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Prime Minister Modi’s intervention with the presidents of Russia and Ukraine led to a ceasefire for the evacuation of Indian students from Sumy: Jaishankar

NNA | Update: March 15, 2022 7:09 p.m. STI New Delhi [India]Mar 15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that the evacuation of Indian students from Sumy to Ukraine was extremely complex and required a credible ceasefire which finally materialized through the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal …

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Could China play a mediating role in the war in Ukraine?

A three-way video call on March 8 with Chinese President Xi Jinping and European leaders Francois Macron and Olaf Scholz raises the prospect of a diplomatic move that would have been unthinkable just weeks ago: China could mediate in the Ukrainian crisis, seizing diplomatic ground a peacemaker. Over the past …

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Ukraine Crisis Live: European Commission to Table Proposals for Independence from Russian Fossil Fuels | world news

March 7, 2022, 4:21 p.m. The meeting of the Russian-Ukrainian delegation could start in less than 2 hours. The Russian delegation is currently waiting in Brest, Belarus: Russian media RT March 7, 2022, 4:03 p.m. Tomorrow, the European Commission will present proposals on how to quickly get rid of our …

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Foreign students fleeing Ukraine struggle against racism and extortion

Students from Africa, Asia and the Middle East face racism in Ukraine as they desperately try to evacuate Thousands of foreign students trapped in Ukraine Many look to family and friends to fund the evacuation Charities and individuals are mobilizing to support students By Kim Harrisberg and Nita Bhalla March …

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Factors to Watch – February 20

DUBAI, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Here are some factors that could affect Middle Eastern stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the news articles and does not guarantee their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL * GLOBAL MARKETS – Stocks fall, bonds rise on Ukraine tensions Join now for FREE unlimited access to …

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LIVE: New weather warning issued as thousands still without power and roads still closed

A new weather warning has been issued as thousands are still without power following damage from Storm Eunice, which hit the country on Friday when a “rare” red alert was issued. A number of roads remain closed due to storm damage. Now the Met Office has issued a new ‘yellow’ …

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BBC QT: Member of public outraged at Northern rail plan – ‘HS2 aren’t even coming here!’ | United Kingdom | News

It was announced last November that the eastward extension of the HS2 line from East Midlands Parkway to Leeds was being scrapped. Boris Johnson has said the changes will mean faster travel up to 10 years earlier than originally planned, but he has been accused of breaking promises to the …

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The UK’s highest-paid public sector diversity chief is the director of Network Rail with a taxpayer-funded £164,000 salary

Revealed: The UK’s highest-paid public sector diversity chief is the director of Network Rail on a taxpayer-funded salary of £164,000 who blasted Boris for his ‘white privilege’ Loraine Martins is the Director of Diversity Inclusion for Network Rail She is responsible for ensuring that the network is more “open, diverse …

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WHO Europe chief says continent sees ‘plausible endgame’ to pandemic, while numbers in US remain high due to large numbers of unvaccinated

The head of the World Health Organization in Europe said on Thursday the continent was entering a “plausible endgame” to the pandemic as the number of coronavirus deaths began to plateau. Dr Hans Kluge made the comment during a press briefing where he also said Europe had a “unique opportunity” …

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Opening of regional communications to give Armenia rail access to Russia, Europe, Iran, China – PM – Public Radio of Armenia

If it manages to open communications in the region, including the border between Armenia and Turkey, Armenia will obtain a railway connection with Russia, Europe, Iran and China with all the economic consequences that ensue, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in an online press conference today. “I said after the …

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Countries ease restrictions after omicron spikes | European | News and current affairs from across the continent | DW

France: overwhelmed schools For the past few weeks, France has recorded nearly 300,000 new COVID-19 infections per day. The surge in cases is mainly due to the highly contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus. The lower house of the French parliament gave its final approval on Sunday to the government’s …

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Bus services in England face ax as end of emergency Covid funding looms | Business

Bus services in England used by hundreds of thousands of passengers are set to be cut when emergency funding for Covid expires at the end of March, transport authorities have warned. Passengers on buses have fallen sharply from 80% of pre-pandemic levels to less than 60% since the rise of …

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UK Covid news LIVE: A record 2.3 million Britons tested positive for Covid in one week

A record 2.3 million people in the UK had Covid-19 last week, the Office for National Statistics said. The number rose from 1.4 million during the week to December 1. This is the highest number since comparable figures began in fall 2020. Despite this, NHS bosses do not believe the …

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Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul railway begins freight service – The Media Line

Pakistan, Iran and Turkey seek to boost trade and regional ties with over 4,000 mile rail route [Islamabad] A freight rail service began operating between the Pakistani capital of Islamabad and the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul, operating on a route more than 4,000 miles long. The service previously operated on …

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The positions of the Council on American-Islamic Relations within American society

On December 17, Russia presented America with a proposal for a peace settlement that would allow the UN to be not only nominally but in reality the one and only body that can create international law. The proposed treaty would undo US efforts to replace the UN with the never-defined …

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Live news: UK reports record over 93,000 daily Covid cases

Boris Johnson has suffered another blow to his authority as British Prime Minister after the Tories collapsed in the face of a heavy defeat in the by-elections in North Shropshire, the Tory seat for nearly 200 years. The Liberal Democrats overturned a majority of 23,000 Tories to win the rural …

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UK stock market factors to watch on December 13

December 13 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index (.FTSE) is expected to open higher on Monday with futures contracts up 0.29%. * AMERICAN ANGLO: Australian rail freight operator Aurizon Holdings Ltd (AZJ.AX) will partner with global mining company Anglo American Plc (AAL.L) to explore the potential development of hydrogen trains …

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India, Russia discuss Bangladesh war

