Four Lebanese soldiers were killed overnight when they raided a house in north Lebanon in pursuit of a militant wanted in connection with a fatal shooting last month, a military source said on Monday.
The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public fanfare this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organizes the event announced Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Dev Diwali in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Monday. PM Modi inaugurated a six-lane highway, took a cruise ride in river Ganga, lit the customary first earthen lamp and enjoyed a spectacular laser show on ghats of the historic city. The prime minister, however, didn’t forget to tear into the opposition over farmers’ protests while also reaching out to the agitators.
Polands governing conservative party has come under fire from its coalition partners and the opposition alike over a draft law that would ban fur farms and the use of animals in shows and circuses, and restrict the ritual slaughter of livestock.