TOKYO âNew recruits to the Japanese military will be allowed to have longer hair in a bid to attract more young people, the country’s Defense Ministry has said.The announcement comes as Japan struggles
CAIRO: A Panamanian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil bound for India was struck with a missile in the Red Sea, the US State Department said on Friday.
The missile launched from Yemen hit the M/T Pollux on its port side, according to the State Department.
Earlier on Friday, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) agency and British maritime security firm Ambrey said a Panama-flagged tanker had reportedly been hit 72 nautical miles (133 km) northwest of the port of Mokha, off Yemen.
MOSCOW: Russia has invited Hamas and other Palestinian factions including Fatah to Moscow for talks on the Israel-Hamas war and other issues in the Middle East, an official said Friday.
Moscow, which for years tried to court good relations with all major players in the region, has grown increasingly critical of Israel and its Western backers amid the ongoing war in Gaza.
Russia has invited around a dozen Palestinian groups to Moscow for âinter-Palestinianâ talks from February 29, the state-run TASS news agency reported, citing Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.
LONDON â One of the worst methane leaks ever recorded took place last year at a remote well in Kazakhstan, new analysis shared with BBC Verify has shown.It is estimated that 127,000 tons of the gas escaped
MUMBAI â On an autumn day in 1576, a Mughal princess led a cohort of royal women on an unprecedented voyage to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.It was the first time in Mughal India that a woman
NEW DELHI â India’s main opposition Congress party says its bank accounts have been frozen by the income tax (IT) department just months before the country holds general elections.The party later
Saudi Gazette reportJEDDAH â King Abdulaziz International Airport received its first regular direct flight from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, carrying 279 passengers on Friday.The inaugural flight was celebrated
NEW DELHI: The Indian National Congress, Indiaâs main opposition party, said on Friday that the government had frozen its funds, just weeks before the country holds general elections.
Congress Treasurer Ajay Maken told reporters that the Income Tax Department had seized the partyâs accounts as part of an investigation into the tax filing in the financial year 2018-19 and issued a payment demand for 2.1 billion rupees ($25.3 million) in relation to the probe.
MANILA:Â A Filipino nun who stayed at her church in Gaza is unreachable, Philippine authorities said on Friday, as they are trying to evacuate 14 nationals from the city of Rafah, where 1.5 million Palestinians are crammed in tents amid heavy Israeli bombardment.
Of the 137 Filipinos trapped in Gaza since Israel began its daily bombardment of the densely populated enclave in October, authorities have so far evacuated 122 people through the besieged territoryâs Rafah, which borders Egypt.
“Udah, udah, udah,” kata Gus Muhdlor sambil meninggalkan awak media di Gedung Merah Putih KPK,