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UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

06 Apr 2020

UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

The United Nations Security Council will reportedly take up the issue of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

20 Dec 2018

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

The US has slapped fresh sanctions on 12 Russian individuals and entities for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections and the brazen use of a military-grade nerve agent in an assassination attempt inside America's closest ally.

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

14 Jul 2018

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

FIFA World Cup: Russians sniffed ammonia to enhance their performance

10 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup: Russians sniffed ammonia to enhance their performance

A report has claimed that the Russian footballers sniffed ammonia to enhance their performance during extra-time at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.

Putin to run for president again, may serve till 2024

07 Dec 2017

Putin to run for president again, may serve till 2024

Vladimir Putin has said he'll seek another six-year term as Russia's president in the 2018 election.

India - Top remittance-receiver with $62.7bn inflows: World Bank report

23 Apr 2017

India - Top remittance-receiver with $62.7bn inflows: World Bank report

India retained the top spot among remittance-receiving countries despite a significant 8.9% drop in remittances in 2016.

Unemployment expected to rise globally in 2017

15 Jan 2017

Unemployment expected to rise globally in 2017

International Labour Organization launched 'World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2017' providing forecasts for global unemployment in 2017 and 2018.