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'Stop tests, return to talks': US tells North Korea days after missile launch
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'Stop tests, return to talks': US tells North Korea days after missile launch

Last Tuesday, North Korea fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in its fifth round of weapons tests in recent weeks

Campaign in US against 'stealthing' or the removal of condom without consent during sex
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Campaign in US against 'stealthing' or the removal of condom without consent during sex

In the United States, the fight against this long-taboo practice is gaining momentum, marked by a major victory in early October when California became the first US state to pass a law banning the act

India, US ties: Looming CAATSA sanctions speak of a US unipolar moment that has long walked into pages of history
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India, US ties: Looming CAATSA sanctions speak of a US unipolar moment that has long walked into pages of history

Stripped to the bone, the CAATSA sanctions are a way of forcing India to negate its multi-alignment strategy

Joe Biden surprises Kamala Harris on her birthday with a bouquet and photo frame; watch it here
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Joe Biden surprises Kamala Harris on her birthday with a bouquet and photo frame; watch it here

The US vice president was born on 20 October, 1964 in California’s Oakland city, to Stanford professor Donald J Harris and Tamil Indian biologist Shyamala Gopalan

'Idea of wall is an illusion': Top cybersecurity expert on China's digital army and battleground of future
India

'Idea of wall is an illusion': Top cybersecurity expert on China's digital army and battleground of future

CNN-News18's Shreya Dhoundial speaks to top cybersecurity expert and Recorded Future CEO Christopher Ahlberg on China's digital army and what India needs to watch out for

Anti-vaxxers latch on Colin Powell's death to bolster argument against COVID-19 vaccines
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Anti-vaxxers latch on Colin Powell's death to bolster argument against COVID-19 vaccines

But Powell suffered from myeloma, a type of cancer that experts say undermines the efficacy of shots, and data shows his age left him especially vulnerable

Middle Eastern Quad? How Abraham Accords opened West Asia for India
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Middle Eastern Quad? How Abraham Accords opened West Asia for India

It may be too early to call it a ‘Middle Eastern Quad’, but the United States, India, Israel and UAE are in for greater cooperation and coordination in the region

US court junks Nirav Modi's plea seeking dismissal of fraud allegations against him
India

US court junks Nirav Modi's plea seeking dismissal of fraud allegations against him

The allegations were made by Richard Levin, the court appointed trustee of three US corporations indirectly owned by Nirav Modi previously

Colin Powell passes away at 84 of complications from COVID-19, says family
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Colin Powell passes away at 84 of complications from COVID-19, says family

Powell was fully vaccinated and was being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, his family said

Iran set to resume nuclear negotiations with world powers on 21 October
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Iran set to resume nuclear negotiations with world powers on 21 October

The Vienna talks aimed at reviving the deal were suspended in June, when Iran elected ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi as president

No rush in officially recognising Taliban's rule in Afghanistan, says Russian president Vladimir Putin
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No rush in officially recognising Taliban's rule in Afghanistan, says Russian president Vladimir Putin

Russia is set to host the Taliban and other Afghan factions for talks Wednesday in a move that reflects Moscow’s efforts to expand its clout

US, Israel exploring a 'Plan B' if Iran does not rejoin talks to salvage 2015 nuclear deal
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US, Israel exploring a 'Plan B' if Iran does not rejoin talks to salvage 2015 nuclear deal

Their comments came as Iran has hinted it’s ready to return to indirect negotiations with the US in Vienna but has not committed to a date

North Korea's Kim Jong-un vows to build invincible military, slams US' 'persistent hostility'
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un vows to build invincible military, slams US' 'persistent hostility'

Kim also accused South Korea of hypocrisy because it criticises North Korea’s weapons development as provocations while spending heavily to increase its own military capabilities

Earthquake: Strong quakes of magnitude 6.1 and 6.2 rock Hawaii
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Earthquake: Strong quakes of magnitude 6.1 and 6.2 rock Hawaii

The US Geological Survey says the first quake struck about 17 miles south of Naalehu and the second earthquake struck about 20 minutes later in the same area

Iraq's parliamentary elections to decide course of regional balance of power, see how West-leaning politicians fare
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Iraq's parliamentary elections to decide course of regional balance of power, see how West-leaning politicians fare

While few Iraqis expect meaningful change in their day-to-day lives, the parliament elections will shape the direction of Iraq's foreign policy at a key time in the Middle East, including as Iraq is mediating between regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia

US officer's quick response saves colleague's life from careening car; watch viral video here
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US officer's quick response saves colleague's life from careening car; watch viral video here

The driver who was involved in this incident was later issued a citation for failing to maintain proper control of his vehicle. Both the officers will return to their regular duty very soon.

US green card backlog: Fate of Indian immigrants hangs in balance
India

US green card backlog: Fate of Indian immigrants hangs in balance

With no more than 10,000 Indians eligible for green cards a year, a vast majority of applicants have no choice but to wait for their turn

US raises concern over 'provocative military action' as China flies warplanes south of Taiwan
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US raises concern over 'provocative military action' as China flies warplanes south of Taiwan

State department spokesperson Ned Price warned that China's military activity near Taiwan risks miscalculation and undermines regional peace and stability

From allowing private players, to regulating satellite use, why India needs a space law
India

From allowing private players, to regulating satellite use, why India needs a space law

Union Minister Jitendra Singh during the Monsoon Session this year said the Space Activities Bill is under active consideration of the government

COVID-19 outbreak underlines need for India to develop its own epidemic intelligence service
India

COVID-19 outbreak underlines need for India to develop its own epidemic intelligence service

Inputs of NEIS can greatly aid policymakers and various arms of the Indian government to prepare for future potential threats to public health in India