The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced he is seeking arrest warrants for the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as several Hamas leaders over alleged war crimes. ICC prosecutor Karim Khan KC issued a statement on Monday morning proposing that arrest warrants are issued for Mr Netanyahu, Israel’s defence minister Yoav Gallant, Hamas […]

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died after his helicopter crashed amid heavy fog in northern Iran. Rescuers on Monday found the helicopter that was carrying the Iranian president, as well as the country’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and other senior officials, after it crashed in the mountainous northwest reaches of Iran. Minutes after the Red […]

In short: Beijing says one of its fighter jets intercepted an Australian helicopter because it was spying. Australia’s Defence Minister Richard Marles previously said a Chinese fighter jet dropped flares just in front of an Australian Seahawk helicopter. What’s next? Australia’s Defence Minister has so far declined to respond to China’s different account. Beijing has shifted […]