Biden, Trump win Louisiana presidential primary

Biden, Trump win Louisiana presidential primary

Monday, 25 March 2024 | AP | Washington

US President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump won Louisiana’s primary on Saturday, collecting more delegates after they already clinched their party nominations. Biden also appeared in Missouri’s Democratic primary, with results not expected to be reported until next week. None of the races were in suspense. Biden and Trump have...

Police probe racist remarks by top conservative govt donor

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | AP | London

(): Police in northern England said Friday that they are investigating whether the largest donor to Britain’s Conservative government committed a crime when he reportedly said a Black member of Parliament made him “want to hate all Black women” and that she “should be shot.” Frank Hester, the chief executive of...

UN to vote on US resolution urging immediate Gaza ceasefire

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | AP | united nations

The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on a United States-sponsored resolution declaring that “an immediate and sustained cease-fire” in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza is “imperative” to protect civilians and enable humanitarian aid to be delivered to more than 2 million hungry Palestinians. US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield...

Aus closer to having fleet of N-powered submarines

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | AP | SYDNEY

Australia is set to provide 4.6 billion Australian dollars (USD 3 billion) to British industry to support the construction of nuclear-powered submarines and ensure its new fleet arrives on time, the two countries said on Friday. The announcement came a day after the two countries signed a defence and security pact...

UN seeks $4 bn for aid in Syria

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | AP | Beirut

(): A UN humanitarian official appealed on Friday for more than USD 4 billion in life-saving aid for more than 10 million Syrians, saying that the country’s largely forgotten crisis remains “one of the most deadly to civilians in the world.” Adam Abdelmoula, resident coordinator in Syria for the UN Office...

Chinese coast guard ships attempt to block Philippine vessels in SCS

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | AP | manila

Chinese coast guard ships backed by a military helicopter attempted unsuccessfully to block two Philippine government vessels carrying scientists from reaching two sandbars in the disputed South China Sea, Philippine officials said on Friday. Chinese coast guard personnel blew the horn on one of their ships for half an hour...

Muizzu seeks debt relief from India

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | PTI | male

After his anti-India rhetoric, Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu has struck a reconciliatory tone, saying India will continue to remain his country’s “closest ally” and urged New Delhi to provide debt relief to the archipelago nation.  The Maldives owed approximately USD 400.9 million to India by the end of last year. Ever...

IS group claims responsibility for bombing at Afghan bank

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | AP | Islamabad

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing that targeted Taliban trying to collect their salaries at a bank in southern Afghanistan. The bombing on Thursday at a branch of New Kabul Bank in Kandahar city killed three people and wounded 12 others. All of the victims were people...

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