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China manipulating global media, politics through fake propagandas: Report
Beijing | November 26, 2021 1:47:28 PM IST
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) plays a major role in manipulating the information spaces and media of other countries across the globe, according to a report. ... read..


Israel, France pay tribute to victims of 26/11 Mumbai attacks
New Delhi | November 26, 2021 1:18:14 PM IST
Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon on Friday paid homage to the victims who lost their lives in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, 13 years ago. ... read..


Over half million people internally displaced in Afghanistan due to conflicts in 2021: UN report
Kabul | November 26, 2021 12:48:16 PM IST
More than half a million people in Afghanistan have been internally displaced as a result of conflicts and insecurity in the country this year, according to a new report issued by the UN migration agency IOM. ... read..


Ex-head of Brazilian Olympic Committee gets 30 years in prison for corruption - reports
Asia | November 26, 2021 12:48:12 PM IST
Brasilia [Brazil], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The former head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, 79-year-old Carlos Arthur Nuzman, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in prison for buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympic Games, media ... read..


Taliban 'clueless' over governance, struggle to rule Afghanistan
Kabul | November 26, 2021 12:17:41 PM IST
Taliban struggle for the long-term stability in Afghanistan as the group is "clueless" over how to go forward in ruling the country and confusion over their so-called "moral vision" and "willingness to give pledges." ... read..


India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia to attend 10th General Convention of Nepal's opposition party today
Kathmandu | November 26, 2021 11:48:07 AM IST
Fifteen foreign dignitaries including former Indian Union Minister for Health Dr Harsh Vardhan will attend the inaugural session of Nepal's CPN-UML General Convention starting from Friday. ... read..


Germany logs record 76,414 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hrs
Europe | November 26, 2021 11:17:57 AM IST
Berlin [Germany], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Germany has registered 76,414 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, marking thus the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, Robert Koch Institute said on Friday. ... read..


Taliban unable to handle law and order in Afghanistan, as country faces economic crisis, uncertain security situation
Kabul | November 26, 2021 11:17:54 AM IST
The law and order remain fragile across Afghanistan under the new Taliban regime, with a dwindling economy, uncertain security situation for traders and civilians. ... read..


India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Combodia to attend 10th General Convention of Nepal's opposition party today
Kathmandu | November 26, 2021 10:47:51 AM IST
Fifteen foreign dignitaries including former Indian Union Minister for Health Dr Harsh Vardhan will attend the inaugural session of Nepal's CPN-UML General Convention starting from Friday. ... read..


Pakistan's database, registration authority's biometric data hacked, compromised
Islamabad | November 26, 2021 10:18:04 AM IST
Pakistan's cybercrime wing has said that the National Database and Registration Authority's (NADRA) biometric data has been hacked, local media reported. ... read..


11 mine rescuers remain in hospitals after Listvyazhnaya mine accident: Governor
Europe | November 26, 2021 10:17:59 AM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Eleven mine rescuers remain in hospitals after an explosion at the Listvyazhnaya mine, Governor of the Kemerovo Region Sergey Tsivilev said on Friday. ... read..


Xi Jinping faces criticism for missing global climate summit
Beijing | November 26, 2021 9:47:11 AM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping has been facing criticism from across the world after he avoided the global summit on climate change despite being a country that has one-quarter of the carbon emissions of the world. ... read..


Pak police arrest four for 'blasphemy' after argument with religious cleric
Islamabad | November 26, 2021 7:47:10 AM IST
Pakistani police have arrested four men charged with blasphemy following an argument with a religious cleric, Al Jazeera reported on Thursday. ... read..


4 killed in explosions in Afghanistan: officials (Ld)
Kabul | Friday, 2021 7:45:05 AM IST
Two explosions were reported in Afghanistan, leaving four children killed and one child wounded, authorities confirmed. ... read..


WHO extends travel curbs to Pakistan as polio endemic country
Geneva | November 26, 2021 7:17:27 AM IST
The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended travel restrictions to Pakistan for another three months as polio-endemic country. ... read..


UNESCO member states adopt first global agreement on AI ethics
Europe | November 26, 2021 7:17:21 AM IST
Paris [France], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The first ever global standard on the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI) was presented by Audrey Azoulay, director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), on T ... read..


