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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

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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


Countries Adopt New Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.

COP26: Is A Deal In Sight As Climate Talks Go Into Overtime?

Nov 13, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Climate negotiations at COP26 are running into overtime in Glasgow. At stake are carbon credits, money for imperiled poorer nations and indeed the future of the planet.


Afghanistan: Can The Taliban Avert A Food Crisis Without Foreign Aid?

The UN's World Food Program has warned that half of Afghanistan's population is facing an acute hunger crisis, with millions forced to choose between 'migration or starvation' amid drought and economic collapse.

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13 November, 2021

United Nations: Crisis In Africa's Sahel Region Remains Volatile

Associated Press (AP)

In July, UN experts said Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida extremist groups and their affiliates spread their influence.


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.


11 November, 2021

COP26 Glasgow: India Highlights Importance Of Cleaner Road Transport For Emission Reduction

Outlook Web Desk

India said: ‘All governments should also support the transition of these light vehicles to zero emission vehicles’.


03 November, 2021

COP26: China's Xi Stays Home, India Pledges Carbon Neutrality

Deutsche Welle

India's Narendra Modi pledged a carbon-neutral India by 2070. But President Xi Jinping of China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, skipped attendance. US President Biden called Xi's absence a 'mistake'.


03 November, 2021

37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

Outlook Web Desk

Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations spokesperson said.


02 November, 2021

PM Modi Meets Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates In Glasgow

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on the side-lines of UN conference on climate change.


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31 October, 2021

COP-26: 2-Week Long UN Climate Summit Formally Opens In Glasgow

Associated Press (AP)

Following Sunday's opening gavel, officials began addressing a raft of procedural matters before leaders from around the world gather in Scotland's biggest city Monday to lay out their countries' efforts.


31 October, 2021

G-20 Summit 2021: Leaders Turn To Climate Change On Last Day

Associated Press (AP)

The Group of 20 countries, which represent more than three-quarters of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, are looking for common ground on how to reduce emissions while helping poor countries deal with the impact of rising temperatures.


31 October, 2021

G-20 Summit 2021: Leaders Turn To Climate Change On Last Day

Associated Press (AP)

The Group of 20 countries, which represent more than three-quarters of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, are looking for common ground on how to reduce emissions while helping poor countries deal with the impact of rising temperatures.


30 October, 2021

UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Martin Griffiths said half the Afghan children under age five are at risk of acute malnutrition and there is an outbreak of measles in every single province.


29 October, 2021

China's President Xi Jinping To Virtually Address UN Climate Summit

Associated Press (AP)

China, the biggest source of carbon dioxide and other climate-changing industrial gases, had left the world guessing what role Xi Jinping might play at the meeting that opens Sunday.


29 October, 2021

UN General Assembly Adopts India's Draft Resolution On Granting It Observer Status At International Solar Alliance

Outlook Web Desk

India had earlier this month introduced the draft resolution for granting the Observer Status for the International Solar Alliance on behalf of India and France and about 80 co-sponsors in the UN General Assembly.


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22 October, 2021

Female Afghan Leader Fawzia Koofi Keeps Striving For Afghanistan From Exile

Associated Press (AP)

Fawzia Koofi, a former deputy speaker of parliament, was one of only four women in talks to reach a power-sharing deal with the Taliban, which ultimately failed.


Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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