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UN to call for a ceasefire in Syria as Turkey-Russia tensions escalate

Turkey’s President Tayyip Recep Erdogan with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Turkey’s President Tayyip Recep Erdogan with Russian President Vladimir Putin After the deadly military clashes between Turkey and Syria in the last few days, the UN has called for an urgent meeting on Thursday, amid tensions between Ankara and Moscow. The decision to call for ceasefire comes after the Syrian military forces attacked the Turkish forces deployed along its border that killed

Media briefing of the outgoing British High Commissioner to India – Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG

Honourable British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG

Honourable British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG In his last media briefing as High commissioner to India, Sir Dominique Asquith KCMG highlighted the new ‘outwork looking’ post-Brexit UK. He expressed his pleasure over the improved perception of India in the UK and vice versa. He spoke on a range of issues including India-UK relations post-Brexit, UK’s relations with

European Union Parliament defers voting on anti-CAA resolutions

EU stays voting to March on the anti-CAA resolutions

EU stays voting to March on the anti-CAA resolutions India takes a huge sigh of relief as the European Union Parliament puts off the voting scheduled on the anti-CAA resolutions to March. The voting of the MEPs on the resolutions against India’s new citizenship bill was scheduled to take place on Thursday. The Parliament carried on with the debate and discussions on the resolutions

The road ahead for the UK after Brexit

UK ends its 47 years of cooperation with the EU

UK ends its 47 years of cooperation with the EU UK prepares to bid adieu to the EU on January 31; a new deal to be presented to the EU Parliament in the 11-month transition period. After signing off the Brexit Agreement with the EU last week, Britain will set forth its new trade objectives next month. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with

EU to take decision on India’s CAA resolution

European Union Parliament will discuss India’s Citizenship Amendment Act in Brussels on Wednesday.

European Union Parliament will discuss India’s Citizenship Amendment Act in Brussels on Wednesday. India strongly comes out in defence of its recently passed resolution of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in response to the recent developments in the European Parliament. The European Union Parliament is set to formally present an anti-CAA resolution after EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borell’s official address on the matter on

African delegates meet in London for the UK-Africa Investment Summit

African leaders meet in London at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

African leaders meet in London at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 The UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 became the platform gathering top business investors, national and international organisations to highlight the opportunities of developments across the African continent. The event was hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London to promote trade and investments and to strengthen the economic relations between the

Ahead of New Year Deadline, Russia-Ukraine finalize deals for gas transit to Europe

Russia-Ukraine finalize deals for gas transit to Europe

Russia-Ukraine finalize deals for gas transit to Europe  Russia and Ukraine gas companies have finalized a string of agreements for unhindered Russian natural gas transit to Europe. Just ahead of a new year deadline, Russia and Ukraine have signed a 5-year agreement on the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine. The Ukranian president welcomed the agreements stating that the said agreements would pave the way for Ukraine

Sanna Marin of Finland becomes world’s youngest-serving prime minister

Finland’s Sanna Marin, 34, becomes youngest prime minister of the world.

Finland’s Sanna Marin, 34, becomes youngest prime minister of the world. Sanna Marin, 34, transport minister of Finland’s, will lead the Social Democratic party. She becomes country’s youngest prime minister ever. Interestingly, she will also become world’s youngest serving pm when she takes office in the coming days. Along with this, she is Finland’s third female government leader. In the April

France shuts down over proposed pension reform plans

Thousands of protesters hit the streets over pension reform plans.

Thousands of protesters hit the streets over pension reform plans. Nationwide strike in France received mixed response as some travellers showed support for it while others complained about being embroiled in someone else’s fight. Amid anger over pension changes, transport workers bring France to standstill.  The working class in France held one of the biggest public strikes in decades against Prime Minister Emmanuel

Maltese PM quits in crisis over murdered journalist

Maltese Prime Minister quits in crisis over Daphne Caruana Galizia murder

Maltese Prime Minister quits in crisis over Daphne Caruana Galizia murder Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says that he will stay on until January but journalist’s family calls for his immediate departure The embattled PM Joseph Muscat has resigned over the constitutional and political crisis triggered by the murder of the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. On Sunday evening, he announced that he is planning to stay on until

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