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Kate Middleton's 2-Month Absence After Surgery Fuels Rumours Online

Kate Middleton's 2-Month Absence After Surgery Fuels Rumours Online

Edited by Muskaan Sharma | Thursday February 29, 2024

Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales, has been away from the public eye since December, leaving social media users speculating about the UK royal. According to Kensington Palace, the 42-year-old is recovering at home after a "planned abdominal surgery"

PM Modi, Mauritius Counterpart To Jointly Inaugurate Development Projects

PM Modi, Mauritius Counterpart To Jointly Inaugurate Development Projects

Asian News International | Thursday February 29, 2024, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mauritius counterpart Pravind Jugnauth will inaugurate the new Airstrip and St James Jetty along with six community development projects at the Agalega Island in Mauritius today.

"Thank You, PIA": Pakistan Airlines Air Hostess Flies To Canada, Leaves Note And Goes Missing

"Thank You, PIA": Pakistan Airlines Air Hostess Flies To Canada, Leaves Note And Goes Missing

Edited by Bhavya Sukheja | Thursday February 29, 2024

A cabin crew member of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flew to Canada on Tuesday, but she went abruptly missing after landing, Pakistani news agency Dawn reported.

Taiwan Detects 19 Chinese Military Aircraft, 7 Naval Vessels Closing In

Taiwan Detects 19 Chinese Military Aircraft, 7 Naval Vessels Closing In

Asian News International | Thursday February 29, 2024, Taipei

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence (MND) has detected 19 Chinese military aircraft and seven naval vessels close to the country in the last 24 hours until 6 am (local time) today.

Leap Year Glitch Shuts Down Petrol Pumps In New Zealand

Leap Year Glitch Shuts Down Petrol Pumps In New Zealand

Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 29, 2024, New Zealand

Self-service petrol pumps across New Zealand were shuttered Thursday as several companies reported a leap year "software glitch" that left motorists stranded.

New Zealand Designates Hamas As Terrorist Group, Sanctions "Extremist Israelis"

New Zealand Designates Hamas As Terrorist Group, Sanctions "Extremist Israelis"

Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 29, 2024, Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand on Thursday became one of the last Western countries to designate all of Hamas as a "terrorist entity", saying the attacks of October 7 had shattered the notion its political and military wings could be separated.

US Probes Sam Altman To See If OpenAI Investors Were Misled: Report

US Probes Sam Altman To See If OpenAI Investors Were Misled: Report

Reuters | Thursday February 29, 2024

The Securities and Exchange Commission is scrutinizing internal communications by OpenAI Chief Executive Sam Altman as part of an investigation into whether the company's investors were misled, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

US Woman Sent 3-Year-Old Son Away To "Learn To Be A Man". He Is Now Missing

US Woman Sent 3-Year-Old Son Away To "Learn To Be A Man". He Is Now Missing

Edited by Bhavya Sukheja | Thursday February 29, 2024

The mother of a missing 3-year-old boy and her boyfriend have been charged with child neglect, nearly a week after the child was last seen.

Doing Everything To Improve H-1B Visa Process, Green Card Backlog: US

Doing Everything To Improve H-1B Visa Process, Green Card Backlog: US

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, Washington

US President Joe Biden is doing everything he can to improve the H-1B visa process, 'green card' backlog and other issues related to the country's legal immigration system, the White House has said.

I2U2 Continues To Be Priority For Biden Administration: White House

I2U2 Continues To Be Priority For Biden Administration: White House

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, Washington

The grouping of India, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the US continues to be a priority for the Biden administration and is not on the back-burner due to the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, the White House has said.

Hope QUAD Will Continue Its Momentum Under India's Presidency: White House

Hope QUAD Will Continue Its Momentum Under India's Presidency: White House

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, Washington

The Biden administration hopes that the four-nation grouping QUAD continues the momentum of its past three years under India's presidency in 2024, the White House has said.

New Pakistan Government Will Rely On "Goodwill Of Military", Say Experts

New Pakistan Government Will Rely On "Goodwill Of Military", Say Experts

Betsy Joles, Faseeh Mangi and Kamran Haider, Bloomberg | Thursday February 29, 2024

Pakistan's voters expressed their disillusionment with the nation's powerful military in a surprising election result earlier this month. But the army is still poised to have more control from behind the scenes than ever.

US Moon Lander Odysseus To Be "Put To Sleep" After Historic Mission

US Moon Lander Odysseus To Be "Put To Sleep" After Historic Mission

Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 29, 2024, Washington

The US spacecraft that touched down on the Moon last week and is currently running on solar power will soon be "put to sleep" once lunar night kicks in, mission officials said Wednesday.

"Mob Rule" Replacing Democracy In UK, Need To Change That: Sunak To Top Cops

"Mob Rule" Replacing Democracy In UK, Need To Change That: Sunak To Top Cops

Reuters | Thursday February 29, 2024, London

Britain is descending into "mob rule" and police will do more to protect the country's democracy, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday, after the government announced extra funding to keep lawmakers safe.

2 Hezbollah Members Killed In Israeli Strike On Syria's Capital: Report

2 Hezbollah Members Killed In Israeli Strike On Syria's Capital: Report

Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 29, 2024, Damascus

Israel carried out strikes Wednesday near Damascus, Syria's defence ministry said, the latest reported attack amid soaring regional tensions since the start of the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.