Israel seeks to renew law that excludes Palestinian spouses

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s parliament is due to vote Monday on whether to renew a temporary law first enacted in 2003 that prohibits Arab citizens of Israel from extending citizenship…

Technology Meets Tradition: Robotic Leather Puppets from Kerala | Arts and culture

Koonathara, Palakkad – A cool breeze, moving prayer verses and eye-catching puppets mesmerize the audience of over 25 people seated in chairs under the night sky of Koonathara, a village…

Building collapse in Miami: the remaining wing of the building is demolished

The remaining structure of a partially collapsed apartment building in Miami, the South Champlain Towers, has been demolished amid fears of approaching Tropical Storm Elsa. The operation was carried out…

“It’s Hell”: 1,500 rescuers search for mud for missing Japan | Japan News

Around 80 people are still missing after torrential rains over the weekend sent mud and stones through the streets of Atami. Some 1,500 rescuers combed through crumbling houses and buried…

Japan searches for dozens of people missing in resort town mudslide

ATAMI, Japan (AP) – Rescuers dug into mud and debris on Monday looking for dozens of people fearful of disappearing after a giant landslide ravaged a Japanese resort, killing at…

Malaysians suffering from lockdown fly white flag for help

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – When Mohamad Nor Abdullah placed a white flag outside his window late at night, he did not expect a swift wave of support. In the…

Remarkably stable Indian dowry payments, study finds

Another interesting finding was the substantial differences between states over time. The southern state of Kerala has experienced “sharp and persistent dowry inflation” since the 1970s and had the highest…

Watch: The moment when dozens of fireworks accidentally explode

A fireworks display in the US state of Maryland had to be canceled ahead of a July 4 celebration after dozens of them accidentally exploded. No one was seriously injured…

Indonesia faces oxygen crisis amid worsening Covid wave

The government is asking producers to prioritize medical oxygen as hospitals struggle to cope. Source link

Tropical Storm Elsa is about to make landfall on Cuba’s central coast

HAVANA (AP) – Tropical Storm Elsa swept through Cuba’s southern coast early Monday, and forecasters said it could make landfall on the island’s central coast by mid-afternoon . As of…