Author: Divyani Sharma

I have an Amity University bachelor's degree in English, a Manav Rachna International University master's degree in English, and I am a research scholar at the same university. I am particularly interested in diasporic studies, cultural studies, and global affairs.

Naledi Pandor stated that South Africa will not be intimidated if other nations put pressure on it to choose a side in the continuing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Naledi Pandor is South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister. Pandor says that it is wrong to use coercion to force nations to choose a side in the continuing Russia-Ukraine conflict. Minister was referring to choosing a side among China, Russia, or the West. It was for the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Isolating China in African nations has been a goal of the US. The US’s decision to stay neutral…

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Image Source- Liverpool Echo Martin Lewis has stated that the issue with energy costs is “a national calamity” comparable to the COVID epidemic. According to the consumer expert, assistance must double to offset the enormous anticipated increase in bill costs. “Continually helped homes” The government claimed that it had “continually helped homes” by taking measures. As of September of last year, the total amount of bill debt owing was three times more than it is today, according to a poll by the comparison website Uswitch. It found that many consumers are already behind on their energy bill payments. O n…

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Seoul is the capital of South Korea. The floods brought on by excessive rain in Seoul have resulted in at least eight fatalities and 14 injuries. Monday night’s torrential rains flooded metro stations and  flooded roadways. It caused outages throughout the city and neighboring regions. The heaviest rainfall in certain locations in 80 years. According to Korea’s meteorological office. Rain was forecast to fall for many days Images showed people crossing streets in knee-high water, parked cars flooded up to their windows, and floodwater flowing down metro stairwells. The rain was expected to last for many days, according to weather…

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The number of people killed by airstrikes in Gaza continues to grow. Israel has assassinated a second senior militant from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad organization. 32 Palestinians are said to have perished. Including six children and several PIJ militants. Moreover, its commanders, Khaled Mansour, and Tayseer Jabari. An Israeli official reported that since Friday, about 600 Palestinian rockets and mortars have been launched at Israel. “Immediate threat” Israel claims that the “immediate threat” from PIJ is why the operations were started. The most recent bloodshed between Israel and Gaza since an 11-day confrontation in May 2021. It resulted in more…

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The Bank of England’s governor justified the institution’s decision to raise interest rates. By stating that there is a “real risk” of rapidly rising prices being “embedded.” With inflation now expected to reach more than 13 percent, interest rates increased to 1.75 percent. It is  the highest level in 27 years. This year, the UK is anticipated to experience its longest recession since 2008 as a result of the global financial crisis. Inflation-fighting strategies One strategy to combat inflation is to raise interest rates. It would boost borrowing costs. This ought to encourage individuals to borrow and save money. It…

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New laws by Anthony Albanese to increase Australia’s carbon reduction objectives have overcome their first obstacle.  After being approved by the lower house of the federal parliament. The measures passed with 89 votes in favor and 55 against. With the sole opposition member voting with the government being Liberal MP Bridget Archer. The rules established a target of 43% reduction in carbon emissions below 2005 levels by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2050. There is broad agreement on the 2050 aim. The 2030 pledge represents an improvement over the unconstitutional 26 to 28 percent target set by the prior…

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Nancy Pelosi’s travel to Taiwan is meant to demonstrate both support and legitimacy. The visit of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is notable for this reason. Taiwan views up to the United States, not China. Taiwan needs American assistance, both military and non-military. But it yearns for acceptance. It yearns for acknowledgement that this is a proud country with its own democratic government and a commitment to maintain it that way, not some “renegade province,” as Beijing refers to it.The visit of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is notable for this reason.…

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The White House has warned that China may use military force in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s upcoming visit to Taiwan. According to spokesperson John Kirby, this might involve launching missiles near Taiwan or large-scale air or naval operations. Mrs. Pelosi arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday as part of her Asia tour. Taiwanese and US media reported that she planned to visit Taipei on Tuesday night. But no official confirmation has been made. The visit has created a diplomatic issue for the White House Taiwan is a self-governing island that is claimed by China as a renegade province.…

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All people who are still residing in the eastern Donetsk region that is under Ukrainian authority have been ordered to leave, according to Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky. In a late-night statement from Kyiv, Mr. Zelensky claimed that the combat there was fierce. The more people who leave the Donetsk region at once, the less time the Russian army will have to massacre civilians. Heavy fighting has taken place in the area as Russian forces, who already own a significant portion of it, approach slowly. Residents have already been told to leave by the Ukrainian authorities The president said, “We will…

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Image Source- Newsdeal While visiting Canada, Pope Francis expressed regret and talked about pleading for forgiveness. One of the indigenous peoples’ “calls to action” was already met by that. However, the Pope was criticized for not doing more to meet other demands and to take more concrete actions to atone for the Catholic Church’s part in the oppression, abuse, and cultural genocide of indigenous people in Canada over the course of this tour. These requests have been made known to the Pope for some time. Restitution of priceless indigenous artifacts taken by the Vatican. Responsibility for individuals who committed abuse…

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