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US sanctions Indian company for energy dealings with Iran

The United States has sanctioned an Indian company for acquiring Iranian petroleum and petrochemicals.

01 Oct 2022

India
Only dialogue can settle differences: India on Russia's Ukrainian annexation

India chose to abstain on a draft resolution presented to the UN Security Council (UNSC) denouncing Russia's "illegal referenda" and annexation of four Ukrainian regions.

30 Sep 2022

Taliban
19 dead after explosion rocks Kabul education center, several injured

An explosion by a suicide bomber at the Kaaj education center claimed the lives of at least 19 people and injured dozens in Dasht-e-Barchi of west Kabul in Afghanistan.

29 Sep 2022

Iran
Iran: President Ebrahim Raisi issues 'warning' as anti-hijab protests intensify

Amid rising anti-hijab protests against the government, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi issued a 'grave' warning to the protesters on Wednesday.

29 Sep 2022

Cuba
Hurricane Ian hits Florida, causes unprecedented damage, power outage

Said to be the most damaging in a long time and classified as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Ian made landfall near the city of Fort Myers, along southwest coast of Florida on Wednesday, said the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).

28 Sep 2022

Pets
Woman hospitalized after pet dog accidentally poops on her face

In a strange and yucky turn of events, a woman had the worst experience in her life - getting pooped in the face by her daughter's chihuahua, Belle.

US responds after EAM Jaishankar questions F-16 deal with Pakistan

The United States on Monday responded to Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's statements questioning the arrangement between the US and Pakistan over the supply of F-16 fighter jets to Islamabad as a security aid.

27 Sep 2022

Shinzo Abe
Shinzo Abe state funeral: PM Modi, world leaders pay respects

A mourning Japan remembered its former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at his state funeral processions in Tokyo.

26 Sep 2022

China
Amid coup rumors, Xi Jinping among 'elected' CPC Congress delegates

Rumors of a military coup in China deposing President Xi Jinping and putting him under house arrest led social media to delirium over the weekend.

26 Sep 2022

Russia
Russia: 11 children among 15 killed in Izhevsk school shooting

At least 15 people, including 11 children, were killed and 24 others injured after a gunman opened fire at a school in Izhevsk, the capital of Central Russia's Udmurtia province, reported Reuters.

26 Sep 2022

Pakistan
Pakistan's finance minister quits, tainted PML-N leader to replace him

Amid a worsening economic crisis after the deadly floods, Pakistan's Finance Minister Miftah Ismail resigned on Sunday.

26 Sep 2022

Iran
Anti-hijab protests in Iran: Woman chops hair on brother's grave

Amid rising anti-hijab protests against the government in Iran, a video of a woman cutting her hair on the grave of her brother killed during the protests has gone viral.

26 Sep 2022

Italy
Italy: Far-right leader Meloni set to become first woman PM

Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni is set to become the first woman prime minister of Italy and succeed Mario Draghi after scoring a clear victory in Sunday's general election.

24 Sep 2022

Shehbaz Sharif
India strongly responds to Pak PM raising 'Kashmir' at UNGA

India responded sharply on Friday to Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in which he raised the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.

23 Sep 2022

Vladimir Putin
Putin's 'war': Russian airlines, airports employees ordered to join military

People employed in Russian airlines and those working at airports have been asked to join the military, reports said on Friday.

Hate crimes, anti-India activities rising: MEA cautions Indians in Canada

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released an advisory for Indians in Canada to maintain caution against "rising hate crimes."

23 Sep 2022

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia: Huge gold, copper deposits discovered in Medina city

The gulf nation of Saudi Arabia has discovered large deposits of gold and copper in the holy city of Medina, an official release said this week.

23 Sep 2022

Pakistan
Raging malaria: Flood-ridden Pakistan mulls importing mosquito nets from India

While Pakistan stands inundated due to severe floods, stagnant water has caused a malaria breakout as authorities are battling a lack of infrastructure.

22 Sep 2022

Iran
Mahsa Amini death: Iran restricts internet as anti-hijab protests spread

Iranian authorities restricted internet access on Wednesday as mass protests against the government are growing following the death of Mahsa Amini, who was detained last week for allegedly wearing the hijab loosely.

22 Sep 2022

New York City
Suitcases full of body parts found inside New York apartment

In a gruesome development, the New York Police found suitcases filled with human body parts and blood at a Brooklyn apartment this week.

