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G20 Summit begins without Chinese-Russian presidents

G20 Summit begins without Chinese-Russian presidents

The much-expected two-day 18th G-20 Leaders' Summit began at the newly inaugurated the State-of-Art Bharat Mandapam Convention Centre at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday morning.

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 13:06

A sudden earthquake destroyed Morocco, 296 people died

A sudden earthquake destroyed Morocco, 296 people died

in the African country of Morocco destroyed by a sudden strong earthquake. The Ministry of Interior of Morocco has confirmed the death of at least 296 people so far.

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 11:46

G20 Summit kicks off in New Delhi today

G20 Summit kicks off in New Delhi today

The G20 Summit is all set to kick off in New Delhi today with the top leaders of world’s largest economies converging on the capital city of India to tackle pressing global issues amidst a divisive geopolitical climate due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 10:43

Powerful quake k i l l s at least 296 in Morocco

Powerful quake k i l l s at least 296 in Morocco

A powerful earthquake struck Morocco's High Atlas mountains late on Friday, killing at least 296 people, destroying buildings and sending residents of major cities rushing from their homes.

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 10:31

Sunak feels `Special`, `called India`s Son-In-Law affectionately`

Sunak feels `Special`, `called India`s Son-In-Law affectionately`

Rishi Sunak said today that his visit to New Delhi for the G20 Leaders' Summit is "obviously special" as he joked about being referred to as the "son-in-law of India" as the first British Prime Minister of Indian heritage and married to an Indian - Akshata Murty.

Friday, 8 September 2023, 20:47

India prepares to host the G20 Summit 

India prepares to host the G20 Summit 

As India prepares to host the G20 Summit in New Delhi on September 9-10, its presidency's commitment to fostering global harmony and green finance stands as a prominent testament.

Friday, 8 September 2023, 14:41

King Charles message marks anniversary of Elizabeth II`s death

King Charles message marks anniversary of Elizabeth II`s death

King Charles III has recorded a message and released a favourite photograph of Elizabeth II to mark the first anniversary of his mother's death.

Friday, 8 September 2023, 12:28

World leaders start arriving New Delhi to attend G20 Summit

World leaders start arriving New Delhi to attend G20 Summit

As India is all set to host the 18th G20 Summit after months of preparation, world leaders have started arriving in New Delhi to attend the global event beginning Saturday.

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 23:48

Russian missile strike on Ukrainian market k i l l s 17

Russian missile strike on Ukrainian market k i l l s 17

A Russian missile tore through an outdoor market in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding dozens, as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken returned to the country with more than $1 billion in new American funding for Ukraine, including military and humanitarian aid. 

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 15:47

Brazil floods kill at least 31 people

Brazil floods kill at least 31 people

Flooding from a cyclone in southern Brazil washed away houses, trapped motorists in vehicles and swamped streets in several cities, killing at least 31 people and leaving 2,300 homeless, authorities said Wednesday (6 September). More than 60 cities have been battered since Monday night by the storm, which has been Rio Grande do Sul state's deadliest, Gov. Eduardo Leite said. 

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 11:33

Sunak`s family in Delhi plans grand welcome ahead of G20 visit

Sunak`s family in Delhi plans grand welcome ahead of G20 visit

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will land in India later this week for the G20 World Leaders' Summit and can expect a grand welcome from his relatives in New Delhi, according to a UK media report.'The Daily Telegraph' reported over the weekend that Prime Minister Sunak's relatives will host a feast with flower bouquets and "non-stop dancing" to Punjabi music. Dr Gautam Dev Sood, 65, a maternal uncle of the UK Prime Minister of Punjabi heritage, said all relatives have been asked to come to the Indian capital to mark his arrival.

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 19:23

Israel opens new embassy in Bahrain

Israel opens new embassy in Bahrain

Israel opened its new embassy in Bahrain, days ahead of the three-year anniversary of a US-brokered deal in which the kingdom agreed to normalise relations with Israel, reports ANA

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 19:11

Ukraine war: Cyber-teams fight a high-tech war on front lines

Ukraine war: Cyber-teams fight a high-tech war on front lines

Ukraine cyber-operators are being deployed on the front lines of the war, duelling close-up with their Russian counterparts in a new kind of high-tech battle. We have people who are directly involved in combat," says Illia Vitiuk, the head of the Ukrainian Security Service's (SBU) cyber department.

