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Morocco court postpones north-eastern protest trials

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 07:18

Rabat, Oct 18 (IANS) A Moroccan court has postponed until October 24 the trial of 21 protesters arrested for their role in organising demonstrations that rocked the north-eastern region for months.

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EU must keep Myanmar under pressure: B'desh President

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:48

Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) President Abdul Hamid has said the European Union should continue to exert pressure on Myanmar so that it takes back the Rohingya refugees who have escaped to Bangladesh.

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Talks on revising NAFTA extended into 2018

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:14

Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Representatives of the US, Mexico and Canada announced here that negotiations on revising the 1994 NAFTA will continue into next year in the face of "significant conceptual gaps among the parties".

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1 dead as Greenpeace plane crashes in Brazil

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:06

Rio de Janeiro,, Oct 18 (IANS) One person was killed and four others injured when a Greenpeace aircraft crashed in Brazil's Amazon region, a spokesman for the environmental group said.

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2 UAE pilots killed in plane crash over Yemen

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:18

Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) The UAE Armed Forces has announced the death of two pilots after their aircraft crashed during an operation in Yemen, a media report said.

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Lebanon, China to enhance bilateral ties: Envoy

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:42

Beirut, Oct 18 (IANS) China's Ambassador to Lebanon, Wang Kejian, has stressed that Beirut and Beijing could enhance bilateral ties by reviving the Silk Road and re-activating the trade and cultural exchanges between both sides.

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UN report for addressing women's reproductive rights issue

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:52

United Nations, Oct 18 (IANS) The objective to end poverty by 2030 envisaged in the UN Sustainable Development Goals will never be met without addressing the issue of women's reproductive rights, according to a report.

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