Baltimore bridge collapse national economic catastrophe: Governor

Baltimore bridge collapse national economic catastrophe: Governor

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | PTI | washington

Describing the collapse of Francis Scott Key bridge last week as America’s “national economic catastrophe”, Maryland Governor Wes Moore has said the removal of the wreckage of the bridge and the cargo ship that was mainly manned by an Indian crew is a complex and time-consuming operation. The 2.6km-long, four-lane bridge...

Turkiye local elections test of Erdogan’s popularity

Monday, 01 April 2024 | AP | ankara (turkiye)

Turkiye is holding local elections Sunday that will decide who gets to control Istanbul and other key cities. The vote is also a barometer of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s popularity as he seeks to win back control of key urban areas he lost to the opposition five years ago. The...

Two children among two killed by car bomb in Syria

Monday, 01 April 2024 | AP | Beirut

A car bomb exploded in a busy market in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-based Syrian opposition fighters early Sunday, killing at least three people, rescue workers and a war monitor said. The bomb exploded in the town of Aziz in Aleppo province. Volunteers with the Syrian Civil Defence, known...

Pak PM Shehbaz bans red carpets at official events

Monday, 01 April 2024 | PTI | islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has banned the use of red carpets at government events, reserving them exclusively for diplomatic receptions, as part of austerity measures to cut down unnecessary expenditures in the cash-strapped nation. Sharif expressed annoyance over the use of red carpets during the visits of federal ministers and...

France to deliver armoured vehicles to Ukraine

Monday, 01 April 2024 | AP | Paris

French Defence Minister Sébastien Lecornu said France is to deliver “hundreds” of armoured vehicles by the beginning of next year to Ukraine as part of a new package of military aid for the country that just entered its third year since the Russian invasion. In an interview with the French newspaper...

2 dead as Russia attacks Ukraine’s energy infra

Monday, 01 April 2024 | AP | kyiv

Russian cruise missile strike on infrastructure in Ukraine’s western Lviv region killed one man, while another man died in an attack in the northeast officials said on Sunday. The attack in Lviv destroyed a building and sparked a fire, Governor Maksym Kozytskyi wrote on social media app Telegram. He said that...

King Charles attends service in Windsor

Monday, 01 April 2024 | PTI | london

A smiling King Charles III attended the Easter Sunday service at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, marking the British monarch’s first major public appearance since his cancer diagnosis was made public last month.The 75-year-old royal was joined by wife Queen Camilla, 76, as the couple walked up waving to the...

Pope overcomes health concerns to preside over Easter Sunday mass

Monday, 01 April 2024 | AP | rome

Rallying from a winter-long bout of respiratory problems, Pope Francis led some 30,000 people in Easter celebrations Sunday, making a strong appeal for a cease-fire in Gaza and a prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine.  Francis presided over Easter Sunday Mass in a flower-decked St. Peter’s Square and then delivered a...

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