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Majida Obaid, killed by Israeli forces in Jenin, was ‘very loved’ |  Occupied West Bank News

Majida Obaid, killed by Israeli forces in Jenin, was ‘very loved’ | Occupied West Bank News

Majida Obaid had just finished praying when she was shot “indiscriminately” by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin, her daughter says. Kifaya Obaid said she saw her mother, 61, sitting down, looking out of her bedroom window after completing her prayers on Thursday. Kifaya went downstairs and moments later, she heard …

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‘Oldest and most complete’ mummy found in Egypt | News

The 4,300-year-old mummy was found covered in layers of gold near the Step Pyramid at Saqqara. Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a Pharaonic tomb near the capital, Cairo, containing what may be the oldest and “most complete” mummy yet to be discovered in the country. The 4,300-year-old mummy was found at the bottom of a 15-metre …

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Gandhi’s killer Godse ‘real patriot’ for some Hindu nationalists | Mahatma Gandhi News

Ashok Sharma has devoted his life to championing the deeds of an Indian “patriot”: not revered independence hero Mahatma Gandhi, but the man who shot him dead. Sharma is the custodian of a temple dedicated to Nathuram Godse, who on January 30, 1948, gunned down a figure celebrated the world over as an apostle of …

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California storms give state much-needed boost in water supply | Drought News

A series of atmospheric rivers covered the parched state with an estimated 121 trillion liters (32 trillion gallons) of water. A series of storms called “atmospheric rivers” that pummeled California and caused flooding and devastation across the United States’s west coast has helped to boost the state’s water supply after years of withering drought. As …

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Characters in Pride And Prejudice are among most-memed on the internet, researchers say

Mr Darcy goes viral! Characters in Pride And Prejudice are among most-memed on the internet, researchers say Characters in Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice are becoming meme idols Mr Darcy has inspired a ‘cult’ of memes among young people on social media By Daisy Graham-brown For The Daily Mail Published: 20:01 EST, 26 January 2023 …

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Tensions soar in Haiti’s capital after police officers killed | Police News

Angry demonstrators have roared through the streets of Haiti’s capital, blocking roads and shooting guns into the air to protest a slew of killings of police officers by Haitian gangs over the last week. Haitian news outlet Le Nouvelliste reported that angry scenes erupted in several neighborhoods of Port-au-Prince on Thursday, and barricades of burning …

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Pakistan’s rupee plunges as IMF says mission to visit next week | Business and Economy News

Pakistan is seeking $1.1bn from the fund, part of its $6bn bailout package, to avoid default. The Pakistani rupee has diverged to a historic low against the United States dollar after an exchange cap was lifted as the cash-strapped country seeks to unlock a vital bailout from the IMF. The Washington-based lender has yet to …

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Thousands of Cubans left scrambling after new US asylum policy | Migration News

Havana, Cuba- Patri, 24, is hiding $1,100 in a storage ottoman in her bedroom in the Cuban capital of Havana. “It doesn’t look like much, but I’ve been saving it for five years,” the manicurist and makeup artist said, surveying her thin stack of bills. Patri asked that her last name be omitted for her …

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Modern mystery ‘Missing’ elevates internet-based storytelling | lifestyle

As we learned thousands of years ago with the myth of Prometheus, technology can be both a gift and a curse. Regardless of how old you are, dear reader, think of all the scientific advancements there have been in your lifetime. The biggest and most influential of the past few decades has got to be …

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