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Fuel distribution In Sri Lanka Gets More Difficult Amid Public Unrest

Fuel distribution In Sri Lanka Gets More Difficult Amid Public Unrest

State fuel entity officials raided the station and ordered the entire stock of fuel to be released at the pre-increased prices.

25 May 2022
Ukraine Crisis: Russian Rockets Hit Eastern Ukrainian Town Of Pokrovsk

Ukraine Crisis: Russian Rockets Hit Eastern Ukrainian Town Of Pokrovsk

Russian rocket strikes came early in the morning in the eastern Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk on Wednesday shaking building and jolting people out of bed.

25 May 2022

Imran Khan Allowed To Hold Protest March In Islamabad Under Army's Pressure: Report

Pakistan government on Wednesday struck a deal with a defiant former prime minister Imran Khan to peacefully hold his party's Azadi March in Islamabad at the...

Texas Shooting: Deadliest School Attacks In US In Recent History

Texas Shooting: Deadliest School Attacks In US In Recent History

There have been dozens of shootings and other attacks in the US schools and colleges over the years, but until the massacre at Colorado’s Columbine High...

25 May 2022

Pakistan Government Cracks Down On Supporters Of PTI Participating In Protest March

Pakistan government banned ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan's party from holding a massive rally on May 25 to prevent them from propagating their misleading...

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25 May 2022
Plot To Assassinate Former US President George W. Bush To Avenge Iraq War Foiled

Plot To Assassinate Former US President George W. Bush To Avenge Iraq War Foiled

Shihab Ahmed Shihab Shihab, 52, also schemed to smuggle other Iraqis into the U.S. from Mexico to aid in the plot, after which they'd be smuggled out back...


25 May 2022
Africa Through The Lens Of Films, Mapping And Its Aplenty Challenges

Africa Through The Lens Of Films, Mapping And Its Aplenty Challenges

​​​​​​​Africa is a large continent; bigger than the US, China, India and Western Europe put together. However, on world maps, it appears just a...


25 May 2022
Ukraine War: Trails Of Destruction After Russian Invasion

Ukraine War: Trails Of Destruction After Russian Invasion

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of waging “total war” and seeking to inflict as much death and destruction as possible on his...


25 May 2022
Texas Shooting: Gunman Kills Nearly 18 Children In One Of The Worst US School Attacks

Texas Shooting: Gunman Kills Nearly 18 Children In One Of The Worst US School Attacks

An 18-year-old gunman has killed 21 people, including 18 children, and rendered several others grievously injured at an elementary school in Texas state,...


25 May 2022
Lancet Study Says Antiviral Drugs Are Like To Reduce Monkeypox Symptoms And Shorten Contagious Phase

Lancet Study Says Antiviral Drugs Are Like To Reduce Monkeypox Symptoms And Shorten Contagious Phase

The study found little evidence that the anti-viral drug Brincidofovir was of clinical benefit but concluded that further research into the potential of...


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25 May 2022
Police Shootout At Rio De Janeiro Favela Kills More Than 20

Police Shootout At Rio De Janeiro Favela Kills More Than 20

By Tuesday afternoon, 21 deaths were confirmed in the hospital and seven people were receiving treatment for injuries, a press officer from the state's health...


25 May 2022
North Korea Launches 3 Ballistic Missiles Toward Sea, First Firing Since Covid-19 Outbreak

North Korea Launches 3 Ballistic Missiles Toward Sea, First Firing Since Covid-19 Outbreak

The latest launches came after the leaders of South Korea and the United States agreed to consider expanded military exercises to deter North Korean nuclear...


25 May 2022
Texas School Shooting: Gunman Kills 18 children, Biden Says 'We Have To Act'

Texas School Shooting: Gunman Kills 18 children, Biden Says 'We Have To Act'

Gunshots rang out of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde town, Texas. Governor Greg Abbott identified the killer as Salvador Ramos, a resident of the area where...


24 May 2022
UAE Reports First Monkeypox Infection In Woman Who Returned From West Africa

UAE Reports First Monkeypox Infection In Woman Who Returned From West Africa

The World Health Organization has identified more than 100 Monkeypox infections globally.


24 May 2022
China And Russia Warplanes Hover Over Japan Skies Amid Quad Summit

China And Russia Warplanes Hover Over Japan Skies Amid Quad Summit

Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi was quoted by media reports as saying that Japan had expressed ‘grave concerns’ over the joint sorties by the Russian...


24 May 2022
FDA Lifts Hold On Covaxin's Clinical Trials In US

FDA Lifts Hold On Covaxin's Clinical Trials In US

FDA had earlier implemented a temporary pause on Covaxin trials, following the WHO's observations on Covaxin manufacturing plants in India.


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24 May 2022
Explained: Joe Biden's Comment On Defending Taiwan, The US' Taiwan Policy, And Taiwan Conflict

Explained: Joe Biden's Comment On Defending Taiwan, The US' Taiwan Policy, And Taiwan Conflict

US President Joe Biden on Monday said the US would defend Taiwan militarily if China invades it in an apparent shift in US policy.


24 May 2022
Pakistan Govt Bans Imran Khan’s Mega Rally, Launches Crackdown On His Supporters

Pakistan Govt Bans Imran Khan’s Mega Rally, Launches Crackdown On His Supporters

Pakistan: The country’s former PM Imran Khan had asked his supporters to march peacefully to Islamabad on May 25 to press for the dissolution of the National...


24 May 2022
200 Bodies Found In War Ravaged Ukraine’s Mariupol

200 Bodies Found In War Ravaged Ukraine’s Mariupol

Ukraine War: The announcement of the discovery of the bodies came shortly after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of waging ‘total...


24 May 2022
United On Terror, Indo-Pacific Infra, Pandemic Collaboration: Key Points From Quad Joint Statement

United On Terror, Indo-Pacific Infra, Pandemic Collaboration: Key Points From Quad Joint Statement

The Quad leaders highlighted their shared vision for the Indo-Pacific region and announced initiatives in priority areas of Indo-Pacific.


24 May 2022
Sri Lanka Mulling Oil Exploration In Mannar Basin Amid Crisis

Sri Lanka Mulling Oil Exploration In Mannar Basin Amid Crisis

Sri Lanka’s Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said that the government is ‘planning to advertise plots for studies on oil exploration in the...


24 May 2022
S Jaishankar Meets US, Japan Counterparts In Tokyo On Sidelines Of Quad Summit

S Jaishankar Meets US, Japan Counterparts In Tokyo On Sidelines Of Quad Summit

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is in Japan’s Tokyo as part of PM Narendra Modi’s delegation, met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and held...


24 May 2022
Quad Leaders Rollout Indo-Pacific Maritime Monitoring Amid China’s Aggressive Overtures

Quad Leaders Rollout Indo-Pacific Maritime Monitoring Amid China’s Aggressive Overtures

The announcement on the rollout of the Indo-Pacific Maritime Domain Awareness (IPMDA) came at the end of the second in-person Quad summit attended by PM...


24 May 2022
Fighter Jet Crashes In Iran, Two Pilots Dead: Reports

Fighter Jet Crashes In Iran, Two Pilots Dead: Reports

The aircraft crashed at the Anarak training site near the central city of Isfahan, Iran's semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported. The agency, which is close...


24 May 2022
Quad Summit: Leaders Launch QUAD Fellowship For Next Generation Scientists And Technologists

Quad Summit: Leaders Launch QUAD Fellowship For Next Generation Scientists And Technologists

The Fellowship will sponsor 100 students per year - 25 from each Quad country - to pursue masters and doctoral degrees at leading STEM graduate universities in...


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