Putin Demands Ceasefire Conditions to Resolve Ukraine Conflict
By Lindiwe Nkosi
Putin Demands Ceasefire Conditions to Resolve Ukraine Conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed conditions for a ceasefire in Ukraine, including recognizing Crimea's annexation, Ukraine's neutrality, and the demilitarization of the Donbas region. Amid growing international pressure to end the conflict, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky signals openness to talks but rejects key demands.

UN Security Council to Address Devastating Rafah Attack Amid Israeli Assault
By Lindiwe Nkosi
UN Security Council to Address Devastating Rafah Attack Amid Israeli Assault

The UN Security Council plans to meet about the Rafah situation after an Israeli airstrike killed 45 Palestinians in a refugee camp and wounded 200 more. The attack ignited fires where displaced people sheltered. Israel claimed it targeted Hamas militants. Over a million people fled Rafah amid the Israeli offensive. The Gaza Health Ministry and UN criticized the strikes as unacceptable.

Iran Bids Farewell to President Ebrahim Raisi at Sacred Shrine Amid International Condolences
By Lindiwe Nkosi
Iran Bids Farewell to President Ebrahim Raisi at Sacred Shrine Amid International Condolences

Iran mourns the loss of President Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash. The funeral took place at the Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad, his hometown. As Iran faces a period of national mourning, the world sends condolences, recognizing Raisi's impact on regional politics and internal challenges.

Singapore Airlines Flight from London to Singapore Faces Deadly Turbulence: Passenger Killed and Several Injured
By Lindiwe Nkosi
Singapore Airlines Flight from London to Singapore Faces Deadly Turbulence: Passenger Killed and Several Injured

Severe turbulence on a Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore led to one passenger's death and multiple injuries. The flight, with 211 passengers and 18 crew, emergency landed at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport. The airline is providing medical and operational support to those affected.

UN General Assembly Votes on Palestine's Full UN Membership and Extended Rights
By Lindiwe Nkosi
UN General Assembly Votes on Palestine's Full UN Membership and Extended Rights

The UN General Assembly recently recommended Palestine for full UN membership, with 143 countries supporting the move. The resolution enables Palestine enhanced participation in future sessions, amidst ongoing Gaza tensions and scrutiny over weapon use.