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PM Modi thanks Emir of Qatar for release of 8 ex-Indian Navy personnel

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his “deep appreciation” to the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, for the release of eight former Indian Navy personnel who were given lengthy prison terms after being detained...

Not Donald Trump, who is Vladimir Putin’s preference as US president?

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday expressed his preference for Joe Biden as the US President over Donald Trump, calling the former more “experienced and predictable”. According to Putin, he would work with any US leader, however, he would...

Meet Omar Ayub, grandson of ex-prez Ayub Khan, in race to be Pakistan’s PM

Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf, the political party led by former prime minister Imran Khan, who is in jail, has nominated Omar Ayub as its candidate for the position of prime minister. Who is Omar Ayub? • Omar Ayub, the third generation from the...

UK slips into recession, another blow to Rishi Sunak’s economic pledges

The UK slipped into a mild recession in the second half of 2023, showing prime minister Rishi Sunak has so far failed to meet his pledge to grow the economy. Gross domestic product fell 0.3% in the fourth quarter, more than the...

NYC Mayor Eric Adams files lawsuit against social media platforms for alleged youth mental health crisis

On Wednesday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams's administration took a bold step against social media companies, holding them accountable for contributing to a youth mental health crisis. The lawsuit filed hereby accuses TikTok, Instagram, Facebook (Meta), Snapchat, and YouTube of having a...

Iran claims Antarctica; US State Department responds to safety challenge against global treaty

Iran's Navy Commander, Rear Admiral Shahram Irani's claims of ownership over Antarctica announced in a September broadcast (MEMRI TV) endanger the South Pole continent's exclusivity and world security. “We have plans to raise our flag there and carry out military and...

Does Vladimir Putin believe in God? Check out his answer to Tucker Carlson

In American politics, especially among the denizens that follow Tucker Carlson or worship at the altar of Donald Trump, claiming that God is on your side is a given. Even Vivek Ramaswamy, to appeal to evangelists, presented Hinduism as...

Prince Harry’s out of court deal with publisher who hacked his phone: Details

Prince Harry reached an out-of-court settlement with UK tabloid newspaper publisher Mirror Group Newspapers that invaded his privacy with phone hacking and other illegal snooping tools, the Duke of Sussex' lawyer said. Mirror Group Newspapers agreed to pay Prince Harry’s...

Canada extends ban on home purchases by foreigners to 2026

Canada has lengthened a ban on foreign home buyers for two additional years as the real estate market begins to show signs of a rebound, stoking concerns about the cost of shelter in cities like Toronto and Vancouver.Prime Minister...

Elon Musk slams Biden’s immigration policy as mother recalls family’s 12-yr US citizenship struggle

As Elon Musk has been critical of the Biden administration’s handling of the border crisis, the billionaire recently voiced his concerns over the economic impact of illegal immigration in a series of social media posts. Taking to X (formerly Twitter), Tesla CEO slammed the...

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PM Modi thanks Emir of Qatar for release of 8 ex-Indian Navy personnel

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his “deep appreciation” to the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...