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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

UK’s labour party adds Jallianwala Bagh apology in manifesto

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn launched the party manifesto.

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn launched the party manifesto. UK’s Labour Party launched its 107-page manifesto titled 'It's Time for Real Change' for 12th General Election. On Thursday, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn released it. The party has pledged to go further on Jallianwala Bagh massacre and pledge to apologies to Indians for it. With a pledge to institute an

Highest tide in 50 years causes flood in Venice

enice inundated as high tide hits the city

Venice inundated as high tide hits the city Exceptionally high tide in Venice left the city inundated on Tuesday. Emergency services have swung in to control the situation. The high tide that flooded Venice on Tuesday peaked at 1.87 metres (six feet). Meanwhile, tourists have been left stranded as fierce winds scathed St. Mark’s Square. Notably, flood alarm has been sounded across the city to warn people,

Brexit, still no exit

PM Boris Johnson to pause Brexit legislations.

PM Boris Johnson to pause Brexit legislations. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday said that he would pause the Brexit legislation until the European Union decides on delay.   The deadline for leaving the EU bloc is approaching and it is creating havoc in the British parliament. The fast-track move of PM Boris Johnson was blocked by MPs on Tuesday night. Even after, he threatened to pull it

Boris Johnson to EU on Brexit deal: Scrap backstop

Boris Johnson sets out his demands to the EU

Boris Johnson sets out his demands to the EU British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to the EU regarding the Brexit deal and asked it to scrap the “undemocratic” and “unviable” backstop plan. In a letter addressed to European Council President Donald Tusk, Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated his desire to finalise the Brexit deal and opposed the contentious backstop plan.

Three Indian Origin MP’s Appointed at Key Positions in Boris Johnson’s new Cabinet

Three Indian origin faces in PM Johnson’s ne Cabinet

Three Indian origin faces in PM Johnson’s ne Cabinet Rishi Sunak, Priti Patel, and Alok Sharma, three Indian origin faces, occupy key posts in the new Cabinet of Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson, a Britain Prime minister has appointed three Indian-origin people in his Cabinet at key posts.  Priti Patel, who is appointed as country’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary and the other two are Rishi

Boris Johnson takes Office as UK PM, Likely to form Core Government

Boris Johnson has been elected as new Prime Minister of UK.

Boris Johnson has been elected as new Prime Minister of UK. The new UK PM Boris is likely to announce his new government and officials after taking office. Boris Johnson, UK’s newly elected Prime Minister and Conservative Party’s new leader took up office on 24 July afternoon, following an audience with the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Johnson will head to Downing Street later

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