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Team preview: Can Ronaldo win UEFA Euro 2024 for Portugal?

⚽ Portugal – Key Euros Stats ⚽ Euro appearances: 18Euro titles: 1Best finish: Winners (2016)Euros record: W19 D10 L10Goals scored: 56Biggest win: 3-0 (most recent vs Hungary in Euro 2020)Player to watch: Bruno FernandesWorld ranking: 6thTeam nickname: Os Navegadores (The Navigators)Group fixtures: June 18: Portugal vs Czech Republic (Leipzig Stadium, Leipzig, 9pm local/19:00 GMT) June Read More

US envoy meets with Israeli leaders as tensions with Hezbollah escalate

A senior United States diplomat has met Israeli leaders and will later visit Lebanon as part of a push by Washington to defuse tensions between Israel and Hezbollah. US envoy Amos Hochstein arrived in Israel on Monday and held talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Isaac Herzog and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant. Gallant’s office Read More

Gaza fighting continues despite Israeli ‘pauses’ announcement: UNRWA

Israeli forces battled with Palestinian groups in Rafah and elsewhere in southern Gaza despite the Israeli military’s announcement on Sunday of tactical pauses in operations to allow humanitarian aid to enter, UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini has said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday criticised plans announced by the military to hold daily pauses in Read More

Why four court cases could unleash a new crisis in Thai politics

EXPLAINER Courts due to hear cases on Tuesday on PM Srettha Thavisin, the Move Forward Party, former PM Thaksin Shinawatra and the Senate elections. The future of Thailand’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin as well as its leading opposition party looks set to be decided this week in four key court rulings that risk triggering a Read More

Will India’s Modi break the ice with Pakistan in his third term?

Islamabad, Pakistan –  As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for a third time as his country’s leader on June 9, seven counterparts from neighbouring nations joined a very select audience in marking the moment. The setting — a summer evening, with an orangish dusk sky, and handpicked leaders from the region in Read More

US falling far behind China in nuclear power, report says

The United States is between 10 and 15 years behind China in rolling out next-generation reactors, research institute says. The United States is falling far behind China in nuclear energy, with the world’s largest economy lagging behind the Asian giant by 10 to 15 years in rolling out next-generation reactors, a report has found. China Read More

England, Serbia fans clash ahead of Euro 2024 football game

England play Serbia in Group C of the UEFA European Football Championship in Germany. Police have rushed to separate brawling football fans ahead of the match between England and Serbia at the Euro 2024 football tournament in Germany. On Sunday, social media footage showed men throwing chairs at each other outside a restaurant festooned with Read More

Netanyahu opposed to Israeli military ‘tactical pauses’ for Gaza aid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is opposed to plans announced by the military to hold daily tactical pauses in fighting along one of the main roads into the besieged and bombarded Gaza Strip to facilitate aid delivery into the Palestinian enclave. The military had announced the daily pauses from 05:00 GMT until 16:00 GMT in Read More

Divers find remains of Finnish WWII plane shot down by Soviets

The World War II mystery of what happened to a Finnish passenger plane after it was shot down over the Baltic Sea by Soviet bombers appears to finally be solved more than 80 years later. The plane was carrying American and French diplomatic couriers in June 1940 when it was downed just days before Moscow Read More