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Bangladesh announces the reopening of schools as searing temperatures drop
asmaa - 2 weeks

As Bangladesh braces itself for the reopening of schools, approximately 33 million students find themselves at the intersection of academic necessity and climatic adversity.

Canada opens its doors For immigrants through several new immigration programs
zahraa ahmed - 2 weeks

The Canadian government announced the opening of its doors to immigration for people who wish to reside and move to Canada, and announced some new immigration programs to Canada. According to recent statistics, it is expected that these new...

Debunking the Myths: A Comprehensive Guide to Weight Loss with Keto
Muhammed Farghaly - 2 weeks

Unsure if keto is right for you? Discover a comprehensive guide to weight loss with keto! Explore the science behind it, potential health benefits, how to get started, address common myths, and find out if classic keto, targeted keto, or cyclical...

Canada issues a decision regarding travelers
ahmed atef - 2 weeks

The Canadian Transport Authority (CTA) has announced the launch of a new website where all travelers can view the decisions made on complaints regarding air travel.

India: Seven individuals arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs 27.3 Mn from Gulf
asmaa - 2 weeks

In recent developments at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, authorities have successfully thwarted attempts to smuggle significant amounts of gold. These incidents shed light on the persistent challenges faced by customs...

Indonesia Offers Dual Citizenship to Attract Overseas Workers
asmaa - 3 weeks

Between 2019 and 2022, close to 4,000 individuals of Indonesian origin were granted Singaporean citizenship, marking a significant migration trend in the region.

Afghanistan: A gunman kills 6 worshippers inside a Shiite mosque
asmaa - 3 weeks

In western Afghanistan's Herat province, a tragic incident unfolded as a gunman entered a mosque, targeting worshippers and claiming the lives of six individuals.

UK foreign secretary: 40-day ceasefire offered to Hamas
asmaa - 3 weeks

Efforts to mediate a resolution between Israel and Hamas have persisted for months, with Egypt, Qatar, and the United States leading diplomatic initiatives.

Asia: Schools Closed, Warnings Issued Amid Extreme Heatwave Crisis
asmaa - 3 weeks

South and Southeast Asia are facing a relentless onslaught of scorching heat, prompting widespread concern and precautionary measures.

Philippines suspended In-person class due to heat wave
asmaa - 3 weeks

Due to an unprecedented nationwide transportation strike and soaring temperatures, the Philippines has made the decision to halt in-person classes across all public schools for two days, Monday and Tuesday, as announced by the Department of...

US Airlines Mandated for Automatic Refunds on Cancelled Flights
asmaa - 3 weeks

The US government has rolled out new regulations aimed at ensuring fair treatment for air travelers and protecting them from unexpected expenses.

Indonesia: Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Java Island
asmaa - 3 weeks

A seismic event measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale rocked the vicinity of Indonesia's Java island over the weekend, as confirmed by the country's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).

Urgent India: Bomb Threat at Mumbai Airport Following Hoax Call to Employee
asmaa - 3 weeks

In response to a false bomb threat at Terminal 1 of Mumbai Airport, police have filed charges against an unidentified person. The mystery woman who got the call about the explosives at Terminal 1 at Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) has not...

Philippine Submerged Settlement Resurfaces Amid Drought Conditions
asmaa - 3 weeks

Nestled amidst the Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija, Philippines, the relics offer a fascinating glimpse into history, resurfacing as the region grapples with scorching temperatures due to a prolonged drought.

Japan: A Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Island
asmaa - 3 weeks

A seismic event of considerable magnitude, measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale, recently shook the region encompassing Japan's Bonin Islands, as disclosed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on Saturday.

Moving to Dubai from the UK: Your Essential Guide to Thriving
Muhammed Farghaly - 3 weeks

This ultimate guide helps Brits navigate the exciting (and sometimes tricky) process of moving to Dubai. From visas and finding your dream flat to embracing the local culture and exploring desert adventures, this comprehensive guide has you covered....

India: Second phase of voting begins today amidst Modi vsdi vs. Gandhi campaign
asmaa - 3 weeks

Friday marks the commencement of polling for 88 out of the 543 seats in India's lower house of Parliament, the Lok Sabha, with an electorate of 160 million individuals exercising their right to vote.

Venice announces five-euro entry fee amid resident protests
asmaa - 3 weeks

Venice, known for its unparalleled beauty, embarked on a groundbreaking initiative on Thursday by implementing entry fees for day-trippers, marking a global first in the battle against mass tourism.

Tanzania Tragedy: 155 dead from Floods and Landslides
asmaa - 3 weeks

Torrential rains associated with El Nino have wreaked havoc in Tanzania, claiming the lives of at least 155 individuals, according to Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa's address to parliament on Thursday.

