Thailand’s top diplomat visits Myanmar border amid clashes, evacuations

Thailand’s foreign minister is visiting a border town near Myanmar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, after days of clashes in which the military government’s troops were expelled by ethnic minority armed groups that displaced hundreds of residents. On Friday, Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara will also visit two “friendship bridges” that link the Thai town مزید پڑھیں

Israel’s war on Gaza: At least 63 killed in Gaza in last 24 hours

At least 63 Palestinians were killed and 45 injured in Israeli attacks across Gaza in the past 24 hours, said Gaza’s Health Ministry on Friday. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said destruction in Khan Younis and damage to the medical sector “disproportionate to anything one can imagine” after the Israeli army withdrawal. At مزید پڑھیں

Israel’s Netanyahu making ‘mistake’ on Gaza: Biden

United States President Joe Biden has said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making a “mistake” in his handling of the Gaza war and its repercussions inside Israel and internationally. “I think what he’s doing is a mistake. I don’t agree with his approach,” Biden told Univision, a US-based, Spanish-language television network, in an interview مزید پڑھیں

China to ‘strengthen strategic cooperation’ with Russia as FM Lavrov visits

China’s top diplomat said on Tuesday that Beijing would strengthen strategic cooperation with Moscow and that the two must stand on the side of “fairness and justice” as he met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Lavrov arrived in China for a two-day official visit on Monday, with the two countries looking to deepen diplomatic ties مزید پڑھیں

Turkiye imposes export restrictions on Israel until Gaza ceasefire

Turkiye has announced sweeping trade restrictions on Israel as a punitive measure against Tel Aviv’s brutal war on Palestine that has killed more than 33,000 people in just over six months. The Turkish trade ministry said on Tuesday the restrictions will remain in place until it implements a ceasefire and allows “sufficient and uninterrupted flow” مزید پڑھیں

At least 94 dead in Mozambique after unlicensed ferry boat capsises

At least 94 people died, including children, and 26 are missing after a ferry boat capsised off the northern coast of Mozambique, an official from the country’s Maritime Transport Institute (INTRASMAR) said. The vessel was an overloaded fishing boat and was not licensed to transport people, Lourenco Machado, an administrator of INSTRASMAR, said on state مزید پڑھیں

Iran FM opens new Syria consulate after deadly Israeli strike

Iran’s foreign minister inaugurated the country’s new consulate in Damascus on Monday, a week after a deadly strike blamed on Israel destroyed the former premises, sending regional tensions skyrocketing. Tehran, a key Damascus ally, has vowed to avenge last Monday’s air strike on the Iranian embassy’s consular section that killed seven Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps مزید پڑھیں