Top 10 World News: Suez ship reportedly freed, India celebrates Holi, and more

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New DelhiUpdated: Mar 29, 2021, 08:39 PM IST

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The container ship stuck in Suez Canal was freed as per news reports mentioning local officials in Egypt. The Suez Canal Authority said on Monday that the traffic through the vital waterway had resumed. Meanwhile, wishes poured in for India as it celebrated Holi, the festival of colours. In other news, Taiwan reported large incursion by Chinese air force. Read this and more in our top 10 world news


Suez Canal ship blocking the traffic in the vital waterway has been freed from the shoreline as per media reports that have cited local authorities.


The two-day spring festival is a rowdy explosion of colour. Sunday was marked by 'Holika Dehan', and prayers to the almighty. And on Monday, people will smear each other’s faces with green, yellow and red powder.


The horrific killings on Saturday coincided with Armed Forces Day in the country that has seen citizens fiercely protest against military rule


It marked the largest incursion to date by the Chinese air force since Taiwan's defence ministry began disclosing almost daily Chinese military flights over the waters between the southern part of Taiwan and the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands in the South China Sea last year


Beijing's air quality index (AQI) reached the maximum 500 on Sunday, as dust carrying extremely high levels of hazardous particles blew in from Mongolia and northwest China


France has been engaging with Quad member countries in various formats. In January, the India-France-Australia trilateral senior officials’ meeting took place. September saw the first foreign secretary-level trilateral dialogue between the three countries.


Trump took to stage to wish a couple who was getting married at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida


Another protest demanding the release of jailed activists is planned for late Monday, raising prospects for more confrontation, with activists calling for an end to military dominance of politics and reform of the powerful monarchy

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