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Today’s international events in a nutshell


28 March 2022  

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Khabarhub brings to you glimpses of major international developments of the day that you need to know from the world of politics, business/economy, sports, entertainment and more.

Russian delegation arrives in Istanbul for peace talks with Ukraine

The Russian delegation has arrived in Turkey’s largest city Istanbul on Monday for a fresh round of peace talks with Ukraine, reported Xinhua citing CNN Turk broadcaster.

The plane carrying the Russian representatives landed at the Ataturk Airport, which is exclusively used for diplomatic missions.

WHO recorded 72 attacks on health care institutions in Ukraine

The UN’s health agency WHO recorded 72 attacks on health care institutions since the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, the UN secretary-general said.

“Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, WHO has verified 72 attacks on health care, including 71 deaths. The right to health must be protected,” Antonio Guterres said on social media.

Australian PM announces 13.4 billion USD infrastructure boost ahead of election

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has committed to a major boost in infrastructure spending if re-elected in May.

Morrison on Monday announced that his Coalition will spend an extra 17.9 billion Australian dollars (13.4 billion U.S. dollars) on road and rail projects over the next 10 years if it wins at the May general election.

CM Yogi Adityanath takes oath as MLA in UP Legislative Assembly

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday took oath as the Member of Legislative Assembly in Lucknow, India.

Notably, Yogi Adityanath is the first time MLA while he had previously been a member of the Legislative Council in the state during his first five-year tenure.

Taliban bans BBC, VOA broadcast services in Afghanistan

The Taliban on Sunday banned British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Voice of America (VOA) broadcast services in Afghanistan.

The ban is the latest in a series of restrictions the Islamist group has imposed on Afghan media to stifle freedom of expression since taking control of the country last August, reported VOA.

S&P 500 flat on Monday

The S&P 500 was steady on Monday as investors took a pause following two straight weeks of gains.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 150 points, dragged down by losses in JPMorgan and Chevron. The S&P 500 rose about 0.1%. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite rose 0.4%.

19 killed in shooting in central Mexico

Nineteen people were shot to death in central Mexico, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) said in a statement on Monday.

At around 10:30 p.m. local time on Sunday (0430 GMT Monday), the Prosecutor’s Office was informed of the attack on a festive gathering in the town of Las Tinajas, Michoacan state, said the statement.

Personnel from the Crime Scene and Expert Services Unit went to the scene immediately, and “19 lifeless bodies were found (16 men and three women), who had gunshot wounds,” said the FGE.

Oscars

“CODA” won the award for best picture, marking a seminal moment for disability representation. (CODA is an acronym for Children of Deaf Adults, and the film follows the only hearing member of a deaf family.)

One of the film’s stars, Troy Kotsur, became the first deaf performer to win an Academy Award in the best supporting actor category.

The success of “CODA,” which was distributed by Apple TV+, is also a breakthrough for streaming services.

 

Publish Date : 28 March 2022 22:47 PM

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