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Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's new Prime Minister ahead of Quad summit

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's new Prime Minister ahead of Quad summit

Anthony Albanese said, "I am deeply honoured to serve as Australia`s Prime Minister. As Prime Minister, I want to bring people together and lead a government that is as courageous, hard-working and

May 23, 2022, 07:34 AM IST
Covid-19 pandemic is 'most certainly not over': WHO chief

Covid-19 pandemic is 'most certainly not over': WHO chief

WHO said the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilised after weeks of decline since late March, while the overall number of weekly deaths dropped.

May 22, 2022, 22:53 PM IST
'Imposed on us...': Afghan female news anchors forced to cover faces on air

'Imposed on us...': Afghan female news anchors forced to cover faces on air

Afghanistan's  Information and Culture Ministry has previously announced that the policy (to cover faces on air) was "final and non-negotiable."

May 22, 2022, 18:27 PM IST
Kyiv rules out ceasefire as Russia steps up offensive in Ukraine's east

Kyiv rules out ceasefire as Russia steps up offensive in Ukraine's east

After ending weeks of resistance by the last Ukrainian fighters in the strategic southeastern port of Mariupol, Russia is waging a major offensive in Luhansk, one of two provinces in Donbas.

May 22, 2022, 16:32 PM IST
Quad Summit 2022: PM Modi to be among first global leaders to meet new Australia PM

Quad Summit 2022: PM Modi to be among first global leaders to meet new Australia PM

In his departure statement ahead of the summit, PM Modi noted that the newly-elected Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will be joining the Quad Leaders' Summit for the first time.

May 22, 2022, 14:55 PM IST
Monkeypox is a matter of concern: US President Joe Biden

Monkeypox is a matter of concern: US President Joe Biden

Monkeypox outbreak: According to WHO, there are 92 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in the world right now spread across 12 countries.

May 22, 2022, 14:17 PM IST
China: Parts of Beijing under lockdown again as COVID-19 outbreak continues

China: Parts of Beijing under lockdown again as COVID-19 outbreak continues

The Chinese authorities have imposed a lockdown in the Haidian district along with Chaoyang, Fengtai, Shunyi, and Fangshan districts.

May 22, 2022, 14:06 PM IST
India, US, Japan and Australia to launch tracking system to monitor illegal fishing by China

India, US, Japan and Australia to launch tracking system to monitor illegal fishing by China

US, Japan, Australia, and India will unveil a maritime initiative at the Quad summit in Tokyo, reports Reuters.

May 22, 2022, 13:26 PM IST
France: Tourist plane crashes in Les Adrets, 5 dead

France: Tourist plane crashes in Les Adrets, 5 dead

The plane, which belonged to an aero club, took off from Versoud airdrome near the city of Grenoble, IANS reported.

May 22, 2022, 11:01 AM IST
Viral Hemorrhagic Fever: Iraq reports 90 cases, 10 deaths- Check causes, symptoms

Viral Hemorrhagic Fever: Iraq reports 90 cases, 10 deaths- Check causes, symptoms

Viral Hemorrhagic Fever: The VHFs are a group of diseases caused by different viruses, including the Ebola virus.

May 22, 2022, 09:42 AM IST
Petrol price cut: Imran Khan praises India again, says they 'sustained pressure' from US and bought discounted Russian oil

Petrol price cut: Imran Khan praises India again, says they 'sustained pressure' from US and bought discounted Russian oil

"Despite being part of the Quad, India sustained pressure from the US and bought discounted Russian oil to provide relief to the masses," the former Pakistan Prime Minister said after India reduced

May 22, 2022, 08:04 AM IST
Monkeypox cases to rise globally, warns WHO as disease spreads to 12 countries

Monkeypox cases to rise globally, warns WHO as disease spreads to 12 countries

"The situation is evolving and WHO expects there will be more cases of monkeypox identified as surveillance expands in non-endemic countries," the global health body said.

May 22, 2022, 06:46 AM IST
North Korea's daily suspected COVID cases drop below 200,000, shows 'positive trend'

North Korea's daily suspected COVID cases drop below 200,000, shows 'positive trend'

According to North Korea's state news agency KCNA, the official death toll of people with fever symptoms is 67.

May 22, 2022, 06:32 AM IST
Australia elections 2022: Scott Morrison concedes defeat, Anthony Albanese to be new PM

Australia elections 2022: Scott Morrison concedes defeat, Anthony Albanese to be new PM

Australian PM Scott Morrison said, "Tonight, I have spoken to the leader of the opposition and the incoming prime minister, Anthony Albanese. And I`ve congratulated him on his election victory this

May 21, 2022, 22:44 PM IST
High import tariffs lead to baby formula shortage in US: Report

High import tariffs lead to baby formula shortage in US: Report

About 40 percent of the nation`s baby formula has been out of stock recently, reports ANI.

May 21, 2022, 22:00 PM IST
Russian military says it destroyed Western arms consignment in Ukraine

Russian military says it destroyed Western arms consignment in Ukraine

In its latest update on the war, which Russia calls a "special military operation", the defence ministry also said Russia had struck numerous Ukrainian command posts, reports Reuters.

May 21, 2022, 18:27 PM IST
Counting begins for Australia election after polling ends

Counting begins for Australia election after polling ends

According to Australia`s opinion poll Newspoll published on Friday night, Labor leads the ruling Liberal-National Coalition 53-47 on a two-party preferred basis, reports IANS.

May 21, 2022, 17:32 PM IST
Dominica drops illegal entry case against fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi

Dominica drops illegal entry case against fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi

Mehul Choksi had gone missing from Antigua on May 23, 2021 and was caught in Dominica. He was charged with illegal entry by the police in Dominica.

May 21, 2022, 17:07 PM IST
Monkeypox patients could be infectious for up to 4 weeks: Experts

Monkeypox patients could be infectious for up to 4 weeks: Experts

"It can take a few weeks for the skin lesions to disappear. People are contagious until their active skin lesions have dissipated," a health expert said.

May 21, 2022, 16:57 PM IST
Pakistan police conducts raid at former PM Imran Khan's residence

Pakistan police conducts raid at former PM Imran Khan's residence

Several PTI workers gathered outside his residence opposing the government`s action, reports ANI.

May 21, 2022, 16:37 PM IST