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Amazon wildfires are an “international crisis”, says Macron ahead of G7

Macron urges world leaders to discuss Amazon wildfire at G7 summit

Macron urges world leaders to discuss Amazon wildfire at G7 summit France’s President Emmanuel Macron has called the Amazon wildfires an “international crisis” and enjoined world leaders to discuss the issue at the G7 summit. Ahead of the much-anticipated G7 summit, France’s President Emmanuel Macron responded to the Amazon wildfire crisis and said that “our houses are burning”. “The Amazon rain forest

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the creation of a special human rights cell at the Army Headquarters. A special vigilance cell will also be set up under the Army Chief. The Indian Army will now have a human rights cell, to be headed by an officer of the rank of Major

South Korea to pull out of intel-sharing agreement with Japan

Tensions between South Korea and Japan escalate as former withdraws from bilateral pact

Tensions between South Korea and Japan escalate as former withdraws from bilateral pact South Korea has decided to pull out of an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan, a move that can potentially escalate a decades-old dispute between the two countries. South Korea has avowed that it will scrap the intelligence sharing pact with Japan, raising security concerns regarding North Korea. The

Amazon rainforest wildfires plunges Sao Paolo into sudden darkness

Amazon rainforest wildfires blankets Sao Paolo

Amazon rainforest wildfires blankets Sao Paolo Thick black clouds from the Amazon wildfires stayed over Sao Paolo, fuelling concerns regarding the environmental disaster. Smoke from the wildfires in Amazon region plunged Sao Paolo into darkness on Monday. Brazil’s National Institute of Meteorology, Inmet, stated that the phenomenon transpired due to humid air, heavy clouds, and several other factors. Winds brought the particulate matter from the wildfires

Congress leader P Chidambaram arrested by CBI

CBI arrests P Chidambaram amid high drama

CBI arrests P Chidambaram amid high drama Congress leader P Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI in the INX Media case, a day after he had gone incommunicado following the rejection of anticipatory bail. In a dramatic development, Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was apprehended by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in INX Media case. A video of officials scaling the walls of Chidambaram’s

Indonesia deploys security personnel in West Papua amid unrest

Indonesia deploys security forces in West Papua amid tensions

Indonesia deploys security forces in West Papua amid tensions Indonesia has deployed security personnel and cut internet access in West Papua until atmosphere ‘returns to being conducive and normal’. Indonesia resorted to deploying over 1,000 security personnel and cut internet access in West Papua in an effort to quell ongoing protests. The protests gained momentum after Papuan students were arrested in Surabaya. On Wednesday,

France, Panama to create bilateral body to curb tax evasion

French Minister Gérald Darmanin announces formation of bilateral body to tackle tax fraud

French Minister Gérald Darmanin announces formation of bilateral body to tackle tax fraud France and Panama have signed an agreement to create a group in order to curb tax fraud. The bilateral agreement comes years after Panama was blacklisted due to Panama Papers scandal. French Minister of Public Accounts Gérald Darmanin promulgated on Twitter that France and Panama have decided to

Saudi Arabia to end travel restrictions for women

Royal decree permits women in Saudi Arabia to travel without permission

Royal decree permits women in Saudi Arabia to travel without permission Authorities in Saudi Arabia have put an end to travel restrictions for women, after ending the ban on women driving cars last year. Saudi Arabia has started implementing the amendments in the royal decree that allowed women above the age of 21 to travel without the consent of a male guardian.

Venkaiah Naidu reaches Estonia for bilateral talk

Venkaiah Naidu is in Estonia for the last leg of his five-day visit to Baltic nations

Venkaiah Naidu is in Estonia for the last leg of his five-day visit to Baltic nations Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu reached Estonia on Tuesday, where he will partake in discussions on bilateral relationships. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is currently in Estonia, the final leg of his five day visit to Baltic countries, to intensify Estonia’s bilateral cooperation with India. The Vice President also

Zakir Naik banned from making speeches in Malaysia

Zakir Naik barred from delivering speeches in Malaysia

Zakir Naik barred from delivering speeches in Malaysia Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been banned from delivering speeches in Malaysia, a day after he was interrogated by the police for his remarks against Hindu and Chinese communities. Authorities in Malaysia have banned preacher Zakir Naik from giving speeches in the country after his remarks against minorities spurred controversy. Naik was charged

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