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A sharp rise in child poverty was registered across 40 of the world’s richest countries between 2014 and 2021, according to a new report published on Wednesday by the UN Children's Fund's global research centre, Innocenti. more
US official says upcoming polls in Taiwan should be free from outside interference

Taipei: A top US official has said the upcoming polls in Taiwan should be free from “outside interference”.

UK government introduces tougher visa rule to cut migration

The UK government has introduced a plan to slash migration levels and curb abuse of the immigration system, delivering the biggest-ever reduction in net migration.

UN chief calls on Israel to ‘spare civilians from more suffering’ in Gaza

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reiterated his call for a sustained humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the unconditional and immediate release of all hostages, his Spokes ...

WHO says over 200 attacks registered in health sector in Gaza

The World Health Organization on Tuesday said it has recorded 203 attacks on medical facilities and health workers in the Gaza Strip between October 7 to November 28.

Indonesia: Volcanic eruption leaves 11 climbers dead

Bodies of 11 climbers were recovered on Monday and 12 people are still missing following the eruption of an active volcano in Indonesia's West Sumatra province.

Oxford University Press declares Rizz as world of the year but can you guess its meaning

Do you know the meaning of 'Rizz', the word which has been named the 2023 word of the year by Oxford University Press.

IDF discovers 800 tunnel shafts in Gaza Strip, destroys 500 of them

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday said it discovered 800 tunnel shafts in the Gaza Strip since it began a ground offensive targeting the Hamas members late in October.

Australian city Gold Coast no more hosting Commonwealth Games, scraps bid for 2026 event

Australia's Gold Coast region has withdrawn its bid to host the multi-sport event Commonwealth Games in 2026, making the future of the tournament uncertain.

Gaza: UN rights chief appeals for end to violence and a return to dialogue

The resumption of hostilities in Gaza and its terrifying impact on civilians underscore the need for the violence to end and a long-term political solution between Palestinians and Israel ...