Saturday, January 29, 2022

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Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Party Leader Resigns Over Corruption

The leader of Israel's largest ultra-Orthodox Jewish party tendered his resignation from parliament on Sunday, after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors in a tax fraud case.Aryeh Deri, who served as former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's interior minister, leads...

Airstrike on Yemeni prison leaves at least 70 dead

At least 70 people were killed in an airstrike on a prison and at least three children were killed in another bombardment as Yemen's long-running conflict escalated dramatically in violence on Friday.Houthi rebels released gruesome video footage showing bodies...

Why is the attack by Yemeni rebels in Abu Dhabi a game changer?

A deadly attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on the United Arab Emirates marks a new phase in a seven-year civil war that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.Here are some key questions and answers after Monday's drone and...

Alleged Drone Attack Kills 3 in UAE, Houthis Announce ‘Military Operation’

A suspected drone strike killed three people in a fuel tank explosion in Abu Dhabi on Monday, authorities said, as Yemen's Houthi rebels announced a "military operation" in the United Arab Emirates.Two Indians and a Pakistani were killed when...

Taliban fire 3,000 members for committing abuses

The Taliban have fired some 3,000 members accused of abusive practices by their hardline Islamist movement in a widespread "investigation process" launched since they came to power, an official said on Saturday. The Taliban regained control of Afghanistan in August...

Hong Kong airport bars transit passengers from most of the world

Hong Kong on Friday announced a ban on passengers from most of the world transiting through its airport, as China steps up strict anti-virus travel measures ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics.The move deepens Hong Kong's global isolation and...

North Korea fires second missile in less than a week

North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, and South Korea's military warned that the second such weapons test in less than a week showed clear signs of progress.The early morning launch came as the...

China Mentoring Company Lays Off 60,000 Employees Since Beijing Crackdown

One of China's largest tutoring firms said it laid off tens of thousands of employees last year, revealing the extent of the damage to the multi-billion dollar sector as Beijing cracks down on private education.China imposed new rules on...

Kazakhstan detains former security chief for treason

The former head of Kazakhstan's national intelligence agency was detained on suspicion of high treason, the agency said on Saturday, after he was fired amid violent protests.Healthcare worker administering a covid jabA man walks past a car that...

At least 16 die trapped in vehicles by snowstorm in Pakistan

At least 16 people died after heavy snow trapped them in their vehicles as tens of thousands of visitors flocked to the mountainous Pakistani city of Murree, the interior minister said on Saturday.The army has mobilized to clear the...

Three Turkish soldiers killed on the border with Syria

Three Turkish soldiers were killed in southeastern Turkey on Saturday when a bomb exploded on the Syrian border, the Turkish Defense Ministry said.The ministry said they were killed in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province after a handmade...

Nine dead and hundreds sick with diarrhea in typhoon-struck Philippines

Nine people have died and hundreds have fallen ill with diarrhea in areas of the Philippines hit by a typhoon last month, and aid officials warned of a health crisis as millions scramble for clean water and food.Three weeks...

Election Rallies Canceled As India Sees Omicron Rise

Election rallies were canceled in the heart of India on Thursday as authorities worry about a sudden spike in Covid, fueled by the Omicron variant, which has seen confirmed infections nearly tripled in two days.Crowds of people have packed...

North Korea’s Kim Says He Will Focus On The Economy And Food Production By 2022

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un put the economy front and center in an agenda-setting speech at the end of a key meeting of the ruling party, state media reported Saturday, without mentioning the United States.Rather than the political...

Gaza rockets fall into the sea off Tel Aviv

Two rockets fired from Gaza early Saturday fell into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Tel Aviv, the Israeli army said, with no injuries reported.“Earlier this morning, two rocket launches were identified from the Gaza Strip toward the...

Taiwan leader urges China to curb “military adventurism”

Taiwan's president on Saturday urged China to curb its "military adventurism," with tensions between the two sides at their highest in years. Beijing has increased military and diplomatic pressure on Taiwan since Tsai Ing-wen came to power in 2016, rejecting...

Ship captain sentenced to 20 months for oil spill in Mauritius

The captain and first officer of a freighter that crashed into a coral reef off the coast of Mauritius, unleashing the Indian Ocean archipelago's worst environmental disaster, were sentenced to 20 months in prison on Monday.“The court took into...

Chinese web users criticize Musk for space station near misses

Chinese web users criticized billionaire Elon Musk on Tuesday after Beijing said its space station took evasive measures to avoid hitting two of its SpaceX satellites, dealing a blow to the mogul's reputation in a country that has adopted...

Taliban government eliminates Afghan electoral commission

The Taliban have dissolved Afghanistan's electoral commission, a panel that oversaw elections during the previous Western-backed administration, an Islamist government spokesman said on Saturday."There is no need for these commissions to exist and operate," said Taliban government spokesman Bilal...

Iran Christian prisoners get rare 10-day vacation

The president of Iran's judiciary granted Christian prisoners 10 days of freedom to spend the holidays with their families on Sunday, in a rare move towards the minority community.Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei instructed authorities across the country to issue...
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How to make natural hair soft and curly

 How to make natural hair soft and curly: Many individuals with regular afro hair frequently inquire: 'where would I be able to figure out...

US Consulate and Religious Leaders Launch Anti-Corruption Website

The US Consulate General, in collaboration with the Interfaith Coalition Against Corruption in Nigeria, launched ReportMagoMago.com, a unique web portal that leverages citizen engagement...

Derby boss Rooney rejects Everton’s approach

Derby manager Wayne Rooney said on Friday he turned down an opportunity to be interviewed by Everton to stay with the financially troubled Championship...

SMEDAN partners with MTN to register MSMEs nationwide

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in collaboration with MTN Nigeria, initiated the process of registering all Micro, Small and...
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How to make natural hair soft and curly

 How to make natural hair soft and curly: Many individuals with regular afro hair frequently inquire: 'where would I be able to figure out...

US Consulate and Religious Leaders Launch Anti-Corruption Website

The US Consulate General, in collaboration with the Interfaith Coalition Against Corruption in Nigeria, launched ReportMagoMago.com, a unique web portal that leverages citizen engagement...

Derby boss Rooney rejects Everton’s approach

Derby manager Wayne Rooney said on Friday he turned down an opportunity to be interviewed by Everton to stay with the financially troubled Championship...

SMEDAN partners with MTN to register MSMEs nationwide

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in collaboration with MTN Nigeria, initiated the process of registering all Micro, Small and...
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