Top 10 world news: China blames ‘forces with ulterior motives’, Ukraine says Russia will attack again & more

In response to a question about the ongoing protests in China, at a regular press briefing about the disaster, foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said, “On social media there are forces with ulterior motives that relate this fire with the local response to Covid-19.” In other news, Ukraine, on Monday, said that Russia is getting ready for […]

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Top 10 world news: Anti-lockdown protests spread in China, Iran detains Khamenei’s niece, and more

In the latest, Hundreds of people took to the streets in Beijing and Shanghai on Sunday to protest against China’s zero-Covid policy in a rare outburst of public anger against the state regime. In connection with this, Tibet has also been suffering under China’s stringent zero-Covid policy. In Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s niece, Farideh Moradkhani, has been detained by […]

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Top 10 world news: Protests against Covid curbs in China, 56th PSLV flight of ISRO, and more

The people of China vented their anger against the strict Covid curbs through widespread protests, which some social media posts said hampered the rescue efforts. China’s extremely strict ‘Zero-Covid policy’ is increasingly resulting in public fatigue and anger. In other news, ISRO successfully launched nine satellites aboard its workhorse PSLV from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. Click on the headlines […]

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Top 10 world news: China’s iPhone plant unrest, Neymar’s ankle injury, Twitter’s new verified checks, and more

After mass protests at the Foxconn iPhone factory in China’s Zhengzhou, over 20,000 employees, mostly new hires, left the plant on Friday. unkindwhile, Brazil suffered a huge blow ahead of their second FIFA world cup match against Switzerland in Qatar, as star forward Neymar got ruled out of the match due to an ankle injury. Twitter […]

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Iran’s top footballer Voria Ghafouri, supporter of anti-hijab protests, arrested amidst Qatar World Cup row

Iran’s top footballer Voria Ghafouri, who is one of the vocal supporters of anti-hijab protests, was arrested by the Tehran police for allegedly spreading propaganda against the Islamic regime. Ghafouri, a former member of the national team who has appeared 28 times for Iran up until 2019, was arrested training session at his club, Foolad […]

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Top 10 world news: Russia denies role in Kyiv’s damages, Anwar Ibrahim becomes Malaysia PM and more

Russia on Thursday denied its role for damages in Kyiv, saying that the damage was done by foreign and Ukrainian” air defence missiles. unkindwhile, after last Sunday’s inconclusive elections in Malaysia, long-time opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim became country’s new Prime Minister. In India’s neighbourhood,  Lt General Asim Munir became the new Chief of Army Staff […]

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Scottish leader calls next election a ‘de facto referendum’ after UK top court snub

After the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom ruled that Scotland could not hold another referendum for independence without approval from Westminster, Scottish politician Nicola Sturgeon said that the next general election will be a “de facto referendum” on Scotland’s freedom from the UK. Sturgeon is the First Minister of Scotland and leader of the […]

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China attacking Taiwan would be ‘strategic mistake’: top US general

The senior general at the Pentagon issued a warning on Wednesday, saying that any Chinese strike on Taiwan would be a ‘strategic mistake’ on par with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.  As per US connectt Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley, “I think it would be unwise, it would be a political, geopolitical, a strategic mistake, similar to […]

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Top 10 world news: Russia says Ukrainian missile lands in Poland, G20 condemns war in Ukraine

Russia on Wednesday (November 16) claimed that the images that were published from the site of the blast in Poland showed some fragments of a Ukrainian S-300 missile, clarifying that Moscow had nothing to do with the blast and it was probably caused by Ukrainian air defence units firing at incoming Russian missiles. In other news, […]

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Top 10 world news: Fresh attacks in Kyiv, COP27, G20 summit updates, and more

Ukrainian capital Kyiv once again came within the firing range of Russian forces. Fresh attacks caused power cuts as the capital went atop the deafening noise of air-raid alarms. unkindwhile, most G20 members in Indonesia’s Bali condemned the war in Ukraine in its draft declaration. In Sherm El-Sheikh, India’s proposal to phase down all fossil […]

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