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  • Myanmar military promises new election; Aung San Suu Kyi faces additional charge

    Myanmar’s military junta promised yesterday that there would be an election and it would hand over power as police filed an additional charge against toppled former leader Aung San Suu Kyi. It also defended its seizure of power, denying it was a coup even as protesters took to the streets in large numbers in support […]

    Ethiopian Deputy PM arrives in New Delhi on 4-day visit to India

    Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen Hassen arrived in New Delhi yesterday on a four-day official visit to India. Tomorrow, Mr Hassen will inaugurate the new Chancery and Residence at Ethiopian Embassy in New Delhi along with External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar. He is scheduled to meet Dr Jaishankar […]

    At least 23 people die as frigid temperatures gripped parts of US

    In the US, at least 23 people died as frigid temperatures gripped parts of the country that are unaccustomed to a deep freeze. Most of the people died in the cold storm or its aftermath.         The storm moved to eastern Canada yesterday, but the damage left behind was severe. Temperatures across the […]

    Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to be on 2-day official visit to Moscow from today

    Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will be on a two-day official visit to Moscow from today at the invitation of Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov. Foreign Secretary will hold the next round of India-Russia Foreign Office Consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister Morgulov, during which the two sides will review the entire gamut of bilateral […]

    More than 2000 Rohingya refugees sent to newly developed Bhashan Char relocation centre in Bangladesh

    Continuing with the process of relocating Rohingya refugees from the crowded camps of Cox’s Bazar, a batch of 2010 Rohingyas were sent to the newly developed facility at Bhashan Char on Monday. With this, close to 8700 Rohingya refugees have been sent to Bhashan Char from the camps of Cox’s Bazar. The Rohingya refugees reached […]

    WHO team finds signs of COVID outbreak were much wider in Wuhan in December 2018: Report

    Investigators from the World Health Organisation (WHO) looking into the origins of coronavirus in China have discovered that signs of the outbreak were much wider in Wuhan in December 2018 than previously thought. CNN reported that the investigators are urgently seeking access to hundreds and thousands of blood samples from the city that China has […]

    Strong earthquake hits off Japan coast, injuring dozens and triggering blackouts

    In Japan, dozens of people injured as a strong earthquake hit off the eastern coast and triggered widespread power outages yesterday. The earthquake had 7.1 magnitude and its epicenter was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of 60 km. Houses and offices also swayed and shook in the capital Tokyo which is […]

    US Senate acquits former President Donald Trump for second impeachment trial

    The US Senate has acquitted former President Donald Trump for a second time blocking the Democrat’s attempt to punish him for the storming of the Capitol by his supporters. After a week of the impeachment trial, only 57 Senators, including seven Republicans voted to convict him last night. The 57-43 tally fell 10 votes short […]

    Mario Draghi to be sworn in as Italy PM today

    The ex-head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, will be sworn in as Italian Prime Minister today. He has secured the support of almost all the main political parties, following the collapse of the previous administration last month. He has already named his cabinet after meeting the Italian president yesterday. Italy is still grappling […]

    BBC World News banned in China, Britain says step will only damage China’s reputation

    China has banned BBC World News on Friday from broadcasting in the country, according to a statement from China’s National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA). In an apparent retaliatory move, the announcement comes one week after British media regulator Ofcom withdrew broadcasting license for state-owned China Global Television Network (CGTN) in the United Kingdom. It […]