Exiled leader calls weekend of protests in Belarus By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 15th August, 2020, 15:22

Protests have erupted across the country calling for him to quit

Belarus election: Exiled leader calls weekend of 'peaceful rallies'

Denmark makes masks compulsory on public transport Denmark makes masks compulsory on public transport

Denmark has registered a total of 15,859 cases of COVID-19 with 621 deaths


Putin vaccine memes flood social media Putin vaccine memes flood social media

There have been many satirical memes about Russia's announcement, shared in a range of languages


‘It’s good to be home,’ says Markle as she finds her voice in US ‘It’s good to be home,’ says Markle as she finds her voice in US

Meghan Markle said Friday she was pleased to be back in America, where she plans to speak out against racism


3 coronavirus vaccines currently under trials in India, mass production soon: Indian PM Modi 3 coronavirus vaccines currently under trials in India: Modi

The Prime Minister’s assurance came at a time when the number of India’s coronavirus cases have crossed the 25 lakh-mark


Trump orders TikTok owners to sell US assets within 90 days Trump orders TikTok owners to sell US assets within 90 days

US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered Chinese company ByteDance to divest itself of any assets used to support


Michelle Obama congratulates  Kamala Harris in Instagram post Michelle Obama congratulates Kamala Harris in Instagram post

Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama took to Instagram Thursday to pen down a message for Kamala Harris


Kushner: Israel-UAE treaty a 'massive change' for the region "Israel-UAE treaty a 'massive change' for the region"

It marks only the third Israeli-Arab peace treaty in the Middle East, and the first involving a Gulf state


Trump visits brother in New York hospital Trump visits brother in New York hospital

US President Donald Trump has said his younger brother is having a "tough time" as he visited…


Princess Anne gets military promotion as she celebrates 70th birthday Princess Anne promoted by military as she turns 70

It is a tradition that senior royals are treated as military members and receive promotions as they get older


VJ Day: Japan marks 75 years since end of WWII Japan marks 75 years since end of WWII

Victory over Japan Day marked the end of the conflict, four months after fighting ended in Europe


Indian troops fight for 17-20hrs with Chinese Indian troops fight for 17-20hrs with Chinese

Chinese soldiers hurled stones to attack Indian soldiers along the de-facto border in Ladakh


Facebook, Twitter and Google don't want a repeat of 2016 electioneering 
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The aim has been to avoid a repeat of the 2016 campaign, which was marred by foreign meddling and highlighted how woefully unprepared social media 


Right lawyer Prashant Bhushan booked in contempt of court Indian SC implicates right lawyer Prashant Bhushan in contempt

Prashant Bhushan is guilty of contempt for his two derogatory tweets against the judiciary


 Landslide kills 11 in Nepal, 27 missing Landslide kills 11 in Nepal, 27 missing

Eleven bodies were recovered Friday after a landslide tore down a village in north-central Nepal, police said


Turkey hits out at France as EU ministers meet on Med crisis Turkey hits out at France as EU ministers meet on Med crisis

The Greek defence ministry denied being involved in any incident with the Oruc Reis


Iran condemns Israel-UAE deal as 'strategic stupidity' Iran condemns Israel-UAE deal as 'strategic stupidity'

The Iranian foreign ministry denounced the deal as an act of "strategic stupidity from Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv


How the world reacted to UAE, Israel normalising diplomatic ties How the world reacted to UAE, Israel normalising diplomatic ties

The United Arab Emirates has become the first Gulf Arab country to reach a deal on normalising relations with Israel


Ban on Myanmar's largest observer group to have 'huge' election impact Ban on Myanmar's largest observer group to have 'huge' election impact

But its director Sai Ye Kyaw Swar Myint announced Thursday that the group had been barred by authorities


Taliban prisoner release: Afghan government begins setting free last 400 Taliban prisoner set free paving way for talks

Eighty prisoners are set free Thursday, officials said, some whose crimes include attacks on Afghans and foreigners


UN regional dialogue on return to normalcy August 19 UN regional dialogue on shift to normalcy Aug 19

