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Is Bangladesh going the Sri Lankan way?

  New Delhi: The Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League government in Bangladesh is currently facing the largest violent unrest by people against inflation and fuel price hike. Days after hinting at an impending economic crisis, the…

China launches long-range airstrike drills around Taiwan

Taipei, Aug 7 (IANS) Chinese forces took part in drills focused on land attacks and long-range airstrikes around Taiwan on Sunday, its military said, on what was expected to be the final day of extensive…

New Covid-like rapid test to spot cancers, heart disease more easily

  London, Aug 7: A team of international researchers from the UK, US and Germany, has built a new easy-to-use test that could diagnose non-infectious diseases like heart attacks and cancers more quickly.   The…

Sri Lanka requests China to delay sending ship after India’s pressure: Report

New Delhi: In a U-turn, Sri Lanka has asked China to indefinitely delay a visit by a ship following intense pressure by India, official sources said Saturday. The denial of permission reportedly came after India,…

Chris Hemsworth calls CWG gold medalist Mirabai Chanu ‘legend’

  New Delhi, Aug 6: Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor, the god of Thunder, has said that CWG gold medallist Mirabai Chanu is worthy of Thor’s hammer and even called her a legend.…

China performing simulation of attack on Taiwan: Defense Ministry

  Taipei, Aug 6: In manoeuvres around Taiwan on Saturday, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is performing “what it believed to be a simulation of an attack on Taiwan’s main island”, according to the…

McDonald’s worker shot dead in spat over cold French fries

  New York, Aug 6: A McDonald’s worker in New York’s Brooklyn who was shot point-blank in a spat over cold French fries has died, police said.   Following the Monday night shooting, Matthew Webb,…

Mexican probe finds 591 migrant sexual abuses by US officials

  Mexico, Aug 6: An investigation published by a Mexican newspaper revealed that 591 migrants were sexually abused in the last six years in the US by agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).…

China halts co-operation with US on key issues following Pelosi’s visit

  Beijing, Aug 6: Amid escalating tensions between the US and China following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan earlier in the week, Beijing said that it was halting co-operation with Washington in several…

Erdogan to visit Russia to meet Putin for talks

  Ankara, Aug 5: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are scheduled to meet on Friday in the seaside resort of Sochi in Russia.   Turkey’s planned military incursion to…

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