Amid Putin’s Nuclear Threat, Germany Snubs Zelensky Over This Weapon Demand As Russia Makes Gains

Published on May 26, 2024 11:29 PM IST German Chancellor Olaf Scholz declared that he will not provide Ukraine with long-range Taurus missiles despite President Volodymyr Zelensky’s repeated requests. Olaf claimed that because of the 500-kilometer range of the long-range Taurus missiles, there is a chance that NATO and Russia may engage in direct combat. … Read more

Cyclone Remal ravages parts of Bengal; heavy rains continue to batter region

The West Bengal government evacuated over one lakh people from vulnerable areas ahead of the cyclone’s landfall. This effort was focused primarily in the South 24-Parganas district, including Sagar Island, Sundarbans and Kakdwip. While the move certainly saved lives, damage to property remains extensive. The North and South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore districts reported widespread … Read more

Powerful storms in US kill 15 people, flatten over 200 homes

Powerful storms killed at least 15 people, injured hundreds and left a wide trail of destruction on Sunday across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after obliterating homes and destroying a truck stop where dozens sought shelter in a restroom during the latest deadly weather to strike the central US. The storms inflicted their worst damage in … Read more

Yemen’s Houthis Free More Than 100 Prisoners

Last Updated: May 27, 2024, 00:30 IST Read all latest and breaking World News on Yemen’s Houthi group freed more than 100 detainees in Sanaa on Sunday, calling the move a “unilateral humanitarian initiative” to pardon prisoners and return them to their families. SANAA: Yemen’s Houthi group freed more than 100 detainees in Sanaa … Read more

Over 300 Million Children A Year Face Sexual Abuse Online: Study

Offences range from sextortion to abuse of AI to create deepfake videos, pictures (Representational) More than 300 million children a year are victims of online sexual exploitation and abuse, according to the first global estimate of the scale of the problem published on Monday. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh found that one in eight … Read more

25 Arrested, Over 450 Booked After Mob Attack On Christians In Punjab Province

The police in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Sunday arrested 25 persons and booked over 450 others under terrorism and other charges after the accused persons attacked the Christian community. The incident occurred in the Mujahid Colony of Sargodha district, about 200 kilometres from Lahore, and was reportedly led by activists from the radical Islamist group … Read more

Ukraine Hit Russian Army’s Nuclear Site, USA To Blame: Russian Official’s Claim; Putin To Retaliate?

Published on May 27, 2024 12:41 AM IST A Russian senator has alleged that Ukranian strike targeted a Russian nuclear site in the southern Krasnodar Region and blamed USA’s involvement in the strike. Dmitry Rogozin said that the U.S. should be seen as directly responsible for a Ukrainian strike on a key element of Russia’s … Read more

France knife attack three injured in Lyon, attacker arrested by police

A 27-year-old Moroccan man attacked people with a knife in the metro in the French city of Lyon on Sunday, injuring at least three, authorities said. The attacker, who lives in France illegally, suffers from serious mental health issues and had been hospitalised in psychiatric wards on several occasions, local prefect Fabienne Buccio told reporters. … Read more