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‘CPEC to provide great benefit to Afghanistan, Central Asian nations’

Islamabad, Jan 16 | Pakistani President Arif Alvi said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will benefit Afghanistan and Central Asian countries by enhancing...

‘Nations that voted against UN Rohingya resolution could play better role’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Jan 4 | Bangladesh Foreign Minister Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said that the countries, including Russia and China, which voted...

African nations urged to ensure economic recovery in 2021

Addis Ababa, Jan 2 | The African Union (AU) has urged all the countries of the continent to ensure economic recovery from the coronavirus...

Western nations back UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue

Tripoli, Dec 31 | Germany, Italy, the US, France and the UK have reiterated full support for the success of the UN-facilitated Libyan Political...

India approves sale of Akash missile system to foreign nations

New Delhi, Dec 30 | In a big boost to India's indigenous defence capabilities, the government approved on Wednesday the sale of Akash missile...

European nations begin Covid-19 vaccinations

Brussels, Dec 28 | Several European countries have launched their vaccination campaigns against the novel coronavirus, as the first batch of vaccines was distributed...

M-E nations tighten curbs due to new Covid-19 strain

Cairo, Dec 26 | Many countries across the Middle East have tightened restrictive measure in due to concerns over a new strain of the...

EU nations welcome UK trade deal, vow scrutiny before approval (Ld)

Brussels, Dec 25 | Just seven days before the Brexit transition period was slated to end on December 31, the European Union (EU) and...

EU nations welcome trade deal with UK

Brussels, Dec 25 | Seven days before the Brexit transition period ends on December 31, the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK)...

Five nations ban flights from S.Africa over Covid-19 variant

Johannesburg, Dec 22 | At least five countries have suspended flights from South Africa after a coronavirus variant was recently discovered in the country.Germany,...

Many European nations halt UK flights over mutant Covid-19 fears

London, Dec 21 | A number of European countries have started to ban flights to and fro from the UK following the emergence of...

Nations must declare climate emergency, says Guterres

New York, Dec 12 | Nations should declare a state of climate emergency until the world has reached net zero carbon emissions, UN Secretary...

‘Child poverty to remain above pre-Covid levels in high-income nations

United Nations, Dec 12 | Child poverty is expected to remain above pre-coronavirus levels for at least five years in high-income countries, a new...

Achieve $100bn climate finance goal for developing nations: Report

New Delhi, Dec 12 | Meeting the pledge by developed countries to mobilise at least $100 billion a year to support developing countries in...

Russian Navy to join NATO nations for drills after 10 yrs

Moscow, Dec 11 | For the first time in 10 years, the Russian Navy will participate in joint military drills alongside NATO members, the...

1st dynamic Covid surveillance system rolls out in 195 nations

New York, Dec 6 | In a first, a team of scientists has developed a new Covid-19 global surveillance system which can dynamically track...

S’pore to contribute $5mn to help other nations get Covid-19 vaccines

Singapore, Dec 4 | Singapore on Friday announced its decision to contribute $5 million to support low- and lower-middle-income countries procure Covid-19 vaccines.The announcement...

Strategic security of most nations impacted due to cut in funds:...

New Delhi, Dec 2 | Indian Army Vice Chief, Lieutenant General S.K. Saini, said on Wednesday that strategic security of most nations have been...

Nations must wind down fossil fuel annual production by 6%: Report

New Delhi, Dec 2 | Even though countries plan to increase their fossil fuel production over the next decade, research shows that the world...

Indian food would be preferred culture to all nations: Korean Food...

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Dec 1 (IANSlife) Lee Yeon-soon, National Food Master (The Republic of Korea), says Indian food would be preferred culture...

‘Time for world to come together to isolate nations supporting terror’

New Delhi, Nov 26 | Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday paid tributes to the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and said...

Christmas get-together plan backed by UK nations

London, Nov 23 | The four UK nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have backed plans to allow some household mixing "for...

Spain thrash Germany to enter Nations League semis

Madrid, Nov 18 | Spain have confirmed their presence in the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League with an incredible 6-0 win against Germany.Ferran...

France beat Portugal in Nations League

Lisbon, Nov 15 | N'Golo Kante's 53rd minute goal helped world champions France beat Portugal 1-0 at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon in the...

China, 14 Asian nations sign world’s biggest trade deal, India withdrew...

New Delhi, Nov 15 | China and 14 other Asian countries have agreed to form the worlds largest free trade bloc with nearly a...

Asia-Pacific nations launch world’s biggest free trade bloc (Ld)

Hanoi, Nov 15 | The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement was signed among its 15 participating countries on Sunday, launching the world's biggest...

India engaging with nations at strategic level in Indian Ocean Region:...