Hong Kong detects new COVID-19 variant in people with travel history to South Africa
Asia | November 26, 2021 7:47:15 AM IST
Hong Kong has detected a newly identified COVID-19 variant --- B.1.1.529 --- which is causing an increase in new Covid-19 infections in South Africa, according to local media reports. ... read..


Saudi Arabia to lift entry ban from six countries, including India, Pakistan
Jeddah | November 26, 2021 6:47:20 AM IST
Saudi Arabia has announced that it will lift a travel ban on expats from six countries including India and Pakistan that was introduced to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to lift entry ban from six countries, including India, Pakistan
Jeddah | November 26, 2021 6:47:17 AM IST
Saudi Arabia has announced that it will lift a travel ban on expats from six countries including India and Pakistan that was introduced to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits near Chittagong in Bangladesh
Chittagong | November 26, 2021 6:47:09 AM IST
An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale struck east of Chittagong, Bangladesh on Friday morning. ... read..


Atmanirbhar Bharat to make India trustworthy global supply chain hub: Shringla
New Delhi | November 26, 2021 6:47:07 AM IST
The Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to make India a trustworthy global supply chain hub, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Thursday. ... read..


52 killed in Russian mine accident
Asia | November 26, 2021 6:17:06 AM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): A total of 52 people, including six rescuers, were killed after smoke occurred in a coal mine in Russia's Kemerovo Region on Thursday. ... read..


Pakistan, Russia's Ural region sign MOU to deepen ties
Saint Petersburg | November 26, 2021 5:47:15 AM IST
Pakistan and the Russian region of Ural signed a memorandum of understanding to boost bilateral cooperation, the Pakistani Embassy in Russia said on Thursday. ... read..


UK to increase global military presence under 'Future Soldier' plan
London | November 26, 2021 5:47:12 AM IST
The United Kingdom is determined to step up its military presence in the world, according to a plan, released by the UK defence ministry on Thursday. ... read..


EAM Jaishankar to chair RIC Foreign Ministers meet today
New Delhi | November 26, 2021 5:17:07 AM IST
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Friday will chair the 18th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India, and China (RIC). ... read..


WHO calls meeting on Friday over COVID strain found in South Africa, Botswana
Asia | November 26, 2021 4:47:06 AM IST
London [UK], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The World Health Organization (WHO) is convening an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the potentially rapidly spreading COVID strain found in South Africa and Botswana, the Financial Times reported, citing sources ... read..


UK suspends flights to six African countries as new COVID variant emerges
London | November 26, 2021 4:47:04 AM IST
UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid on Thursday announced a temporary suspension of flights from six countries after reports emerged that a new COVID variant with more than 30 mutations is spreading in South Africa. ... read..


China opposes CDS Rawat's remark calling it India's biggest security threat
Beijing | November 26, 2021 3:47:09 AM IST
China on Thursday accused India of instigating a "geopolitical confrontation" after the chief of defence staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat's termed China as India's biggest security threat. ... read..


US must stop military activities in Asia-Pacific: Spokesperson
Beijing | November 26, 2021 3:47:07 AM IST
China on Thursday urged the US side to stop "close-in reconnaissance, interference, provocation and show of force" in the Asia-Pacific region. ... read..


15 more countries recognise India's vaccination certificate: MEA
New Delhi | November 26, 2021 2:17:04 AM IST
As many as fifteen more countries have recognised India's COVID-19 vaccination certificate, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informed late on Thursday. ... read..


15 more countries recognise India's COVID-19 vaccination certificate: MEA
New Delhi | November 26, 2021 2:17:03 AM IST
As many as fifteen more countries have recognised India's COVID-19 vaccination certificate, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informed late on Thursday. ... read..


Chinese official win key Interpol post amidst global concern
Lyon | November 26, 2021 1:46:58 AM IST
A global alliance of lawmakers on China has expressed deep concern over the election of senior Chinese government official Hu Binchen to the Interpol Executive Committee at the General Assembly meeting. ... read..


