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North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un

North Korea publicly executes two teens for watching K-dramas

Dec 06, 2022

According to reports, the youngsters were brought before the public, given death sentences, and then executed by firing squad on a city airfield in front of spectators who were forced to see the execution. 

Wuhan Lab

Covid is a man-made virus, I was terrified by what I saw, claims Wuhan lab scientist in his new book

Dec 06, 2022

Epidemiologist Huff argues that the pandemic was brought on by the US government's support of coronaviruses in China in his most recent book, "The Truth About Wuhan." 

iran protest

Iran government scraps Morality Police amidst protest over female dress code

Dec 05, 2022

Nearly 300 people have been killed so far in these human rights protests and thousands have been arrested and jailed.

King Charles III

St. Edward’s crown to be modified for King Charles’ coronation ceremony

Dec 04, 2022

St. Edward’s crown has reportedly been moved to some unidentified location from the Tower of London in order to be modified.

Julia Reichert

Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Julia Reichert dies at 76

Dec 03, 2022

As per sources, Julia died on December 1, after a long battle with cancer. She was diagnosed with stage four urothelial cancer in April 2018.

Volcano erupts in Hawaii

World's largest active volcano ''Mauna Loa'' erupts in Hawaii

Nov 30, 2022

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) said, “Lava flows are visible in the summit area from Kona. Winds can carry volcanic gas and fine ash and Pele hair (a type of volcanic glass) downwind.”

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Taliban ends ceasefire with Pakistan government, orders attacks across country

Nov 29, 2022

The TTP, also known as the Pakistan Taliban, was formed in 2007 as an umbrella organization for several militant groups. Its primary goal is to impose its strict brand of Islam throughout Pakistan.

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India ‘left out’ as China holds 1st meeting with 19 countries in Indian Ocean region

Nov 27, 2022

According to a statement from the organizers, the China International Development Cooperation Agency, the forum brought together representatives from 19 countries, including Indonesia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius, Djibouti, and Australia.

Indonesia earthquake

Indonesia: At least 20 killed and 300 injured after an earthquake hit mainland of Java

Nov 21, 2022

At least 20 people were killed and at least 300 were injured in the earthquake that shook Indonesia's main island of Java on November 21.

Fashion designer from Assam Sanjukta Dutta (L) and her designer label as showcased by the model (R)

US’s leading fashion magazine L’officiel features Sanjukta Dutta’s Design in their latest edition

Nov 21, 2022

Dutta has left no stone unturned in empowering the rural artisans of India and in bringing the age-old art of Assamese handlooms to the global stage. Her exceptional efforts and creativity have led to her becoming a known name in the Fashion world at the global level. 

Pressure mounting on Myanmar military to release jailed political prisoners

Myanmar: Pressure mounts on Junta to release jailed political prisoners

Nov 20, 2022

In response to the junta crackdowns, the international community, notably the US and EU, have demanded the release of all political prisoners and imposed penalties against the regime's top officials and allies in the industry.

Joe Biden with granddaughter Naomi Biden and Peter Neal

US President Joe Biden’s grandchild gets married at White House

Nov 20, 2022

28-year-old Washington-based lawyer Naomi Biden married Peter Neal, 25, a law graduate, on the mansion's South Lawn in an 11:00 am ceremony witnessed by about 250 guests, according to the White House.

Kendall Jenner expecting first baby – horse – via surrogate

Kendall Jenner is expecting a baby horse via surrogate

Nov 19, 2022

In the episode, the model further said, “Remember when I asked you for sperm? Jen was like, ‘I really wanna get something great for Kendall for her birthday.’ And I was like, ‘Sperm. Horse sperm.'”

Abu Bakr arrested by Bangladesh Police

Hindu girl killed, cut into pieces by lover in Bangladesh

Nov 18, 2022

When the police went inside the house, they found the headless body of a woman in a box. The head was kept in a bag. The corpse’s hands were not there. 

Chain smoker Uncle Chen completes marathon while smoking cigarettes

50-year-old Chinese man completes 42 km marathon while smoking cigarettes, netizens amused

Nov 17, 2022

Out of roughly 1500 runners that competed, Uncle Chen finished the marathon in three hours and 28 minutes, placing him 574th overall. And all of this while smoking a pack of cigarettes continuously.

General elections in Nepal

Indo-Nepal border to remain closed for three days on account of general elections in Nepal

Nov 17, 2022

Nepal is scheduled to conduct its general elections on November 20 which will elect 275 members of the Federal Parliament and 550 seats of the seven Provincial Assemblies.

Enactment of a segment from the Indian epic of Ramayana at the gala event Taipei’s American sponsored by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)

Indians unperturbed in Taiwan amidst Xi’s “reunification” call

Nov 17, 2022

Indians form the 9th largest country-specific expatriate group in Taiwan after overseas citizens from Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, the USA and South Korea, with a population of around 5000.

Istanbul street blust

Istanbul’s Istiklal street in fear after alleged terror attack claims 6 lives

Nov 14, 2022

An explosion shook a popular pedestrian area in downtown Istanbul's Istiklal Avenue, killing six people and injuring 81 others

Key executives of Twitter hand over resignation letter

Elon Musk’s Twitter ownership descends into chaos as key executives quit

Nov 11, 2022

Elon Musk's Twitter ownership slid further into disarray on November 10, when key security officials left, sparking a harsh warning from US authorities

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Myanmar’s junta including chief justice under US, EU sanction list

Nov 09, 2022

According to Executive Order 14014, the Treasury Department is targeting Sky Aviator Company Limited and its owner and director, Kyaw Min Oo, for sanctions because they work in the defence industry. 

Nepal jolted by 6.3 magnitude of earthquake on November 9

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, 6 killed; tremors felt in Delhi, Uttarakhand

Nov 09, 2022

As per seismic reports published by National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake occurred at around 1:57 am at a depth of 10 km.