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Archive : April 21, 2021

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KEY CONFERENCE ON AFGHAN PEACE IN TURKEY POSTPONED
April 21 ,2021
The US-backed Turkey Afghan peace conference in Turkey was postponed over non-participation by the Taliban, according to a...
INDIA REPORTS NEARLY 3 LAKH NEW COVID-19 CASES, DAILY TOLL...
April 21 ,2021
India witnessed a jump of 295,041 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 2,023 deaths in the last 24 hours, both figures are t...
COVID-19 KILLS 11 ROHINGYA REFUGEES IN BANGLADESH CAMPS
April 21 ,2021
At least 11 Rohingya refugees died in COVID-19 infections, while some 507 others contracted the deadly disease in one of the world's la...
MINNEAPOLIS JURY CONVICTS EX-POLICEMAN DEREK CHAUVIN OF MU...
April 21 ,2021
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on Tuesday of murdering George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial h...
ASEAN MEMBERS TO DISCUSS MYANMAR AT JAKARTA SUMMIT
April 21 ,2021
Southeast Asian nations are set to discuss Myanmar's governance crisis at a summit in Jakarta on Saturday. Tuesday's announcement by t...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 21 APRIL
April 21 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYNEW DELHI, INDIA   A family sits in a truck at a bus station in New Delhi on April 19, 2021, to leave for thei...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 21 APRIL
April 21 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYNEW DELHI, INDIA A family sits in a truck at a bus station in New Delhi on April 19, 2021, to leave for their villag...
Amnesty International has culture of white privilege, repo...
April 21 ,2021
Amnesty International has a culture of white privilege with incidents of overt racism including senior staff using the N-word and micro...
Iranian activists at increasing risk in former haven Turke...
April 21 ,2021
Iranian dissidents in Turkey are unsure whether the country is still a refuge after what appears to be a new wave of arrests and deport...
The high cost of India’s cheap garment exports
April 21 ,2021
An Indian Hindu devotee performs rituals in the Yamuna river, covered by chemical foam caused due to industrial and domestic pollutio...
Decision to postpone Istanbul conference on Afghanistan no...
April 21 ,2021
The decision to postpone the conference on Afghanistan in Istanbul is predictable, as the sides have not agreed on a common agenda, Rus...
Russia has proposed manufacturing its Covid-19 vaccine in...
April 21 ,2021
Russia has proposed to manufacture its 'Sputnik V' Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh in collaboration with the local pharmaceuticals under...
Lockdown possible anytime cautions health minister
April 21 ,2021
A third nationwide lockdown looms large as two more from the community tested positive for Covid-19 in Phuentsholing yesterday. A 36-y...
New Delhi running out of medical oxygen as Covid-19 pandem...
April 21 ,2021
Authorities in Delhi said the Indian capital’s hospitals would start running out of medical oxygen by Wednesday (April 21) as Pri...
The battle for Myanmar plays out on Twitter, TikTok and Te...
April 21 ,2021
Thinzar Shunlei Yi is one of the few pro-democracy activists in Myanmar who is willing to do on-the-record interviews. But while her i...
Nepal's ex-king Gyanendra, queen Komal test COVID-19 posit...
April 21 ,2021
Nepal’s former King Gyanendra Shah and former Queen Komal Shah have tested positive for the coronavirus on their return from Indi...
UAE extends term for $2bn interest-free loan to Pakistan
April 21 ,2021
Pakistan has announced that the United Arab Emirates has extended the term for a $2bn interest-free loan made in January 2019, as Forei...
Dialogue with India possible only if situation in IIOJK im...
April 21 ,2021
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that dialogue between Pakistan and India would only take place if the s...
Xi takes swipe at US by urging restraint from 'meddling'
April 21 ,2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers via video link a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia.   &cop...
China offers Sri Lanka a lifeline as critics question cost
April 21 ,2021
Signs advertise Colombo Port City: The development is said to give Beijing sweeping powers to oversee projects for the...
Asean faces ‘Catch-22’ by inviting Myanmar coup leader to...
April 21 ,2021
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the mastermind of the coup in Myanmar. Photo: EPA The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is fa...