Senior US official reiterates support for peace, stability across Taiwan Strait – World News Network

US Deputy Secretary of State, Kurt Campbell called German Foreign Office State Secretary Thomas Bagger on Thursday to reiterate his support for Ukraine and the importance of maintaining peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan News reported, citing a press release.

Row erupts over Pakistan former PM Imran Khan’s letter to IMF over ‘poll audit’ – World News Network

Senators from two sides of political aisle sparred over Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan's letter to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) linking release of next tranche of bailout package with 'audit' of February 8 elections, Dawn reported.

Pakistan: Imran Khan’s party says won’t let National Assembly function unless they get ‘due rights’ – World News Network

Coming down hard on the ruling alliance, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Junaid Akbar warned that they would not let the National Assembly function until provision of their "due rights," Geo News reported on Friday.

US humanitarian aid airdrops into Gaza will begin “very soon” says Biden – World News Network

The decision comes in the wake of Biden's commitment to air-drop food aid to the people of Gaza, with a determination to deploy every available resource to ensure additional supplies reach the region.

“India has successfully delivered…”: Piyush Goyal says protection for Indian farmers, fishermen ensured at WTO MC 13 – World News Network

Emphasisng the importance of securing their well-being, Goyal stated, "I think that India has successfully delivered on the issues that were our role and have achieved the outcomes that we expected."

Taiwan tracks 9 Chinese military aircraft, 8 naval vessels; makes appropriate deployments – World News Network

Nine Chinese military aircraft and naval vessels were tracked by Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence (MND) around Taiwan between 6 am on Friday (local time) and 6 am on Saturday (local time), Taiwan News reported.

Afghanistan: Heavy snowfall claims 15 lives, injures dozens – World News Network

In response to the crisis, Afghanistan has announced the formation of a committee comprising various ministries to address the damages, particularly to livestock owners.

Pakistan: Minor house help girl ‘tortured to death’ in Sargodha – World News Network

Local authorities revealed that Bhatti and his wife purportedly subjected the young girl to brutal abuse, using iron rods and sticks in the horrifying act.

Back to class: Sderot schools ready to reopen despite lingering threats – World News Network

A total of 120 educational institutions, including daycare centers, kindergartens, and schools, are set to resume operations.

Over 100 detained across Russia for honouring Navalny amid funeral – World News Network

Novosibirsk witnessed the highest detentions with 16 individuals taken into custody. Moscow, where Navalny was interred, saw at least 10 detentions, while Yekaterinburg and the Voronezh region had 10 and 14 detentions, respectively.