Brussels [Belgium], June 20 (ANI/Sputnik): The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will resume the negotiations in Vienna on June 20, the European Union External Action Service said on Saturday.
Kathmandu [Nepal], June 20 (ANI): China is unhappy with Nepal after some media publications disclosed the procurement price of Sinopharm vaccine amounting to around $10 per dose which Kathmandu is planning to buy from Beijing to tackle the second wave of COVID-19.
Beijing [China], June 20 (ANI): Chinese vice-minister of State Security and top "spy catcher", Dong Jingwei, has urged the country's intelligence officers to step up their efforts to hunt down foreign agents and insiders who collude with "anti-national" forces.
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 19 (ANI): Many students, parents and teachers in Andhra Pradesh believe the state government's decision to implement English medium only in all degree colleges from the academic year 2021-22 should have been taken in a gradual manner.
Paris [France], June 19 (ANI): Exiled dissidents belonging to Baloch, Pashtun, Uyghur, Tibetan and Hong Konger Communities protested outside the headquarters of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in Paris on Saturday urging the international monitoring body to move Pakistan from the grey list to the blacklist.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): The common bond among the Quad countries is a democracy, value system and similar challenges they face and the "nascent organisation" is running instead of walking, former ambassador Vishnu Prakash said on Saturday.
London [UK], June 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Britain reported more than 10,000 coronavirus cases for a third consecutive day on Saturday as there has been a 79 percent rise in the highly contagious Delta variant in the country in the past week.
Beijing [China], June 19 (ANI): As the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) prepares to celebrate a hundred years of its founding on July 1, contradictory strands are evident in China and its authoritarian tendencies are intensifying domestically, said Jianli Yang, a Chinese dissident and son of a former Chinese Communist Party leader.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Noting that the world cannot be naive about Beijing's current ambitions, Thomas Hart Armbruster, a former US Ambassador to the Marshall Islands, said on Saturday that Quad is a powerful bloc that can send a powerful message by harmonising its common position on important issues like human rights in China.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): India is "much more comfortable" in dealing with English speaking members of the global community under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has "slightly come out of its non-alignment mode" which acted as a catalyst in Quad gaining strength, a foreign affairs expert from Japan said on Saturday.