Russia launches 45 drones as Kyiv continues war cabinet reshuffle

Russia launches 45 drones as Kyiv continues war cabinet reshuffle

Monday, 12 February 2024 | AP | kyiv

Russian forces launched 45 drones over Ukraine on Sunday in a five-and-a-half-hour barrage, officials said, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy continued the reshuffle of his war cabinet as the war enters its third year. In a statement, the Ukrainian air force said it had shot down 40 of the Iranian-made...

Israeli drone strike in Lebanon kills 2

Monday, 12 February 2024 | AP | BEIRUT

An Israeli drone struck a car near Lebanon’s southern port city of Sidon on Saturday, killing at least two people and wounding two others, security officials said. The strike came as tensions across the Middle East grow with the Israel-Hamas war, a drone attack last month that killed three US...

Egypt threatens to suspend key peace treaty

Monday, 12 February 2024 | AP | RAFAH

Egypt is threatening to suspend its peace treaty with Israel if Israeli troops are sent into the densely populated Gaza border town of Rafah, and says fighting there could force the closure of the territory’s main aid supply route, two Egyptian officials and a Western diplomat said on Sunday. The...

Three Bangladeshi women arrested in Tripura

Monday, 12 February 2024 | PTI | Agartala

Three Bangladeshi women and three locals were arrested from Agartala railway station here on Sunday for attempting to board a Kolkata-bound train without valid papers, police said. Upon questioning, the Bangladeshi women failed to produce their passports, said Obaidur Rahman, the officiating in-charge of Agartala GRP police station. Rahman said the...

Indonesians join final campaign events before presidential poll

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | AP | JAKARTA

The three candidates in Indonesia’s presidential election held their final campaign events in front of tens of thousands of people on Saturday, four days before more than 200 million citizens cast their votes in the world’s third-largest democracy. The frontrunner, former special forces general Prabowo Subianto and his running mate, 36-year-old...

Indian trucker charged with drug trafficking

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PTI | OTTAWA

An Indian truck driver from Canada has been charged with “intent to distribute controlled substances” after he was caught attempting to bring an estimated Canadian dollars 8.7 million worth of cocaine into the US, according to a media report. Gagandeep Singh was caught by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers after...

Indian-origin executive dies after being assaulted in US

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PTI | WASHINGTON

In yet another disturbing incident, a 41-year-old Indian-origin executive died in the US, days after he was assaulted during an altercation outside a restaurant in downtown Washington. According to investigators, officers responded to the 1100 block of 15th Street Northwest outside Shoto Restaurant around 2 am for an assault on February...

Israel continues to pound Rafah

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | AP | RAFAH (GAZA STRIP)

Israeli airstrikes killed at least 28 Palestinians in Rafah early Saturday, hours after Israel’s prime minister said he asked the military to plan for the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from the southern Gaza city ahead of a ground invasion. Benjamin Netanyahu did not provide details or a timeline,...

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