Tokyo [Japan], August 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in over 8,000 excess suicide deaths in Japan between March 2020 and June 2022, news agency Kyodo reported on Wednesday.
Islamabad [Pakistan], August 18 (ANI): Pakistan is "descending into a banana republic", said former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday amid the controversy surrounding the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shahbaz Gill, which the PTI chief claims is a conspiracy to target him and his party.
Geneva [Switzerland], August 18 (ANI): Vaccines against monkeypox are not 100 per cent effective and that is why, people must reduce their own risks of infection, WHO technical lead Rosamund Lewis said on Wednesday.
Moscow [Russia], August 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The situation in Afghanistan a year after the Taliban came to power became a tragedy not only for the Afghan people but also for all NATO countries which tried to create a stable and democratic country, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.
Washington [US], August 18 (ANI): Amid the heightened tensions in the Taiwan Strait, the United States is planning to take steps in the coming weeks and months to counter China's military and economic activity around Taiwan.
Beijing [China], August 18 (ANI): Chinese police and government agents send petitioners and activists to psychiatric wards for medically-unnecessary compulsory treatment, where some languish for years, according to a report by Safeguard Defenders.
London [UK], August 18 (ANI): UK Foreign secretary Liz Truss has consolidated her lead over former chancellor Rishi Sunak in the race to become the British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader, according to a new survey of Tory voters.
London [UK], August 18 (ANI): The United Kingdom and Pakistan on Wednesday signed an agreement that would enable London to repatriate Pakistani criminals, failed asylum seekers and immigration offenders.
Munich [Germany], August 18 (ANI): An exhibition on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was unveiled at the Chancery in Munich on Wednesday as part of a special week of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, coinciding with Independence Day 2022.
Moscow [Russia], August 18 (ANI): National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval met his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Moscow on Wednesday and held discussions on a wide range of bilateral and international issues.
Beijing [China], August 17 (ANI): Amid several controversies, including stealing unclassified technologies from the US, burdening poor and vulnerable countries with loans as well as human rights violations, China is now battling with the latest accusation of being a graveyard for foreign envoys.
Bangkok [Thailand], August 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar inaugurated the Indian Embassy Residence Complex in Bangkok along with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai on Wednesday.
New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Under the ambitious project of the Indian government - Project Cheetah - the reintroduction of wild species particularly cheetah is being undertaken as per the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) guidelines, said an official statement on Wednesday.
Bangkok [Thailand], August 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday called on Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and conveyed personal greetings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.