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Protests, poisoning & prison: The life and death of Russian...

NEW YORK: Alexei Navalny, Russia’s top opposition leader and President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest foe, died in prison, a statement from the Federal Penitentiary Service said. Navalny, who was serving a 19-year sentence on charges of extremism, felt unwell after a walk and collapsed, it said. The

Homeless man arrested after beating Indian student to death in...

GEORGIA: An Indian student was killed in Georgia, United States by a homeless man, whom he had reportedly been feeding and sheltering, according to local media reports citing the police. Footage from a security camera showed Vivek Saini, 25, being repeatedly beaten with a hammer by

Anti-Muslim incidents jump in US amid Israel-Gaza war

WASHINGTON: Complaints of anti-Muslim and anti-Palestinian discrimination and hate in the US rose by about 180% in the three months after Oct. 7 following Hamas' attack on Israel and Israel's subsequent assault on Hamas-governed Gaza, an advocacy group said on Monday. Why is it important? Rights advocates

US hit missile in Yemen after joint strikes with UK:...

WASHINGTON: The United States destroyed a Houthi anti-ship cruise missile that was ready to launch soon after the second round of joint American-British strikes against the Yemeni rebels, the Pentagon said Wednesday. “Shortly after taking these strikes, an additional Houthi target was struck by the US