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China Sees a Rise in Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases

China Sees a Rise in Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases

China Sees a Rise in Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases As the number of imported and asymptomatic cases rise, China puts restrictions on its borders China has stepped up its border control measures on April 7 as the number of imported cases rose to 951 with a surge in the number of asymptomatic cases, which has raised fears among the

Terrorist Attack in a Sikh Gurdwara in Kabul, 25 Dead

Terrorist attack in a Sikh Gurdwara in Kabul, 25 dead. Worshippers were held hostage for several hours before the Afghan forces arrived and killed the militants A lone gunman open fired in the Gurdwara in the capital city of Afghanistan on March 25, killing 25 and wounding eight, Interior Ministry of Afghanistan announced. As soon as news broke about the attack, Taliban

COVID-19 in INDIA: PM Modi hosts SAARC Videoconference

PM Modi hosts SAARC Videoconference

PM Modi hosts SAARC Videoconference The Prime Minister called for emergency funds amid the pandemic Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meeting in the form of videoconferencing on March 15 to discuss the coronavirus pandemic. He suggested that the SAARC nations should establish an emergency fund and as part of India’s contribution for the fund,

Taliban Resumes Offensive Against Afghan Forces

Taliban Resumes Offensive Against Afghan Forces

Taliban Resumes Offensive Against Afghan Forces Ceasefire ends with a blast at football ground in Khost The temporary period of calm was disrupted when a bomb blast occurred in the eastern part of Afghanistan, just days after the peace deals signed between US and Taliban. The deadly attack was carried out in a football field in Khost, killing three people, possibly brothers. No group has claimed

Sri Lankan President Dissolves Parliament

Sri Lankan President Dissolves Parliament

Sri Lankan President Dissolves Parliament Snap elections are set to be held on April 25, 2020 President Gotabaya Rajapaksa dissolved the Parliament, six months ahead of the schedule, on March 2 and called for new elections in April. The main motive behind this move is to increase his overall presidential powers by securing majority and enforcing constitutional changes.   He was elected President in November last year and

Sri Lanka Announces Withdrawal from UN’s Rights Resolution

Sri Lanka Announces Withdrawal from UN’s Rights Resolution

Sri Lanka Announces Withdrawal from UN’s Rights Resolution Colombo wants to domestically handle the accountability and reconciliation in the country On February 26, Sri Lanka officially notified the United Nations Human Rights Council that they would be withdrawing from the Rights Resolution which ensured accountability and reconciliation post-war in Sri Lanka. This means that Sri Lanka would no longer be co-sponsoring the Resolution which ensures promotion of reconciliation,

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad Resigns Amid Turmoil

PM Mahathir Mohamad handed his resignation to the Malaysia’s monarch

PM Mahathir Mohamad handed his resignation to the Malaysia’s monarch. PM’s renunciation leaves the country in a political disarray PM Mahathir Mohamad handed his resignation to the Malaysia’s monarch on February 24, 2020. He was however reinstated as the interim Prime Minister of the country as Malaysia faces internal conflicts. His resignation has come as a shock, following the collapse of the ruling party and sparking a

UN Chief visits Islamabad; appeals for India-Pakistan de-escalation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during his four-day Pak visit

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during his four-day Pak visit The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres conveys concerns on the Kashmir situation and offers to hold mediation; India declines to welcome any third-party intervention in “its internal matter”. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will hold talks with the Pakistani leaders during his four-day visit to Islamabad. Arriving on Sunday, the UN Chief addressed the issue of Kashmir and offered

WHO team arrives in China as the country succumbs to Coronavirus

Experts from WHO arrived in China

Experts from WHO arrived in China Experts from WHO arrived in China as death toll due to the Wuhan Coronavirus topped SARS The death toll due to the Wuhan Coronavirus topped all levels with over a thousand deaths recorded by the morning of February 11. Professionals from World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in China to assist in controlling the epidemic. According to Chinese health authorities, 108 people

Coronavirus kills Chinese doctor

Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor got infected with Coronavirus while working at Wuhan Central Hospital

Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor got infected with Coronavirus while working at Wuhan Central Hospital A Chinese doctor who tried to issue the first warning about the deadly Coronavirus outbreaks, succumbed to the virus himself. Li Wenliang, a 34-year old Chinese doctor got infected with Coronavirus while working at Wuhan Central Hospital.He had initially sent out a warning to his fellow medics on December 30

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