New Delhi, Nov 6 | India is actively engaging with nations at the strategic level in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) -- one of...

As US officially leaves Paris pact, UN body, nations say ‘actions...

BY VISHAL GULATINew Delhi, Nov 5 | The day the US -- the second-largest emitter after China -- legally left the Paris Agreement aimed...

European nations reimpose lockdowns amid 2nd Covid-19 wave

Paris, Oct 29 | A massive ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic across Europe has prompted many countries to tighten their preventive measures,...

European nations tighten anti-coronavirus measures

Brussels, Oct 23 | Amid a resurgence of fresh coronavirus cases across Europe, several countries in the continent have tightened their measures against the...

8 nations sign NASA’s Artemis Accords for Moon exploration

Washington, Oct 14 | Eight nations, including the US, have signed the Artemis Accords, an international agreement that establishes a practical set of principles...

‘Arrivals to Aus from Covid-19 safe nations could quarantine at home’

Canberra, Sep 29 | Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday that people arriving in the country from "Covid-19 safe" nation could be...

‘120mn rapid Covid-19 tests to be rolled out for poorer nations’

Geneva, Sep 29 | At least 120 million affordable, high-quality rapid Covid-19 tests will be rolled out for low and middle-income countries, the World...

Google adds Covid layer in Maps for safe travel in 220...

San Francisco, Sep 24 | In a bid to help people navigate safely in the pandemic times, Google has added the Covid layer in...

Fati’s landmark strike helps Spain beat Ukraine in Nations league

Madrid, Sep 7 | Ansu Fati became Spain's youngest-ever goalscorer and Sergio Ramos scored twice as Spain cruised past Ukraine 4-0 in Madrid in...

2021 FIVB Volleyball Nations League schedule revealed

Lausanne, Sep 1 | Volleyball's world governing body the FIVB has announced the detailed schedule for its Volleyball Nations League (VNL) 2021.The 2021 VNL,...

Maguire named in England squad for Nations League games

London, Aug 25 | Harry Maguire was named in Gareth Southgate's 24-man squad for England's upcoming UEFA Nations League games against Iceland and Denmark.Manchester...

15 EU nations to receive funds to mitigate pandemic effects

Brussels, Aug 25 | The European Commission has presented proposals to the Council of the European Union (EU) to grant 81.4 billion euros ($96...

UK won’t hesitate to add nations to quarantine list: Sunak

London, Aug 7 | The UK "will not hesitate" to add more countries to its travel quarantine list in order to protect public health...

SFJ plans ‘Referendum 2020’ camps outside Indian missions in 7 nations...

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi, July 29 | The banned Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) pro-Khalistan group has planned to hold voter registration camps for its...

Ireland to allow people from 15 nations, regions without quarantine

Dublin, July 23 | People from 15 countries and regions will be allowed to visit Ireland without having to self-quarantine for 14 days.The 15...

Dashboard to help Commonwealth nations tackle coronavirus

New Delhi, July 23 | A COVID-19 dashboard has been launched by the Commonwealth Secretariat to help member countries make vital decisions during the...

India gave medical aid to 150 nations to fight COVID: PM

New Delhi, July 17 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that India has a deep commitment to maintaining global harmony, improving socio-economic...

Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19: WHO

Geneva, July 14 | The coronavirus pandemic will get "worse and worse" if governments fail to take more decisive action, the World Health Organization...

IMF deploys emergency financing for 70 nations amid COVID-19

Washington, June 20 | The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it is expected to deploy emergency financing for 70 countries by Friday as...

Nations ensure ocean sustainability: Commonwealth Sec-Gen

New Delhi, June 7 | A day ahead of World Oceans Day, the Commonwealth Secretary-General on Sunday urged governments to ensure their countries' post-Covid...

EU nations agree on coordinated, non-discriminatory lifting of travel ban

Zagreb, June 6 | European Interior Ministers have agreed travel restrictions imposed across the bloc to curb the COVID-19 pandemic should be lifted in...

G7 Ministers reaffirm debt relief commitment for poorest nations

Washington, June 4 | G7 Finance Ministers have reaffirmed their commitment towards implementing an official bilateral debt relief for the world's poorest countries amid...

Shifting UN summit makes sense, but nations vow ‘clean resilient recovery’

By Vishal GulatiNew Delhi, May 29 | With Britain announcing new dates the already deferred crucial climate UN talks, known as the COP26, until...

‘More African nations should heed call for global ceasefire’

United Nations, May 26 | More African countries should heed the UN call for a global ceasefire to push back deadly COVID-19, UN Secretary-General...

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Bird flu to hit Jan sales, unlikely to cull poultry profitability...

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The avian flu outbreak in India could pare poultry sales by a third this month, but if the history...