6. Israeli brutalities intensify as death toll tops 10,000
The death toll in Gaza has exceeded 10,000 after nearly one month of Israeli bombardment, the Hamas run health ministry said on Monday as the military action against the Palestinian group showed signs of intensifying.
Determined to destroy Hamas whose Oct 7 raid left 1,400 dead in Israel and saw over 240 taken prisoner, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed no let-up despite mounting international calls for a halt to fighting
7. Russian strikes injure eight in Odesa, damage museum
Russian strikes overnight in the southern Ukrainian region of Odesa left eight people wounded and damaged a historic art museum, Ukrainian officials said on Monday, in the latest barrage of drones and missiles.
Three more were injured in a Russian shelling attack on the southern city of Kherson on Monday, as Kyiv doubled down on its warnings that Russia was planning to pummel Ukraine`s energy infrastructure ahead of the winter
8. UN chief calls for ceasefire `now`
UN Secretary General António Guterres called for an urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza on Monday to safeguard civilians and ensure vital aid reaches the besieged Palestinian enclave.
`The path forward is clear: a humanitarian ceasefire. Now,` the UN chief told reporters at the UN headquarters in New York before an emergency session of the Security Council.
`All parties must start respecting their obligations under international humanitarian law. Now
9. China, Australia agree `to turn the page` as tensions ease
President Xi Jinping said on Monday stable ties between China and Australia served each other`s interests and both should expand their cooperation, sending a clear signal that Beijing was ready to move on from recent tensions.
China and Australia should promote the development of their strategic partnership as they build up mutual understanding and trust, Xi told Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, the first Australian leader to visit Beijing since 2016, at the Great Hall of the People in the heart of the Chinese capital
10. Bangladesh beat SL after Mathews `timed out` row
SriLanka batsman Angelo Mathews became the first player to be given `timed out` in the 146-year history of international cricket on Monday in a fiery World Cup clash won by Bangladesh.
Chasing 280 for victory, Bangladesh rode on a 169run stand between Najmul Hasan Shanto (90) and skipper Shakib Al Hasan (82) to reach their target with three wickets and 53 balls to spare.
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