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  • Global coronavirus infections up for first time in seven weeks: WHO

    March 2, 2021 11:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    World Health Organization has said that the number of new coronavirus infections globally rose last week for the first time in seven weeks. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the rise in cases is disappointing but not surprising and urged... View Article

  • Israel officially receives first ever UAE ambassador

    March 2, 2021 11:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Israel’s president formally received the first-ever ambassador from the United Arab Emirates, following last year’s historic agreement between the countries to normalise ties. UAE envoy Mohamed Al Khaja delivered his credentials to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at a ceremony in... View Article

  • Myanmar: 18 people killed as police unleashed force on protestors

    March 1, 2021 3:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In Myanmar, at least 18 people were killed today as police and armed forces unleashed force on the protestors demanding restoration of civilian government and release of the deposed State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. The office of the High... View Article

  • India, Pakistan review situation along LoC

    February 27, 2021 5:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India and Pakistan have reviewed the situation along the Line of Control and all other sectors in a free, frank and cordial atmosphere. Defence Ministry said, the Director Generals of Military Operations of both the country held discussions over the... View Article

  • Myanmar permanent representative to UN condemns military government in his country

    February 27, 2021 5:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In a major embarrassment to the military government of Myanmar, its permanent representative to the UN on Friday denounced the military coup during an informal briefing by the special envoy of the Secretary General to the UN General Assembly. Permanent... View Article

  • FATF decides to keep Pakistan on its Grey List

    February 26, 2021 11:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Global money laundering watchdog the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) yesterday decided to keep Pakistan on its terrorism financing Grey list. In an online press briefing from Paris, FATF President Marcus Pleyer said, Islamabad had made progress, but was yet... View Article

  • WHO thanks India for sharing Covid-19 vaccine 

    February 26, 2021 11:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Director General of World Health Organisation Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus has thanked India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for supporting Vaccine Equity. He said, India’s commitment to COVAX and sharing of COVID-19 vaccine doses with other countries, is helping over 60... View Article

  • India kicks off BRICS chairship with inaugural three-day long Sherpas’ meeting

    February 25, 2021 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India has kicked off its BRICS Chairship with the inaugural three-day-long Sherpas’ meeting. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said Secretary (CPV & OIA) chaired the meeting and introduced our themes, priorities, and calendar for for BRICS 2021.... View Article

  • FATF to decide today on Pakistan’s grey list status

    February 25, 2021 11:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to decide today whether or not Pakistan has made considerable efforts to counter terror financing, and take a call on whether the country will continue to remain in the grey list. It... View Article

  • Nepal’s Supreme Court reinstates country’s Parliament

    February 24, 2021 12:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court of Nepal yesterday reinstated the dissolved House of Representatives. A five-member Constitutional Bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana annulled the government’s decision to dissolve the House of Representatives on the 20th... View Article

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