UK government says no plans for Ministers to attend Beijing Winter Olympics
London | November 26, 2021 1:46:57 AM IST
Jacob Rees-Mogg, the UK Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday confirmed that "no tickets have been booked" for UK government ministers to attend the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. ... read..


Swedish Parliament to vote on Andersson again on Monday after surprise resignation
Europe | November 26, 2021 1:17:52 AM IST
Zurich [Switzerland], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The Swedish parliament will decide on Monday whether Social Democratic Party leader Magdalena Andersson should become the nation's first female prime minister after the first vote ended in a flop. ... read..


Indonesian police arrest 24 people related to terror financing
Asia | November 26, 2021 1:17:51 AM IST
Jakarta [Indonesia], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The Indonesian National Police announced Thursday that its counter-terrorism squad dubbed "Densus 88" had arrested a total of 24 people related to fundraising for the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist group. ... read..


S. Korea to open consulate in Bali this week
Seoul | Thursday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
South Korea will officially open a consulate on the Indonesian resort island of Bali later this week to offer better consular services to its citizens and travellers, the foreign ministry said on Thursday. ... read..


Japanese student who stabbed schoolmate held grudge against victim
Tokyo | Thursday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
A junior high school boy, who fatally stabbed a fellow student in central Japan, said he had problems with the victim and held a grudge against him, local media reported on Thursday. ... read..


Russia pulls out majority of embassy staff from N. Korea
Seoul | Thursday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Russia has withdrawn most of its embassy staff from North Korea, a Seoul official said on Thursday, as pandemic-driven shortages of everyday commodities and anti-virus restrictions have driven many foreign diplomats out of the country. ... read..


Two Patanjali-owned TV channels get clean chit in Nepal
Kathmandu | Thursday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Two Patanjali television channels owned by yoga Guru Ramdev that are all set to operate in the Himalayan country have been given clean chit in Nepal after a government probe team found that both the channels were not registered in the country yet. ... read..


Palestine hails Belgium's decision to label Israeli settlements' products
Ramallah | Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Palestine has welcomed Belgium's decision to label products of Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories, saying it's a move "in the right direction." ... read..


At least 8 killed in car bombing in Somali capital (Ld)
Mogadishu | Thursday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
At least eight people were confirmed dead and 17 injured in a suicide car bombing here early Thursday, the police said. ... read..


2 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen's Houthi-held capital
Sanaa | Thursday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Two persons were killed and two injured when Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a building under construction in Yemen's Houthi-held capital Sanaa, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported. ... read..


Congo to set up battery council to promote clean energy
Kinshasa | Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is to set up a battery council to promote cleaner energy, the DRC's Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde announced at the opening of the 2021 DRC-Africa Business Forum. ... read..


1 dead, 49 trapped in Russian mine accident
Moscow | Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
One miner was killed and 49 others are trapped after smoke occurred in a coal mine in Russia's Kemerovo Region on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported quoting TASS news agency. ... read..


Zimbabwe calls for repatriation of African artifacts from Western museums
Harare | Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa called for the restitution and repatriation of African artifacts that were expropriated from Africa during the colonial era and are currently displayed in Western museums. ... read..


More rainstorms to hit flooded Canadian province in coming days
Vancouver | Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Canada's still-flooded British Columbia province has warned that flooding could worsen in the province as river levels are expected to rise with heavy rainfall in the coming days. ... read..


Western embassies support review of presidential candidates in Libya
Tripoli | Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Some Western embassies in Libya expressed support for the judicial review of presidential candidates in the country, calling upon all parties to respect the decisions to enable what they described as "fair and credible elections" slated for December. ... read..


Several killed in blast in Somalia capital
Mogadishu | Thursday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Several people were killed and some others were believed to be injured in an explosion in Somalia's capital Mogadishu early Thursday, police and witnesses said. ... read..


ECHR has no jurisdiction over its judge appointment: Poland's Tribunal
Warsaw | Thursday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has ruled that the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has no jurisdiction over its appointment of judges, in effect ignoring a ruling from May by the European human rights court. ... read..


UNGA's historic resolution to graduate Bangladesh from LDC
Dhaka | Thursday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a historic resolution to graduate Bangladesh from the least developed country (LDC) category. Bangladesh has been given five years to prepare for the graduation. ... read..


