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Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China

A group of eight democracies have launched Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China. It is an international cross-party group of legislators that are working towards reforms on democratic countries approach towards China. Highlights The Alliance was formed by Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Lithuania, Norway, Netherlands and USA. The European Union was also present when the representatives ..

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G7 summit postponed; To be expanded as G10 or G11

The US President Donald Trump recently announced that the USA is postponing the G7 summit to September 2020. Also, President Trump intends to expand the G7 group to G10 or G11. On June 2, 2020, US  President Trump invited Indian PM Modi to the G7 summit through telephonic conversation. The Leaders discussed India-China recent Stand ..

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European Union: 750 billion Euros announced as COVID-19 Recovery Fund

On May 27, 2020 the European Union proposed 750 billion Euros as COVID-19 recovery fund. The fund is to be used by the countries to recover from deep recession caused by the COVID-19. Highlights The European Union has broken the deficit limit to keep jobs, health care systems and businesses alive in its member countries. ..

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What is Baltic Travel Bubble recently in news?

The Baltic countries have opened their borders to one another creating “travel bubble”. This is being called the Baltic Travel Bubble. Highlights With the opening of the borders, the citizens and residents of the European Nations can move freely. However, people coming from outside the zone are being quarantined for 14 days. This is the ..

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Corona Virus Global Response International Pledging Conference held

On May 5, 2020, around 40 countries took part on an online summit called Global Response International Pledging Conference. Highlights The Conference was initiated by European Union. US and Russia did not take part in the conference. China where the virus originated was represented by its ambassador. The main aim of the conference was to ..

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