The milestone for women comes despite a poor outcome for parties on the left, where female candidates are more often frontrunners.
Switzerland's Parliament and the governing Federal Council supported the 'Marriage for All' measure, and pre-referendum polls showed solid backing. Switzerland has authorised same-sex civil partnerships since 2007.
The volcano on La Palma, which is part of the volcanic Canary Islands off northwest Africa and is home to about 85,000 people, erupted on September 19.
The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.
Sunday's violence was the deadliest between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants in the occupied West Bank in recent weeks.
An Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed Saturday in central Montana. Emergency responders are on the scene.
The royals came to UN headquarters to speak with Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed. All three appeared later Saturday at the Global Citizen Live concert in New York's Central Park.
Addressing the 'Global Citizen' Festival through video, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also reflected on the looming threat of climate change.
Taliban announced in the square that the four persons were caught taking part in a kidnapping and were killed by police.
China has threatened to use force to bring Taiwan under its control and has increasingly mobilized military, diplomatic and economic pressure.
The frenetic chain of events involving the global powers brought an abrupt end to legal and geopolitical wrangling that for the past three years has roiled relations between Washington, Beijing and Ottawa.
The Taliban challenged the credentials of the ambassador from Afghanistan's former government, which they ousted on August 15, and asked to represent the country at the assembly's high-level General Debate.
During his first meeting between US Vice President Kamala Harris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemed optimistic about India-US relations under the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris government.
Biden's meeting with leaders from India, Japan and Australia at the White House gives the US president a chance to put the spotlight on a central aim of his foreign policy: turning greater attention to the Pacific in the face of what the US sees as China's coercive economic practices and unsettling military maneuvering in the region.
The US House of Representatives passed a bill of $1 billion funding into Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense Systems after it had been initially removed due to Democrats' objections.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken while responding to a question on whether the US would welcome a nuclear submarine alliance between India and France as the Quad Leaders’ Summit gets underway, made the remark.
During the meeting, PM Narendra Modi and Australian PM Scott Morrison discussed a broad range of issues of bilateral, regional and global importance, Ministry of External Affais said.
In a speech at the UN General Assembly earlier this week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated his calls for the end-of-the-war declaration that he said could help achieve denuclearisation and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
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