27 Feb, 2024

Russia says its forces take better positions near Avdiivka and Donetsk

This grab taken from video released by the head of the Russian-controlled Donetsk region Denis Pushilin’s telegram channel on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, shows damaged buildings, after Russian forces completed their takeover of Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine. Russian-controlled Donetsk region. | Photo Credit: AP Russia said on Sunday that its forces had taken more advantageous positions […]

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Zelensky says 31,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed since Russia invaded

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky attends a press conference during the “Ukraine Year 2024” forum in Kyiv on February 25, 2024, marking the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. | Photo Credit: AFP President Volodymyr Zelensky said on February 25 that 31,000 Ukrainian soldiers had been killed since Russia’s full-scale invasion two years ago, […]

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Maryam Nawaz submits nomination papers for Punjab CM

Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the 50-year-old senior vice president of the PML-N, is set to become the first woman Chief Minister of Punjab province. File | Photo Credit: PTI Senior PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of three-time former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on February 25 submitted her nomination papers for the post of Chief Minister […]

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‘Make Argentina great again’: Milei echoes Trump on U.S. visit

Argentina’s President Javier Milei speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2024, at the National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Md., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. | Photo Credit: AP Argentine President Javier Milei and former U.S. president Donald Trump made calls to “make Argentina great again”, as the right-wing firebrands met at a conservative conference […]

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Probe result – India TV

Image Source : X/@AJEET1994 Pakistan Airlines (PIA) Plane crash Karachi: A Pakistan International Airlines plane crash that killed 101 people near the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi in May 2020 was a result of “human error” by the two pilots, according to the investigation report on the incident. The Aircraft Investigation Board (AIB) finally released its […]

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Pakistan says IMF conditions for USD 1.2 billion tranche met ahead of visit of global lender’s review – India TV

Image Source : REUTERS Representational Image Islamabad: Pakistan has met the IMF’s benchmarks for maintaining the status quo in the energy sector – in an outcome that may help to get the next loan tranche of USD 1.2 billion, officials said, ahead of the visit of the global lender’s review mission to the cash-strapped country. […]

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23-year-old Indian national hired as ‘security helper’ killed in Russia-Ukraine war – India TV

Image Source : AP/REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE Russia-Ukraine war New Delhi: Nearly two days after the Ministry of External Affairs admitted that some Indian youths were signed up for support roles in Russia, a 23-year-old was reportedly killed in a drone attack on the battlefield. According to media reports, the slain youth, Hemil Ashvinbhai Mangukiya, belonged to […]

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India, Maldives & Sri Lanka’s ‘Dosti-16’ kicks off in Maldives

Indian Coast Guard ship Samarth and ICGS Abhinav along with Sri Lanka Naval Ship Samudura are participating in the exercise ‘DOSTI-16’ while Bangladesh is participating as an observer. | Photo Credit: X@IndiaCoastGuard Highlighting the importance of “collaboration and interoperability” among the coast guards personnel of the Maldives, India and Sri Lanka, Maldivian Defence Minister Mohamed […]

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Alexei Navalny’s ‘tortured’ body handed over to his mother nine days after his mysterious death – India TV

Image Source : AP Alexei Navalny supporters mourning his death. Moscow: The body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died unexpectedly in prison nine days ago, was handed to his mother on Saturday in the Arctic city of Salekhard, his spokeswoman said, though it was unclear what will happen next to the body. Ivan Zhdanov, […]

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Donald Trump wins South Carolina, easily beating Nikki Haley in her home state – India TV

Image Source : AP Donald Trump wins South Carolina Former US President and Presidential candidate Donald Trump won South Carolina’s Republican primary on Saturday, easily beating former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley in her home state. The victory further consolidated Trump’s path to a third straight GOP nomination. With South Carolina win, Trump now swept every […]

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Asif Ali Zardari | Return of the survivor

In the blood-smeared history of Pakistani politics, top leaders rarely emerge from prison unscathed. Deposed Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was imprisoned and hanged in Rawalpindi district jail. His daughter Benazir Bhutto was in jail and had to leave the country, seeking medical treatment. She came back and got assassinated. Imran Khan is currently in […]

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Yulia Navalnaya | Woman of the opposition

“The unthinkable sacrifice he made cannot be in vain,” said a solemn but stoic Yulia Navalnaya in a video posted on social media, three days after the death of her husband, Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, Alexei Navalny. In the eight-minute video, Ms. Yulia called on the Russian people to join her in continuing to […]

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Arrests at Moscow protest by wives of soldiers fighting in Ukraine

Russian armored vehicles are loaded onto railway platforms at a railway station in region not far from Russia-Ukraine border, in the Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. U.S. President Joe Biden announced the U.S. was ordering heavy financial sanctions against Russia, declaring that Moscow had flagrantly violated international law in what he called the […]

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Zelensky hosts Western leaders in Kyiv as Ukraine marks 2 years since Russia’s full-scale invasion

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed Western leaders to Kyiv on February 24 to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion, as Ukrainian forces run low on ammunition and weaponry and foreign aid hangs in the balance. Mr. Zelensky posted a video from the Hostomel airfield together with Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni, Belgian Prime Minister […]

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