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Erdogan, Putin to meet in Ankara

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 03:38

Ankara, Dec 9 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Ankara on December 11 on the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Presidential spokesman said in a statement.

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Putin inaugurates massive Artic LNG refinery

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 03:06

Sabetta (Russia), Dec 9 (IANS) The Russian President inaugurated on Friday a massive Liquefied Natural Gas refinery in the Artic, one of the largest LNG refineries in the world.

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UK, French voice disagreement with US on Jerusalem

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 01:24

United Nations, Dec 9 (IANS) British envoy to the UN Matthew Rycroft said on Friday that his country does not agree with the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and has no plans to move the British embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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14 UN peacekeepers killed in Democratic Republic of Congo, 3 missing

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 00:08

United Nations, Dec 9 (IANS) Fourteen peacekeepers from Tanzania have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and three are missing in what UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday was "the worst attack on UN peacekeepers in the Organisation's recent history".

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14 UN peacekeepers killed in Democratic Republic of Congo

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 22:38

United Nations, Dec 8 (IANS) Fourteen peacekeepers from Tanzania have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in what United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday was "the worst attack on UN peacekeepers in the Organization's recent history".

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Pakistan allows Jadhav to meet mother, wife on December 25

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 20:44

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Some 21 months after he was arrested and repeatedly denied consular access, Pakistan on Friday allowed alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a military court, to meet his mother and wife on December 25.

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Palestinian protests rage across West Bank, Gaza

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:26

Gaza/Ramallah, Dec 8 (IANS) Dozens were injured on Friday as Palestinians took to the streets in West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem against the US declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Irish PM Varadkar satisfied with Brexit deal

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 18:22

Dublin, Dec 8 (IANS) Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday that he was satisfied that the London-Brussels agreement on Brexit had met all Irish Republic demands, including maintaining an invisible border with the British province of Northern Ireland, requested by his government.

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Protests in Indonesia, Malaysia over US' Jerusalem move

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:06

Jakarta, Dec 8 (IANS) Hundreds of people took part in protests in Malaysia and Indonesia on Friday against the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, prompting the American diplomatic delegations in both countries to issue security alerts for their employees.

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London Mayor visits Jinnah's mausoleum in Karachi

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:48

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who is on a goodwill visit to Pakistan to promote his "London is Open" campaign, visited the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on Friday.

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S.Korea, US conclude largest joint air drills

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:06

Seoul, Dec 8 (IANS) South Korea and the US on Friday concluded the Vigilant ACE exercises, the largest joint air drill, meant to serve as a show of strength following North Korea's latest missile launch.

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