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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FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatari fans clap back at Germany by recalling Mesut Özil

Germany and Spain locked horns in a Group E encounter on Sunday which ended all square after a pulsating 90 minutes. While the game was devoid of any controversy, the sidelines gave rise to another topic point after Qatari fans clapped back at the German football team and federation for its hypocrisy and woke gestures.  […]

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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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‘We stop, the world will stop’: South Korean trucker strike snarls crucial trade routes

South Korea’s unionised truckers kicked off their second major strike in less than six months on Thursday, vowing to “stop driving to change the world”. The strike may disrupt oil supplies at major refineries and transport at major ports and industrial plants. The organising union kicked off 16 rallies across the country on Thursday morning, […]

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APEC summit sets to start in Thailand, world leaders arrive

World leaders have arrived for the APEC summit in Thailand, this is the third back-to-back summit of this week after COP27 and G20 summits. This year’s theme and focus is “Open. join. Balance”, with the ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, world leaders will discuss among themselves the possible geopolitical roles that they can play.  Attending the […]

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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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