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US Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle attends a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability at the US Capitol. (DPA)

US Secret Service chief resigns after Trump assassination attempt

dpaWashingtonUSSecret Service director Kimberly Cheatle resigned on Tuesday in the wake of the assassination attempt against Donald Trump at a campaign rally.Both Republicans and Democrats have been dema

Jul 24, 2024
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Over 200 people killed in two landslides in southern Ethiopia

AgenciesAddis AbabaMore than 200 people have been killed in two landslides in southern Ethiopia authorities said. The first landslide triggered by heavy rains in a remote region of Gofa zone occurred on Monday and w

Jul 24, 2024
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84 people killed in Israeli attacks in Gaza

At least 84 Palestinians killed and 329 wounded throughout the Gaza Strip the Health Ministry said as Israeli forces launch a new ground invasion in southern city of Khan Younis.At least 39090 people have been killed and 90147

Jul 24, 2024
Mahmoud al-Aloul, vice chairman of the Central Committee of Fatah (L), China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi (C), and Mousa Abu Marzouk, senior Hamas member, attend an event at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, on Tuesday. (Agencies)

Hamas, Fatah sign unity pact in Beijing aimed at Gaza governance

AgenciesBeijingPalestinian factions have signed a national unity agreement aimed at maintaining Palestinian control over Gaza once Israels war on the enclave concludes.The deal finalised on Tuesday in China after three days of intensive talks lays the groundwork for an interim national reco

Jul 24, 2024
US President Joe Biden at a campaign rally

Biden to address nation for first time since ending re-election bid

dpaWashingtonUS President Joe Biden will on Wednesday address the nation for the first time in public since dropping his re-election bid and backing Vice President Kamala Harris to replace him as the Democratic presidential candidate.Biden wrote Tuesday on X that his Oval Office speech will be about w

Jul 24, 2024
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NATO appoints envoy for Middle East, North Africa and the Sahel

BrusselscTypeface:> NATOon Tuesday appointed a special representative for the defence alliances southern neighbourhood meaning the Middle East North Africa and the Sahel.The new envoy is Javier Colomina who previously served as NATOs special representative in the Caucasus and Central Asia.Instability

Jul 24, 2024
People stand in front of a residential building in the Scampia neighborhood where a balcony collapsed. (DPA)

Two dead, at least 13 injured after balcony collapses in Italy

dpaRomeTwo people have been killed and at least 13 injured including children following the collapse of a balcony in the Scampia suburb of Naples in Italy the fire brigade said on Tuesday.The concrete and iron parts killed a 29-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman who lived in the social housing estate the fire brigade said.Several chil

Jul 24, 2024
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Ukrainian parliament extends martial law for another three months

KievcTypeface:> The Ukrainian parliament has extended the existing martial law and mobilization by a further three months until early November a move that was expected Ukrainian media reported on Tuesday citing members of parliament.A clear majority voted in favour of the laws introduced by President Volodymyr Zelensky reports said. Both measures were due to expire on August

Jul 24, 2024
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Survey shows extent of Spain’s popularity among German tourists

MadridcTypeface:> While protests against mass tourism in Spain are growing a recent survey highlights the popularity of the country with just under two-thirds of all adults in Germany having already taken a holiday in Spain.In a survey conducted by the market research institute YouGov 64 percent of respondents reported having spent at least one holiday in the south-western Eu

Jul 24, 2024
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WHO is ‘extremely worried’ about polio risk in Gaza

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that a polio outbreak could emerge in war-torn Gaza with Israel already vaccinating its troops against the disease.The WHO representative in Jerusalem Ayadil Saparbekov said on Tuesday he is extremely worried about an outbreak happening in Gaza after the poliovirus was discovered in sewage samples in the conflict-hit terri

Jul 24, 2024
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh reforms quotas after protests

dpaDhakaThe Bangladesh government on Tuesday issued an order redistributing quotas for government jobs after violent protests demanding reforms in the quota system led to widespread violence and reportedly left more than 180 people dead.We published the order in the gazette today in line with the direction of the Supreme Court Law and Justice Min

Jul 24, 2024
US Vice President Kamala Harris

German FM Baerbock praises ‘strong women’ in politics

dpaBerlinGerman Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock on Tuesday reflected on the role of women in politics in light of Democrats in the US endorsing Kamala Harris as their candidate for president after Joe Biden dropped out.Germanys top diplomat said that a bit too much testosterone is sometimes flying around and so strong women might not do

Jul 24, 2024
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Kremlin welcomes Zelensky stance on talks and awaits new US course

MoscowcTypeface:> Russia on Monday responded favourably to comments by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on possible negotiations to end the ongoing war between the two countries.This is better than statements that any contacts with the Russian side and with the Russian head of state are excluded Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in Moscow.Of cours

Jul 23, 2024
US Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatleis sworn in during the House Oversight Committee hearing in Washington, DC. (Agencies)

US Secret Service director Cheatle admits Trump shooting an ‘operational failure’

AgenciesWashingtonThe US Secret Service chief has admitted to Congress that the agency failed to prevent the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump at a July 13 campaign rally in Butler County Pennsylvania.We failed. As the director of the United States Secret Service I take full responsibility for any security lapse Director

Jul 23, 2024
Palestinians flee the eastern part of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, after they were ordered by the Israeli army to evacuate their neighborhoods. (DPA)

Israel follows exit order in Gaza with airstrikes on ‘safe zone’

AgenciesGazaIsraels military has launched artillery and air strikes on eastern Khan Younis shortly after demanding residents leave what it had previously designated a humanitarian zone.The barrage of attacks early on Monday came less than an hour after the evacuation order. At least 70 people have been killed and 200 injured according to health offi

Jul 23, 2024
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UAE jails 57 Bangladeshi expats over protests against their own government

AgenciesDubaiA court in the UAE has handed 57 Bangladeshis long prison terms for holding protests in the Gulf state against their own countrys government.Three of the unnamed defendants were sentenced to life for inciting riots in several streets across the UAE on Friday while 53 others were jailed for 10 years and one for 11 years state-run

Jul 23, 2024
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Qatar Airways expands Boeing 777X fleet

Tribune News NetworkFarnborough On the second day of the Farnborough International Airshow Qatar Airways announced that its significant order of Boeing 777X aircraft has been expanded to include an impressive 20 Boeing 777-9s.This is in addition to its e

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Turkish Naval Corvette docks at Doha Port on its way to goodwill visit to 24 ports

Ashraf SiddiquiDohaTCG Kinaliada Corvette Naval ship of Turkish Naval Forces docked Tuesday at Doha Port where it was received by Ambassador of Turkiye to Qatar HE Dr Mustafa Goksu Maj Gen Ertunc Ertufanli Armed Forces Attache at the Turkish Embassy Col Ali Cetin a

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Qatar’s historic achievements at Olympics

QNADohaQatar has maintained a strong presence at the Olympic Games since making its debut at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984. The country has shown significant progress from one edition to the next earning a prominent position among Gulf and Arab nations through the

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Lesha Bank reports net profit of QR54.1 million in H1 2024

Tribune News NetworkDohaLesha Bank on Tuesday announced that the bank reported a net profit of QR54.1 million attributable to the equity holders of the bank a 21 percent growth compared to the corresponding period of last year.During the first half of th

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