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Putin speaks to Saudi crown prince

July 22, 2022
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Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in global oil markets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a phone call on Thursday. | Read more|

IMF Chief Hails India's Help To Sri Lanka

April 19, 2022
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Kristalina Georgieva, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, on Monday appreciated India's help to Sri Lanka in tackling its economic crises while assuring Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that the financial institution would continue to actively engage with the island nation. | Read more|

US warns of Chinese nuclear breakthrough

April 6, 2022
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China is on the verge of making a breakthrough in its nuclear arms capabilities that would amount to a major shift in global security balance, Admiral Charles Richard, the head of the US Strategic Command, has written in testimony prepared for a hearing on Capitol Hill, Bloomberg reported on Monday. | Read more|

Powers clash at UN Security Council

February 1, 2022
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There have been angry clashes between Russian and US envoys at the UN Security Council, after the US called a meeting to discuss Moscow's troop build-up on its borders with Ukraine. | Read more|

Washington, DC reimposes Covid emergency

December 21, 2021
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Citing a “surge” in Covid-19 cases, the US capital has declared a public health emergency, reimposed the indoor masking mandate, and ordered all city employees to get both jabs and the booster as well. | Read more|