South Africa accuses Israel of apartheid against Palestinians

South Africa accuses Israel of apartheid against Palestinians

Wednesday, 21 February 2024 | AP | the hague

South Africa argued at the United Nations’ top court on Tuesday that Israel is responsible for apartheid against the Palestinians and that Israel’s occupation of land sought for a Palestinian state is “inherently and fundamentally illegal.” Israel rejects such claims. The South African representatives were speaking on the second day...

S Korea doctors submit resignations in spat with govt

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | AP | Seoul

(): Trainee doctors in South Korea began submitting their resignations en masse Monday in protest of a government medical policy, causing reported delays in surgeries and other treatments at hospitals. Doctors’ groups and the government have been squabbling over a government plan to increase the number of medical school admissions...

TikTok faces EU scrutiny

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | AP | London

The European Union said on Monday it is investigating whether TikTok has broken the bloc’s strict new digital rules for cleaning up social media and keeping internet users safe. The European Commission, the EU’s executive branch, said it has “opened formal proceedings to assess” whether TikTok has breached the Digital...

Ramaswami is first Gen Z Indian-American running for Georgia Senate seat

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | PTI | WASHINGTON

Ashwin Ramaswami has become the first Indian-American from Gen Z to run for a state or federal legislature in the US, indicative of a new breed of young politicians emerging from the community. Ramaswami’s parents immigrated to the US from Tamil Nadu in 1990. Generation Z (also known as Zoomers)...

UK watchdog opens probe over Sunak’s TV appearance

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | PTI | LONDON

Britain’s independent media watchdog on Monday opened an investigation into whether impartiality rules were broken during British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s recent television appearance after receiving around 500 complaints from viewers. The Office of Communications (OFCOM) said its probe covers the ‘People’s Forum: The Prime Minister’ programme which aired on...

Ursula von der Leyen seeking 2nd term as head of EU’s Commission

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | AP | BRUSSELS

Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen will seek a second term as head of the European Union’s powerful Commission in a move that could make her the most significant politician representing the bloc’s 450 million citizens in a over a generation. Following five years of leading the 27-nation bloc through multiple...

Tribal violence in PNG kills 26

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | AP | MELBOURNE

At least 26 combatants and an unconfirmed number of bystanders were killed in a gunbattle between warring tribes in Papua New Guinea, police said Monday. A tribe, their allies and mercenaries were on their way to attack a neighboring tribe when they were ambushed Sunday in Enga province in the...

EU launches mission to protect ships from Houthis

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | AP | Brussels

(): The European Union has launched Monday a naval mission to help protect cargo ships in the Red Sea as attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen continue to threaten maritime traffic, hamper trade and drive up prices. Dubbed Aspides, Greek for “shield,” the mission will be run out of Larissa...

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01 March 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

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