CWG 2022: India clinch second medal in Lawn Bowls as men's fours team bag silver

The men's fours team clinched the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022. The medal haul took India's present tally to 29 at CWG 2022 which comprises 9 gold, 11 silver and nine bronze medals. Despite their defeat to hosts England, their convincing wins against Fiji and Cook Islands assured them a spot in the quarter-final round.
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Pacific leaders declare climate emergency; praise Australia for pledging carbon reduction

Leaders from across the south Pacific called for urgent global action on climate change following a four-day Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) meeting in Fiji on friday. The members underscored that abrupt climate change has been posing an immediate threat to the livelihoods, security and wellbeing of its people and ecosystems.
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US announces new embassies in Pacific to thwart China's growing influence in region

US Vice President Kamala Harris will virtually join the Pacific Islands Forum at the invitation of Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama. She will present a series of initiatives aimed to re-establish the US as a vital partner in the region. The Peace Corps will send volunteers back to Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga, and Samoa. The United States is also on track to reopen its embassy in the Solomon Islands.
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