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Sweden and Finland Request to join NATO

Finland and Sweden submitted their application to join North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Why did Finland and Sweden decide to join NATO? Although Finland and Sweden have a non-alignment policy, they were always close to NATO. The 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine prompted them to join NATO and seek its safety net. What is North ..

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World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief- Update

The World Bank released its latest Migration and Development Brief. What are the highlights of the report? The Russia- Ukraine war will slow the growth of remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to 4.2% in 2022 from 8.6% in 2021. It is estimated that remittances to LMICs, this year, will reach $630 billion. ..

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BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting

The BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting will be hosted by China on 19th May 2022 via video conference. Since, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, this is the first meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers. Who will be hosting this meeting? This meeting will be hoisted by Wang Yi, China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister. ..

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Ban of Wheat Exports

On 14th May 2022, India banned wheat exports with some exceptions. This announcement came days after the central government had announced that this year record shipments of wheat are being targeted. this year. Why was this decision taken? This decision was taken by the government as scorching heatwaves in the country’s northern parts have curtailed ..

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Test-Fire of BrahMos Air Launched missile

The Indian Air Force (IAF) announced that it successfully test-fired an Extended Range (ER) version of the BrahMos air-launched supersonic cruise missile. From which aircraft was the missile launched? BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was launched from the Sukhoi fighter jet (Su-30 MKI) and the missile achieved a direct hit on the designated target (a decommissioned ..

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