Benjamin Netanyahu Suggests Biden Fell Asleep When He Met New Israeli PM

<!– –> Now in opposition, Netanyahu has promised to govern again. (File) Jerusalem: Israel’s former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested in a Facebook video posted on Sunday that US President Joe Biden had fallen asleep when meeting the new Israeli leader Naftali Bennett last month. A Reuters fact check previously debunked the idea that Biden dozed off, after social media users shared a video clip of the US president that they said showed him looking down and nodding off as Bennett spoke in the Oval Office. The clip that was…

Body Found Matching Description Of 22-Year-Old Missing Woman In US: FBI

<!– –> Gabrielle Petito with cops as they responded to an altercation between Petito and her boyfriend Washington: US law enforcement said Sunday a body found in a US national forest in Wyoming, where a search was underway for Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, matches the description of the missing woman, whose disappearance has gripped the country. American authorities launched a massive search for 22-year-old Petito when her family filed a missing person report on September 11, after she mysteriously vanished during a road trip with her boyfriend. After a body was…

Britain’s Love Of France “Ineradicable”: Boris Johnson Underplays Row

<!– –> Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson downplayed France’s concerns. (File) London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday played down the diplomatic rift with Paris over a new security pact with Australia and the US, saying his country’s “love of France is ineradicable”. Speaking to journalists as he flew to New York, Johnson insisted Britain and France have a “very friendly relationship”, which he described as being of “huge importance”. The security agreement, and Australia’s related decision to tear up a multibillion-dollar deal for French submarines in favour of…

Afghan Women Protest After Taliban Replaces Women’s Ministry

<!– –> Afghan women hold placards during a demonstration demanding better rights for women About two dozen women activists protested outside Afghanistan’s women’s ministry on Sunday after it was closed by Taliban militants in power in Kabul and replaced by their Ministry for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. Female staff said they had been trying to return to work at the ministry for several weeks since the Taliban takeover last month, only to be told to go home. The sign outside the Ministry of Women’s Affairs has been…

Russia’s Ruling Pro-Putin Party Wins Majority After Crackdown On Critics

<!– –> Putin remains a popular figure with many Russians Moscow: Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, retained its majority in parliament after a three-day election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, despite losing around one fifth of its support, partial results on Monday showed. With 33% of ballots counted, the Central Election Commission said United Russia had won just over 45% of the vote, with its nearest rival, the Communist Party, at around 22%. Although that amounts to an emphatic win, it would be…

Suspicious Movement Detected Along LoC In J&K, Search Ops Underway

<!– –> “A search of the area is under progress,” PRO Defence, Srinagar said. (Representational) Baramulla: A suspicious movement was detected along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri area of Baramulla district on the intervening night of September 18-19, according to the PRO Defence, Srinagar. However, the exact area where the suspicious movement took place in Uri is still not known. The PRO Defence of Srinagar is searching for the area. “A search of the area is under progress,” PRO Defence, Srinagar said. Further investigation is underway. Earlier,…

French, UK Defence Ministers’ Meeting Off Amid Submarine Row: Report

<!– –> French President recently recalled France envoys to Canberra and Washington (Representational) Australia: France has cancelled a meeting set for this week between its Defence Minister Florence Parly and her British counterpart Ben Wallace, a source at her ministry told AFP Sunday. The move comes after the United States, Australia and the UK sparked a full-blown diplomatic crisis with France by announcing a strategic partnership under which US nuclear submarines will be supplied to Australia, effectively sidelining France. The “meeting planned for this week in London… will not take…

Benjamin Netanyahu Suggests Biden Fell Asleep Meeting New Israeli PM

<!– –> Now in opposition, Netanyahu has promised to govern again. (File) Jerusalem: Israel’s former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested in a Facebook video posted on Sunday that US President Joe Biden had fallen asleep when meeting the new Israeli leader Naftali Bennett last month. A Reuters fact check previously debunked the idea that Biden dozed off, after social media users shared a video clip of the US president that they said showed him looking down and nodding off as Bennett spoke in the Oval Office. The clip that was…

10 Killed, 5 Missing After Boat Overturns In China: Report

<!– –> Five others are still missing. (Representational) Beijing: At least 10 people were killed and five others listed missing after a passenger ship overturned in a river in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, state-run CGTN-TV reported. Most of the passengers were students. The accident happened at 4:50 p.m. on Saturday in Zangke River in Zangke Township in the city of Liupanshui. The boat was designed to carry up to 40 people, but authorities are still checking the exact number of passengers, who are mostly believed to be students. Till Sunday…

Boxer Manny Pacquiao To Run For Philippine President In 2022

<!– –> “I am a fighter, and I will always be a fighter inside and outside the ring,” Manny Pacquiao said Manila: Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s cozy relationship with China. Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his political allies during the national assembly of the faction he leads in the ruling PDP-Laban Party, days after a rival faction nominated Duterte’s long-time aide, Senator Christopher “Bong”…