International

  • Senior ISIS Leader Bilal al-Sudani killed in US Raid in Somalia

    A US Military raid in Somalia killed a key regional leader of the Islamic State group, Bilal al-Sudani. The US Military raid was ordered by President Joe Biden. Bilal al Sudani was killed during a gunfight after US troops descended...

    Published On January 28th, 2023
  • Canada to Commercialise World’s First Photonic-based Quantum Computer

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a new federal investment to build and commercialise the world's first photonic-based, fault-tolerant quantum computer. According to a news release from the Prime Minster's website, the investment of 40 million Canadian dollars ($32 million) will...

    Published On January 27th, 2023
  • China building dam on Mabja Zangbo river near Indian border

    Satellite images show that China is constructing a new dam on the Mabja Zangbo river, geospatial intelligence researcher Damien Symon has claimed. The dam will be sitting just a few kilometres north of the Indian-Nepali-Chinese border trijunction. Satellite images show...

    Published On January 27th, 2023
  • US President Biden Nominated Julie Turner as North Korea Human Rights Envoy

    The White House nominated a special envoy for human rights in North Korea, moving to fill a post that has been empty since 2017 amid debate over how rights issues fit with efforts to counter Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. President...

    Published On January 27th, 2023
  • Jeff Zients selected as next chief of staff by Joe Biden

    Jeff Zients next US chief of staff US President Joe Biden will appoint former COVID policy coordinator Jeff Zients as his new chief of staff, reviving a crucial position as Biden gets ready for a possible re-election campaign and deals...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • Brazilian Government Declares Medical Emergency in Yanomami

    Brazil's ministry of health has declared a medical emergency in the Yanomami territory, the country's largest indigenous reservation bordering Venezuela, following reports of children dying of malnutrition and other diseases caused by illegal gold mining. A decree published by the...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • Brazil and Argentina to Begin Preparations for Common Currency

    Brazil and Argentina aim for greater economic integration, including the development of a common currency, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Argentine leader Alberto Fernandez said in a joint article they penned. They also decided to advance discussions...

    Published On January 23rd, 2023
  • 1st Edition of Indo-Egypt Joint Training Exercise Cyclone – I begins

    Exercise Cyclone – I The first joint exercise between the special forces of the Indian and the Egyptian Army, ‘Exercise Cyclone – I‘ started on 14 January at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, said the Ministry of Defence. The exercise aims to bolster...

    Published On January 21st, 2023
  • Chris Hipkins will replace Jacinda Ardern as prime minister of New Zealand

    Prime Minister of New Zealand New Zealand's former COVID-19 response minister, Chris Hipkins will replace Jacinda Ardern as prime minister. The 44-year-old senior politician must be formally backed by Labour members of parliament to take over as the country's 41st...

    Published On January 21st, 2023
  • UAE and India discussing settling non-oil trade in Rupees

    The United Arab Emirates is in early discussions with India to trade non-oil commodities in Indian rupees, Minister for Foreign Trade Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi said in World Economic Forum, Davos. The minister said other countries, including China, had also...

    Published On January 20th, 2023