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Modi on 1st visit to Cairo to bolster India-Egypt ties

Indian Prime Minister

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo in a rare visit in which both sides vowed to deepen their relationship. They agreed to promote investment from India, the most expensive country in the world, to Egypt, which has the largest population in the Arab world at 105 million, which is currently in a state of economic collapse. Modi, in power since 2014, is on his first visit to the North African nation and US allies after a four-day trip to …

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Blinken called to discuss China visit, says S. Korea

Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called South Korea to discuss the outcome of his visit to China this month, South Korea’s foreign ministry announced today. Blinken told South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin that he had honest, meaningful and meaningful talks with the Chinese and wanted to explain the results of his visit in as much detail as possible, according to a press release from the ministry. . Blinken and Park agreed to …

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Chechen leader says his forces ready to quell Wagner mutiny

Chechen leader

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov today said that his army is ready to help bring down the crimes of the Wagnerian mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin and will use strong means if necessary. Kadyrov, in a statement sent on Telegram, called Prigozhin’s actions “backwards” and called on the Russian military not to engage in “provocations”. He said that the Chechens were advancing in the “conflict zone” and that they would take action to “protect Russia’s units and protect its position”. Kadyrov, an ally of President Vladimir Putin who commands a large military presence in Chechnya, has been seen as an ally of Prigozhin, sharing some of Wagner’s …

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Italy urges expats in Russia to be cautious

Italy urges

Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni is closely monitoring events in Russia, her office said today, while her foreign minister urged Italians living there to exercise caution. In the most serious challenge yet to Russian president Vladimir Putin’s long rule, the leader of the Wagner mercenary force, Yevgeny Prighozin, seized a …

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US activists rally one year after Supreme Court allowed abortion bans

US activists

Abortion rights supporters and opponents will hold rallies across the United States today, the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision overturning Roe v. Wade that supported the system nationwide. In Washington, speakers from civil rights groups, including the Women’s March and Naral Pro-Choice America, will gather at Columbus Circle to celebrate the victory of some abortion opponents in the 2022 midterm races and to encourage people joint elections before the next parliamentary and …

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World follows Russia’s Wagner mutiny closely

Russia

Today, countries around the world are watching what is happening in Russia, where the crimes of Wagner’s mercenary group pose the most serious challenge to the long-term rule of President VladimirPutin. Below is what the government and analysts say about the extraordinary situation that is happening in Russia with nuclear weapons. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Wagner’s crimes showed Russia’s weakness. “The power of Russia is evident. A major weakness. As long as Russia keeps its troops and forces on …

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4 arrested over restaurant blast in China

arrested over restaurant

Chinese police today arrested four people in connection with a restaurant explosion that killed several people, state media said. At least 31 people were killed and seven others injured when a gas explosion ripped through a restaurant in the northwestern city of Yinchuan on Wednesday. It happened on the eve of the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, when many Chinese go out with friends. …

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Erdogan urges Putin to act with common sense

Turkish President

President Tayyip Erdogan today spoke on the phone with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and urged him to use common sense, Turkish officials said, after Russian mercenary forces launched an overnight offensive. Putin, who called the Wagner Group’s actions “treasonous” in a televised emergency speech, said anyone who raised weapons against the Russian military would be punished. Erdogan was among the first leaders to talk to Putin on the phone after his speech today. The Turkish president said that the two discussed the recent events in Russia and Erdogan …

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Man pleads guilty in UK over Vietnamese migrant deaths

Man pleads guilty in UK over

A Romanian man accused of being the head of a human smuggling ring pleaded guilty today to the murder of 39 Vietnamese people, found dead in a truck in southeast England. Marius Mihai Draghici, 50, was arrested by Romanian police in August 2022 and charged by UK prosecutors with 39 counts of murder and conspiracy to facilitate illegal immigration. Draghici admitted the charge at the Old Bailey court in London and will be sentenced at a date to be determined. The victims – the …

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Paris climate summit opens with call for ‘finance shock’

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The leaders of France and Barbados joined forces today to push for an overhaul of the international financial system at a summit aimed at tackling poverty and climate change. French president Emmanuel Macron, who is hosting the two-day conference in Paris, invited Barbadian prime minister Mia Mottley to co-headline the …

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