Category Archives: WORLD NEWS

Russian Naval Ships Dock in Cuba for Joint Exercises Amidst Global Tensions

Russian Naval Ships Dock in Cuba for Joint Exercises Amidst Global Tensions

Meeting between Putin and Cuban President Diaz-Canel

Four Russian naval vessels, including a nuclear-powered submarine, will be in Cuba from Wednesday to Monday for joint exercises in the Caribbean Sea. Despite the capability of some of the vessels to carry nuclear-capable long-range missiles, Havana and Washington have both stated that there is no direct threat to the United States. While the location […]

Israeli Airstrikes in Rafah Kill 35 Civilians: Hamas Fires Rockets at Tel Aviv

Israeli Airstrikes in Rafah Kill 35 Civilians; Hamas Fires Rockets at Tel Aviv

Palestinians inspect the damage after the strike. Pic: Reuters

Israeli airstrikes in the southern Gaza city of Rafah have reportedly killed at least 35 people, mostly women and children, and injured dozens more. The attack occurred after Hamas launched rocket attacks towards Tel Aviv for the first time in months. Palestinian medics reported that the strike hit tents for displaced people, resulting in heavy […]

Singapore Airlines Flight Turbulence: One Dead, 30 Injured

Singapore Airlines Flight Turbulence: One Dead, 30 Injured

The interior of Flight SQ321 after an emergency landing at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport on May 21. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight from London’s Heathrow Airport to Singapore encountered severe turbulence, resulting in one passenger’s death and injuries to 30 others. The aircraft was diverted to Bangkok, where it made an emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport at 3:45 pm. According to a Facebook post by SIA, 18 passengers have been hospitalized, while […]

Ghana Book Publishers Oppose NaCCA’s Market Involvement

Ghana Book Publishers Oppose NaCCA's Market Involvement

Asare Konadu Yamoah — President of the Ghana Book Publishers Association, addressing the press

The Ghana Book Publishers Association (GPA) has called for the removal of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) from its role in book assessment and approval. The GPA believes that Parliament should collaborate with the industry to establish a suitable body for the task, as they cannot trust NaCCA to be an impartial […]

President Ruto Calls on KDF to Lead Climate Action

President Ruto Calls on KDF to Lead Climate Action

The pass-out parade follows a six-month training of new Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel/PCS

President William Ruto has urged the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) to help combat climate change, which he identified as the biggest threat to the country’s development and prosperity. Speaking at a pass-out parade for KDF officers in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, the President expressed confidence in the military’s ability to tackle climate change. He asked […]

Putin and Xi’s ‘No-Limits’ Friendship to be Tested During State Visit to China

Putin and Xi's 'No-Limits' Friendship

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, the presidents of Russia and China, in October. They will meet in Beijing this week to discuss trade. Photograph: Sputnik/Reuters

Russia and China, facing challenges from the West, seek to further distance themselves from Western influence. Vladimir Putin is set to visit Beijing to meet Xi Jinping, aiming to strengthen their most important international relationship. Vladimir Putin, having secured a mandate to extend his rule in Russia for three decades, is expected to travel to […]

Russia Opens New Front in Ukraine’s Kharkiv Region

Russia Opens New Front in Ukraine's Kharkiv Region

State Emergency Service employees extinguish fires at houses destroyed by shelling in Kharkiv, eastern Ukraine, in this handout photograph taken and released by the National Police of Ukraine on May 10, 2024. © AFP, National Police of Ukraine

Ukraine strengthened its defenses in the northeastern Kharkiv region to repel a Russian attempt to breach local defenses, a tactical shift by Moscow that Ukrainian officials have anticipated for weeks as the war enters its third year. Intense nighttime shelling targeted Vovchansk, a town in the Kharkiv region and less than 5 kilometers (3 miles) […]