Category: Foreign News

Elon Musk to buy Twitter for $44 Billion and take it private

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the social media platform where he — the world’s richest person — promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on a wide range of issues to more than 83 million followers.

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India suspends tourist visas issued to Chinese nationals

India has suspended tourist visas issued to Chinese nationals, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in a circular for its members.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s appeal to Centre on Sri Lanka humanitarian aid

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Friday urged the Centre to allow the State to ship essential commodities from the Thoothukudi port to Sri Lanka as humanitarian aid to the people, especially Tamils, severely affected by the food crisis.

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan ousted in no-confidence vote

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted on Sunday when he lost a vote of confidence in parliament, after being deserted by coalition partners who blame him for a crumbling economy and failure to deliver on his campaign promises.

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Five killed in Russian airstrike on Kyiv TV tower, Ukraine says

An apparent Russian airstrike aimed at Kyiv’s main television tower killed five people on Tuesday, officials said, knocking out some broadcasts but leaving the structure intact.

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Ukraine’s capital under threat as Russia presses invasion

KYIV, Ukraine – Russian troops bore down on Ukraine’s capital Friday, with gunfire and explosions resonating ever closer to the government quarter, in an invasion of a democratic country that has fueled fears of wider war in Europe and triggered worldwide efforts to make Russia stop.

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Russian forces invade Ukraine after Putin orders attack

Russian forces fired missiles at several Ukrainian cities and landed troops on its south coast on Thursday, officials and media said, after President Vladimir Putin authorised what he called a special military operation in the east.

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Vladimir Putin announces Russian military operation in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with the Russian action would lead to “consequences they have never seen.”

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Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar Dies at 92

Lata Mangeshkar, for whom the description playback singer is something of an understatement, has died in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital.

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Helicopter crashes in Tamil Nadu with Indian Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on board

An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter carrying India’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat crashed in the Coonoor area of Southern State of Tamil Nadu, today (08).

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U.S. school shooting: Three students killed, eight others injured

Three students have been killed and eight others injured, including a teacher, in a high school shooting in the US state of Michigan.

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Australia’s richest woman warns Australia will end up impoverished like Sri Lanka

Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest woman worth $31billion, has warned Australia is on the same track as Sri Lanka and Argentina in falling from prosperity to poverty due to a big-spending, regulation-heavy government.

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FDA authorizes booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 and older

The US Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it would grant emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in people 65 and older, people at high risk of severe disease and people whose jobs put them at risk of infection.

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New Zealand feared an extremist but found no way to stop him

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Immigration officers feared him. So, too, did prosecutors, prison officials and police. They thought he could launch a terror attack at any moment. Even the prime minister wanted him deported.

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Auckland terror attack: Ahamed Samsudeen, the man behind Isis-inspired stabbings

Ahamed Aathill Mohamed Samsudeen came to New Zealand in 2011 seeking a new life free from attack and torture. Ten years later, he stabbed five people and injured two others in an Isis-inspired terror attack.

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Taliban says Afghanistan war over as president flees

The Taliban has declared the war in Afghanistan over after its fighters swept into the capital, Kabul, and President Ashraf Ghani fled the country.

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