ASEM Summit: Vice President Naidu calls for reforms in UN Security Council
New Delhi | November 25, 2021 6:47:13 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday emphasized the need for reforms in the UN Security Council and other key international organisations, so as to make them reflective of contemporary realities and capable enough to deal with the contemporary chal ... read..


Pak broadcasters say govt advertising should not be used to influence editorial content
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has condemned what it identified as "forms of coercion by any government" that has used advertisements as "a tool to influence editorial policy", Express Tribune reported. ... read..


Violence against women, girls in Afghanistan has further increased
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW), the United Nations in Afghanistan has called for concrete actions to end violence against women. ... read..


US varsities protest Chinese genocide in Xinjiang
Washington | November 25, 2021 6:17:32 PM IST
Universities in the US have increased the intensity of their protest against the Chinese authorities as Beijing tries to redeem its image over ongoing genocide in Xinjiang. ... read..


Indian Army gifts workshop trucks to Nepal Army
Kathmandu | November 25, 2021 6:17:23 PM IST
To strengthen the bilateral Defence Cooperation between the two armies, the Indian Army on Thursday gifted workshop trucks to the Nepal Army at the latter's headquarter in Tundikhel. ... read..


1.3 mn Canadian children live in poverty
Ottawa | Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
More than 1.3 million Canadian children, or 17.7 per cent, live in poverty, according to an annual report issued by Campaign 2000. ... read..


Hundreds of international brands 'at risk' of selling products related to Uyghur forced labour: Report
Washington | November 25, 2021 5:48:05 PM IST
More than a hundred international brands "at-risk" of selling products related to Uyghur forced labour because of the way China's cotton industry "obscures" where the cotton actually comes from, according to a November 2021 report ... read..


Refugee council urges UK to change approach on migrants after 27 people drowned in English Channel
Europe | November 25, 2021 5:47:57 PM IST
London [UK], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The Refugee Council campaign group urged the UK government on Thursday to change its approach and provide safe routes for migrants after at least 27 people drowned in the English Channel while trying to reach the UK ... read..


Serbia: Chinese company forcing labourers to work under inhumane conditions, using 'slave labor'
Belgrade | November 25, 2021 5:47:56 PM IST
Hundreds of Vietnamese workers working for a Chinese company in Serbia are forced to work under inhumane conditions, with no money, no passports, and no hot water. ... read..


Lawmakers from Baltic states to visit Taiwan amid threats from China
Taipei | November 25, 2021 5:17:59 PM IST
About 10 parliamentarians from Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia will visit Taipei as part of a government-led forum in early December and meet top Taiwan top government officials, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said in a statement Wednesday. ... read..


France Assembly discuss Taliban Ideology, its challenges to Europe
Paris | November 25, 2021 5:17:57 PM IST
The French National Assembly organized a conference to discuss the danger of the ideology of the Taliban in Afghanistan, its relations with the Muslim Brotherhood, its ideology, and its incitement to terrorism in Europe. ... read..


3 arrested over fatal ferry accident in Sri Lanka
Colombo | Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The Sri Lankan police arrested three people over the ferry tragedy which killed six people, including 4 children, and seriously injured 14 others two days ago. ... read..


Croatian govt to purchase French fighter jets
Zagreb | Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
The Croatian government has approved the purchase of 12 used French Rafale multi-role fighter planes amid the official visit by French President Emmanuel Macron. ... read..


Jaishankar to chair RIC meet tomorrow
New Delhi | November 25, 2021 4:47:15 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday will chair the 18th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India, and China. ... read..


Number of people injured in mine accident in Siberia increases to 44
Asia | November 25, 2021 4:47:10 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people injured in an accident at the Listvyazhnaya coal mine in Russia's Kemerovo Region in Siberia on Thursday has increased to 44, and all of them were taken to hospitals, a spokesman for the eme ... read..


Lavrov to participate in OSCE council meeting on December 2-3
Asia | November 25, 2021 4:17:11 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will participate in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Council meeting in Stockholm on December 2-3, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharo ... read..