21 Sep 2022

Leicester
England: Mob gathers outside Hindu temple, communal tensions rise

A mob of 200 people, purportedly belonging to the Muslim community, assembled outside a Hindu temple in Smethwick, England on Tuesday, reports said.

21 Sep 2022

Russia
Russia-Ukraine crisis: Putin announces partial military mobilization

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Vladimir Putin that this is not the time for war, the Russian President announced that his military will commence partial mobilization from Wednesday.

This US city will give Rs. 9.5L to homeless citizens

In a unique solution to solve its rising homelessness problem, the city of Denver in the United States of America will be providing the destitute with $12,000 (roughly Rs. 9.5 lakh) per year.

20 Sep 2022

Bhutan
The historic Trans Bhutan Trail reopens after 60 years

The iconic Trans Bhutan Trail that dates back to the 16th century is reopening after 60 years and is all set to welcome travelers from September 28, 2022.

20 Sep 2022

Summer season
Earth experienced 6th warmest July and August in 143 years

If you felt the mercury levels this year were just too high, fret not, you weren't alone.

19 Sep 2022

Iran
Iran: Protests after woman 'arrested' over 'improper hijab' dies

Widespread protests were held in Iran after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini following her arrest by the country's "Morality Police" for "improperly" wearing the hijab.

19 Sep 2022

Leicester
UK: Communal tensions rise in Leicester days after India-Pakistan match

The United Kingdom reportedly witnessed a "large scale" and "serious" disorder in Leicester between the Hindu and Muslim communities over the weekend.

19 Sep 2022

Monkeypox
Chinese health official's 'discriminatory' warning over monkeypox sparks outrage

A top Chinese health official sparked controversy by issuing a bizarre warning following the detection of the first monkeypox case in mainland China on Saturday.

19 Sep 2022

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II's funeral today at Westminster Abbey in London

The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will be held at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday, bringing 11 days of national mourning across the United Kingdom to an end.

PFI terror case: NIA raids 40 locations in Telangana, AP

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided 38 locations in Telangana and two in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday in a case related to the Popular Front of India (PFI), accused of promoting terrorist activities.

18 Sep 2022

Droupadi Murmu
President Murmu reaches London, will attend Queen's funeral on Monday

President Droupadi Murmu arrived in London on Sunday to attend the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

18 Sep 2022

Japan
Super typhoon 'Nanmadol' approaches southwest Japan, millions told to evacuate

Over four million people have been ordered to evacuate in the Kyushu region as a super typhoon, named Nanmadol, is set to hit southwest Japan on Sunday, reported national broadcaster NHK.

18 Sep 2022

FATF
UN: China blocks US-India proposal to blacklist Pak-based 26/11 plotter

China on Thursday blocked a proposal moved by the United States (US) and backed by India at the United Nations (UN) to designate Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Sajid Mir as a global terrorist.

16 Sep 2022

London
Chinese delegation banned from seeing Queen Elizabeth's coffin in parliament

The United Kingdom has refused permission for a Chinese government delegation to attend Queen Elizabeth's lying-in-state, causing a new diplomatic rift with Beijing.

SCO begins today: Modi to meet Putin, uncertainty regarding China

The 22nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit is set to commence on Friday in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

COVID-19 end 'in sight', deaths lowest since March 2020: WHO

In a significant development, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday announced that the number of coronavirus fatalities globally last week was the lowest documented in the pandemic since March 2020.

15 Sep 2022

Queen Elizabeth II
London: Royal guard faints near coffin during Queen Elizabeth's lying-in-state

A royal guard reportedly collapsed during the late Queen's lying-in-state in Westminster Hall in London, United Kingdom.

15 Sep 2022

Kenya
Kenya: Elephants, stuck in mud for 2 days, finally rescued

For two elephants in Kenya, a mere water drinking trip turned into a near-death experience as they got stuck in a pool of mud.

15 Sep 2022

Uzbekistan
SCO Summit: Modi to meet Putin; talks with China unclear

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to arrive at Samarkand, Uzbekistan on Thursday evening for the 22nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, which is the first in-person summit since the pandemic.

15 Sep 2022

Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Ukraine: President Zelenskyy meets with car accident, addresses nation later

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday met with an accident when his car collided with another vehicle in the capital city of Kyiv.

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