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 16:47

Thailand`s king swears in new PM and cabinet

Thailand`s king swears in new PM and cabinet

Thailand's new Prime Minister Sretha Thavisin's government has been sworn in. They recited the oath to King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 12:43

G20 summit: Who is coming to India, and who is not

G20 summit: Who is coming to India, and who is not

Leaders from the world’s top economies arrive in India on Friday for a two-day G20 summit overshadowed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, worries over the global economy and climate change.

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 12:13

Kim Jong Un `to visit Putin for weapons talks`

Kim Jong Un `to visit Putin for weapons talks`

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un plans to travel to Russia this month to meet President Vladimir Putin, a US official has told the BBC's US partner CBS.

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 20:38

MM junta refuses to allow outside doctor to see ailing Suu Kyi

MM junta refuses to allow outside doctor to see ailing Suu Kyi

Myanmar's detained former leader Aung San Suu Kyi is ailing and a request for an outside physician to see her has been denied by the country's military rulers, a source familiar with the matter and the shadow government loyal to her said on Tuesday. The 78-year-old Nobel laureate instead has been treated by a prisons department doctor.

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 15:05

Ukraine`s defence minister submits resignation letter

Ukraine`s defence minister submits resignation letter

Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov said on Monday he had submitted his resignation letter to the chairman of parliament, in the biggest shakeup of the defence establishment since Russia invaded in February 2022.

Monday, 4 September 2023, 15:29

Shooting at Canada wedding venue leaves 2 d e a d

Shooting at Canada wedding venue leaves 2 d e a d

Two people were killed and six others wounded late Saturday in a shooting in the parking lot of a reception venue in Ottawa, authorities said. Two weddings were taking place at the venue when gunfire erupted outside, sending shocked guests scrambling for safety.

Monday, 4 September 2023, 14:26

Biden disappointed Xi will not attend G20 summit

Biden disappointed Xi will not attend G20 summit

"I am disappointed... but I am going to get to see him," Mr Biden told reporters on Sunday, but did not say when that meeting may take place. The two leaders last met at the summit in Indonesia last year

Monday, 4 September 2023, 11:14

Russian army has recruited 280,000 soldiers since January

Russian army has recruited 280,000 soldiers since January

Russia's former president and Security Council chairman Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday that Moscow had recruited some 280,000 people into the army since the start of the year.

Sunday, 3 September 2023, 20:16

Singapore picks Tharman Shanmugaratnam as next president 

Singapore picks Tharman Shanmugaratnam as next president 

Singaporeans have chosen Tharman Shanmugaratnam as their next president - but many would have let out a small sigh of disappointment as they did so.

Saturday, 2 September 2023, 13:18

British defense secretary Ben Wallace resigns

British defense secretary Ben Wallace resigns

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s office announced that Wallace had formally stepped down as the country’s defense secretary, more than a month after he said that he would resign in the next UK government cabinet reshuffle.

Friday, 1 September 2023, 16:12

US restricts visas over Sierra Leone election concerns

US restricts visas over Sierra Leone election concerns

The United States said Thursday it would restrict visas to Sierra Leoneans accused of undermining democracy in recent elections, which observers said were marred by discrepancies.

Friday, 1 September 2023, 14:31

China`s Xi likely to skip G20 summit in India

China`s Xi likely to skip G20 summit in India

Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to skip a summit of G20 leaders in India next week, sources familiar with the matter in India and China told Reuters.

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 15:23

Trump inflated net worth up to $2.2b per year from 2011 to 2021

Trump inflated net worth up to $2.2b per year from 2011 to 2021

Donald Trump routinely overvalued his net worth by billions of dollars each year between 2011 and 2021, New York's attorney general alleged on Wednesday.

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 12:28

Ukrainian drones strike deep in Russian territory

Ukrainian drones strike deep in Russian territory

Ukraine sent waves of drones deep into western Russia in more than four hours of nighttime attacks that struck military assets, Russian officials and media reports said Wednesday. 

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 10:43

7.1-magnitude quake, aftershocks rattle Bali residents

7.1-magnitude quake, aftershocks rattle Bali residents

A strong, deep 7.1-magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks rattled Bali and other Indonesian islands on Tuesday, the USGS reported, sending panicked tourists into the streets but causing no major damage.

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 12:33

At least 15 k i l l e d in DR Congo attack

At least 15 k i l l e d in DR Congo attack

At least 15 people have been killed in a militia attack in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, military and local sources said Monday, an area where civilians are suffering increasing violence.

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 12:23

Helicopter crash: US marines k i l l e d in Australia identified

Helicopter crash: US marines k i l l e d in Australia identified

Three US marines who were killed in a fiery helicopter crash during a military drill in Australia have been identified. The MV-22B Osprey came down on a remote island north of Darwin on Sunday.

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 10:27