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UN approves Austria's Volker Turk as new Human Rights chief

The United Nations General Assembly has approved the appointment of Austrian diplomat and veteran UN staffer Volker Turk as the new UN High...

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Global monkeypox infections cross 50k, shows WHO report

More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak, WHO figures showed, though transmission is slowing in the virus...

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India’s mission in Sri Lanka decries China’s vessel remark

In a response to the remark made by Chinese envoy in Sri Lanka on India over the arrival of controversial vessel, the Yuan Wang 5, to the...

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Putin offers monetary aid to women to have over 10 kids

The new Russian reward scheme, known as Mother Heroine, that Putin has announced as a measure to replenish a dwindling population. Women to...

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Will China-Taiwan crisis affect India?

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's arrival in Taiwan has led to its ties with China becoming strained; India was keenly watching the...

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Taliban says Afghanistan’s security situation solved, urges Hindus, Sikhs to return

The Taliban claimed that the security situation has been solved in Afghanistan and urged its minorities - Hindus and Sikhs to return back to...

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US reports first Monkeypox cases among children

USA News: Two children were diagnosed with the viral disease Monkeypox in the United States (US) for the first time.

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Indian government takes steps to reduce monkeypox risk

India News: The Union health ministry has taken a number of steps to minimise the risk of monkeypox importation as well as to boost...

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Sri Lanka may choose new President next week

Sri Lanka's parliament will elect a new President next week following the acceptance of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation.

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Ex-Japan PM Shinzo Abe shot while campaigning; dies in hospital

Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe has died in hospital after he was shot at a political campaign event.

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India-born man sent to jail for atrocity against girlfriend

An Indian-origin Malaysian man was sentenced to seven months and three weeks' jail for terrorising his girlfriend by beating her, smashing...

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Over 1,000 reported dead as 5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

At least 1,000 people have been reported dead and hundreds injured yesterday after a powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan.

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Canada-based NRI wanted in Jagdish drug case dies of cardiac arrest

Ranjit Singh Aujla alias Dara Muthada, a Canada-based NRI who was wanted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the multi-crore Jagdish...

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Expat living: Hong Kong most expensive city to live in; Singapore stays 13th

Singapore retained its ranking as the 13th most expensive city globally for expats, according to global research firm ECA International.

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More nations condemn Prophet remarks; Kuwait supermarket pulls Indian products

Supermarket in Kuwait pulled down Indian products from its shelves to protest the derogatory comments by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the...

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28-year-old Indian goes missing on Azerbaijan trip; family seeks help

A solo trip by a 28-year-old Indian man turned into a nightmare for his loved ones after he has remained missing for over two weeks now in...

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Saudi Arabia sets travel curbs for India, 15 other nations amid COVID spike

Saudi Arabia has announced restrictions for those of its citizens travelling to India and 15 other countries after resurgence in COVID...

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Sri Lanka lifts emergency curbs after two weeks

The Sri Lankan government has removed state of emergency curbs, nearly two weeks after it was imposed amid economic and anti-government...

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Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa resigns as protests escalate; President declares emergency

Amid ongoing protests and allegations of violence, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from his post today.

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Macron begins second term as France President amid protests

Global News: People in France took to the streets after Emmanuel Macron was re-elected as the country’s President for the second term.

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Despite last-ball struggle, Imran Khan becomes first Pakistan PM to lose no-trust vote

Despite a day full of delays, filibustering and political controversy, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan became the nation's first premier...

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Nepal PM pays obeisance to Varanasi shrines during his India visit

Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was welcomed by UP CM Yogi Adityanath during his visit to Varanasi.

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Pakistan President dissolves Assembly as opposition parties protest; Imran Khan de-notified as PM

Imran Khan has been denotified as the prime minister of Pakistan. The denotification comes after the deputy speaker of the National Assembly...

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US declares Rohingya’s year-long repression in Myanmar a genocide

Joe Biden administration has declared the year-long repression of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar a 'genocide', US officials said.

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