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World NGO Day: All you need to know about history, significance and celebrations
World

World NGO Day: All you need to know about history, significance and celebrations

The day was conceived to spread awareness of the tremendous contributions of NGOs all around the world and honour the relentless efforts of the social workers both in the public and private sectors

How a Ukraine conflict could reshape Europe’s reliance on Russian energy supplies
World

How a Ukraine conflict could reshape Europe’s reliance on Russian energy supplies

Diplomatic proposals to counter Russia’s buildup centre on sanctions that could limit energy trade

We don't want war but don't tread on us, says Russia as Ukraine tensions mount
World

We don't want war but don't tread on us, says Russia as Ukraine tensions mount

While Moscow and the West are mulling their next steps, NATO said it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region, and the US ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert for potential deployment to Europe

Nord Stream 2: Operator begins pumping gas into pipeline connecting Russia to Germany
World

Nord Stream 2: Operator begins pumping gas into pipeline connecting Russia to Germany

The US said that it still believes the pipeline to be a geopolitical project of the Russian Federation and would continue to oppose it

NASA shares satellite images of phytoplanktons; see pictures here
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NASA shares satellite images of phytoplanktons; see pictures here

Taking to their Instagram handle, the space agency posted a few photos that featured phytoplanktons in turquoise, green, and light blue colour in water.

Ferry with 335 people on board catches fire in Baltic Sea; four Lithuanian military ships sent for rescue
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Ferry with 335 people on board catches fire in Baltic Sea; four Lithuanian military ships sent for rescue

The ferry, Regina Seaways, sent out a distress call at 1045 GMT and the Lithuanian military sent a helicopter to the vessel and has two more on standby if needed

India, Pakistan militaries to attend SCO-organised drill in Russia in August, countries to discuss measures to curb militant groups, ideologies
India

India, Pakistan militaries to attend SCO-organised drill in Russia in August, countries to discuss measures to curb militant groups, ideologies

Militaries of India and Pakistan will be attending the SCO-organised, anti-terror drill in Russia. The drill, "Peace Mission" will discuss curbing terror groups all over the world

Russia celebrates Navy Day; Vladimir Putin shows off naval might with grand parade
World

Russia celebrates Navy Day; Vladimir Putin shows off naval might with grand parade

President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia's naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria.

Joint Sea 2017: Russia, China participate in joint naval exercises in Baltic Sea
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Joint Sea 2017: Russia, China participate in joint naval exercises in Baltic Sea

Chinese and Russian commanders conducted a simulation exercise in Kaliningrad province for the ongoing joint military drills code-named "Joint Sea 2017" in the Baltic Sea.

Germany lashes out at US over sanctions against Russia affecting gas pipeline to Europe
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Germany lashes out at US over sanctions against Russia affecting gas pipeline to Europe

Germany on Friday lashed out at Washington over new sanctions against Russia that target the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe.

Russia launches jet fighter Sukhoi Su-27 to intercept US strategic bomber over Baltic Sea
World

Russia launches jet fighter Sukhoi Su-27 to intercept US strategic bomber over Baltic Sea

The appearance of the B-52, a long-range bomber that first went into service in the 1950s, irked Moscow