Israeli police clash with worshipers at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM: Israeli police raided Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City early Wednesday and attacked Palestinian worshippers, Palestinian media reported, raising fears of wider tension as Islamic and Jewish holidays overlap.The incidents sparked a wave of Palestinian protests, condemnations and violence. The Israeli military said sirens warning of incoming rockets sounded in Israeli communities around the […]

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Congress: Avoid attacks on PM Modi: Congress signal in Karnataka | Karnataka Election News

BENGALURU: The Congress leadership has informally asked candidates and functionaries to refrain from attacking PM Modi and getting into Hindutva-versus-secularism debates during the campaign for the May 10 Karnataka assembly elections, reports Anil Gejji.“If we say anything against Modi, it will be blown out of proportion and efforts will be made to change the poll […]


Hyundai unveils Genesis GV80 Coupe concept car in New York

Seoul – South Korea’s largest carmaker Hyundai Motor has unveiled the Genesis GV80 Coupe Concept at its exhibition hall Genesis House New York, the company said on Tuesday.Inspired by the X Speedium Coupe Concept unveiled in New York last year, the GV80 Coupe Concept combines the practicality of a lifestyle-oriented SUV with the dynamism of […]

Credit Suisse investors slam failures as chairman apologizes

ZURICH: Credit Suisse shareholders on Tuesday upbraided the Swiss bank’s leaders for years of mismanagement, scandal and obfuscation that sent its stock price into the gutter, while executives apologized and insisted that the only way forward for the once-venerable lender was a government-engineered takeover by rival UBS.A largely polite — if at times boisterous, emotional, […]


China warns US House Speaker not to meet Taiwan president

BEIJING: China warned U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday not to “repeat disastrous past mistakes” and meet Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, saying it would not help regional peace and stability, but only unite the Chinese people behind a common enemy. The Republican McCarthy, the third most senior U.S. leader after the president and vice […]