180 stranded university students rescued from hiking destination in Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], December 3: Sri Lanka's army and police have rescued about 180 university students who were stranded in the Hanthana mountain range during...

Heavy snowfall wreaks chaos in southern Germany

Munich [Germany], December 3: Heavy overnight snowfall paralysed transport connections in the southern German state of Bavaria on Saturday morning, leaving thousands of travellers stranded,...

20 countries to triple nuclear energy as part of climate action

Dubai [UAE], December 3: Some 20 countries plan to significantly increase energy production from nuclear power for the benefit of the climate, according to a...

UN Security Council ends Sudan mission

New York [US], December 3: The UN Security Council has voted in favour of ending its political mission in the civil war-torn country of Sudan.

Peru environmentalist who fought for Amazon shot dead

Washington [US], December 3: A Peruvian environmental activist has been shot dead after receiving death threats for his battle to defend the Amazon rainforest, officials...

US lawmaker Santos expelled from Congress following fraud, money laundering charges

Washington [US], December 3: US representative George Santos, the New York Republican under felony indictment in connection with fraud, money laundering and other crimes, was...

Jailed ex-PM Khan's party elects new head

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 3: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, currently in jail facing what he says are more than 150 cases filed against him...

One dead, two injured after man attacks tourists near Paris' Eiffel Tower

Paris [France], December 3: One person died and two others were injured after a man attacked tourists in central Paris near the Eiffel Tower, Interior...

Russians ease attacks in eastern Ukraine, Kyiv still may hold Maryinka

Moscow [Russia], December 3: Russian forces eased attacks on the beleaguered eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiivka and unofficial reports from the region suggested they had...

Strong quake in Philippines triggers tsunami warnings and evacuations

Manila [Philippines], December 3: Evacuations were under way in the Philippines after a quake of at least magnitude 7.5 struck the southern region of Mindanao...

Munich flights, trains cancelled as heavy snow blankets Bavaria

Munich [Germany], December 3: Heavy snowfall in Bavaria prompted an all-day cancellation of flights and long-distance trains out of Munich, with Christmas markets closed, some...

US lays out plan at COP 28 to slash greenhouse gas methane...

Washington [US], December 3: The Biden administration on Saturday unveiled final rules aimed at cracking down on U.S. oil and gas industry releases of methane,...

North Korea began operating spy satellites after warning the US

Seoul [South Korea], December 3: KCNA news agency reported today, December 3, that the North Korean reconnaissance satellite operating office has begun its mission as...

'Samurai weapon' causes fever in Japan after video of chasing robbers

Tokyo [Japan], December 3: In the video, employees of a jewelry store in Tokyo used a device called a "sasumata" to control three people who...

Bombing at a university in the Philippines, 3 people died

Manila [Philippines], December 3: Police said three people were killed and nine injured when an explosion occurred at a university gym in the southern Philippines...

Philippines lifts tsunami warning after strong earthquake

Manila [Philippines], December 3: The Philippines lifted its tsunami warning early on December 3, after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck the south of the country,...

Mr. Trump launched a new attack

Washington [US], December 3: Former US President Donald Trump on December 2 called on his supporters to "enter" Philadelphia and two other cities run by...

Israel bombards southern Gaza as residents fear new ground offensive

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 3: Israeli war planes and artillery bombarded the south of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, hitting mosques, homes and close to...

France: 1 dead, 2 injured in central Paris attack

Paris [France], December 3: French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said late on Saturday that a German tourist had been killed and another person injured in...

Israel-Hamas war: Netanyahu pulls negotiators from Qatar

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 3: Israel said on Saturday that it has reached a "dead end" in negotiations in Qatar over an end to the...

Slovak city Kosice declares state of crisis due to deficit

Bratislava [Slovakia], December 2: Kosice, the second largest city in Slovakia, declared a state of crisis on Friday due to an expected 44-million-euro (48 million...

Ukraine plans to produce 100-km-range air defense systems

Kyiv [Ukraine], December 2: Ukraine has set out plans to produce air defense systems capable of intercepting aerial threats at a distance of 100 kilometers,...

NASA's Webb space telescope reveals rocky planets can form in extreme environments

Los Angeles [US], December 2: An international team of astronomers has used NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to provide the first observation of water and...

Mexican president unveils 20 pct minimum wage hike by 2024

Mexico City [Mexico], December 2: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday announced a 20 percent increase in the minimum wage starting 2024, calling...

Terror attack claims 6 lives in west Afghanistan

Herat[Afghanistan], December 2: A terrorist attack claimed six lives in west Afghanistan's Herat province on Friday, the Ministry of Interior Affairs said.

Illicit opium imports into Australia on rise, authorities warn

Canberra [Australia], December 2: Imports of illicit opium into Australia are on the rise, authorities have warned.

Scores reported killed in Gaza as fighting shatters Israel-Hamas truce

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 2: Israel's warplanes pounded Gaza on Friday after talks to extend a week-old truce with Hamas collapsed, sending wounded and dead...