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May 12, 2022

Sri Lankan President says he will appoint new PM this week

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday that he will appoint a new Prime Minister and a Cabinet this week which would introduce constitutional reforms, amid continuing widespread anti-government protests over the…

WHO’s European countries say Moscow office should be moved

LONDON: Members of the World Health Organization's European region have condemned Russia's war in Ukraine, which could result in moving one of the agency's offices out of Russia and suspending all meetings there until Moscow pulls its troops out of…

‘No change’ in trade policy with India, says Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday said the appointment of a "trade minister" in New Delhi was a routine process and there was "no change" in its trade policy with India. On Tuesday, media reports said Qamar Zaman had been made Pakistan's "trade…

Congress Chintan Shivir in Udaipur

NEW DELHI: After a series of electoral defeats and internal challenges, the Congress' three-day brainstorming conclave in Udaipur will focus on time-bound party restructuring for strengthening the organisation and making it battle-ready for the 2024…

Russia demands apology from Poland

Moscow: Russia has demanded a formal apology from Poland and threatened possible future reprisals after its ambassador, Sergey Andreev, was doused with red paint at the Soviet military cemetery in Warsaw on Monday. Russia's foreign ministry…