Modi eyes a third win in India election.

Narendra Modi often says he likes to think big, dream big and act big.

April 11, 2024 12:20 pm


Gazans live on memories of past Eid festivals as war ruins special day

Palestinians visited the graves of loved ones killed in the Gaza war and prayed beside the wreckage of a mosque and in shattered streets as the devastating conflict cast a pall over the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

April 11, 2024 10:43 am


Triple-murder, suicide in Spain blamed on gender-based violence

Spanish police have discovered the bodies of a woman, her husband and their two young children.

April 11, 2024 9:39 am


Russians flee 'very unusual' floods in boats

Residents of the flood-stricken Russian city of Orenburg arrived at evacuation points by inflatable boat, carrying whatever they could grab from their homes in small bags.

April 11, 2024 8:01 am


Canada risks another 'catastrophic' wildfire season

Canada risks another “catastrophic” wildfire season, the federal government said.

April 11, 2024 7:10 am


Powerball player wins $1.3 billion jackpot

A ticket sold in Oregon has won Powerball jackpot of more than $1.3 billion, the eighth largest in U.S. history.

April 10, 2024 5:14 pm


Biden plans to cancel student loan debt, 23 million Americans may be impacted

President Joe Biden announced on Monday plans to ease student debt that would benefit at least 23 million Americans, addressing a key issue for young voters whose support he needs as he seeks re-election in November.

April 10, 2024 4:34 pm


Parents of Michigan school shooter sentenced to 10-15 years in prison

The mother and father of a Michigan teen who shot and killed four classmates were each sentenced to between 10 and 15 years in prison on Tuesday after a jury convicted them of manslaughter in a rare case of parents being held responsible in a school shooting.

April 10, 2024 3:42 pm


Newshub to close - website to shut down, up to 300 job losses

Newshub’s closure and other production cuts at Three have been confirmed, with the loss of up to 300 jobs.

April 10, 2024 12:51 pm


Trump loses bid to delay hush money trial pending gag order appeal

Donald Trump on Tuesday lost his second last-ditch bid in as many days to delay his April 15 trial on criminal charges stemming from hush money paid to a porn star.

April 10, 2024 11:12 am


Peru stakes claim to world's oldest human, born in 1900

Peru’s Andean mountains may hold the secret to longevity and the world’s oldest ever person, if a new claim by state officials of a 124-year-old man born in 1900 are proven to be true.

April 10, 2024 10:51 am


Niger coup risks jump in EU immigration, commissioner says

Last year’s coup in Niger could bring about a surge in irregular arrivals to the European Union, Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said on Tuesday, the eve of a key vote on overhauling the bloc’s migration rules ahead of a June election.

April 10, 2024 9:50 am

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