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Russia Attacks and Seizes Ukrainian Naval Vessels

In violation of international laws, Russia once again targeted and attacked Ukraine, after four years of disastrous war the Kremlin has waged against Ukraine in Crimea Russian coastguard ships opened fire on Sunday as two Ukrainian boats sailed through the Kerch Strait off the coast of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014. Three Ukrainians were wounded and twenty-four were

Brexit approved by the European Union at Brussels summit

Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May, now has to push the withdrawal deal through the Parliament and also convince her party members

Ending much speculation, the European Union leaders on Sunday approved the Brexit deal. The Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May, will now need to struggle to pass the Brexit bill through the Parliament and also convince her party members of the effectuality of the deal Though the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, called the Brexit a “tragedy”, he also emphasised

UK’s Prime Minister Names New Brexit Secretary

Amidst turmoil due to a couple of resignations that have hit the British government over the Brexit draft deal, British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay, a junior health minister who voted to leave the European Union, will be the new Brexit secretary. Whereas May will focus on overseeing negotiations, Barclay will devote his energies in ensuring the withdrawal agreement passes through the

India PM arrives in Singapore for East Asia Summit

PM Narendra Modi with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival in Singapore today kicked off by delivering a keynote address at the Singapore Fintech Summit. He is the first leader to have addressed the festivals which was launched two years ago In his 30-minute speech, he said that India is a favourite destination when it comes to investment. He added that financial inclusion is

Highest Mexican honour conferred on Indian businessperson

Mr. Rajju Shroff receiving the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle insignia from Ambassador Melba Pria

To mark the 208th anniversary celebrations of Mexican Independence, the Embassy of Mexico in India honored Mr. Rajnikant Devidas Shroff, Mexico’s honorary consul in Mumbai, with the “Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle”. The decoration of the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle (Orden Mexicana del Águila Azteca) is the highest distinction awarded by the Mexican government to foreigners in recognition

Ebola vaccinations begin in Uganda amid the latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

A Congolese health worker administers Ebola vaccine in DRC, August 2018

Uganda, the neighbour of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is on high alert amid DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak As the Democratic Republic of Congo battles its Ebola epidemic, Uganda, its eastern neighbour, has decided to begin vaccinations of its health workers. Parts of the Ugandan western border are about 100 kilometres away from the epicentre of the outbreak. Health Minister Jane Ruth

US President Trump authorises troops to throw rocks at Central American migrants

Calling the caravan of 4000 Central American migrants an ‘invasion’, US President Donald Trump sparks mass hysteria against these asylum seekers.

Around four thousand Central Americans, mostly from Honduras, have been trekking across Mexico to the USA border, with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States. Dubbed as a ‘caravan’ of migrants, they are still weeks and at least a thousand kilometers away from the nearest USA border. With a backpack with a few belongings and no amenities, and nature as

Ecuador Judge says Assange must obey new asylum conditions to stay there

Julian Assange’s

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s lawsuit over new asylum conditions have been dismissed by a judge in Ecuador, who maintained that the country was “not violating his fundamental rights.” The judge said that Assange must show obedience to the rules stipulated by Ecuador’s embassy in London. The new rules laid out by the embassy include keeping parts of the embassy used clean,

Uzbek deputy PM sacked for humiliating farmers

Zoyir Mirzayev

Zoyir Mirzayev, the deputy Prime Minister of Uzbek has been sacked over a scandal concerning the humiliation of farmers. Reports have revealed that the deputy prime minister reprimanded a group of farmers for failing to water the wheat fields on time. The farmers were forced to stay enter a ditch, where they remained for a duration of half an hour. Taking cognizance

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