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Russia Plans To Launch Offensive In Ukraine Finds US Intelligence

Dec 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Russia US intelligence officials have seen an uptick in former's propaganda efforts through the use of proxies and media outlets to denigrate Ukraine and NATO ahead of a potential invasion.

RIC Meeting: India, China, Russia Reminds Afghanistan To Create Inclusive Government

Nov 26, 2021 Seema Guha

The meeting between three Eurasian powers India, China and Russia reminded the Taliban to not allow terrorist groups to function from Afghan soil.


Libya: Gadhafi's Son Disqualified From Contesting Presidential Polls

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi appeared on a list of ineligible candidates issued by the country's High National Elections Committee.

US' Antony Blinken Takes Aim At Russia, China At End Of West Africa Trip

Nov 21, 2021 Deutsche Welle

While touring West Africa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized the Russian mercenary group Wagner for its role in Mali and took a shot at China's investment conditions.


Moscow Should Explain Its Troop Buildup Near Ukraine: US Defence Secretary

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said the troop buildup has the Pentagon's attention and that the Russians should be 'more transparent about what they're up to.'

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15 November, 2021

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Russia's Own Goal Helps Croatia Qualify

Associated Press (AP)

The loss was the first for Russia coach Valery Karpin in his first seven games in charge. He took the blame for the defeat but plans to stay on for the playoffs in March, when Russia are likely to be one of the six seeded teams.


13 November, 2021

Iran: President Raisi's Hard-Line Government Stalling On Progress

Deutsche Welle

President Ebrahim Raisi took office 100 days ago, promising Iranians 'peace and prosperity'. However, can reform succeed under conservative hard-liners loyal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?


13 November, 2021

Russia: Covid-19 Restrictions To Take Effect Early Next Year

Associated Press (AP)

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, who heads Russia's state coronavirus task force, said that restrictions on public places will take force on Feb. 1, 2022.


12 November, 2021

'Russia Will Never Invade Ukraine Unless Provoked'

Associated Press (AP)

Russia's deputy UN ambassador Dmitry Polyansky was responding to a question about the buildup of troops along Russia's frontier with Ukraine.


12 November, 2021

Pakistan Has Played ‘Disruptive And Destabilising’ Role In Afghanistan: Report

Outlook Web Desk

The report on Afghanistan by Congressional Research Service, says Pakistan has provided active and passive support to Taliban.


11 November, 2021

Pakistan Foreign Minister Warns International Community Of Isolating Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Taliban were interested in having communication with the world, so that their government is recognised.


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09 November, 2021

Russia Fines Google, Telegram For Not Removing Content

Deutsche Welle

A Moscow court ordered Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. to pay a new fine for not deleting content Russia considers illegal. The move comes as state officials seek to rein in tech giants.


03 November, 2021

China, Russia Urge UNSC To End Key Sanctions On North Korea

Associated Press (AP)

The Security Council initially imposed sanctions on North Korea after its first nuclear test in 2006 and made them tougher and tougher in response to further nuclear tests and an increasingly sophisticated ballistic missile program.


29 October, 2021

Covid-19 Surge Continues In Russia

Associated Press (AP)

The latest deaths in Russia brought the total toll to 236,220, by far the highest in Europe.


28 October, 2021

Covid-19: Moscow Locks Down As Russia Logs Record Cases

Deutsche Welle

The Russian capital has ordered the 11-day closing of all non-essential businesses and schools. Thursday saw new record Covid-19 case numbers and deaths.


27 October, 2021

What Are USA's CAATSA Sanctions? Why Is Joe Biden Urged Not To Impose Them On India?

Outlook Web Desk

CAATSA empowers the US govt to impose sanctions on countries engaging in Russian interests. India's S-400 missile defence deal with Russia triggered calls for those sanctiions.


22 October, 2021

Russia Blast: 7 Dead, 9 Injured In Gunpowder Factory Explosion

Associated Press (AP)

The Emergency Situations Ministry said the explosion hit the Elastik factory in the Ryazan region, about 270 km (about 167 miles) southeast of Moscow.


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22 October, 2021

US 'Committed' To Defend Taiwan If Attacked By China: Joe Biden

Deutsche Welle

The US president says the United States has a 'commitment' to protect Taiwan as China continues to impose its sovereignty on the island.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

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Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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