Salman Rushdie, the Mumbai-born author was "still undergoing surgery", several hours after being stabbed by a 24-year-old New Jersey resident at an event in western New York State.
The latest round concluded on July 29, with the next due to be held in the UK later this month.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reaffirmed their commitment to support Ukraine, invaded by Russia in February, as long as necessary, the French presidential palace said on Tuesday.
Rishi Sunak didn’t move the needle in Tory leadership debate in the campaign that will determine the next Prime Minister
It will not be a general election that decides who gets the job. Instead, the selection process is playing out inside the Conservative Party.
The India-United Kingdom FTA aims to significantly boost trade by reducing tariffs on up to 65 percent of traded goods and 40 percent of services.
Earlier this week, Anand Mahindra had shared another photoshopped image of 10, Downing Street adorned with traditional Indian household elements like 'toran' (or garland) made of dry mango leaves, Lord Ganesha door hangings,and auspicious 'swastika' symbols painted in red on each side of the doorway of British PM's London residence.
Boris Johnson gave the contenders in the PM race some words of advice. "Stay close to the Americans, stick up for the Ukrainians, stick up for freedom and democracy everywhere," he said.
Sunak's popularity within the Conservative parliamentary party does not seem to chime with the views of the wider membership base, which has shown favour towards his leading opponents.
Rishi Sunak, who helped steer the economy through the pandemic, might not find a forgiving crowd among party members with many blaming him for triggering Boris Johnson's downfall with his resignation earlier this month.
After three rounds of voting by party lawmakers, former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak leads the shrinking field and has all but secured his place in the final pair. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt and former Equalities Minister Kemi Badenoch are vying for the second place.
With no clear candidate to succeed Boris Johnson who is stepping down after a series of scandals, the battle to be the next leader remains unpredictable and increasingly fractious, exposing rifts in the ruling Conservative Party.
Strictly speaking, Mordaunt, 49, is not the current front-runner: That status belongs to Rishi Sunak, the former chancellor of the exchequer, who won the backing of 101 lawmakers in the second round of voting Thursday.
Rishi Sunak also happens to be UK's first Hindu finance minister, Britain's richest MP, and the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy.
Viewers were amused to notice a glaring typo in the campaign banner hanging behind Rishi Sunak even as he spoke about being a perfectionist.
A second round of voting among Conservative MPs has whittled the candidates in the running to replace Boris Johnson as leader down to five.
Boris Johnson, who has said he will not endorse any leadership candidates or publicly intervene in the contest, is believed to have held conversations with failed contenders to succeed him and urged that Rishi Sunak should not become the prime minister.
An initial field of 11 challengers has been whittled down following two days of votes by lawmakers from the ruling Conservative Party, but no individual has yet emerged as the obvious successor to Boris Johnson who announced he was stepping down following a series of scandals.
Only two hopefuls failed to secure the 20 necessary nominations, leaving a wide field of candidates seeking to win the backing of the party with promises of tax cuts, honesty and serious government - a contrast to Johnson who was forced to announce he would resign after a series of scandals.
The others to make it on the ballot paper include Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, new Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi, Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt, former Cabinet ministers Kemi Badenoch and Jeremy Hunt and Tory backbencher Tom Tugendhat.
Nearly all the candidates are promising to cut taxes of one sort or another to cushion the blow of a spiraling cost-of-living crisis.
.The 1922 Committee of Conservative backbench MPs set out the timetable and rules of play for the elections, which will officially open and also close for nominations on Tuesday.
Jeremy Hunt, one of Truss's predecessors and a former health minister, said he would cut "all taxes" but would focus on cutting corporation tax first, saying it would be least inflationary.
Interestingly, social media had witnessed a similar scenario during the Prime Ministerial race in 2019 during which Boris Johnson had beaten Theresa May.
"I will fight the election as a Conservative and govern as a Conservative," she said.