World Panorama: Top 10 International News Of This Week

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  • Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, urged on Saturday for the evacuation of the eastern Donetsk region, the scene of bloody combat between his country’s soldiers and Russian troops. Six civilians were killed and 15 were injured by strikes on Friday, according to the governor of the eastern Donetsk area, which is where Moscow is concentrating the majority of its offensive.
  • After 2024, Russia will no longer be a member of the International Space Station. Vladimir Putin received this information from the recently appointed chief of the Moscow space agency. The Kremlin released a statement in which it stated, “Of course, we will fulfil all our duties to our partners, but it has been decided to leave this station after 2024.” This information was also conveyed to President Vladimir Putin. The statement comes as tensions between Russia and the West are increasing over Russia’s military offensive in Ukraine and several waves of previously unheard-of sanctions.
  • President Ranil Wickremesinghe has chosen senior politician Dinesh Gunawardene to serve as Sri Lanka’s 15th Prime Minister. Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was sworn in as the nation’s ninth president, will be replaced by him. In front of other senior lawmakers, MP Gunawardene of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party took the oath in Colombo.
  • Mario Draghi, the prime minister of Italy, has resigned in the wake of the National Unity Coalition government’s dissolution. The Prime Minister has been effective in bringing down inflation while ignoring the inflation issue. The party then made the decision not to take part in the motion for confidence. Draghi gave President Sergio Mattarella his letter of resignation. Draghi’s administration will nonetheless continue to run the country in a caretaker capacity until a new leader is chosen. In February 2021, he won the election to become Italy’s prime minister.
  • Indermeet Gill, an economist from India, has been named the World Bank’s Chief Economist. The date of his appointment is September 1, 2022. The second Indian to hold the position is Gill. Kaushik Basu previously held this position from 2012 to 2016. At the moment, Gill serves as the World Bank’s Vice President for Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions.
  • The first vertical city in the world will be constructed in Saudi Arabia. The undertaking is known as “The Line.” This city will only have one building. Its length will be 170 kilometres, and its breadth will be 200 metres (656 feet). The elevation will be 500 metres (1,640 feet) above sea level in addition to this. The unique feature is that this metropolis will run entirely on renewable energy sources. Meaning that the city’s electricity will be produced via hydropower, biomass, and solar energy. The approximate cost of production is 500 billion dollars, or 39.98 lakh crore rupees. Around 90 lakh people will be accommodated here, according to plans.

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  • The cases of monkeypox is rising. The majority of cases—70%—of this disease have been found in Europe. This illness is causing deaths in people. Monkeypox has claimed one life in Spain, Europe. It is said to be the first death in Europe. In the world, monkeypox has caused the deaths of 7 people so far. There were 5 people from African nations. Monkeypox is regarded as an epidemic in this area. Brazil, a country in South America, reported one death on July 29. Another death was reported in Spain today at the same time (July 30). The Spanish Health Department reports that 4,298 people in the nation have been infected with monkeypox. 120 of them have been given hospital admission.
  • In Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting of foreign ministers has begun. There are 8 permanent members of the SCO, including Pakistan, China, and India. S. Jaishankar, the Indian government’s minister of external affairs, has attended the conference. From Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is taking part. This summit is expected to include two crucial meetings. Jaishankar will probably see China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi. This allows for discussion of the ongoing tension along the Line of Actual Control. It is anticipated that Jaishankar can also meet with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto. In September, the SCO Heads of State Conference will take place.
  • In Britain, Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss are competing for the Prime Minister’s office, and Sunak has acknowledged that he is trailing a bit. Rishi Sunak admitted that he is trailing in the campaign to succeed David Cameron as the next leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of Britain but that he will keep fighting for every vote despite having a significant stake in the election.
  • In Israel, political squabbles are intensifying ahead of the general election on November 1. According to the most recent polls, the coalition led by former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu might win 57 seats in the 120-seat Knesset if elections were conducted today. On the other side, hundreds of candidates are vying for the top 30 positions in the Likud party, each with their own poster banner. There are also several positions that will be filled by Benjamin Netanyahu, the most well-known leader of the party. Amichai Chikli and Idit Silman are now being considered as two of the top candidates for this. Both members of the Yamina party were Naftali Bennett, a former prime minister. Their uprising caused the coalition government to fall and elections to be halted.