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May 12, 2021

PM Modi will not attend G7 summit in person: MEA

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not travel to the UK to attend a summit of the G7 grouping in person in view of the prevailing coronavirus situation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Tuesday. The G7 summit is scheduled…

Hundreds march to White House in support of Palestinians

Washington, May 12 (Sputnik) Hundreds marched in downtown Washington, DC, from the US State Department to the White House in protest against Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian lands, its military action in Gaza and police operations in East…

NZ wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling to retire after UK tour

Auckland , May 11   New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday announced that wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling will be retiring from international cricket after the tour of England. The 35-year-old has been a stalwart of the Test side since debuting in…

Manchester United extend Cavani’s contract

London, May 11  Manchester United have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani until June 2022, announced the English Premier League side. Cavani, 34, joined the Red Devils on a free transfer last October after…

2022 World Cup: FIFA holds meeting on workers’ welfare

Lausanne, May 11   FIFA held a virtual meeting with several member associations and confederations on Tuesday to discuss workers' welfare reforms and broader human rights in Qatar in connection with the countrys hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.…