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Climate change will pose greater threat to human lives than COVID-19: Red Cross
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Climate change will pose greater threat to human lives than COVID-19: Red Cross

The World Disaster Report rated climate change as the greatest global challenge, finding disasters triggered by climate-related events had risen 35% since 1990s

WTO set to have woman boss for the first time since its existence, shortlist narrows down to two
World

WTO set to have woman boss for the first time since its existence, shortlist narrows down to two

The final two from an initial list of eight candidates are Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee

Swiss voters reject nationalist plan to limit jobs for European Union citizens, exit polls reveal
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Swiss voters reject nationalist plan to limit jobs for European Union citizens, exit polls reveal

In a similar referendum in 2014, the Swiss narrowly voted in favor of limiting access of EU citizens to live and work in Switzerland.

New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops
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New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops

Among other Indian cities, Bengaluru and Mumbai were degraded as well where respondents said city administration needs to focus on the problem of air pollution

Airborne spread of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out in crowded or poorly ventilated settings, says WHO
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Airborne spread of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out in crowded or poorly ventilated settings, says WHO

An open letter from more than 200 scientists had accused the WHO of underestimating the possibility of airborne transmission. However, WHO officials have cautioned the evidence required further assessment.

Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
India

Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia

Anurag Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was serving as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia

Students, activists, Indian diaspora protest against CAA, Delhi riots in London; demand Amit Shah’s resignation
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Students, activists, Indian diaspora protest against CAA, Delhi riots in London; demand Amit Shah’s resignation

A large group of students, human rights activists and diaspora group representatives gathered outside the Indian High Commission on Saturday for a protest against the CAA and the associated violence in Delhi

'Pakistan Army epicenter of international terrorism' banner displayed at iconic Broken Chair sculpture during 43rd UNHRC session
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'Pakistan Army epicenter of international terrorism' banner displayed at iconic Broken Chair sculpture during 43rd UNHRC session

A protest is scheduled to be held by Baloch and Pashtun activists in front of the United Nations Office at Geneva, near the Broken Chair, against the involvement of the Pakistani military establishment in breeding terror outfits

Servers at UN’s Geneva, Vienna offices, human rights agency hacked last year as part of ‘sophisticated espionage operation’, says leaked report
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Servers at UN’s Geneva, Vienna offices, human rights agency hacked last year as part of ‘sophisticated espionage operation’, says leaked report

Sophisticated hackers infiltrated UN networks in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, the hackers' identity and the extent of the data they obtained are not known

Furious over 'drag corpse and hang for three days' rider in Pervez Musharraf death sentence, Pakistan govt seeks removal of 'mentally unfit' judge
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Furious over 'drag corpse and hang for three days' rider in Pervez Musharraf death sentence, Pakistan govt seeks removal of 'mentally unfit' judge

Furious over a special court's verdict to drag Gen (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's corpse to the Parliament and hang it for three days, the Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will move the Supreme Judicial Council to unseat the "mentally unfit" head of the tribunal

Imran Khan holds emergency meeting as Pakistan govt decides to support Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against death sentence
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Imran Khan holds emergency meeting as Pakistan govt decides to support Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against death sentence

Imran Khan discussed the issue with his top party aides even as his government decided to support Musharraf 's appeal against 'unfair' verdict

Laver Cup 2019: Jack Sock, Nick Kyrgios paired up to beat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut down Europe's lead
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Laver Cup 2019: Jack Sock, Nick Kyrgios paired up to beat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut down Europe's lead

Jack Sock and Nick Kyrgios paired up to defeat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut Europe's lead to 7-5 heading into the final day of the Laver Cup in Geneva.

Roger Federer says he would be happy for Laver Cup to move to China in future
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Roger Federer says he would be happy for Laver Cup to move to China in future

Roger Federer said that he would be open to Laver Cup moving to China for next edition, saying that he just wants the host city to be excited about the tournament

Houthi rebels claim attack on Aramco facilities: Insurgents have been seeking regional autonomy for Zaidis in Saudi Arabia since 1990s
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Houthi rebels claim attack on Aramco facilities: Insurgents have been seeking regional autonomy for Zaidis in Saudi Arabia since 1990s

On 14 September, two Aramco facilities in Saudi Arabia, Abqaiq and Khurais, were targeted by drone attacks. The attacks bring the spotlight on the Houthi rebels

Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on terror outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa, admits Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah
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Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on terror outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa, admits Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah

Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on proscribed terror outfit Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD), admitted the country's interior minister on national television

Shah Mahmood Qureshi asks UN to launch probe into situation in Kashmir, says threat of 'genocide' looming over state
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Shah Mahmood Qureshi asks UN to launch probe into situation in Kashmir, says threat of 'genocide' looming over state

Shah Mahmood Qureshi also said that the top UN rights body should not be embarrassed on the world stage by its inaction over the Kashmir issue.

Assam’s final NRC list leaves out 19 lakh: UN high commissioner for refugees urges India to ensure no one is left stateless
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Assam’s final NRC list leaves out 19 lakh: UN high commissioner for refugees urges India to ensure no one is left stateless

About 31.1 million people were included on the list, according to a statement Saturday from Assam's government, leaving out 1.9 million

India appoints Pavan Kapoor as next ambassador to UAE; 1990 cadre IFS officer to replace Navdeep Singh Puri
India

India appoints Pavan Kapoor as next ambassador to UAE; 1990 cadre IFS officer to replace Navdeep Singh Puri

Kapoor has served in different capacities in the Indian Missions in Moscow, Kyiv, London and Geneva

FIFA bans former Nigeria head coach Samson Siasia for life for match-fixing
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FIFA bans former Nigeria head coach Samson Siasia for life for match-fixing

FIFA banned former Nigeria Football Federation official Samson Siasia after he was found guilty of taking bribes for manipulating the outcome of matches