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Twitter to soon let users post 10K character tweets

San Francisco: Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Monday said that the micro-blogging platform will “soon” extend “longform tweets” to 10,000 characters.When Yo...


Two dead, six injured in shooting at Georgia house party

Georgia: Two people were killed and six others were injured on Saturday (local time) after a shooting at a house party in Douglas County, Georgia wher...


China to increase defense spending over seven percent this year

Beijing: China will increase military spending by more than seven percent this year. It was announced at the National People's Congress (NPC), which i...


Kuwait's crown prince re-appoints Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf al-Sabah as Prime Minister

Kuwait's crown prince re-appointed Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf al-Sabah as Prime Minister and asked him to nominate a cabinet on Sunday, according to the state...


Protests break out in Iran after suspected poison attacks on schoolgirls

Tehran: Protests broke out in Iran's capital Tehran and other cities on Saturday over a wave of suspected poison attacks that have affected schoolgirl...


UN inks first ‘High Seas Treaty’ in a bid to protect ocean bodies of the world

New York: The United Nations inked the first ‘High Seas Treaty’ in a bid to protect the ocean bodies of the world that lie outside the national bounda...


Pakistan Police attempt to arrest former PM Imran Khan for failing to appear before court in corruption case

Lahore: Police in Pakistan said that their officers yesterday attempted to arrest former prime minister Imran Khan, who is battling several legal case...


British Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill security beefed up after receiving threat mail saying ‘watch your back'

Preet Kaur Gill, Britain's first female Sikh Member of Parliament, claimed to have received a threat by email asking her to 'watch your back', followi...


Five killed, 30 injured in oxygen plant fire in Bangladesh's Chittagong

At least five people were killed while over 30 others were injured after an explosion broke out in an oxygen plant in Bangladesh's Chittagong on Satur...


Washington DC to host World Culture Festival 2023

Washington: The fourth World Cultural Festival will be held in the American capital here this fall, organiser Art of Living has announced.Several worl...


Elon Musk switches interest from crypto to AI

San Francisco: Twitter CEO Elon Musk has said that his interest has been switched from cryptocurrencies to artificial intelligence (AI).Musk tweeted o...


Microsoft testing new volume mixer for Windows 11

San Francisco: Tech giant Microsoft has announced it is testing an enhanced volume mixer in Quick Settings for Windows 11 which will allow users to qu...


Hidden corridor discovered in Great Pyramid of Giza

Cairo: The Egyptian government has announced the discovery of a hidden 9-metre-long Great Pyramid of and 2.10-metre-wide corridor behind the 4,500-yea...


Oldest human genome from 23,000-year-old individual recovered in Spain

Berlin: Scientists have reported on the oldest human genome from a 23,000-year-old individual who lived in what was probably the warmest place of Euro...


Protests in Greece over poor railway safety as death toll in train accident reaches 57

Athens: Anger in Greece over poor railway safety grew as the death toll from one of the country’s worst train crashes reached 57. Protesters clashed w...


Strong earthquakes, cyclones rattle Vanuatu

Port Vila,Vanuatu: The South Pacific Ocean nation of Vanuatu was under a state of emergency on Friday after being hit by a succession of earthquakes a...


Meta expanding Instagram’s age verification test to 6 more countries

San Francisco: Instagram’s parent company, Meta has announced that it is expanding its “age verification test” to six more countries, including Europe...


5.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta: A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia‘s western province of West Sumatra on Thursday, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysic...


US imposes new sanctions on Iran oil, petrochemical sales

The United States has imposed a new round of Iran sanctions, targeting the country’s oil and petrochemical sales. The sanctions hit a Vietnam-based co...


United States hosts war planning exercises in Germany for Ukraine

The United States is hosting war planning exercises in Germany for Ukrainian military officers to help them think through upcoming battlefield decisio...


With parliamentary approval, Finland ready to join NATO

The Finnish parliament yesterday approved legislation allowing the country to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). 184 members of parli...


Vietnam parliament elects Vo Van Thuong as new President

Vietnam's National Assembly on Thursday elected Vo Van Thuong as the country's new President, in a reshuffle of the country's top leadership amid an a...


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Celebrate ‘Flag Day’ on March 11

Riyadh: According to an order issued by King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has decided that March 11 will be celebrated annu...


US will continue partnering with India to promote transparent, rules-based trading system: Biden admin

Washington: The United States will continue to partner with India to tackle shared challenges, build resilient supply chains, and promote a transparen...


Greek PM says rail disaster a human error, station master blames the technical failure

In Greece, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said the rail disaster which claimed at least 43 lives was due to a human error. He spoke after visi...


In Nigeria, Bola Tinubu wins the presidential election

Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu has been declared the winner of Nigeria's disputed presidential election. Official results show the 70-year-old vet...


UAE announces world’s first free zone dedicated to digital and virtual asset companies

The government of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, has announced plans to establish RAK Digital Assets Oas...


China and Belarus plan a peaceful resolution in Ukraine

The leaders of China and Belarus have expressed their extreme interest in a peaceful resolution in Ukraine. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Belarus l...


19 Chinese fighter planes enter Taiwan's air defence zone, says Taiwan's Defence Ministry

Taiwan's Defence Ministry has said that it had spotted 19 J-10 Chinese fighter planes in its air defence zone in the past 24 hours.Taiwan's forces mon...


Biden appoints two prominent Indian American corporate leaders to his Export Council

Washington: US President Joe Biden has announced his intent to appoint two prominent Indian-Americans corporate leaders, Punit Renjen and Rajesh Subra...

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