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France, Spain, Israel tighten rules for Chinese travellers
France, Spain, Israel tighten rules for Chinese travellers

Without specifying a date, the French Health and Transport Ministries said the government would publish a decree and notify European Union (EU) member states.

Russia attacks Ukraine with 16 Iran-made drones: Kiev officials
Russia attacks Ukraine with 16 Iran-made drones: Kiev officials

Ukrainian military said that all of Friday's drones were destroyed, the BBC reported.

Over 30 British-Indians in King Charles III's New Year Honours List
Over 30 British-Indians in King Charles III's New Year Honours List

Former Minister Alok Sharma, 55, has been honoured with the Order of St Michael and St George for his contribution to combating climate change through his role as the President of 26th UN Climate Change Conference.

  • Saturday, 31 December 2022
New Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 accounts for over 40% of new Covid-19 cases in US
New Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 accounts for over 40% of new Covid-19 cases in US

The XBB variant has been driving up cases in parts of Asia, drawing concerns for its high infectiousness.

The United Nations Security Council president's chair
India completes UNSC term turning spotlight on terrorism, reforms

India tried to build on this role by trying to emerge as the "Voice of the Global South", articulating the economic and political aspirations of the developing countries without shrill rhetoric.

  • Friday, 30 December 2022
Chinese woman held in Bihar's Gaya for staying illegally in India
Chinese woman held in Bihar's Gaya for staying illegally in India

SSP, Gaya, Harpreet Kaur, said that the woman, identified as Sang Zielone, is staying here illegally after her visa expired.

  • Friday, 30 December 2022
19 dead as fire engulfs hotel in Cambodia
19 dead as fire engulfs hotel in Cambodia

According to a provincial police report, besides the dead, 23 got seriously injured and 50 others sustained minor injuries in the incident, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Friday, 30 December 2022
US reports nearly 48,000 weekly child Covid-19 cases
US reports nearly 48,000 weekly child Covid-19 cases

Nearly 15.2 million children in the country had tested positive for Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic, Xinhua news agency reported.

Russian tourists’ death in Odisha: Mystery deepens as one was Russian lawmaker
Russian tourists’ death in Odisha: Mystery deepens as one was Russian lawmaker

Pavel Antov along with his three friends had come to Odisha on tourist VISAs.

  • Tuesday, 27 December 2022
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First infection of 'brain-eating amoeba' reported in S.Korea
First infection of 'brain-eating amoeba' reported in South Korea

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) confirmed that a Korean national who died after returning from Thailand was infected with Naegleria fowleri, which destroys human brains.

  • Tuesday, 27 December 2022
New York records 27 deaths from blizzard
New York records 27 deaths from blizzard

The historic winter storm had killed at least 55 people across the country as of Monday morning, according to a tally by NBC News.

'Chinese intrusion attempts in Arunachal to collect rare Himalayan herb'
'Chinese intrusion attempts in Arunachal to collect rare Himalayan herb'

Cordyceps, also known as caterpillar fungus or the Himalayan gold, is an expensive herbal medicine in China.

  • Monday, 26 December 2022
Arctic storm batters US, Canada
38 dead as severe Arctic storm batters US, Canada

In Canada, the provinces of Ontario and Quebec were the worst affected by the power outages, reports the BBC.

  • Monday, 26 December 2022
  • US
Prachanda strikes deal with Oli, appointed new Prime Minister of Nepal
Prachanda strikes deal with Oli, appointed new Prime Minister of Nepal

Out of the Parliament's 265 lawmakers, Prachanda has claimed the support of 170 members.

  • Sunday, 25 December 2022
  • Nepal
Major winter storm claims 23 lives across U.S.
Major winter storm claims 23 lives across U.S.

Among them were four fatalities caused by a 46-vehicle pileup on the Ohio Turnpike near Sandusky, Ohio, on Friday afternoon.

  • Sunday, 25 December 2022
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