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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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Closure of three Canadian colleges leaves Indian students in the lurch

Indian students were left in a vulnerable and unsupported position after the sudden closure of three private colleges in Canada’s Montreal...

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Former journalist Marc Lourdes dies in a road accident in Kota Baru, Malaysia

Former journalist Marc Lourdes passed on in a fatal accident yesterday. 40-year-old Marc left behind his wife and his mother.

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India makes one-week stay at home must for all international arrivals

India has amended its travel rules for all the international passengers arriving in the country, making seven-day home quarantine mandatory...

Covid-19

WHO head warns that Omicron may be less severe but not mild

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the Covid’s Omicron strain may be less severe as compared to Delta, but should not be...

Covid-19

Kazakhstan enforces emergency after clashes over rise in fuel prices

Kazakhstan has imposed a state of emergency across the country after protests flared up into clashes over rising fuel prices, that witnessed...

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WHO still recommending 14-day COVID quarantine: Report

Breaking News: The World Health Organisation (WHO) still recommends a 14-day quarantine, an official from the organisation told a press...

Covid-19

New COVID strain IHU has more mutations than Omicron

France has detected a COVID variant named IHU, which scientists said that it has more mutations than the Omicron variant.

Covid-19

'Tsunami' of Omicron cases worldwide set to overwhelm healthcare systems: WHO chief

A COVID variant-driven "tsunami" threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems across the world, the WHO said yesterday as data showed cases...

Covid-19

Too soon to tell if Omicron worse than Delta: WHO

A World Health Organisation official stated that the organisation does not yet have enough data on the new Omicron variant of the...

Covid-19

Reasons why you should join the OnMilwaukee OnVacay trip to Mexico

You should consider packing your bags and travelling to Mexico with OnMilwaukee.

Travel

Singapore world's second most expensive city to live in; Tel Aviv tops the list

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Singapore has become the world's second most expensive city to live in. Tel Aviv is the world's most...

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Harvard tops US News Global Universities Ranking 2022; NUS, NTU 2nd and 3rd in Asia

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technology University (NTU) ranked second and third respectively in Asia in the US...

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Taliban celebrate triumph as last US troops exit Afghanistan

The United States completed its military retreat from Afghanistan on Monday, ending its longest war to cries of shame at home and...

USA

Four-nation Malabar exercise kicks off

The high-voltage Malabar exercise featuring the navies of India, US, Japan and Australia began off the Guam coast yesterday amid concerns...

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Dozens of civilians, 12 US troops killed in attacks outside Kabul airport: Reports

At least 15 people, including three US military personnel, were reported injured and an unknown number of casualties in a bomb blast outside...

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US, India, Canada pull citizens, embassy staff out of Afghanistan

US, India and Canada are among the nations pulling out their citizens and embassy personnel from Afghanistan as Taliban entered the capital...

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Singapore ranks first, India among top five risers in Global Youth Development Index

Singapore ranked first in the world while India at rank 122 was among the top five risers in the latest Global Youth Development Index...

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Despite COVID, International Baccalaureate pass percentage jumps from 85 to 89 in May 2021 results

Nearly 89 per cent of over 170,000 students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate (IB) globally have recently received their IB...

Education

Singapore drops in global cost of living rankings for expats: ECA International report

Singapore has dropped by one place to be in the 13th position in the global cost of living rankings, but remains in the top 10 most...

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