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India Welcomes P5 Vow To Prevent Nuclear War

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

India has welcomed the vow of UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5) to prevent the spread of nuclear disarmament.

France Fines Google, Facebook $226 Million Over Tracking Consent

Jan 07, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

The French watchdog slapped Google with a 150 million euro ($170 million) penalty and Facebook with a 60 million euro ($68 million) fine.


New Covid-19 Variant 'IHU' More Infectious Than Omicron Discovered In France: What We Know

While governments across the world scramble to grapple with a surge in Omicron cases, a new variant named 'IHU' has been reported from France with 12 persons testing positive for the new variant.

Covid-19 Delays UN Nuclear Treaty Conference Likely Till August 2022

Dec 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Covid-19: The organizers are now penciling in an August 1 start date for the already long-delayed conference, according to an email Thursday from the UN disarmament office to entities involved.


Covid-19 Again Dampens Christmas Celebrations Around World

Covid-19 for the second successive year has forced the people around the world to cancel their plans of celebrations and gatherings on Christmas.

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21 December, 2021

Africa: After France Departure, Mali Left Alone To Fight Extremists Amid Political Crisis

Deutsche Welle

Africa: The Mali's military government has its work cut out for it, as it copes with the threat of Islamic extremism and ECOWAS sanctions.


18 December, 2021

France Accelerates Vaccine Drive Ahead Of Festive Season, Bans New Year's Concerts

Associated Press (AP)

In a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19 during the holidays, the French government has accelerated the nationwide vaccination drive for booster doses and have also the banned public concerts and fireworks displays at New Year's celebrations.


18 December, 2021

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: France Bans Public Concerts, Fireworks On New Year

Associated Press (AP)

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: France has also sharply restricted travel to the country from outside the European Union, including from the UK, because of the spread of the new variant.


17 December, 2021

Rajnath Singh holds talks with visiting French Defence Minister Parly

Outlook Web Desk

Officials earlier said the recent developments in Afghanistan and the situation in the Indo-Pacific region will figure in the talks. The two countries share a close degree of convergence on a range of regional and global issues as well including ways to deal with terrorism and extremism.


17 December, 2021

French Defense Minister Promises To Provide Additional Rafale Jets If India Requires

PTI

Apart from emphasizing on France's willingness to help India in strengthening their defense industrial base upon requirement, Defense Minister Florence Parly also said that they are also supporting further integration of Indian manufacturers into global supply chains.


16 December, 2021

Friendly Powers Joining Hands Is The Only Way To Rule Out 'Hegemony' In Indo-Pacific: France

PTI

French Embassy said Defense Minister Florence Parly's India visit symbolizes their 'centrality' in the French strategy designed for the Indo-Pacific region, alongside their real intention of helping India in strengthening defense industrial base.


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16 December, 2021

Omicron Scare: France To Restrict Travel From Britain To Prevent Covid-19 Surge

Associated Press (AP)

According to French Prime Minister Jean Castex's statement, in view of the extremely rapid spread of the omicron variant in the UK, the revised measures will take effect from Sarurday.


16 December, 2021

Ukraine: EU Hopes To Avoid Russia's Invasion With Sanctions Threat, Dialogue

Associated Press (AP)

Ukraine: The Russian military's buildup near the country's border is taking centre stage at the summit of the EU's 27 leaders, with a plea from Ukraine's president to start imposing more sanctions before any possible incursion.


16 December, 2021

Myanmar: Public's Cries For Gas Sanctions Grows Thunderous To Stop Military Funding

Associated Press (AP)

Myanmar: The United Nations' top expert on human rights in the country said millions of people across the country are imposing personal sanctions by withholding taxes, refusing to pay power bills and boycotting products linked to the military.


01 December, 2021

Omicron Covid-19 Variant May Have Been In Europe Before South Africa

Associated Press (AP)

Omicron Covid-19 variant: the Netherlands' RIVM health institute disclosed that patient samples dating from November 19 and 23 were found to contain it. It was on November 24, South African authorities reported the existence of Omicron to WHO.


25 November, 2021

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

Associated Press (AP)

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.


21 November, 2021

Covid-19: France Sends Security Forces To Guadeloupe Amid Riots

Deutsche Welle

The French territory in the Caribbean has witnessed several nights of violent protest against Covid-19 rules. Elite police officers have been sent to help quell the unrest.


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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?


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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