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PM meets visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar and discusses bilateral ties

The promotion of bilateral relations between Greece and India and the prospects of establishing strategic cooperation in areas of mutual interest were discussed in a meeting on Saturday between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and visiting Indian Minister of External Affairs, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.

US aid arrives in India as COVID cases explode

The first U.S. emergency aid to India arrived on April 30 as the country battles a devastating surge in COVID-19 cases which has overwhelmed hospitals and crematoriums.

The supplies arrived as India recorded another 385,000 new cases in the past 24 hours - a new global record - and almost 3,500 deaths, according to official data that many experts suspect falls short of the true toll.

India COVID surge hits new record as oxygen runs short

India's brutal new COVID outbreak set records on April 21 with more than 2,000 deaths in 24 hours as hospitals in New Delhi ran perilously low on oxygen.

India has been in the grips of a second wave of infections blamed on lax government rules and a new "double mutant" virus variant, adding almost 3.5 million new cases this month alone.

World Reaction after Trump Supporters Storming U.S. Capitol, Trying to Stop Election

World leaders on Wednesday expressed their shock as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed here the U.S. Capitol building where Congress meets in an attempt to overturn the results of the Nov. 3 election won by Joe Biden.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "saddened" by the events at the U.S. Capitol, his spokesman said.

India OKs AstraZeneca and locally-made COVID-19 vaccines

India authorized two COVID-19 vaccines on Jan. 3, paving the way for a huge inoculation program to stem the coronavirus pandemic in the world's second most populous country.

India's drugs regulator gave an emergency authorization for the vaccines developed by Oxford University and U.K.-based drugmaker AstraZeneca and another developed by the Indian company Bharat Biotech.

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