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Fitch fears Sri Lanka’s ability to repay foreign debt

Fitch on Friday became the latest ratings agency to cut Sri Lanka's credit score, expressing fears over Colombo's ability to repay its foreign debts. Fitch...

Myanmar ignoring Rohingya genocide trial measures, say activists

Human rights lawyers and activists said on Monday (23) that Myanmar is continuing to commit genocide against Rohingya Muslims in breach of orders by...

Israelis pay respects to 26/11 attacks victims

Israelis, and Indian students and caregivers paid respects to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in Jerusalem, Rehovot and Tel Aviv on...

New Zealand MP takes oath in Sanskrit

Dr Gaurav Sharm, on Wednesday took oath in Sanskrit in the New Zealand Parliament. Recently elected as the Member of Parliament, Sharma, 33, hails from...

UK will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas, says Matt Hancock

Britain will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas with the bulk of the rollout at the start of the new year,...

Pakistan minister deletes tweet containing Macron Nazi jibe

A Pakistani minister on Sunday withdrew comments she made earlier that President Emmanuel Macron was treating Muslims like Nazis had treated Jews in World War Two. France's...

Huge crowd gathers for Pakistani firebrand cleric’s funeral

Tens of thousands of maskless mourners gathered in Lahore on Saturday for the funeral of hardline Pakistani cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who for years...

India’s Bharat Biotech offers Brazil potential COVID-19 vaccine

India's Bharat Biotech this week offered Brazil a COVID-19 vaccine that is in late-stage clinical trials and a possible technology transfer partnership, a company...

Harley-Davidson says working with partner Hero to ensure smooth transition for customers in India

American cult-bike maker Harley-Davidson on Saturday said it is working with its new partner Hero MotoCorp to "ensure a smooth transition" for its customers in India,...

India could get access to AstraZeneca vaccine by January, local manufacturer says

The head of an Indian company contracted to make AstraZeneca Plc's COVID vaccine said it could deliver it to health care workers and elderly...