Australia to double naval warships

Canberra [Australia], February 20: The Australian government has committed to more than doubling the size of the nation's naval warships.

Tunisian president, EBRD chief discuss enhancing cooperation

Tunis [Tunisia], February 20: Tunisian President Kais Saied on Monday met with visiting President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Odile Renaud-Basso...

Zelensky visits Ukraine's front line after talks with Western allies

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 20: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky paid a visit to troops near the eastern front on Monday after spending the weekend in Germany...

UN considers appointing envoy to engage with Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 20: The United Nations Secretary-General will begin consultations on the appointment of a UN envoy to coordinate engagement between the Taliban and...

Yemen's Houthis say ship targeted with missiles

Sanaa [Yemen], February 20: Yemen's Houthi movement, also known as Ansar Allah, has attacked a UK Rubymar cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden, Houthi...

Palestinian prime minister says Gaza needs 'a Marshall Plan'

Munich [Germany], February 20: Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on the international community to launch a programme akin to the Marshall Plan,...

Thousands protest in Mexico against president and for fair elections

Mexico City [Mexico], February 20: Thousands of people took to the streets in Mexico's capital and other places in the country under the slogan "for...

EU launches Red Sea mission as US ship attacked twice

Dubai [UAE], February 20: The European Union formally launched a naval mission on Monday to protect Red Sea shipping from Yemen's Houthi rebels as a...

Navalny widow vows to take up fight for Russia's 'freedom'

Warsaw [Poland], February 20: Alexei Navalny's widow on Monday accused President Vladimir Putin of killing her husband and vowed to continue his life's work following...

Von der Leyen seeks second EC chief term

Berlin [Germany], February 20: Ursula von der Leyen announced Monday her bid for a second term as chief of the European Commission, vowing to defend...

Trump breaks silence on Navalny, casts no blame on Putin

Washington [US], February 20: Donald Trump, who drew criticism as U.S. president for his praise of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, made his first public comment...

UK's Prince William to recognise Middle East suffering

London [UK], February 20: Britain's Prince William will carry out a number of engagements to "recognise the human suffering" caused by the conflict in Gaza...

14 patients evacuated from Gaza hospital as Israeli raid continues

Gaza [Palestine], February 20: Fourteen patients were evacuated from a Gaza hospital that has been raided by Israeli troops, the Gaza health ministry and the...

Dollar firms past 150 yen as US, Japan rates outlook diverge

Washington [US], February 20: The yen was pinned near a three-month low against the dollar on Tuesday as sticky U.S. inflation bolstered the case for...

Palestine accuses Israel of apartheid at ICJ, calls to end occupation of...

The Hague [Netherlands], February 20: Palestine has accused Israel of apartheid and demanded an end to its occupation of Palestinian territories in a hearing at...

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi to host open day...

Al Ain [UAE], February 20: The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced an open day for members of...

Al Jalila Foundation, Positive Zero inaugurate rooftop and carport solar project

Dubai [UAE], February 20: Al Jalila Foundation, which leads the giving mission for Dubai Health, the first integrated academic health system in Dubai, and Positive...

King of Jordan receives Federal National Council speaker

Amman [Jordan], February 20: His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan on Monday received Federal National Council Speaker Saqr Ghobash.

UAE President receives President of Democratic Republic of Congo

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 20: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received His Excellency Felix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic...

Missile attack damages cargo ship in Red Sea: British maritime agency

Sanaa [Yemen], February 19: A missile attack targeted a cargo ship in the Red Sea late on Sunday and damaged it, the British Maritime Trade...

At least 64 killed in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's highlands:...

Sydney [Australia], February 19: At least 64 people have died in a major escalation of tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's highlands, local media said...

Prince William to build homes on duchy land to tackle homelessness

London [UK], February 19: Britain's Prince William has announced plans to build homes on duchy of Cornwall land to tackle homelessness in the south-west of...

Egypt won't let anyone enter from Gaza: Palestinian PM

Munich [Germany], February 19: Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on the Israeli authorities to allow the population crammed into the south of...

Head of UN refugee agency urges reversal of UNRWA funding halt

Munich [Germany], February 19: The head of the UN body for protecting refugees, the UNHCR, has called for payments to be resumed to the criticized...

Biden blames Congress for Ukrainian defeat in Avdiivka

Washington [US], February 19: US President Joe Biden blamed Congress for the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, saying congressional...

Six officers injured, property damaged as Eritreans clash in The Hague

Amsterdam [Netherlands], February 19: Violent clashes in The Hague between supporters and opponents of Eritrea's authoritarian government resulted in injury to six police officers and...

Hezbollah claims several cross-border attacks on Israel

Beirut [Lebanon], February 19: The Lebanese armed group Hezbollah has said it launched seven separate military operations in southern Israel.