Friday, January 21, 2022

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Commuters on an electric battery auto rickshaw as it rains, on September 24, 2021 in Noida, India.

The bumpy road to India's electric car dreams

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India sold more electrical vehicles in September than any previous month. The sales of electric vehicles in India have been increasing since April, which is the start to this financial year. They are...
The house where the woman was beheaded by her own family

Aurangabad: Indian teenager arrested after beheading a pregnant sister

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Aurangabad: Indian teenager arrested after beheading a pregnant sisterPubliziert1 hour agoShareNearShare pageCopy the linkShareA teenager was arrested by police in Maharashtra, a western Indian state. He is suspected of killing his older sister.Local...
Russian forces arriving in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan unrest: Blinken questions Russian troop deployment

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Kazakhstan unrest: Blinken questions Russian troop deploymentPublished11 minutes agoShareCloseShare pageCopy the linkSharingImage source, Russian Defence MinistryAntony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, has raised concerns about Kazakhstan's decision not to receive military assistance...
Kei Komuro and Princess Mako

Japan's Princess Mako finally marries commoner boyfriend Kei Komuro

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Japan's Princess Mako is now married to her college sweetheart Kei Komuro and has lost her royal status.Japanese law states that female members of the imperial family lose their status upon marriage to...
Stubbed out cigarette

New Zealand bans cigarettes in future generations

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New Zealand bans cigarettes in future generationsPublished45 minutes agoShareCloseShare pageCopy the linkShareImage source, Getty ImagesNew Zealand is attempting to phase out smoking by banning the sale of tobacco products to its next generation.A...
Soldiers move snow from around a vehicle

Pakistan: Drivers of heavy snowtraps vehicles in Pakistan are killing many

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Pakistan: Drivers of heavy snowtraps vehicles in Pakistan are killing manyPublished29 minutes agoShareNearShare pageCopy the linkShareImage source, EPAHeavy snow in Northern Pakistan has caused at least 21 deaths.Military personnel are working to rescue...
Shuai Peng of China in action during her Women's Singles first round match against Nao Hibino of Japan on day two of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 21, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia

Peng Shuai: A man claims to be able to identify an athlete and says...

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Peng Shuai: A man claims to be able to identify an athlete and says that the WTA heads ignored his mailPublishedLast updated: 59 minutesShareNearShare pageCopy this linkSharingImage source, Getty ImagesPeng Shuai's friend, an...
Afghan women receive food donations as part of the World Food Programme (WFP) for displaced people, during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Jalalabad on April 20, 2021

Afghans facing 'hell on earth' as winter looms

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Image source, Getty ImagesA country that feels the real fear of starvation is this one. Weather is shifting from warm autumn temperatures to freezing cold. There are many areas reporting severe drought,...
Myanmar Army Gen Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar army general Min Aung Hlaing excluded from leaders' summit

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An annual summit of regional leaders will be held later in the month to exclude the army general, who took power in Myanmar in Feb.Asean, the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean),...
U.S. President Biden speaks virtually with Chinese leader Xi from the White House in Washington

Biden and Xi Jinping have a virtual meeting

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Image source, ReutersIn a much-anticipated virtual meeting, Joe Biden talks to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Mr. Xi stated that China is "ready to propel US-China relations in a positive direction". Both sides...
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