Top 8 news on May 18: Violence in Kyrgyzstan, Kejriwal to go to BJP headquarters tomorrow, new Covid wave & more

Top 8 news of May 18: Amid attacks in Kyrgyzstan, India and Pakistan issue advisory to students. Kejriwal says he will go to BJP headquarters at 12 noon on Sunday. Singapore faces new COVID-19 wave

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First Published18 May 2024
Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladesh students being attacked in Kyrgyzstan's capital city. (Screengrab from the video posted on X)
Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladesh students being attacked in Kyrgyzstan’s capital city. (Screengrab from the video posted on X)

Top news of the day: On 18 May, a series of events are set to take place right from politics to business. Several foreign students, including those from Pakistan, are reportedly still facing threats from locals in Kyrgyzstan. Singapore is experiencing a new wave of COVID-19, as authorities recorded more than 25,900 cases from May 5 to 11. Arvind Kejriwal said he would go to BJP headquarters on Sunday along with top AAP leaders. 

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