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Dragon on the prowl: China’s geo-political games are still on

What is absolutely astonishing is the total silence on part of the WHO in leaving the investigation of the role of Chinese regime in managing and most importantly reporting the pandemic in a limbo. The actions of the Chinese Media houses stem from the fai

The Enigma of Myanmar: India needs to be cautious

The G7 Foreign Ministers Meet in London conspicuously brought the Myanmar crisis – what the British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab described it as a pressing geopolitical issue comparable to Russia,

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35 killed in Gaza, 5 in Israel, as violence escalates

Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza into Wednesday morning, as the Islamist group and other Palestinian militants fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and Beersheba

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US President Joe Biden urged to take decisive global leadership on COVID-19

In an open letter, a group of eminent global business and policy leaders has urged US President Joe Biden to demonstrate a decisive American leadership in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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China’s population grows marginally to 1.412 billion, may begin to decline by 2022: Census

According to the seventh national population census released by the Chinese government on Tuesday, China's population in all the 31 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities reached 1.41178 bi

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China denounces US appeal for Taiwan to join WHO meeting

China's government criticised US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday for urging the World Health Organisation to invite Taiwan, the island democracy claimed by Beijing as part of its territory

‘New era of genetic weapons’: Reports say China probed weaponising coronaviruses in 2015

China is known to have been carrying out high risk "gain of function" research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) -- which is near the outbreak's ground zero at the Huanan Seafood Market.

'New era of genetic weapons': Reports say China probed weaponising coronaviruses in 2015

Boris Johnson calls summit as Scotland renews independence referendum call

It led to Sturgeon declaring the vote as a mandate for a second independence referendum, the first held in 2014 which went against independence.

Johnson has consistently dismissed the notion of another referendum and is instead attempting to drive focus towards his "build back better" agenda for the entire United Kingdom in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

At least 68 killed in Afghan school blast, families bury victims

Some families were still searching for missing relatives on Sunday, gathering outside hospitals to read names posted on the walls, and checking morgues.

Burgeoning surplus: US states scale back Covid-19 vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes

In another sign of the burgeoning national surplus, Joe Biden announced last week that his administration would share the nation's entire stock of AstraZeneca doses with the world once it clears safet

Burgeoning surplus: US states scale back Covid-19 vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes

Kabul blast: Bomb kills at least 30 near girls’ school in Afghan capital

The attack comes days after the remaining 2,500 to 3,500 American troops officially began leaving the country. They will be out by Sept. 11 at the latest. The pullout comes amid a resurgent Taliban, w

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes wins in local elections

"Every government has tried it to some extent but I don't think any government has tried it as wholeheartedly as this government is trying. And that is uniting and levelling up," he added.

Johnson has consistently dismissed the notion of another referendum and is instead attempting to drive focus towards his "build back better" agenda for the entire United Kingdom in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic, protests, and politics; a Latin American overview

The spread of the Covid -19 Pandemic in Latin America and the apathy and nonchalance of some of the leaders has had a devastating impact on the region.

China condemns bomb attack on Maldives Speaker Nasheed

Nasheed, 53, was wounded in the blast on Thursday night outside his home and was being treated in a hospital in the capital, Male, police said.

Police say they have arrested three out of four suspects in connection with the blast and are searching for the remaining one.

Paradigm shift in times of pandemics: Decision of Biden administration can accelerate global supply of vaccines

The WTO leadership would have to work closely with the European Union, the U.K., Switzerland and Japan who had also opposed the proposal from India and South Africa.

This move by the Biden administration has given direct support to the proposal India and South Africa pioneered at the WTO, backing a waiver of intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines.

US VP Kamala Harris to deliver message of solidarity with people of India on Friday

Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday will deliver a message of solidarity with the people of India, as the US partners with the country to save lives and hasten the end of the coronavirus pandemic,

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Nepal’s KP Sharma Oli govt loses majority support after Maoist party withdraws support

Oli's move to dissolve the House sparked protests from a large section of the NCP led by his rival 'Prachanda', also a co-chair of the ruling party.

After the withdrawal of support, the Oli government has lost its majority in the House of Representatives.

Mexico City rail overpass collapses onto road, killing at least 23

A video on local channel Milenio TV showed the structure plummeting onto a stream of cars near the Olivos station in the southeast of the city at around 10.30 p.m. local time, sending up clouds of dus

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years of marriage, ask for ‘space and privacy’

Bill Gates was formerly the world's richest person and his fortune is estimated at well over USD100 billion. How the couple end up settling their estate and any impact on the foundation will be closel

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North Korea warns US of ‘very grave situation’ over Biden speech

North Korea on Sunday warned the United States will face “a very grave situation” because President Joe Biden “made a big blunder” in his recent speech by calling the North a security threat a

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India-US relationship intensified in first 100 days of Biden administration: State Dept official

Biden himself had an opportunity to speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. Secretary of State Tony Blinken has engaged with his counterpart, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, several times as we

US hopes its COVID-19 assistance has catalytic effect on countries to come to India’s aid

White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One that the first assistance flights left the US for India on April 28.

China says population grew in 2020 after report of decline

China's population grew last year, the government said Thursday, following a report that a census might have found a surprise decline, possibly adding to downward pressure on economic growth.

Currently, the air shipments are being carried by other airlines including India's Spice Jet and Blue Dart, which runs empty flights from India to bring the medical supplies from China.

America rising anew, Joe Biden tells US Congress

US President Joe Biden in his maiden address to a joint session of Congress said "America is rising anew" as he identified the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and climate change as the two major global chall

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