Tsunami Warning After 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Philippines

Earthquake in Philippines was at a depth of 63 km (Representational) An earthquake of at least magnitude 7.5 struck Mindanao in the southern Philippines late on Saturday, triggering evacuation orders for some areas and southwestern Japanese coasts because of warnings of tsunami waves of a metre (3 feet) or more. …

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Israel Hits Over 400 Targets In Gaza After Truce Ends, 240 Killed

Palestinian Territories: Israel brushed off international calls to renew an expired truce Saturday and pushed on with its devastating bombing campaign against Hamas militants in densely-inhabited Gaza.   Smoke again clouded the sky over the north of the Palestinian territory, whose Hamas government said 240 people had been killed since …

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China Formally Accepted Afghan Ambassador, Says Taliban

Chinese government has not said whether it regards the move as a step towards official recognition. Afghanistan’s Taliban administration has appointed a former spokesperson as ambassador to China, the foreign affairs ministry said on Friday, its first officially accredited envoy to any country since taking over in 2021. Former administration …

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2 Homeless People Killed, 3 Injured In Las Vegas Shooting: Report

Mass shootings are alarmingly common in the United States (Representational) Washington: Five people were shot Friday, at least one of them fatally, in a “homeless encampment” in Las Vegas, authorities said.  Police responded to a shooting on the city’s east side soon after 5:30 pm local time (0130 GMT Saturday), …

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Pakistan Ex-PM Imran Khan Replaced As Party Head By Gohar Khan

Imran Khan launched the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party in 1996 (File) Islamabad: Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan, currently in jail facing myriad charges he says are rigged to keep him from contesting elections next year, was replaced Saturday as head of the party he founded, officials said. Khan launched …

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