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China sanctions US and Canadian bodies over Xinjiang

China imposed sanctions against two American religious rights officials and one Canadian lawmaker in response to sanctions imposed by the United States and Canada over Xinjiang. 

Mar 28, 2021, 08:22 AM IST

SFJ hires democratic govt affairs firm to lobby with Biden administration on Khalistan

Sikhs For Justice was founded and is primarily headed by lawyer Gurpatwant Singh Pannun. The Indian government banned the group in 2019 and designated Pannun a terrorist last year for promoting secessionism in his bid to create an independent Khalistan. 

Mar 19, 2021, 11:21 AM IST

North Korea to sever diplomatic ties with Malaysia over extradition of citizen to US

Kuala Lumpur's once-close ties with North Korea were severely downgraded after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged brother, Kim Jong Nam, was killed at a Kuala Lumpur airport in February 2017 when two women smeared his face with VX nerve agent, which the United Nations lists as a weapon of mass destruction.

Mar 19, 2021, 07:32 AM IST

North Korea refuses US offer for talks, citing its hostile policy

The statement by Choe Son Hui, the first foreign minister, came hours before the top diplomats and defense chiefs of the United States and South Korea meet in Seoul in their first joint talks in five years to discuss North Korea's nuclear programme.

Mar 18, 2021, 06:19 AM IST

US support key to post-Brexit stability, Ireland's Micheál Martin says before Biden summit

Earlier this month, Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary groups said they were temporarily withdrawing support for the 1998 peace agreement due to concerns over the Brexit deal. The groups expressed concern about disruption to trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland due to the Brexit deal.

Mar 14, 2021, 23:55 PM IST

G7 expresses 'grave concern' over electoral changes in Hong Kong

The group called on China to act in accordance with the Sino-British Joint Declaration and its other legal obligations and respect fundamental rights and freedoms in Hong Kong, as provided for in the Basic Law.

Mar 13, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

First-ever Quad summit between India, Japan, Australia and US on March 12

The first ever Quad--India, Japan, Australia and US leaders' summit will take place virtually on March 12, the Friday marking a significant geopolitical moment. The summit will see participation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Australian PM Scott Morrison, Japan's PM Yoshihide Suga and US President Joseph R. Biden.

Mar 09, 2021, 23:31 PM IST

Love your stuffed toys? Here's how the best gifting option 'Teddy Bear' came into existence

Did you ever wonder, why do we call a stuffed toy bear ‘Teddy Bear’? Or the thought never crossed your mind as a cute toy bear has ALWAYS been a teddy bear? Like so much of our pop culture today, including jeans, burgers, jazz, and hip hop, Teddy Bear is also attributed to the world by the United States of America (USA).
 

Feb 11, 2021, 10:47 AM IST

India's NSA Ajit Doval meets Afghan leadership in Kabul to support peace process

India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Kabul, in the first high-level visit from Delhi to Afghanistan amid the peace process.

Jan 13, 2021, 22:04 PM IST

Zee readers poll 2020: Was COVID-19 pandemic the biggest news of this year?

In the latest Zee Reader's Poll 2020, COVID-19 has emerged as one of the biggest news events of the year.

Dec 30, 2020, 18:26 PM IST

European Union clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for first inoculations

The European Union will start mass vaccinations against COVID-19 after Christmas as the shot developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech cleared a regulatory hurdle.

 

Dec 22, 2020, 08:57 AM IST

US President Donald Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Narendra Modi for elevating Indo-US ties

US President Donald Trump presented the prestigious Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership in elevating strategic partnership of the two countries and emergence of India as a global power.

 

Dec 22, 2020, 07:41 AM IST

Cyberattack on US Govt agencies still underway: FBI, Intelligence Agencies

The cyberattack on the US government agencies is still a developing situation.

Dec 17, 2020, 09:26 AM IST

Donald Trump says he is hopeful of continuing as US President

President Donald Trump during a vaccine summit at the White House told reporters that he is hopeful of continuing as US President.

Dec 09, 2020, 07:33 AM IST

US tightens visa restrictions for Chinese Communist Party members

The Trump administration has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials and individuals engaged in overseas influence operations.

Dec 05, 2020, 08:23 AM IST

United States announces 5 million reward on 26/11 mastermind

The USA has announced a reward of USD 5 million on Pak-based LeT member Sajid Mir.

Nov 28, 2020, 11:43 AM IST

China will have to play by rules; US will rejoin WHO: Joe Biden

USA's newly elected President Joe Biden announced that his administration will rejoin WHO and Paris Climate Accord

Nov 20, 2020, 13:09 PM IST

VIDEO: New era of India-US friendship

US election impact on India.

Nov 08, 2020, 16:02 PM IST

India, Australia, Japan and USA together

'Plan Malabar' ready against China, Watch VIDEO

Nov 08, 2020, 11:24 AM IST

Kamala considers America her family - Biden

The newly elected president made a big statement about Kamala Harris.

Nov 08, 2020, 10:44 AM IST