December 12, 1971 SOVIET DELEGATES DISCUSS BANGLADESH WITH INDIRA GANDHI For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily V Kuznetsov held talks on Bangladesh with Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi today in New Delhi. An Indian government spokesperson said the talks …

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US, Europe Prepare for “Big and Tough” Sanctions If Russia Invades Ukraine

“I don’t want to use a public press call to talk about the particularly sensitive challenges President Biden will present to President Putin,” the official said. “But I would say that the United States is not seeking to find itself in a situation where the objective of our countermeasures is …

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Middle Class Drug Addicts Could Lose UK Passports Under Boris Johnson’s Plans | Medications

Middle-class drug users must be targeted as part of a 10-year strategy to be announced by Boris Johnson’s government that will place a strong emphasis on sanctions in the era of the drug war . So-called “lifestyle” users of Class A drugs risk losing their passport or driver’s license under …

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Boris Johnson seen without a mask on a crowded train – hours after hospital apology

NAKED AIMS Exclusive: The Prime Minister was recently criticized for not wearing a face covering at COP26 and during a hospital visit and went against government advice Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Boris Johnson: I wear a mask wherever the rules tell …

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Brexit news live: latest updates as EU says ‘real emergency’ is needed to resolve NI protocol line

Ryanair sees red on UK traffic light system for travel The EU said there remained “a real urgency” to resolve a dispute with the UK over the operation of the Northern Ireland Protocol, following talks between Lord Frost and Maros Sefcovic in Brussels on Friday. Although the bloc acknowledged that …

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Regional leaders warn that eastern part of HS2 and Manchester-Leeds line should be removed | Economic news

Northern political leaders have warned the government will miss out on huge economic benefits and betray promises made to voters if, as expected, it cancels major rail projects including the eastern part of HS2 and a new Manchester-Leeds line . Boris Johnson will unveil a long overdue integrated rail plan …

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Steam train slavery links to be investigated in £ 9,000 project

Internal documents show that staff found “few interpretations that address the role of railways in the empire” in their collection of nearly 300 locomotives and rolling stock. Objects highlighted by staff that “speak to this theme” include an 1896 Cape Town government railway locomotive, which, according to Science Museum documents, …

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Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzled by sudden success of virus

TOKYO – Almost overnight, Japan turned into an astonishing and somewhat mysterious coronavirus success story. New daily COVID-19 cases have fallen from a peak of nearly 6,000 in mid-August in Tokyo, with the number of cases in the densely populated capital now consistently below 100, an 11-month low. The bars …

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Station to station by Johnny Gogan

We are delighted to present you an excerpt from Station to station, the new novel by Johnny Gogan. Diplomat Jack Lennon was posted to Spain in 2008 as the wheels fell off the Spanish and Irish property boom. On the trail of a missing Irish government minister, Jack meets a …

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Landslide in India after heavy rains kills 20

Five to six houses collapsed at Panchsheel Chawl in the Surya Nagar neighborhood of Vikhroli in Mumbai, killing three and injuring two Collection A red alert has been raised in the city and people have been advised not to venture out into the open At least 20 people have died …

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RMT calls on UK politicians to delay easing Covid-19 measures

The National Union of Rail, Sea and Transport Workers (RMT) has called on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to protect transport workers by keeping certain Covid-19 restrictions on social contact in place. In a letter to Johnson as well as Welsh and Scottish Prime Ministers Mark Drakeford and Nicola Sturgeon, …

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Fastest train journey from London to Glasgow attempted

West Coast Avanti Train An attempt to break the 36-year record for the fastest train journey between London and Glasgow will be made on Thursday. Avanti West Coast has said it will offer non-stop service from London Euston to Glasgow Central to highlight “the ease of traveling between countries of …

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CIA fights for new approach in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – The rapid US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is putting intense pressure on the CIA to find new ways to gather intelligence and carry out counterterrorism strikes in the country, but the agency has little good options. The CIA, which has been at the heart of the 20-year U.S. …

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Latest coronavirus: China locks down Guangzhou amid outbreak

Nikkei Asia is following the spread of the coronavirus which was first detected in the city of Wuhan, in central China. The cumulative global cases have reached 170,174,444, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The worldwide death toll has reached 3,537,835. For more information on the spread of COVID-19 …

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After 11 days of fighting, Gaza ceasefire holds

Foreign Policy’s flagship daily newsletter with what’s happening in the world today. Delivered during the week. May 21, 2021 @ 5:53 am Here is today Foreign police in short: Cease-fire in Gaza holds up after 11 days of battle, South Korean President Moon Jae-in visit the White House and the …

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Launch of the night train between Paris and Nice

Launch of the night train between Paris and Nice Travelers from the capital could reach the French Riviera for less than 20 euros Yesterday May 20, the French Prime Minister unveiled a night train line between Paris and Nice. Jean Castex, who was on board for the first trip on …

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C. Asian nations, China pledges solidarity with the BRI

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi hosts the second meeting of China + Central Asia (C + C5) foreign ministers in Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province , May 12, 2021 (Photo / Xinhua) Special: Battle against the new coronavirus China and five Central Asian countries agreed on …

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TOGETAIR 2021 – EURACTIV.com

New statements, important decisions and strong emotions during the debates! DAY 1: The Minister of Climate opens the Climate Summit The summit was opened by the Minister of Climate and Environment, MichaÅ‚ Kurtyka, stressing the huge progress recently made by Poland in terms of ecological challenges: “We have taken a …

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Afghanistan’s Central Asian Road to Prosperity

BISHKEK – For the first time in centuries, it is possible to connect Central and South Asia via modern transport and energy corridors across Afghanistan. When completed, these projects would transform Eurasian security, dramatically increase regional economic activity, and could finally bring peace to Afghanistan. They can even revive the …

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