Digital connectivity, post corona recovery top of agenda

 


US seizes Iranian fuel cargo destined for Venezuela: report US seizes Iranian fuel cargo destined for Venezuela: report

The four ships were seized at sea and were now en route to Houston, Texas, the Journal reported Thursday, citing US officials


33 dead in Niger floods 33 dead in Niger floods

The worst-hit regions are Maradi in south-central Niger, Tahoua and Tillaberi in the west, and Dosso in the southwest


North Korea lifts lockdown in Kaesong, rejects flood, virus aid North Korea lifts lockdown in Kaesong

Kim says it was clear after three weeks that the virus situation in Kaesong was stable and expressed gratitude to residents for cooperating with the lockdown


India's Tripura state reports 164 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths Tripura reports 164 new COVID-19 cases

So far, 5,016 people have recovered from the disease in the state of India


Indian former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to be on ventilator support Pranab Mukherjee continues to be on ventilator support

The former President's daughter writes to Twitter after the medical bulletin, saying his condition has not worsened


Belarus election: Claims of 'widespread torture' against jailed protesters 'Widespread torture' against Belarus protesters

Some of the 6,700 people detained since Sunday have been released and allege mistreatment, including beatings


Ethos, spirits of Kashmiriyat frustrated by terrorism Terrorism jeopardizes ethos, spirits of Kashmiriyat

A study of European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) reveals the issue 


Water wars: Mekong River another front in U.S.-China rivalry Water wars: Mekong River another front in U.S.-China rivalry

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy said he was “quite surprised” at the stark findings


India lodges ‘strong protest’ over attempts to convert Lahore Gurudwara into mosque India lodges ‘strong protest’ over attempts to convert Lahore Gurudwara into mosque

The gurdwara is a historical shrine built at the spot where Bhai Taru Singh sustained fatal injuries in 1745


Israel and UAE strike historic deal to normalise relations Israel and UAE strike historic deal to normalise relations

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to normalise relations, US President Donald Trump has announced


Modi becomes longest serving Non-Congress prime minister Modi becomes longest serving Non-Congress prime minister

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday became the fourth-longest serving Prime Minister of India surpassing Atal Bihari Vajpayee's tenure


Construction of mega lift irrigation project at Tral in full swing after J-K was made UT Construction of mega lift irrigation project at Tral in full swing after J-K was made UT

The mega scheme is situated in Tral town of the Pulwama district and was envisaged to provide irrigation facilities in 22 villages of Tral and Awantipora blocks


Over 60 journalists detained after election in Belarus Over 60 journalists detained after election in Belarus

Belarusian security agencies have detained 64 journalists covering protests following the August 9 presidential election


DNA test shows Kabul gurdwara bomber was Afghan, not Indian from Kerala’s Kasargod

DNA test shows Kabul gurdwara bomber was Afghan

Authorities carried out a DNA test on the bomber, suspected to be 21-year-old Muhammad Muhsin alias Abu Khalid al-Hindi, but found him to be an Afghan national


New silk factory boosts J-K economic strength   New silk factory brings new hope for J-K sericulture

The factory produces 4,60,000 metres of silk fabric creating economic emancipation for 40,000 families so far


Myanmar urged to ensure Rohingya participation in polls Myanmar urged to ensure Rohingya participation in polls

Fortify Rights has urged the government of Myanmar to abolish the National Verification Card 


China collecting DNA samples of millions, experts suspect developing tool for genetic surveillance China collecting DNA samples of millions, experts suspect developing tool for genetic surveillance

They estimated that the authorities’ goal is to gather the DNA samples of 35 million to 70 million Chinese males


People Stage protest against Beijing near Chinese Consulate in Vancouver People Stage protest against Beijing near Chinese Consulate in Vancouver

The protestors were of the view that their group is getting bigger and societies from other communities have also started joining them as well


Israel launches fresh strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza Israel launches fresh strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza

A Gaza security source said Israeli warplanes had carried out several strikes on Hamas sites

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