After India, US regulators to mull over crypto risks in 2022
San Francisco/New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
The banking regulators in the US have announced a plan to clarify the rules and regulations around how banks can use cryptocurrencies over the next year, at a time when governments the world over, including India, are weighing the risks associated with cr ... read..


31 migrants die in attempted Channel crossing from France
Paris/London | Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
Thirty-one migrants died when their inflatable boat sank off Calais in northern France, the French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has announced. ... read..


UN agency for Palestine refugees seeks new contributors to achieve sustainable funding for budget
Gaza | Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has said that it will hold contacts with donors to bring new contributors to achieve sustainable funding to cover its budget. ... read..


Philippines logs 975 new COVID-19 cases, 193 more deaths
Others | November 25, 2021 3:47:13 PM IST
Manila [Philippines], November 25 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 975 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 2,829,618. ... read..


PMs of Vietnam, Japan witness the signing and exchange of 11 documents
Asia | November 25, 2021 3:17:30 PM IST
Tokyo [Japan], November 25 (ANI/VOVWORLD): Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Prime Minister Kishida Fumio held talks on Wednesday at the Prime Minister's Palace of Japan within the framework of Chinh's official visit to Japan. ... read..


Global supply chain affected due to disappearing ships in Chinese waters: Report
Asia | November 25, 2021 3:17:26 PM IST
In the latest headache for the global supply chain, ships in Chinese waters are disappearing from industry tracking systems. ... read..


China allocates subsidies in public rental housing to increase population
Beijing | November 25, 2021 3:17:23 PM IST
Beijing is giving priority to the allocation of public rental housing by providing subsidies to families with two or more children which is the first of its kind. ... read..


Brazil sees 12,930 new COVID-19 cases, 273 more deaths
Others | November 25, 2021 3:17:18 PM IST
Rio De Janeiro [Brazil], November 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil on Wednesday reported 12,930 new cases and 273 more deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national counts to 22,043,112 and 613,339 respectively, said the country's Health Ministr ... read..


Palestine welcomes Belgium's decision to label Israeli settlements' products
Asia | November 25, 2021 3:17:15 PM IST
Ramallah [Palestine], November 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Palestine on Wednesday welcomed Belgium's decision to label products of Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories, saying it's a move "in the right direction." ... read..


Taliban signs deal with Australian company, may legalize 'cannabis processing'
Kabul | November 25, 2021 2:47:30 PM IST
The Taliban signed a USD 450,000,000 deal with Australian company Cpharm in the cannabis processing industry in Afghanistan that may lead to the legalized drug trade by the Islamic Emirate. ... read..


Pakistan reports 363 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths in last 24 hrs
Islamabad | November 25, 2021 2:47:25 PM IST
Pakistan reported 363 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the cumulative caseload to 1,283,223, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Thursday. ... read..


Seoul monitoring possibility of new N.Korea event marking 2017 ICBM launch
Seoul | Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
South Korea is closely monitoring the possibility of North Korea holding an event celebrating its 2017 launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a unification ministry official said Thursday. ... read..


Sweden's first female PM resigns hours after appointment
Stockholm | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
Shortly after Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson was elected by Parliament as Sweden's first female Prime Minister, she tendered her resignation after facing the harsh reality of having to lead a minority coalition government. ... read..


Laos' daily COVID-19 infections hit new record high at 1,504
Asia | November 25, 2021 2:17:34 PM IST
Vientiane [Laos], November 25 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of daily COVID-19 infections in Laos hit a new high of 1,504, surpassing the previous record of 1,401 cases last Thursday. ... read..


Germany: Olaf Scholz set to replace Merkel
Berlin | November 25, 2021 2:17:29 PM IST
Olaf Scholz is set to end the era of the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel. ... read..


Six people killed in coal mine accident in Siberia
Asia | November 25, 2021 2:17:23 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people killed in an accident at the Listvyazhnaya mine in the Kemerovo Region in Siberia on Thursday increased to six, governor Sergey Tsivilev said. ... read..


'Satellite imagery indicates continued operation of N.Korea nuclear reactor'
Seoul | Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
North Korea appears to be continuing the operation of a plutonium-producing nuclear reactor at its mainstay Yongbyon complex, a US monitoring website has said, citing the release of steam and water seen in recent satellite imagery. ... read..


