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  • Is The New Agreement A Turning Point For Serbia And Kosovo?

    The recent verbal agreement reached between Serbia and Kosovo in Ohrid, North Macedonia obviously represents a positive development in the process of normalization between the two countries. There are however many obstacles and a considerable number of ambiguities that will make it difficult to fully implement the EU-backed deal in spite of the fact that […]

    WHO Chief says finding Covid’s origins is moral and scientific imperative to prevent future outbreaks

    The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that finding the origins of Covid 19 is a moral and scientific imperative. Taking to Twitter, Mr Ghebreyesus recalled how WHO raised the highest alarm on 30 January, 2020 and how in March 2020, the outbreak was declared as a pandemic. The WHO Chief […]

    Death toll crosses over 2,300, several injured after massive earthquakes hit Turkey and Syria

    The combined death toll due to massive earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has risen to over two thousand while several thousands of people are injured in the region. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck at 4:17 am local time in Gaziantep about 90 kilometres from the Syrian border while people were asleep. The region houses millions […]

    Rishi Sunak emerging as front runner in race for next PM of UK

    In a surprise move, former British prime minister Boris Johnson announced that he will not run for the post of UK’s Prime Minister, despite having been overwhelmed with calls for him to join the race. In a statement last night, Mr Johnson said, he is standing aside in the interest of the unity of the […]

    Lanka still on fire; protesters on the rampage

    Colombo: Sri Lanka is witnessing huge protests across the country and the capital City Colombo is totally under siege after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Tuesday to an undisclosed destination.  Gotabaya had promised to resign as president of the country on Wednesday but he fled the, possibly to Maldives, without resigning.  The enraged […]

    India refutes rumors of helping Sri Lankan President and family flee to Maldives

    Colombo: The Indian High Commission has “categorically” denied any role in facilitating the escape of Srilanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and dismissed as “baseless” the speculative reports that India helped Gotabaya flee the country. As per media reports Gotabaya who had promised to resign from his post on Wednesday fled the country without honoring his words. […]

    Sri Lankan Agitation: President Gotabaya escapes to Maldives

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has left the country, according to a high-ranking security official. Rajapaksa and his wife flew to Malé, in the Maldives, on an AN32 troop transport plane from the Sri Lanka Air Force. The embattled Rajapaksa was previously blocked from departing Sri Lanka at least twice on Monday, after refusing […]

    Sri Lankan Parliament to reconvene on July 15; New President to be elected on July 20

    Colombo: Sri Lankan Parliament will reconvene on the 15th of this month and a new President will be elected on the 20 of July. This was stated by parliamentary speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena yesterday. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all stakeholders to engage in dialogue to ensure a ‘smooth transition’ of government. He […]

    Uganda announces discovery of 31 million metric tonnes of gold deposits

    Uganda has announced the discovery of 31 million metric tonnes of gold deposits in the country. A spokesperson from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development in Uganda, Solomon Muyita, said that these reports are aimed at attracting gold miners and investors. In a bid to boost the country’s economy, the Ugandan Government has licensed […]

    India’s approach had transitioned from women’s development to women-led development emphasises Prime Minister; Addresses G7 Session on food security and gender equality in Germany

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised that India’s approach had transitioned from ‘women’s development’ to ‘women-led development’. He said this while addressing the G7 Session on food security and gender equality. He shared India’s experiences in these domains. Mr Modi shared focus areas for ensuring food security which include fertilisers’ availability, structured system for use […]