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Putin blasts US attempts to preserve global domination

Putin blasts US attempts to preserve global domination

Moscow:  Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday blasted what he described as U.S. efforts to preserve its global domination, saying they are doomed to fail. Speaking while receiving credentials from foreign ambassadors to Moscow, Putin said that “the objective development toward a multipolar world faces resistance of those who try to preserve their hegemony in […]

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UK falls silent in final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II at state funeral

UK falls silent in final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II at state funeral

London: The UK observed a two-minute silence in a poignant nationwide tribute as a final farewell to the country’s longest serving monarch,  Queen Elizabeth II, at the conclusion of a majestic state funeral ceremony at Westminster Abbey here, attended by thousands and witnessed by millions on screens worldwide. The UK’s National Anthem, ‘God Save the […]

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Will not tolerate any activities aimed to split China, Beijing hits back at Biden’s Taiwan remarks

Will not tolerate any activities aimed to split China, Beijing hits back at Biden’s Taiwan remarks

Beijing: China on Monday made it clear to Washington that it will not tolerate any activities aimed at splitting the country and will take “necessary measures” to protect its sovereignty, hours after President Joe Biden again said the US military would defend the democratic and self-ruled island if Beijing tries to invade it. Biden said […]

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Russia likely to step up Ukraine civilian target attacks: UK

Russia likely to step up Ukraine civilian target attacks: UK

Kyiv: Prosecutors in an area of Ukraine where Russian forces recently retreated in the face of a Ukrainian counteroffensive are accusing Russia of torturing civilians in one village that was recently freed. In an online statement, prosecutors in the Kharkiv region said they found a basement where Russian forces allegedly tortured prisoners in the village […]

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Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is huge security challenge

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is huge security challenge

London: The funeral of the only monarch most Britons have known involves the biggest security operation London has ever seen. Mayor Sadiq Khan says Monday’s state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II is an “unprecedented” security challenge, with hundreds of thousands of people packing central London and a funeral guest list of 500 emperors, kings, queens, […]

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UK police appeal for calm as India-Pak post-match ‘disorder’ spills over

UK police appeal for calm as India-Pak post-match ‘disorder’ spills over

London: The UK police are calling for calm after clashes between fans following an India-Pakistan Asia Cup cricket match at the end of last month spilled over into “serious disorder” on Saturday and the early hours of Sunday in the city of Leicester in eastern England. Reports circulating on social media claimed the spark this […]

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SCO plans single list of terrorist, separatist and extremist groups banned on territories of member states

SCO plans single list of terrorist, separatist and extremist groups banned on territories of member states

Samarkand:  In a bid to combat the security threat posed by militant groups, the members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) plan to prepare a unified list of terrorist, separatist and extremist organisations whose activities are banned on their territories. In a joint declaration issued at the end of the annual summit of the eight-member […]

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India, China expressing concern about Ukraine war reflective of global concerns, says Blinken

India, China expressing concern about Ukraine war reflective of global concerns, says Blinken

Washington:  India and Chinese leaders expressing their concerns directly with the Russian leader about the war in Ukraine is reflective of global concerns about the effects of its aggression, US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Friday. “What you’re hearing from China, from India, is reflective of concerns around the world about the effects of […]

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China’s Xi calls for effort to prevent ‘colour revolutions’

China’s Xi calls for effort to prevent ‘colour revolutions’

Samarkand:  Chinese President Xi Jinping warned his Central Asian neighbours on Friday not to allow outsiders to destabilise them with “colour revolutions” and offered to set up a regional counterterrorism training center. Xi’s comments at a security summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and leaders from Central Asia, India and Iran reflect official Chinese anxiety […]

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Bangladesh opts for overseas payments in Chinese currency

Bangladesh opts for overseas payments in Chinese currency

Dhaka:  Bangladesh has allowed banks to maintain accounts in Chinese currency for overseas transactions to reduce dependency on the US dollar as part of the country’s efforts to preserve the dwindling foreign reserves, officials said here on Friday. The move is expected to help reduce dependence on the US dollar in view of the growing […]