Afghan babies dying due to severe malnutrition as foreign aid, medical supplies dry up after Taliban takeover
Kabul | November 25, 2021 1:47:57 PM IST
While the Afghanistan government's healthcare system has long been in dire straits - held afloat almost entirely by the flow of foreign aid for the past two decades, the Taliban takeover has dried up even those bits of help. ... read..


Pakistan fails to take action against 26/11 masterminds
Asia | November 25, 2021 1:47:55 PM IST
Key plotters of the 26/11 have once again escaped arrest upon the advice of ISI officers. ... read..


Several killed in blast in Somali capital
Others | November 25, 2021 1:47:52 PM IST
Mogadishu [Somalia], November 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Several people were killed and some others were feared injured in an explosion in Somalia's capital Mogadishu early Thursday, police and witnesses said. ... read..


Iran's FM says agreement with IAEA possible
Tehran | Thursday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has tweeted that an agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is possible, and a meeting will be held soon. ... read..


Pakistan promotes terror organizations despite international pressure
Asia | November 25, 2021 12:47:52 PM IST
Pakistan's Imran Khan government has failed to curb terrorism on its own soil. ... read..


Pakistan fails to keep up with its commitment on counter-terrorism
Islamabad | November 25, 2021 12:47:51 PM IST
Pakistan has once again failed in its counter-terrorism commitment to the international community, as a country's court on November 7 freed six terrorists including those who were the masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. ... read..


Violence against women increases due to COVID-19: UN Women report
United Nations | Thursday, 2021 12:45:05 PM IST
A new report of UN Women has highlighted the impact of Covid-19 on women's safety at home and in public spaces. ... read..


UAE remains fully committed to Declaration of Cooperation 'OPEC+': Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure
Asia | November 25, 2021 12:18:08 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], November 25 (ANI/WAM): The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure has affirmed that the UAE remains fully committed to the Declaration of Cooperation (OPEC+) and reiterates that any decisions will be taken collectively by the OPEC+ group i ... read..


UN raises issue of violence against women, girls in Afghanistan
Kabul | November 25, 2021 12:17:56 PM IST
The United Nations in Afghanistan called on everyone for concrete actions to end violence against women on the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW). ... read..


EU chief discusses Belarus, Ukraine with Putin
Brussels | Thursday, 2021 12:15:07 PM IST
The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday discussed the situation in Belarus and Ukraine in a telephone call, the EU chief announced on social media. ... read..


Sikhs for Justice farce 'Referendum' on Khalistan exposed, sees lack of participation
London | November 25, 2021 11:47:28 AM IST
Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), fake "Referendum" on the creation of Khalistan - for a separate Sikh nation was exposed in a raid by UK police that said that very few people participated. ... read..


China quietly developing military bases in Pacific islands
Tarawa | November 25, 2021 11:47:25 AM IST
China, which wishes to expand its maritime and economic profile has started to court the Pacific island nations. ... read..


Seoul will operate self-driving buses in Cheonggyecheon from April next year
Asia | November 25, 2021 10:47:22 AM IST
Seoul [South Korea], November 25 (ANI/Global Economic): Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon has announced the 'Seoul Self-driving Vision 2030' plan to speed up the commercialization of self-driving cars by 2026 and build infrastructure throughout Seoul. ... read..


Encourage people to cultivate peace of mind for stable democratic societies: Dalai Lama
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | November 25, 2021 10:47:13 AM IST
Tibet's spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, in a virtual meeting with Prof Lia Diskin of Palas Athena, Brazil had a conversation on "Educating the Heart for the New Millennium", where he encouraged people to cultivate peace of mind for stable democratic societi ... read..


1st female Swedish PM Andersson resigns hours after being voted in
Stockholm | November 25, 2021 9:47:52 AM IST
In a dramatic turn of events, Sweden's first female Prime Minister, Magdalena Andersson, resigned from the office only hours after being voted in. ... read..


US special envoy for Afghanistan to meet Taliban in Doha next week
Washington | November 25, 2021 9:17:54 AM IST
The US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tom West will be meeting with the Taliban leaders in Doha next week. ... read..


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