Malaysia: A mid-air collision during a military exercise leaves 10 dead
asmaa - 4 weeks

In a tragic event that unfolded on Tuesday, two Malaysian military helicopters collided midair during a routine training exercise at a naval base located in Perak state.

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico Pacific Coast
asmaa - 4 weeks

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, not far from Mexico's coast, a 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck the area last night. 

Taiwan Hit by Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Amidst Series of Quakes
asmaa - 4 weeks

A recent seismic event in Taiwan, specifically in its capital, Taipei, has brought tragic consequences, with at least 17 casualties reported thus far.

Asia: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake strikes Xizang
asmaa - 1 month

On Saturday, Tibet's Xizang region experienced a seismic event registering a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter Scale, as confirmed by the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

India Rice and Tea Exporters Concerned Amid Middle East Flare-ups
asmaa - 1 month

Indian exporters of basmati rice and tea are expressing concerns over potential disruptions to their shipments to the Middle East amid recent flare-ups in the region.

Urgent Pakistan: 11 Killed in Suspected Separatist Raid by Gunmen
asmaa - 1 month

Gunmen in southwest Pakistan perpetrated a gruesome attack, resulting in the deaths of 11 individuals, according to officials on Saturday.

Canada: An Indian-origin man among two killed in shooting incident
asmaa - 1 month

Two individuals, one of Indian descent, fell victim to a fatal shooting incident in South Edmonton, as reported by CTV News Edmonton.

Thailand Proposes Schengen-Style Visas for Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
asmaa - 1 month

Thailand is taking the lead in discussions with other Southeast Asian nations to establish a unified visa system similar to the "Schengen-style," aiming to streamline travel within the region.

Bahrain Declares the first day date of Eid Al Fitr 2024
asmaa - 1 month

Bahrain has determined that the commencement of Eid al-Fitr will be on Wednesday, April 10, marking the end of Ramadan, as the new moon was not sighted on Monday.

Pakistan: Chinese Firms Halt Dam Projects Due to Security Concerns
asmaa - 1 month

Following a suicide attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan, which tragically claimed the lives of five Chinese engineers, Chinese companies have made the decision to temporarily halt civil work at both the Dasu and Diamer-Bhasha Dams sites...

US government to Implement 10% Cap on Rent Increases for Affordable Housing Unit
asmaa - 1 month

In an effort to address concerns over rising rents and housing affordability, the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden is set to unveil a significant policy initiative.

A Huge Fire Engulfs Indonesian Ammunition Depot; No Casualties Reported
asmaa - 1 month

A significant fire erupted at a military ammunition facility in Bekasi, just outside Jakarta, causing explosions and emitting thick smoke into the sky. While the blaze originated in an area designated for expired ammunition storage, there were no...

Recalled Japanese health supplements cause 5 deaths and over 100 hospitalization
asmaa - 1 month

In the aftermath of the recall of a range of Japanese health supplements, the repercussions have been severe, with five fatalities and over 100 individuals hospitalized as of Friday.

The launch of European Sleeper night train extended route to Prague from Berlin
asmaa - 1 month

European travelers now have the opportunity to embark on a seamless journey from Brussels to Prague, courtesy of the inauguration of a novel sleeper train service.

Japan introduces next-generation passenger plane project
asmaa - 1 month

On Wednesday, Japan revealed plans to develop a next-generation passenger jet within the next ten years.

Maryland Declares State of Emergency Following Baltimore Bridge Collapse
asmaa - 1 month

The governor of Maryland declared a state of emergency today after a bridge collapse in Baltimore, which swept cars and approximately 20 individuals into the water. Governor Wes Moore announced the emergency declaration and the coordination of...

An Indian student died after being struck by a truck in London
asmaa - 1 month

An Indian student, Cheistha Kochhar, tragically lost her life in London last week after being struck by a truck while cycling back to her apartment.

Sri Lanka Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates by 0.5% for Growth Boost
asmaa - 1 month

Sri Lanka's central bank made an unexpected move on Tuesday by announcing a 0.5 percent reduction in interest rates, a decision aimed at bolstering growth prospects amidst the country's severe financial crisis.

Indian Navy Holds 35 Somali Pirates, Remanded to 10-Day police Custody
asmaa - 1 month

The 35 Somali pirates who were captured by the Indian Navy on board the INS Kolkata following a 40-hour operation were given 10-day police detention by a Mumbai court.

Russians Mourn Victims, Lower Flags After Concert Hall Attack Tragedy
asmaa - 1 month

Russia mourned on Sunday as flags flew at half-mast following a horrific attack at a rock concert near Moscow, marking the deadliest assault on Russian soil in two decades.

Magnitude 6.1 Quake Strikes Off Indonesia East Coast
asmaa - 1 month

Indonesia's geophysics agency announced on Sunday the occurrence of a magnitude-6.1 earthquake off the coast of East Nusa Tenggara province.