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US and other NATO allies warn Russia against any new aggression in Ukraine

Image Source : PTI/FILE The United States has shared intelligence with European allies warning of a possible invasion of Ukraine. European diplomats acknowledge the Russian troop movements.  Highlights NATO is worried about a Russian buildup of heavy equipment and troops near Ukraine’s northern border US has shared intelligence with European allies warning of a possible […]

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Unnecessary hype over Covid Omicron variant? Here’s what South African doctor who first raised alarm said

Image Source : AP Commuters in Canary Wharf underground tube station wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19, now mandatory on public transport in Britain after the emergence of new Omicron variant, in London. Highlights Omicron variant was first detected in South Africa Amid Omicron scare, the Centre has issued fresh guidelines for […]

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Sweden’s first female Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson elected for 2nd time in a week

Image Source : AP Swedish Social Democratic Party leader and newly appointed Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson during a press conference after the budget vote in the Swedish parliament in Stockholm. Magdalena Andersson, who last week was Sweden’s first female prime minister for a few hours before resigning because a budget defeat made a coalition partner […]

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Barbados officially declared a republic, not to pledge allegiance to Queen Elizabeth

Image Source : AP Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Highlights Barbados did not need permission from the U.K. to become a republic. The island will remain a member of the Commonwealth Realm. Several leaders and dignitaries, including Prince Charles, attended the ceremony. Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another […]