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Russia: US playing with fire by imposing new sanctions

Russia: US playing with fire by imposing new sanctions

Moscow : The US’ latest batch of sanctions targeting Russian businesses and China undermine global stability and are akin to playing with fire, officials here said on Friday. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov’s comments came after Washington on Thursday imposed ...

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Vietnam President dead after after prolonged illness

Vietnam President dead after after prolonged illness

Hanoi : Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday after prolonged illness. He was 61. Tran Dai Quang died in the Military Central Hospital in Hanoi, reported the presidential website, adding that he had been undergoing treatment both at ...

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Global terrorism deaths decreased 27% in 2017: US

Global terrorism deaths decreased 27% in 2017: US

Washington : The number of deaths and attacks attributed to terrorism significantly decreased in 2017, according to a new report by the US State Department. “The total number of terrorist attacks worldwide in 2017 decreased by 23 per cent” compared ...

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US backs Morocco’s autonomy plan for Sahara region

US backs Morocco’s autonomy plan for Sahara region

Rabat/Washington : The US has reiterated that Moroccos autonomy plan for the Sahara region is “realistic” and “credible” and a “potential approach to resolving the Sahara issue”. “We maintain that it (the autonomy plan) is serious, realistic and credible and ...

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Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong

Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong

Beijing/Hong Kong : Typhoon Mangkhut, the world’s strongest storm this year, continued its path of destruction across Southeast Asia, reaching mainland China after pummeling Hong Kong and killing dozens in the Philippines, authorities said on Monday. Mangkhut is now expected ...

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China, Pakistan to extend CPEC further

China, Pakistan to extend CPEC further

By Gaurav Sharma, Beijing : China on Monday said it will extend the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to the west of Pakistan. China has already invited Afghanistan — west to Pakistan — to join the CPEC. Iran, which is ...

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