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Israel Aircraft Hit Militant Targets In Gaza Strip After Rocket Attack

Jan 02, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Video filmed in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, showed three huge explosions and fighter jets could be heard flying overhead.

Defence Ministry puts restrictions on import of 351 items under staggered timeline

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In August last year, the ministry announced that India will stop the import of 101 weapons and military platforms like transport aircraft, light combat helicopters, conventional submarines, cruise missiles and sonar systems by 2024.


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

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.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi Aide Jailed For 20 Years For Treason — Local Reports

Oct 29, 2021 Deutsche Welle

U Win Htein, who is a close confidante of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was given a 20-year jail term by a special court.


France-Australia Submarine Row: Leaders Hold First Talks

French President Macron has told his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison it is up to Canberra to repair the broken relationship between the two countries.

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18 October, 2021

ASEAN Countries Blind To Opposition's Violence: Myanmar Leader

Associated Press (AP)

Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing blamed groups that were organized to oppose the military takeover for the ongoing deadly unrest in Myanmar.


17 October, 2021

Sudanese Protesters Call For Dissolving Of Joint Government

Associated Press (AP)

The demonstrations were organised by political parties and rebel groups that were part of the Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change, an umbrella group that led the uprising against al-Bashir.


10 October, 2021

Here Are The Top 10 Events Of The Day

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The military level talks with China in Ladakh to Danish President’s visit to world’s wonder Taj Mahal in Agra, the day is going to witnesses several events. Here are the top 10 happenings of the day.


09 October, 2021

India Fears Bigger Geopolitical Conflict As China's Build-Up In Eastern Ladakh Continues

Outlook Web Desk

Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane said if the Chinese military maintains the deployment through the second winter, it may lead to an LoC-like situation (Line of Control) though not an active LoC as is there on the western front with Pakistan.


06 October, 2021

French Senators Reach Taiwan Amid Heightened Tensions With China

Associated Press (AP)

China's ambassador to France Lu Shaye sent a warning letter in February calling on Richard to cancel the Taiwan visit, according to local media reports.


19 August, 2021

Poland To Deploy 100 Member Contingent To Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Polish president, Andrzej Duda signed the order late Wednesday for the mission, which is to last until September 16.


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31 July, 2021

First Evacuation Flight Brings 221 Afghans, Many Kids, To US

Associated Press (AP)

Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow an additional 8,000 visas and $500 million in funding for the Afghan visa program


30 July, 2021

UN Extends CAR Arms Embargo Despite China Appeal To Lift It

Associated Press (AP)

The council adopted the resolution, which also extends targeted sanctions on individuals and companies, by a vote of 14-0 with China abstaining


23 July, 2021

US Carried Out Airstrikes In Afghanistan, Says Pentagon

PTI

Taliban with their forces is now controlling more than 400 district centres, which is more than half of Afghanistan.


22 July, 2021

Syria Accuses Israel Of Carrying Out Second Strike In One Week

Associated Press (AP)

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes against Iran-linked military targets in war-ravaged Syria over the years but rarely acknowledges or discusses such operations


20 July, 2021

South Korea PM Apologises For Virus Surge Among Soldiers

Associated Press (AP)

As per the The Defense Ministry, 247 of the destroyer's 301 crew members have been infected


14 July, 2021

Haiti: Leaders Race To Fill Power Vacuum Caused Due To President Moïse’s Assassination

Associated Press (AP)

Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph, who is ruling Haiti with the backing of lean police and military forces, has pledged to work with the opposition and allies of President Jovenel Moïse


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14 July, 2021

As Riots Continue Unabated In South Africa, Death Toll Rises To 72

Associated Press (AP)

Violence erupted in the country after former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court on Thursday.


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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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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