UK PM says COP26 'turning point' for world

United Nations |Tuesday, 2021 11:45:06 AM IST

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that COP26 UN Climate Change Conference is "a turning point" for the world.

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Protests staged over construction ban in Australian state amid increasing COVID infections

Others | September 21, 2021 12:16:13 PM IST

Sydney [Australia], September 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Australia's construction industry workers took to the street for the second day following a two-week ban on the sector in Melbourne in response to constr

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Russia's ruling party retains majority in lower parliament house

Moscow |Tuesday, 2021 10:45:06 AM IST

The United Russia, the country's ruling party, has retained the "constitutional majority" in the lower house of parliament, preliminary results of State Duma elections have showed.

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Turkey reports 27,688 daily COVID-19 cases

Asia | September 21, 2021 7:45:49 AM IST

Ankara [Turkey], September 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Monday confirmed 27,688 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 6,874,947, according to its health ministry.

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Argentine president reshuffles cabinet in wake of primary elections

Others | September 21, 2021 10:16:08 AM IST

Buenos Aires [Argentina], September 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentine President Alberto Fernandez swore in new cabinet ministers on Monday during a ceremony at the Bicentennial Museum at Government House.

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Chinese attempts to alter status quo in Ladakh shaken peace in border areas: Foreign Secy

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 AM IST

India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said that the Chinese attempts over the last year to unilaterally alter the status quo in Ladakh have "seriously disturbed" peace and tranqui

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Over 30 Houthis killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's Marib

Asia | September 21, 2021 1:15:50 AM IST

Sanaa [Yemen], September 21 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 35 Houthi rebels were killed on Monday when Saudi-led airstrikes hit Houthi reinforcements in Yemen's central province of Marib, a Yemeni government

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5 injured after military training plane crashes in Texas

Houston |Monday, 2021 11:45:06 AM IST

Five people were injured after a military training jet crashed in a residential area in Lake Worth, Texas, according to local media reports.

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'Unthinkable' to go ahead with EU-Australia trade talks due to AUKUS: French Diplomat

Europe | September 20, 2021 12:16:08 PM IST

Brussels [Belgium], September 20 (ANI/Sputnik): The trade negotiations between the European Union and Australia are at risk of collapsing over lack of trust after Canberra ditched a multibillion defen

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British, French Defence Ministers' meeting cancelled amid AUKUS crisis: Reports

Europe | September 20, 2021 12:16:07 PM IST

London [UK], September 20 (ANI/Sputnik): A meeting between UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and his French counterpart Florence Parly was cancelled because of the diplomatic row over the AUKUS deal be

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Libya to resume flights to Egypt's Cairo

Tripoli |Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The Libyan government has announced it will resume flights to the Egyptian capital of Cairo later this month.

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Two pilots injured in plane crash in Texas, no casualties on ground - Fire Chief

US | September 20, 2021 6:46:11 AM IST

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Two pilots ejected from the plane that crashed in the Texas city of Lake Worth are the only causalities as there are no injured people on the ground, Lake

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