World at Glance


    The Open View Facebook Live conversation on Domestic violence in India
  • G7 to counter China’s clout with big infrastructure project – senior U.S. official
    The Group of Seven will seek to rival China’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative on Saturday by announcing a global infrastructure plan to help developing nations, a senior official in U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration said. The G7 is trying to find a coherent response to the growing […]
  • India frets as Myanmar’s pro-democracy fighters cross border
    Thousands of people fleeing the junta’s crackdown in Myanmar have crossed into India’s far-flung eastern states, leading to worries among officials there that the region could become a staging post for pro-democracy activists and stoke instability. Three Indian states – Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland – are currently sheltering […]
  • Iran sends warships to Atlantic amid Venezuela concerns
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian destroyer and support vessel are now sailing in the Atlantic Ocean in a rare mission far from the Islamic Republic, Iran’s state TV reported on Thursday, without offering the vessels’ final destination. The trip by the new domestically built destroyer Sahand […]
  • Ice shelf protecting Antarctic glacier is breaking up faster
    A critical Antarctic glacier is looking more vulnerable as satellite images show the ice shelf that blocks it from collapsing into the sea is breaking up much faster than before and spawning huge icebergs, a new study says. The Pine Island Glacier’s ice shelf loss accelerated in 2017, […]

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