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Tanzanian Activist Wins 2018 UN Human Rights Prize

Tanzanian Activist Wins 2018 UN Human Rights Prize

Tanzanian girls’ rights activist, Rebeca Gyumi won the 2018 Human Rights Prize awarded by the United Nations. Over the years, the 31-year old activist has made remarkable efforts to better the condition of girls in Tanzania. Earlier this year, the United Nations announced the winners for its 2018 Human Rights Prize. Along with winners like the late Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir,

UN Summit: Climate Change Will Lead to Economic Crisis

Investors push governments to take strict measures to control global carbon emission levels at the UN Climate Change Conference, Poland.

The United Nations Climate Change Summit on Monday outlined the dire need for carbon control. Global investors at the summit warned against the biggest financial crisis in history that will result from continual avoidance of climatic adversities. The United Nations Climate summit on Monday held in Poland, witnessed global investors coming together to issue a serious warning against increased carbon

India Beats Australia in Opening Match of Test Series

India Wins First-Ever Opening Match of a Test Series Against Australia

India bagged its first Test series victory in Australia in the last decade on Monday. India defeated Australia by 31 runs, winning the four-match Test series by a 1-0 lead in the opening match of the four-match series held at the Australian sports ground, Adelaide Oval India beat Australia by 31 runs on Monday, marking its first Test victory in Australia

Qatar, Malaysia Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Malaysian Prime Minister and Qatari Foreign Minister hold a meeting aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation

Qatari Foreign Minister, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad during a working visit in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. The leaders aim to increase economic cooperation between the two nations   Qatar’s Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a

US and China Agree to Halt Tariffs

Post the G-20 Summit US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed to halt tariffs against each others’ goods for 90 days for talks to resume After the conclusion of the G20 Summit at Buenos Aires, Mr Trump and Mr Jinping agreed to talk face-to-face and halt their trade war, which had erupted when Mr Trump complained that

‘Jai’ Trilateral Meet Held between Japan-USA-India

In a first, Japan, USA and India have agreed to cooperate to make the Indo-Pacific a region of peace and prosperity. Tweeting and calling the meet “historic”, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi met withUS President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a trilateral meet on the status of the Indo-Pacific region. All three powers, of which

South Korea Sends Train to North Korea for the First Time In 10 years

This developmental project is part of South Korea’s plan to economically integrate the two countries

The South Korean officials and experts boarded the train to undertake an 18-day, 750-mile survey of railway tracks in North Korea.  As per South Korea’s plan to integrate the two Koreas economically, the country is planning to develop North Korea’s key infrastructural needs. Yet, unless sanctions are not lifted against North Korea, it will not come to life as expected. For this journey, permission from

PM Modi Presents Agenda Against Economic Fugitives at G-20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G-20 Summit, Argentina

To deal with economic offenders, India has presented a comprehensive nine-point agenda to G20 member nations, among other things. The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi presented a nine-point agenda to tackle the menace of economic offenders. It was presented during the second session of the G20 Summit on international trade, international financial and taxation systems. "Cooperation in legal processes such as

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Deepens

Ukraine-Russia naval conflict deepens post Russian seizure of Ukrainian warships

United States President Donald Trump has called off his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that was scheduled to be held on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina. The announcement was made soon after the Ukraine-Russia naval conflict Russian forces on Sunday seized two Ukranian gunboats and a tug sailing from Odessa to the port of Mariupol, in the

Argentine Civil Societies Organise People’s Summit to Counter G20 Summit

People Summit in Argentina critiques G20 Summit for having imperialist agendas

The civil societies in Argentina have come together to protest against the G20 summit to be held on Friday. The People’s Summit, organised by Argentine civil society organisations, Confluence G20 and IMF Out, that began on Wednesday, denounced the imperialist nature of the G20 summit Civil societies congregated at the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires on Wednesday and Thursday for the People’s

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