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Friday , January 21 2022


6 questions on rupee shake-up – Bid to tackle tax evasion, corruption

MUMBAI, Nov 9, (AFP): India’s government on Tuesday withdrew the two largest-denomination banknotes from circulation in a bid to tackle tax evasion and corruption. Here …

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Voters define America – Poll historic

WASHINGTON, Nov 8, (AFP): America’s future hung in the balance Tuesday as millions of eager voters cast ballots to elect Democrat Hillary Clinton as their …

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2 held over murder of singer – Shiite, Sunni leaders arrested over attacks

KARACHI, Nov 7, (Agencies): Pakistani police have arrested two militants accused of assassinating one of the country’s best known Sufi musicians, a provincial minister said …

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Yemen rebels blocked 34 aid ships: Saudi coalition – 6 Qaeda suspects killed outside port city

RIYADH, Nov 8, (AFP): The Saudiled coalition battling rebels in Yemen accused the insurgents on Tuesday of having seized a total of 34 aid boats …

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Moroccan king reaches out to African leaders

Moroccan King Mohammed VI offered a conditional olive branch to African leaders Sunday in a speech in Senegal declaring his country wanted to “take back …

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Saudi mother of six reinterprets Sharia

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 7, (AP): When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics, she never imagined …

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Potential of British-Indian relationship ‘limitless’ – UK eyes deeper India trade ties

NEW DELHI, Nov 7, (Agencies): Britain should not wait until it leaves the European Union to develop deeper trade ties with India, Prime Minister Theresa …

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Fresh clashes in Yemen kill 20, say military officials – American held in Yemen freed, evacuated to Oman

ADEN, Nov 6, (Agencies): Fresh clashes in two different parts of Yemen on Sunday killed 14 pro-Iran rebels and six fighters loyal to the internationally …

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Mosul advance slows

BAGHDAD/AIN ISSA, Syria, Nov 6, (RTRS): Islamic State fighters targeted Iraqi troops with car bombs and ambushes in Mosul, stalling an army advance in their …

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Bangladesh arrests ‘mentor’ of assassins – Dozens detained for attacks on Hindus

DHAKA, Nov 6, (Agencies): Bangladesh police said they arrested early Sunday a veteran Islamist extremist who had “mentored” the assassins of a Japanese farmer shot …

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