*No 'median line' in Taiwan Strait: China asserts after sending 103 warplanes around Taiwan
Beijing: China on Monday dismissed the existence of a "median line" in the volatile Taiwan Strait after Taiwan's defence ministry said it detected a record 103 Chinese warplanes flying around the self-ruled island in a 24-hour period.
FGN 35 UNGA-SESSION
Oscars of Diplomacy: High-level UNGA week starts with focus on SDGs, climate action
United Nations: Heads of State and Governments, world leaders and foreign ministers have arrived at the UN headquarters here for the annual high-level week described as the 'Oscars of Diplomacy’, with agendas of Sustainable Development Goals, financing for development, climate action and pandemic response taking centre stage as global priorities at the session.
FGN39 UK-FASHION-LIFE MISSION
India’s Mission LiFE takes centre-stage at London Fashion Week
London: India’s Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) mission to promote sustainability in all aspects of life took centre-stage for "India Day" at London Fashion Week 2023, with Indian designers showcasing creations using a range of eco-friendly materials.
Many annoyed by my rise and believe I'm too young to become US Prez: Vivek Ramaswamy
Washington: Indian-American Vivek Ramaswamy on Sunday said many people are annoyed by his rise and believe that a 38-year-old is too young to become US President.
China lodges protest with Germany over foreign minister labelling President Xi as dictator
Beijing: China on Monday lodged a diplomatic protest with Germany over its Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock labelling President Xi Jinping as a dictator.
"If (President Vladimir) Putin were to win this war, what sign would that be for other dictators in the world, like Xi, like the Chinese president? Therefore, Ukraine has to win this war,” Baerbock said in an interview on Friday during her trip to the US.
Islamabad, Kabul should work for common goals, Pakistan PM Kakar tells Afghan counterpart amidst border tensions
Islamabad: Amid heightened tensions at their borders, Pakistan's caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has written to his Afghan counterpart Mullah Muhammad Hasan Akhund that the two countries should work together to achieve common goals, a media report said on Monday.
Cipher case: Pak court issues notice to FIA on post-arrest bail plea of Imran Khan
Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Monday issued a notice to Pakistan's top investigation agency seeking its response to the post-arrest bail plea of jailed former prime minister Imran Khan in a case related to the alleged disclosure of state secrets.*