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  • PM Modi congratulates Alberto Fernandez for victory in Argentina’s presidential elections

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Alberto Fernandez, the winner of Argentina’s presidential elections. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, he is looking forward to working with him to further expand and deepen the strategic partnership between India and Argentina Fernandez and his running mate, former president Cristina Kirchner, defeated President Mauricio Macri in Sunday’s […]

    Angela Merkel to visit India

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a day-long visit to India on Friday. The Chancellor will be accompanied by several Ministers and State Secretaries of the Federal Government, as well as a high-powered business delegation. During the visit, Prime Minister Modi and the German chancellor will co-chair the fifth Biennial Inter-Governmental Consultations. India and Germany […]

    At least 42 people dead as heavy rains cause landslide in Cameroon

    A landslide caused by heavy rains in western Cameroon has killed at least 42 people overnight on Tuesday. Rescue teams spent the day scouring the rubble of destroyed houses in the town of Bafoussam in the western highlands. Among the bodies recovered were those of 26 children, Cameroon Radio Television, CRTV, reported. The search will […]

    Chile: Protestors reject political concessions by Prez, continue demonstrations

    Protesters in Chile rejected President Sebastian Pinera’s political concessions as major demonstrations continued across the country demanding greater equality and constitutional changes. Protests erupted again on Tuesday despite Pinera’s decision to reshuffle his cabinet on Monday, as part of his moves to quell a weeklong uprising against his administration. Pinera replaced one-third of his cabinet, […]

    Australia’s backpacker law ruled out illegal by Federal court

    The Federal Court of Australia has ruled the backpacker law to be illegal which imposed a controversial 15% tax rate in 2017 on two visa categories for working holiday-makers from 8 countries. But a court today found the levy was in breach of existing treaties with the UK, US, Germany, Finland, Chile, Japan, Norway and […]

    Lebanese PM resigns after weeks of anti-govt protests

    In Lebanon, Prime Minister Saad Hariri has announced his resignation after nearly two weeks of massive anti-government protests over political corruption and economic turmoil. His televised address came soon after violence broke out on the streets, when supporters of two Shia groups attacked a protest camp and a roadblock in Beirut. They set tents on […]

    Sri Lanka Polls: Former CM C.V.Wigneswaran to take neutral stand

    In Sri Lanka, former Chief Minister of Tamil-majority northern province C.V.Wigneswaran has said that his side will take a neutral stand at the upcoming Presidential elections and will not ask people whom to vote for. Issuing a statement in Jaffna today, he said that both the main candidates viz. Minister  Sajith Premadasa and former Defence […]

    Labour party backs British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s proposal for General election in December

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to make a fourth bid to force an early General Election on 12th of December by tabling another bill in Parliament today. Earlier, a similar attempt was rejected by MPs following the European Union’s further extension to the Brexit deadline until January 31. With his pledge to leave […]

    California declares state-wide emergency as more than 3000 fire fighters battle raging forest fire

    California’s Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state-wide emergency yesterday due to the unprecedented high winds that have led to the Kincade Fire in the state. The blaze has destroyed dozens of homes and wineries, including the iconic Soda Rock Winery built in 1869. The Kincade Fire ignited on Wednesday and spread quickly due to powerful […]

    China’s ruling Communist Party holds meeting amid slowing economy, ongoing protests in Hong Kong

    China’s ruling Communist Party is holding a key meeting this week amid a drastically slowing economy, ongoing protests in Hong Kong and pushback abroad against Beijing’s global ambitions. The official Xinhua News Agency said Xi Jinping, the party leader and state president, discussed a draft document on strengthening party rule, but gave no details. Xinhua said […]