TALIBAN SAYS IT WON’T INTERFERE WITH QUAKE RELIEF; CALL FOR UNFREEZING OF AFGHAN BANK FUNDS

Sun 26 June 2022: The Taliban administration in Afghanistan said on Saturday that they will not be interfering with any international aid that will be directed towards the citizens suffering due to earthquakes. Afghanistan experienced a 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday and that resulted in the death of more than 1000 people. It also rendered many […]

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RUSSIA TO SEND BELARUS NUCLEAR-CAPABLE MISSILES TO COUNTER ‘AGGRESSIVE’ WEST

Sun 26 June 2022: As per the Russian foreign ministry, President Vladimir Putin offered to provide Minsk with nuclear-capable missile systems in order to counteract the “aggressive” West to his Belarusian counterpart. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko asked Putin to assist Belarus in mounting a “symmetrical response” in response to Lithuania’s and Poland’s “confrontational” and “repulsive” […]

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CHINESE FIRM BUILDS EV BATTERY WITH RANGE OF 1,000 KM IN SINGLE CHARGE.

Sun 26 June 2022: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China’s top automotive lithium-ion battery manufacturer, unveiled a new battery that gives electric cars a driving range of more than 1,000 kilometers on a single charge. With the third generation of cell-to-pack (CTP) technology, the battery named Qilin, or CTP 3.0 battery, has a volume […]

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MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK IS NOT A GLOBAL EMERGENCY AT THIS TIME, SAYS WHO

Sun 26 June 2022: The outbreak of monkeypox in more than 50 countries has not yet been declared a worldwide emergency, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which announced this decision on Saturday. The assessment was made following three days of discussions in Geneva by the monkeypox emergency committee of the UN health agency, […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: MORE THAN DOZEN FOUND DEAD IN NIGHTCLUB AS POLICE PROBE CAUSE

Sun 26 June 2022: South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 17 people found inside a popular tavern in the city of East London. Early on Sunday, bodies were discovered in the Enyobeni Tavern. Multiple injuries were also reported. “The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation as we speak,” a police […]

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AMNESTY INDIA CONDEMNS THE ARREST OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST TEESTA SETALVAD

Sat 25 June 2022:  Amnesty India on Saturday condemned the detention of human rights activist Teesta Setalvad and raised questions over the highandedness of Indian authorities. In its official tweet it said that the activist’s detention sends a chilling message to the civil society and further shrinks the space for dissent in the country. TEESTA […]

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