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Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as first female president

Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as first female president Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as first female president Claudia Sheinbaum was elected Mexico’s first woman president by a landslide, making history in a country plagued by rampant criminal and gender-based violence. Flag-waving…

13 Western countries urge restraint from Israel over Rafah

Catastrophic consequences’ – UK, France, Germany, Japan, other Western countries caution Israel over Rafah ‘Catastrophic consequences’ – UK, France, Germany, Japan, other Western allies caution Israel over Rafah Displaced Palestinians queue to buy water from a water truck next to…

Slovakia’s Prime Minister Critically Wounded, Shot Five Times

Robert Fico, Slovakia’s prime minister, was shot five times and critically wounded yesterday, the most serious attack on a European leader in decades. Officials said the attack appeared to have been an assassination attempt and was politically motivated. The police…

World Bank approves $350 million loan for Costa Rica

The World Bank approved a $350 million loan for Costa Rica to fund infrastructure and climate and disaster resilience projects, the lender said on Friday. The program is to fund investments in critical infrastructure for flood control and slope stabilization,…

Miss World 2024 is Krystyna Pyszková of Czech Republic; wins the 71st Miss World crown

Miss World 2024: Krystyna Pyszková of the Czech Republic wins the 71st Miss World pageant. Yasmina Zaytoun of Lebanon is the First Runner-Up. Krystyna Pyszková of the Czech Republic is the 71st Miss World. The 24-year-old won the Miss World…

FIFA President Infantino ‘completely opposed’ to Blue card idea

Gianni Infantino gave the proverbial “red card” to the idea of a blue card in football In a decisive move, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has categorically dismissed the swirling rumours about the introduction of “blue cards” in football. The speculation…

Greece Becomes First Orthodox Country To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage, Adoption

For more than 20 years, Stavros Gavriliadis and Dimitrios Elefsiniotis have been building a life together. They bought a house and started a family. But under Greek law, they couldn’t marry or both be recognized as the parents of their…

Son of ex-YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki found dead at his UC Berkeley dormitory

Marco Troper, 19, was found unresponsive at his dormitory last week, following which he was pronounced dead. The son of Susan Wojcicki,former CEO of YouTube, has died. 19-year-old Marco Troper was a freshman at UC Berkeley’s campus. He was found…

King Charles makes first statement after tense meeting with Prince Harry

King Charles III, who has been diagnosed with cancer, has shared his first public statement since his 45-minute meeting with his estranged son Prince Harry at Clarence House, which is said to be very “emotional and tense” for father-son duo….

UK govt issues guidance that allows for cancellation of a person’s passport over non-payment of child maintenance

The United Kingdom has issued a guidance that allows Passport Office staff to seize the passport of a person who has not paid child maintenance.   This guidance, released on March 4, 2021, directs Her Majesty’s Passport Office staff on how…