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  • Photo of World News Day: Recognising the invisible work done by women

    World News Day: Recognising the invisible work done by women

    What if all the unpaid work we could do at home? This includes taking care, cleaning, taking care of baby, cooking etc. While some may argue that this is part and parcel of our daily lives, the problem arises when it is overwhelmingly one gender that ends up doing most of this unpaid work. This is especially problematic when unpaid…

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  • Photo of World News | No Difficulties with Russia on Servicing of Military Equipment, Spare Parts: Jaishankar

    World News | No Difficulties with Russia on Servicing of Military Equipment, Spare Parts: Jaishankar

    Washington, Sep 28 (PTI) Asserting that it exercises a choice it believes is in its national interest, India on Tuesday said it has no difficulty with Russia in supplying military equipment and spare parts after the war in Ukraine. “Regarding military equipment (from Russia), as far as I know, I don’t think we have faced any particular problem in recent…

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  • Photo of World News 27.09 | TVP World

    World News 27.09 | TVP World

    The Baltic Pipe, delivering natural gas from Norway to Poland, finally opens, the Nord Stream pipeline leaks, as talk of sabotage abounds, and NASA may be the first to test Earth’s planetary defenses. This and more are in the Tuesday edition of World News. Opening of the Baltic Pipe The Baltic Pipe gas pipeline was officially inaugurated on Tuesday by…

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  • Photo of Doubts surface over hydrogen as an energy and heating source

    Doubts surface over hydrogen as an energy and heating source

    A review of dozens of scholarly articles on hydrogen as an alternative energy source shows that it is not suitable as a heating alternative. Photo by Andy Rein/EPA-EFE Sept. 27 (UPI) — As the British economy struggles under the strain of high energy bills, a review in the scientific press found that hydrogen, a powerful energy carrier and a favorite…

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  • Photo of World News | Spike in Oil Price is Breaking India’s Back: Jaishankar

    World News | Spike in Oil Price is Breaking India’s Back: Jaishankar

    Washington, Sep 27 (PTI) India, which has a US$ 2,000 per capita economy, is worried about the rise in oil prices due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict and it is “breaking our back,” External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday. Addressing a joint press conference with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken after the bilateral talks, Jaishankar said there are…

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  • Photo of Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks: What we know so far | World News

    Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks: What we know so far | World News

    Gas leaks that remain largely unexplained were detected on Tuesday in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines from Russia to Germany. The gas leak has prompted European countries to investigate. A video released by Denmark’s armed forces shows bubbles rushing to the surface of the Baltic Sea above the pipeline. According to the Danish Armed Forces, the gas leak…

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  • Photo of Top 10 world news: Nord Stream leaks, Abe’s funeral amid protests, and more

    Top 10 world news: Nord Stream leaks, Abe’s funeral amid protests, and more

    Nordstream reported pipelines leaking and a sudden pressure drop overnight. In other news, scores of police officers were sent to the funeral of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as about 300 protesters gathered to oppose the state government’s decision to hold the funeral with “taxpayers’ money.” Click on the title to read more: Nord Stream Leaks: Russia Hints at Sabotage,…

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  • Photo of World News | Rishi Sunak Supporters Speak out as UK Economy Spirals Under Liz Truss

    World News | Rishi Sunak Supporters Speak out as UK Economy Spirals Under Liz Truss

    London, Sep 27 (PTI) Supporters of Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership race, which ended earlier this month with rival Liz Truss as British prime minister, are increasingly vocal in warning against the Indian-origin former chancellor. At 10 Downing Street much economic turmoil was unleashed by the new incumbent. While Sunak himself has remained conspicuously silent, his supporters within…

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  • Photo of World News Roundup: UN says Russia abuses prisoners in Ukraine; Iran security forces clash with protesters over Amini’s death and more

    World News Roundup: UN says Russia abuses prisoners in Ukraine; Iran security forces clash with protesters over Amini’s death and more

    Below is the current world news summary. The United Nations says Russia is abusing prisoners in Ukraine Russian forces and their armed allies have subjected Ukrainian prisoners to extrajudicial executions, sexual violence and other torture, the UN human rights office said in a report on Tuesday. The report, issued by the Office of the High Commissioner for…

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  • Photo of Iranian legislator condemns protests over death of woman detained by police

    Iranian legislator condemns protests over death of woman detained by police

    Turkey protests Iran A hardline Iranian lawmaker condemned female protesters who removed the mandatory headscarf, calling them prostitutes, amid dramatic scenes after the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the country’s morality police. The harsh language of Mahmoud Nabavian, a lawmaker in Tehran, was in sharp contrast to the pleas of a senior cleric, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Nouri Hamadani,…

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