THESE are the world’s most miserable countries (some may surprise you)
Unemployment and inflation are plaguing the world. According to an annual misery index, Zimbabwe is the most miserable country because of the high cost of living. Happiness is elusive in Venezuela, Lebanon, Syria, and Sudan
Which countries are skipping the G20 meet in Kashmir?
The third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting is being hosted by India in Srinagar on 22-24 May. This is J&K's first significant international event since losing its special status in 2019. While Saudi Arabia and Egypt have not yet registered, China and Turkey have chosen to skip the event
In Taiwan, same-sex couples now have right to adoption: Which other countries allow it?
Taiwan on Tuesday passed an amendment that permits same-sex couples to adopt children they are not biologically related to. The other countries where such adoptions are legal are Israel, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Australia, New Zealand among others
Spain has banned 'dwarf bullfighting': What is this decades-long practice?
Dwarves in Spain have long dressed as clowns to chase bulls at public spectacles designed to be humorous. However, in a decision applauded by disability rights organisations, Spain's parliament on Thursday outlawed 'comic' bullfighting events, including those involving people with dwarfism
IMF board approves $5.4 billion for cash-strapped Argentina
The new disbursement brings to $28.9 billion the total funds already allocated to Argentina since the start of the assistance program in March 2022
Chile detects first case of bird flu in humans, 53-yr-old diagnosed with severe symptoms
Recent cases in industrial farms caused the government to halt poultry exports. Industrial cases have also been detected in Argentina
Joe Biden, Argentine president affirm 'economic integration'
The two countries are embarking 'on the next century of our partnership' after 200 years of diplomatic relations, he added, citing an 'enormous opportunity to increase our economic integration'
How China has replaced the US in bailing out middle-income countries
According to new data, China is providing ever more emergency loans to countries, including Turkey, Argentina, and Sri Lanka. In many ways, China has replaced the United States in bailing out indebted low- and middle-income countries
Watch: Lionel Messi scores 800th career goal as world champions Argentina celebrate homecoming
Messi got a late goal as world champions Argentina celebrated their homecoming with a 2-0 win over Panama in a friendly.
Argentina to delay payment to IMF
The IMF and Argentina last week reached a staff-level agreement on the fourth review of their $44 billion loan program. Once the fund's board approves the agreement, it will allow the release of about $5.3 billion to the Argentine government
If Khalistanis can storm Indian High Commission in London, why not give same rights to Argentinian protesters in Delhi?
Time is ripe for the West to realise that India’s patience is running thin. Anyway, friendship can’t be a one-way traffic
Why is Argentina facing a heatwave like no other in its history?
The early days of March have seen record-breaking temperatures in parts of Argentina. Experts say that while the La Nina weather phenomenon has driven the heatwave, climate change may be making matters worse
China, Pakistan pull a fast one on Myanmar, deliver junk fighter jets
The JF-17 fighter jet, which has been jointly built by China and Pakistan, has become a burden for the Myanmar Air Force
14,000 acres of forest land burn in Argentina amid heat wave, drought
Since the start of the year, with the South American country facing heat wave after heat wave, fires have destroyed more than 100,000 hectares in Corrientes, according to the INTA agricultural technology institute
Argentina’s initial fervor for Pope Francis has faded
Francis, who still likes to listen to tango, left Argentina in February 2013 to attend the conclave that elected him as the successor to Benedict XVI on March 13
Argentina wants fresh talks with UK over Falkland Islands: Why are the nations at loggerheads?
Argentina claims the Falkland Islands through the Spanish crown as well as its proximity to the mainland. Britain, meanwhile, points to its long-time management of the islands. Though Argentina lost the brief but bloody 1982 Falkland Islands War with Britain, it refuses to give up on the matter
Pele's daughter reveals late Brazil star wanted Lionel Messi to win FIFA World Cup 2022
Pele's daughter revealed that the three-time World Cup winner was hoping that Argentina captain Lionel Messi took home the trophy in Qatar last year.
Aero India 2023: Egypt, Argentina to buy LCA Tejas from India
Argentina and Egypt are the latest nations to show interest in procuring the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas from India
Explained: Why are pregnant Russian women flocking to Argentina amid the Ukraine war?
Since the invasion of Ukraine, Russian women have been heading to Buenos Aires to give birth so that their children can get Argentinian citizenship. The South American country is now cracking down on what they call ‘birth tourism’
Oscar Nominations 2023: Is Argentina, 1985 the best film in the courtroom drama genre?
Santiago Mitre's poignant and gripping courtroom drama is a sharp shortlisted for the Oscars this year is that rare cinematic piece of work that does justice to a genre mostly reduced to theatrics and OTT treatment.