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Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka To Get 2 Shipments Of Fuel In July, 1 In August

Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka To Get 2 Shipments Of Fuel In July, 1 In August

Asian News International | Sunday July 03, 2022, Colombo

Sri Lanka will receive two ships containing petrol and diesel this month and another in August, the Chairman of Lanka IOC, the subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation, said on Saturday as it will give relief to the people facing fuel shortages.

Argentina Crisis Builds As Economy Minister Resigns

Argentina Crisis Builds As Economy Minister Resigns

Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 03, 2022, Buenos Aires

Argentina's economy minister, Martin Guzman, who led debt renegotiations with the International Monetary Fund, announced his resignation in a statement shared on Twitter on Saturday.

State Of Emergency In Uzbekistan After U-Turn On Reforms Amid Protests

State Of Emergency In Uzbekistan After U-Turn On Reforms Amid Protests

Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 03, 2022, Tashkent

Uzbekistan announced a month-long state of emergency Saturday in an autonomous republic where rare protests forced President Shavkat Mirziyoyev into a climbdown on constitutional reforms.

Palestinians Hand Bullet That Killed Al Jazeera Journalist To US

Palestinians Hand Bullet That Killed Al Jazeera Journalist To US

Reuters | Sunday July 03, 2022, Ramallah

The Palestinian Authority has handed the bullet that killed prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to USauthorities for forensic examination, a Palestinian official said on Saturday.

Taliban's large gathering ends with calls for international recognition

Taliban's large gathering ends with calls for international recognition

Reuters | Saturday July 02, 2022, KABUL

A Talibanrun gathering of thousands of male religious and ethnic leaders ended on Saturday by asking foreign governments to formally recognise their

Bear Cub With Head Stuck In Plastic Container Rescued In US, Internet Happy

Bear Cub With Head Stuck In Plastic Container Rescued In US, Internet Happy

Edited by Diksha Rani | Saturday July 02, 2022

Wildlife biologists in Connecticut, in the United States, had to rescue a bear cub who stuck its head in a transparent plastic jar, according to wildlife officials.

Astronaut Study Reveals Effects Of Space Travel On Human Bones

Astronaut Study Reveals Effects Of Space Travel On Human Bones

Reuters | Saturday July 02, 2022

A study of bone loss in 17 astronauts who flew aboard the International Space Station is providing a fuller understanding of the effects of space travel on the human body and steps that can mitigate it.

Over 24 Crew Members Missing In Shipwreck During South China Sea Typhoon

Over 24 Crew Members Missing In Shipwreck During South China Sea Typhoon

Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 02, 2022, Hong Kong

More than two dozen crew members are unaccounted for after their ship broke into two during a typhoon in the South China Sea on Saturday, with rescuers scrambling to find them, officials say.

Man Throws Flammable Liquid At Government Building In Russia: Report

Man Throws Flammable Liquid At Government Building In Russia: Report

Edited by Diksha Rani | Saturday July 02, 2022

A man threw a Molotov cocktail at a government building in a central Russian city on Thursday, in a clear protest against President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, according to a report in Newsweek.

15,000 Australians Rally Against Overturning Of US Abortion Law

15,000 Australians Rally Against Overturning Of US Abortion Law

Reuters | Saturday July 02, 2022, Australia

Thousands of Australians joined raucous protests across the country on Saturday against the US Supreme Court's overturning of women's constitutional right to abortion.

21 Killed In Ukraine's Odessa After Russian Missile Strike

21 Killed In Ukraine's Odessa After Russian Missile Strike

Reuters | Saturday July 02, 2022, Ukraine

Russia flattened part of an apartment building while residents slept on Friday in missile attacks near Ukraine's port of Odesa that authorities said killed at least 21 people.

Google To Delete Users' Location History On US Abortion Clinic Visits

Google To Delete Users' Location History On US Abortion Clinic Visits

Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 02, 2022, United States

Google announced Friday it would delete users' location history when they visit abortion clinics, domestic violence shelters and other places where privacy is sought.

Pak Journalist, 73, Attacked By Unidentified Men For Criticising Army

Pak Journalist, 73, Attacked By Unidentified Men For Criticising Army

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 02, 2022, Islamabad

Senior journalist and political analyst Ayaz Amir was assaulted by unidentified men in Lahore on Friday night, a day after he termed Pakistan's Army generals "property dealers".

Ukraine's Zelensky Accuses Russia Of "Terror" In Missile Attack That Killed 21

Ukraine's Zelensky Accuses Russia Of "Terror" In Missile Attack That Killed 21

Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 02, 2022, Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday accused Russia of engaging in state "terror" as he blamed Moscow for missile strikes on a southern resort town that left 21 dead and dozens wounded.

5 Dead, 19 Injured After 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southern Iran

5 Dead, 19 Injured After 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southern Iran

Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 02, 2022, Tehran

At least five people were killed and 19 injured when a strong earthquake shook southern Iran early Saturday, the state news agency IRNA reported.