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International

US ‘redoubling’ efforts to pressure Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (not pictured) hold a press conference in Amman, Jordan on Jan 8. Pompeo …

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Modi plans ‘job quotas’ for less well-off Indians

Protest over citizenship bill NEW DELHI, Jan 8, (RTRS): India’s cabinet on Monday backed proposals to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for Indians outside …

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US looks to Kuwait to settle Gulf crisis

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: In the midst of the US-led diplomacy in Afghanistan to foster reconciliation between Kabul and the Taleban which includes diplomatic visits …

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EU works to set up Iran payment scheme

Khamenei aide says US sought talks BRUSSELS, Jan 7, (Agencies): The European Union (EU) Monday said work is still continuing to set up a payment …

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Brexit deal ‘will not’ be renegotiated: EU – ‘Negotiations complete’

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May visits a ward at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to launch the NHS Long Term Plan, in Liverpool, England on Jan …

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US Congresswoman takes oath using Quran printed in Kuwait

Somali-born Ilhan Omar being sworn in on a Quran printed in Kuwait Somali-born Ilhan Omar has officially been sworn-in to represent her constituency in the …

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Rakhine rebels kill 13 Myanmar policemen

Rakhine insurgents killed 13 policemen and injured nine in attacks on four police posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Friday as the country marked Independence …

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Air India implements uniform charges to transport dead bodies to India from Gulf countries

NEW DELHI: Putting an end to the much-criticised method of calculating the human remains based on the bodies’ weight, the national carrier Air India has …

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US Army vows backing to Iraq

Iraqi Army soldiers prepare to leave their base to go on patrol, during Army Day celebrations, in Baghdad, Iraq on Jan 6. The Iraqi Army …

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Tunisia extends state of emergency for one month

France offers Tunisia $136.4 mln loan to finance electricity project File Photo: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (AP) TUNIS, Jan 5, (KUNA): Tunisian President Beji …

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