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Libya ceasefire agreement

• Rival parties in Libya Friday announced a historic ceasefire followed by five days of the 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission (JMC) talks in Geneva, giving way to the possibility that the long-drawn conflict might be coming to an end.…

British-issued Hong Kong passports

• Chinese foreign ministry said that it will consider not recognizing Hong Kong British national overseas (BNO) passports as valid travel documents, a day after the British government’s announcement of new visa rules for British National Overseas citizens in HK.…

[Editorial Analysis] Piercing the veil

Mains Paper 2: International Prelims level: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Mains level: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate Context: • An ongoing investigation has revealed how financial transactions by Indian citizens and firms have been red-flagged to…

India fares poorly in hunger index

• GHI Is a tool for comprehensively measuring and tracking hunger at global, regional, and national levels, score. • GHI is published by Concern Worldwide (international humanitarian organization) and Welthungerhilfe (private aid organisations in Germany). Key findings: • Nearly 690…

Global tuberculosis report 2020

• Report aims to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of theTB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease, at global, regional and country levels. • TB is caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which…