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2021 Mon Killings Shattered Dream Of Peaceful Nagaland

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

2021: Fourteen civilians, including six daily wagers working at a coal mine, were shot dead in a series of firings by security forces in Nagaland’s Mon district on December 4 in a botched anti-militancy operation, triggering a nationwide outrage.

US Envoy Urges North Korea To Stop Tests, Engage In Talks

Oct 24, 2021 Deutsche Welle

A US envoy said North Korea's recent weapon tests were "concerning and counterproductive." Last week, the isolated nation carried out tests of a new type of ballistic missile launched from submarines.


UN Extends CAR Arms Embargo Despite China Appeal To Lift It

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

In a First, UAE Inaugurates Its Embassy In Israel's Tel Aviv

Jul 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Emirati embassy's inauguration came two weeks after Israel cut the ribbon on its embassy in Abu Dhabi during Foreign Minister Yair Lapid's visit to the UAE in June


Israel's New Foreign Minister Begins First High-Level Trip To UAE

Yair Lapid is set to inaugurate Israel's Embassy in the capital of Abu Dhabi, and meeting Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Israel's New Coalition Government Gets To Work Following Netanyahu’s Ouster

Associated Press (AP)

On Sunday, Israel's parliament, the Knesset approved the new Bennett-led coalition government, ending Netanyahu's historic 12-year rule.


12 June, 2021

Brazil, UAE, Albania, Ghana And Gabon Elected To UN Security Council

Associated Press (AP)

It will be Albania's first time serving on the council and Brazil's 11th time, which will tie Japan as the country elected to the council for the most two-year terms.


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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.

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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.

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