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Checkout this section for curated World News, Articles & Videos reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Checkout this section for curated World News, Articles & Videos reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

News  »  World  /  Middle East

In Show of Unity, Palestinians Strike Across West Bank, Gaza a...

Hundreds of thousands stopped working for the day to protest their shared treatment by Israel. Many Palestinians described it as a rare showing of common cau...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Texas Gov. Abbott threatens to fine cities and local officials...

"Anybody can wear a mask if they want to. It's just that it's a decision to be made by Texans," Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told CN...


News  »  World  /  Middle East

Gaza War Deepens a Long-Running Humanitarian Crisis

The Palestinian enclave was already in a dire state. The war with Israel has made it worse, damaging the health and sewage systems, closing schools and displacing tens of thousan...


News  »  World  /  China

US delays China investment ban as Biden team aims to clarify p...

The Joe Biden administration extended the deadline to ban American investors from certain Chinese companies by two weeks as his team tries to clarify the scope of policies made under the Trump administration.In an announcement on Tuesday, the Trea...


News  »  World  /  China

European Parliament to vote on freezing China investment deal

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Stuart Lau on politico.com on May 18, 2021.The European Parliament is expected to pass a motion on Thursday pushing to formally freeze the EU’s investmen...


News  »  World  /  Singapore

Coronation Plaza, Ghim Moh Market visited by COVID-19 cases du...

SINGAPORE: Coronation Shopping Plaza and Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre were on Tuesday (May 18) added to a list of public places visited by COVID-19 community cases during their infectious period. The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) b...


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France Files Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Resolution At UN

France has filed a resolution with the UN Security Council, in coordination with Egypt and Jordan, calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza conflict, the president's office said late Tuesd...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Leaders Position House G.O.P. Against Independent Accounting f...

Representative Kevin McCarthy, the top House Republican, said he would oppose the independent commission, and urged the party’s rank and file to do the sa...


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Dust storm and destruction caused by cyclone Tauktae

Pakistan's biggest city is hit by a dust storm after the cyclone ravaged coastal India, killing at least ...


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US Congress Passes Bill To Fight Rise In Anti-Asian Crimes

US lawmakers on Tuesday sent an anti-hate bill to President Joe Biden's desk that aims to prevent violence against Asian Americans, following an alarming rise in attacks including murders during the...


News  »  World  /  Singapore

Ngee Ann Polytechnic disciplines dozens of students involved i...

SINGAPORE: Twenty-eight Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) students have been disciplined by the school after they were found to have been involved in a hazing incident. A video, which went viral earlier this year, showed six males urinating on two other m...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Breyer Worries Retiring Could Add to Polarization. Would It?

The Supreme Court’s oldest justice has hinted that he may decline to step down, defying activists’ pressure. His reasoning would be hotly debated on the le...


News  »  World  /  Asia

COVID-19 vaccine tourism emerges in Thailand as demand grows

BANGKOK: Thais who do not want to wait for the COVID-19 vaccine distribution from their government have opted for a new option to get it overseas.  The growing demand for vaccination amid a new wave of outbreaks in the country has given rise to t...


News  »  World  /  Asia

'Globally significant’ 40,000-year-old rock art in Indonesia b...

BANGKOK: Some of the world’s oldest and most significant rock art, created by ancient civilisations in South Sulawesi, is being destroyed at an alarming rate due to the impacts of climate change. Research by experts at Australia’s Griffith Unive...


News  »  World  /  Singapore

Commentary: Shift to home-based learning welcomed but has its ...

Steps have been taken to ready students and teachers but HBL remains an imperfect tool in fulfilling the role of education, says NIE’s Jason T...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Israel-Gaza: Young Americans on the conflict - and online acti...

Online activism is shifting attitudes about the conflict. What do these young Americans thi...