|India, Mauritius signed four agreements||29 May 2017|
|Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chile||28 May 2017|
|Egypt blocks 21 media websites, including Al Jazeera||25 May 2017|
Welcoming the delegations from 14 Pacific island countries, VK Singh reaffirmed India's commitment to strengthening and taking forward its partnership with the Pacific island nations to take concrete action to create a sustainable world.
Apart from announcing a 500 million USD line of credit, India offered unconditional cooperation in the key area of maritime security in the Indian Ocean region.
The telescope is also designed to be an adaptive telescope and has the ability to correct atmospheric turbulence.
Several media websites including the renowned Qatari channel, Al-Jazeera have been blocked by Egypt, as per reports by the country’s local news agencies.
With this, Moreno, a renowned disability rights activist, became the first disabled individual to take office as President of Ecuador.
The robot is capable of speaking six languages and people can use its built-in tablet device to access various police services.
Five more African nations including Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Somalia, Ghana and Djibouti have committed to sign the Solar Alliance pact.
The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory cautioning all its citizens to postpone all their non-essential travel to Pakistan.
The meeting focuses on achieving high 5s–strategy that includes which include agriculture, energy, industrialisation, regional connectivity and improved quality of life.
The United Nations has released the first draft of its nuclear ban treaty amidst opposition from all the known nuclear-armed states including the United States and India.
The MoU was signed during US President Donald Trump's historic visit to Saudi Arabia.
Donald Trump has called for a coalition of nations in the Middle East and a complete international isolation of Iran to root out terrorism from the region.
Rouhani was first elected as Iran's President in 2013. He won 2013 elections by pledging to end Iran’s isolation and improve civil rights.
At least 300000 unaccompanied and separated children were recorded in around 80 countries in the combined years of 2015 and 2016.
After a meeting between Chinese and ASEAN officials in the southern city of Guiyang, China's foreign ministry said, “We are pleased to announce that the senior officials have completed the negotiations of the draft COC (code of conduct) framework, ahead of the mid-2017 timeline”.
The bill, which is a legal revision to allow emperor to retire, was prepared by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government after emperor Akihito in a televised address signaled his desire to step down.
The appointment was announced by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein on 17 May 2017.
The decision of death should be approved by two independent doctors with specialist training and at least five years' experience.
India boycotted the meeting due to its sovereignty concerns over the US$ 50 billion CPEC, which goes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
China has assured the participating countries that it would not attempt to push a country’s political ideologies and systems onto another country during the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Canada has unveiled a Dinosaur Mummy that had been impeccably preserved with all the skin and gut contents intact.
Donald Trump is going to undertake his maiden trip as the President of the United States of America to the world’s most spiritually and politically conflicted countries – Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Jerusalem.
These five agreements were inked during the state visit of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to India.
Philippe is a member of the Les Républicains party and is close to Alain Juppé, the former Prime Minister who endorsed Macron after he won the first round of the presidential election.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) also stated that an estimated 7.6 million people live in areas at high risk of cholera transmission in Yemen.
Boycott of the BRF by India as a mark of protest allowed Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif to say that CPEC was an economic project open to all the nations in the region and it "must not be politicised".
The expanded PTA would immensely benefit both sides as a wide array of concessions has been offered by both sides on a number of tariff lines which will facilitate more two-way trade.
Transport For London (TFL) is going to soon sign a MoU with Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
In November 2016, the World Health Organisation lifted its own international health emergency status for Zika.
Australian senator created a historic moment by breastfeeding her baby during a Parliamentary session.