More Tory MPs Call for Johnson Resignation Amid Partygate Scandal

In the wake of the Sue Gray investigation, four Conservative MPs have called for Boris Johnson to quit, claiming they can’t reconcile themselves with his prior statements on Partygate. David Simmonds and John Baron, two others, stated Johnson had lost …

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Bhutan Faces Grain Shortages and Rising Fuel Import Costs

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Bhutan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs said the country is experiencing grain shortage and increased fuel import costs because of the Ukraine war. Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma said that the grain shortage and fuel import hikes had led to “a …

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Turkish President and Austrian Prime Minister Discuss Ukraine Crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Austrian Prime Minister Karl Nehammer in a phone call on Friday discussed the war in Ukraine as well as issues concerning bilateral relations. During the talks, Erdogan told Nehammer that he continued to urge …

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Russia Reportedly Seizes More Than $20m From Google as Turnover

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Bailiffs in Russia have reportedly confiscated more than 7.7 billion rubles ($123.2 million) from Alphabet’s Google, which had been compelled to pay a fine based on its turnover. According to the Federal Bailiff Service’s (FSSP) data, the enforcement actions to …

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Iran Summons Swiss Envoy Over US Seizure of Iranian Oil In Greek Waters

Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Friday summoned Charge d’affaires of Switzerland in Tehran, which represents US’s interests in the country, and lodged a protest against the US seizure of Iranian oil ship near Greek waters. “We express our deep concern and …

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Russia Scraps Military Age Limit

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Russia’s parliament has passed a law scrapping an upper age limit for contractual military service amid heavy casualties in Ukraine. Under current legislation, Russians aged 18 to 40 and foreign nationals aged 18 to 30 have the right to sign …

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Toy Fox Terrier Becomes World’s Oldest Dog

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The Guiness World Book of Records has named Pebbles the Toy Fox Terrier as the world’s oldest living dog at 22. Pebbles’ owners, Bobby and Julie Gregory of Greenville County, South Carolina applied for the title after seeing TobyKeith the …

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US to Approve Sending Long Range Missiles to Ukraine

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United States officials said the government could soon approve sending long-range missiles to Ukraine. The officials said the deputy Cabinet members discussed the matter last week during their two meetings at the White House. Reports said the US would announce …

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