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Biden, Trump clinch nominations, stage set for presidential election rematch

Washington, March 13 (IANS) US President Joe Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump have secured enough delegates to become their respective party's 2024 nominee,...

White House to send new $300mn weapons package to Ukraine

Washington, March 13 (IANS) The US will send $300 million (£234 million) in military weapons to Ukraine, including ammunition, rockets and anti-aircraft missiles, the...

Biden clinches Democratic nomination, Trump likely to win GOP nod

Washington, March 13 (IANS) US President Joe Biden clinched the number of delegates needed to win the Democratic Party's nomination in primaries held on...

China considering military bases in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, UAE: US intell

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) China is reportedly considering pursuing military facilities in multiple locations, including Pakistan, Burma, Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Seychelles, Sri Lanka,...

UN chief calls for Ramadan truce in Gaza, Sudan

United Nations, March 12 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for ceasefires in Gaza and Sudan during the holy month of Ramadan. As Monday...

Overseas care workers can no longer bring dependants to UK

London, March 12 (IANS) As part of the UK government's plan to bring down unsustainable levels of legal migration and tackle visa abuse, overseas...

More Australians in favour of being independent middle power than US ally

Canberra, March 12 (IANS) More Australians believe the nation should aim to become an independent middle power than primarily an ally of the US,...

Tamas Sulyok takes office as Hungary’s new president

Budapest, March 11 (IANS) The inauguration ceremony of Hungary's new President Tamas Sulyok was held here on Sunday in front of the Sandor Palace,...

Commonwealth nations celebrate 75-year milestone

New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Today, 56 of the world’s largest countries and smallest islands, across six oceans, continue to stand united and celebrate...

Gold touches record high amid hopes of US interest rate cut in June

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Gold scaled a record high moving further above $2,100 in a rally sparked by growing bets for a US...