August 6, 2022

Palestinian Islamic Jihad group’s top ‘military’ leadership in Gaza ‘neutralised’, says Israel army

Smoke rises after Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City on August 6 2022. Photo : AP Tel Aviv: The top leadership of Islamic Jihad’s armed wing in Gaza was reportedly “neutralised” by Israeli forces. The development was confirmed by Oded Basiok, the head of...

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The US and China might not get over the Taiwan crisis

China took several aggressive actions this weekend after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan, including firing ballistic missiles in Taiwan’s vicinity and sanctioning Pelosi. While the incident may not lead to all-out war, it’s a further step in the dissolution of the relationship between...

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US President Joe Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19, will continue to remain in isolation until 2nd negative test

US President Joe Biden (File image) Photo : AP Washington: President Joe Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on Saturday but will continue to isolate at the White House until a second negative test, his doctor said. Dr. Kevin O’Connor wrote in his latest daily update that...

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Biden administration, Eli Lilly condemn new Indiana abortion ban

INDIANAPOLIS —  The administration of President Biden and one of Indiana’s largest employers have condemned the state’s new ban on abortions, with the White House calling it another extreme attempt by Republicans to trample women’s rights. Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to...

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Dutch man accused in Amanda Todd harassment case found guilty on all charges

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, August 6, 2022 3:54PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, August 6, 2022 4:16PM EDT The jury in the British Columbia Supreme Court trial of Aydin Coban has found him guilty on all charges he faced.  Coban was accused of extortion, harassment, communication...

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Toronto police ask help identifying suspect after indecent act committed at midtown store

Toronto police have released images of a suspect wanted in connection with an indecent act committed at a midtown store last month. Police said the incident occurred at an establishment near Yonge Street and Brookdale Avenue, just north of Lawrence Avenue, on the afternoon of July...

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Senegalese government says diplomat “savagely beaten” by Gatineau police

GATINEAU, Que. – The government of Senegal is accusing Canadian police of “savagely” beating one of its diplomats. The Senegalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the diplomat, who works at the West African nation’s embassy in Ottawa, was restrained and assaulted at her Gatineau, Que.,...

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