin’s initial invasion aims as things stand now, the Pentagon’s intelligence chief has
Israel has intensified missile attacks on Syrian airports saying the strikes target Iranian forces and military assets.Published On 17 Sep 202217 Sep 2022Israel has carried out an air attack on Syria’s Damascus International Airport and other positions south of the capital, killing five soldiers and causing material damage, the ministry of defence said. Syrian air
Families are pushing US to secure release of WNBA star Brittney Griner and former US marine Paul Whelan, held in Russia.Published On 16 Sep 202216 Sep 2022US President Joe Biden has met with the families of basketball star Brittney Griner and former marine Paul Whelan, amid continuing efforts in Washington to secure two American citizens’
Video Duration 25 minutes 00 seconds 25:00It has been nearly three years since COVID-19 first emerged. The disease has killed 6.5 million people and infected more than 600 million others around the globe. But the World Health Organization says things are starting to improve. The number of deaths last week was the lowest since March
Pressure is growing on Japan and South Korea to resolve their historical feuds, with Seoul’s top court set to examine a case that could see the assets of some Japanese firms sold off to compensate Korean wartime labourers. The case is one of dozens that South Koreans have lodged against Japan, which colonised the Korean
Patrick Leahy suggests US assistance to Israel could be restricted to ensure accountability for journalist’s killing.Washington, DC – United States Senator Patrick Leahy, a senior Democrat, has raised a series of questions about the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh in a statement that also suggested that US aid to Israel could be restricted to ensure
Basketball jersey from Jordan’s famed ‘Last Dance’ season with the Chicago Bulls sets record for game-worn memorabilia.Famed US basketball player Michael Jordan’s Game 1 jersey from the 1998 NBA Finals has been sold at auction for $10.1m – a record for any game-worn sports memorabilia, auction house Sotheby’s has announced. The red, number-23 jersey from
Published On 15 Sep 202215 Sep 2022Hungary has reacted furiously to a vote in the European Parliament that declared that the country was no longer a “full democracy” and that the European Union needed to act. Their response on Thursday came after MEPs voted 433 in favour, 123 against, in favour of the resolution. It
Authorities detain retired colonel weeks after a commission declared the disappearance of 43 students a ‘state crime’.Published On 15 Sep 202215 Sep 2022Mexican authorities have detained a retired army colonel and two other military officials for their alleged involvement in the 2014 disappearance of 43 students, a senior government official said, as families continue to