Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Israel

Tel Aviv, Feb 19 : Swastikas were drawn on the gates of Poland’s embassy in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv, a day after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Jews were among perpetrators of the Holocaust, the media reported. The Tel Aviv police have launched an inquiry after profanities and the word “murderer” were also […]

Oxfam suspects ‘physically threatened’ witnesses: Report

London, Feb 19 : Oxfam, the British charity rocked by corruption and sex abuse allegations, has revealed that three men at the centre of the claims physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation. The charity on Sunday night released a redacted version of the 2011 probe and said it wants to be “as transparent as […]

Ex-Trump adviser to plead guilty to fraud-related charges

Washington, Feb 19 : US President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser Rick Gates to fraud-related charges within days and has also agreed to testify against Paul Manafort, the lawyer-lobbyist who once managed the campaign, the media reported. “Rick Gates is going to change his plea to guilty,” an informed official told the daily on Sunday. […]

Saudi introduces free visa for foreign scientists

Riyadh, Feb 19 : Saudi Arabia will grant visas free of charge to foreign scientists and experts, in a move that especially aims at improving its health sector, media reports said on Sunday. Secretary general of the Saudi Health Council Ahmed Al Aamiri praised the decision made by the cabinet last week, Xinhua reported. Aamiri […]

Dozens trapped inside cable cars for hours in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19 : At least 80 people were trapped inside cable cars for nearly four hours in Malaysia’s resort island of Langkawi after the system malfunctioned, officials said on Sunday. The Langkawi Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Azizan Noordin said that 89 tourists had arrived at the base station after being trapped inside […]

Israel foils assassination of Defense Minister

Tel Aviv, Feb 19 : Israeli security agency Shin Bet on Sunday said it thwarted a plot by Palestinian militants to carry out a bombing attack against Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Six members of a Palestinian cell associated with the Islamic Jihad militant group were arrested “in recent weeks,” Xinhua quoted Shin Bet as […]