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Ukraine says Russia took Belarus as a nuclear hostage

Oleksiy Danilov, wrote on Twitter, that the move was a step towards the internal destabilization of the country

26 Mar 2023 12:33 pm
Hong Kong police keep tight tabs on first authorised protest in years

Hong Kong police on March 26 permitted a small protest march under tight restrictions in one of the first demonstrations to be approved since the enactment of a sweeping national security law in 2020

26 Mar 2023 11:22 am
Khalistan supporters try to incite violence at Indian Embassy in Washington; Secret Service, police foil their bid

Separatist Sikhs, who gathered outside the Indian Embassy in downtown Washington DC, heralded abusive language and openly threatened Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Taranjit Singh Sandhu

26 Mar 2023 9:41 am
Biden nominee to head FAA withdraws after Republican attacks

Last year, Mr. Biden nominated Denver International Airport CEO Phil Washington to serve as FAA administrator

26 Mar 2023 8:27 am
Vladimir Putin says Russia will station tactical nukes in Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to station tactical nuclear weapons in neighboring Belarus

26 Mar 2023 4:11 am
Pakistan court grants ex-PM Imran Khan bail in three terrorism cases

Lahore police had registered these three cases against him in connection to the clashes between PTI workers and police during an operation to arrest Mr. Khan in the Toshakhana gifts case

25 Mar 2023 8:08 pm
Pope expands sex abuse law, reaffirms adults can be victims

Pope Francis has updated a 2019 church law aimed at holding Catholic hierarchs accountable for covering up cases of sex abuse

25 Mar 2023 5:19 pm
Coroner: 13 dead in tornado that ripped through U.S. South

Storm chaser Reed Timmer posted on Twitter that Rolling Fork was in immediate need of emergency personnel.

25 Mar 2023 5:04 pm
Trump rallying supporters in Waco ahead of possible charges

A defiant Donald Trump is holding the first rally of his 2024 campaign in Waco, Texas, as he faces the prospect of a possible indictment

25 Mar 2023 11:10 am
Eric Garcetti sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to India

The U.S. Senate confirmed Eric Garcetti's nomination as the U.S. Ambassador to India earlier this month, ending a protracted hiatus of over two years to fill the key diplomatic position.

25 Mar 2023 1:14 am
11 dead in U.S. strikes on Syria after drone kills American contractor

Iran-backed militias have a heavy presence across Syria, especially around the border with Iraq and south and west of the Euphrates in Deir Ezzor province, where the latest U.S. strikes took place

24 Mar 2023 9:09 pm
Biden, Trudeau strike deal on asylum seekers during Ottawa visit

The migration deal, according to a final rule set to be published in the U.S. Federal Register, will allow Canada to turn back immigrants at Roxham Road.

24 Mar 2023 9:05 pm
U.K. demonstrators protest Israeli leaders visit to London

Mr. Netanyahu had to pass by hundreds of protesters waving Israeli flags and waving signs calling for the defense of Israeli democracy as he arrived for talks that are expected to focus on concerns about Irans nuclear programme

24 Mar 2023 7:12 pm
TikTok CEO grilled by skeptical U.S. lawmakers on safety, content

A nearly six-hour grilling of TikToks CEO by lawmakers brought the platforms 150 million U.S. users no closer to an answer as to whether the app will be wiped from their devices

24 Mar 2023 8:18 am
Anger at Macron mounts as French unions hold new protests

Large crowds in Paris and other French cities have taken to the streets in the first mass demonstrations since President Emmanuel Macron inflamed public anger by forcing a higher retirement age bill through parliament without a vote

23 Mar 2023 10:14 pm
U.K. to respond 'robustly' against attack on Indian High Commission: Foreign Secretary Cleverly

2,000 protesters waving Khalistan flags descended upon the Indian mission here on March 22 for a planned demonstration and hurled objects and chanted slogans amid a heightened security presence and barricades

23 Mar 2023 2:14 pm
End to Taiwan ties nears as Honduras Foreign Minister visits China

Taiwan's Foreign Ministry said it had summoned the Honduran ambassador to express its strong dissatisfaction at the trip

23 Mar 2023 1:09 pm
U.S. President Joe Biden sends Ramadan greetings to Muslims worldwide

To my fellow Americans observing Ramadan, and to Muslims around the world: Ramadan Kareem - we wish you a blessed and peaceful Ramadan, President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden said in a statement on March 22.

23 Mar 2023 12:14 pm
One can apply for jobs, give interviews while on tourist or business visa in U.S.: Federal agency

B-1 and B-2 visas are generally referred to as B visas, and they are the most common types of visa issued for a wide range of uses in the United States

23 Mar 2023 10:13 am
U.S. National Security Adviser condemns attack on Indian Consulate

U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan further said that the U.S. is committed to the safety and security of Indian diplomats

23 Mar 2023 9:08 am
COVID-19 origins | GISAID U-turn adds to confusion over new Chinese data

The genome databases volte face has intensified the spotlight on Chinas reluctance to cooperate with international probes into the viruss origins.

22 Mar 2023 6:10 pm
Missiles, drones hit civilian buildings in Ukraine

Russia has denied targeting residential areas even though artillery and rocket strikes hit apartment buildings and civilian infrastructure on a daily basis.

22 Mar 2023 6:06 pm
Lebanese security forces fire tear gas as protesters try to storm government headquarters in Beirut

The violence came amid widespread anger over the harsh economic conditions in the country, where mismanagement by the ruling class has been rampant for years, preceding the economic meltdown that started in late 2019.

22 Mar 2023 5:08 pm
U.K. inflation jumps to 10.4%, surprising analysts

While economists expect prices to drop rapidly later this year, inflation is more than five times higher than the Bank of Englands 2% target

22 Mar 2023 1:17 pm
Sri Lanka receives first tranche of IMF bailout

The crisis-ridden island nation was scheduled to receive a $330 million tranche, the first part of a nearly $3 billion bailout approved by the International Monetary Fund on Monday

22 Mar 2023 11:07 am