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    USD 100 million in humanitarian aid pledged to crisis-hit Venezuela

    CARACAS: Twenty-five countries have pledged $100 million in aid to Venezuela, a top US official said Thursday, as the crisis-hit country's Supreme Court took aim at oil executives appointed by the opposition. Venezuela is plagued by hyperinflation and major shortages of basic goods, and two men -- opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro -- are vying...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Saudi Arabia backs India's fight against terrorism and extremism

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia Friday said it stood with India's fight against terrorism and extremism and denounced as "cowardly" the suicide attack carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group in Jammu and Kashmir that killed at least 40 CRPF soldiers. The strong condemnation came days ahead of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Dubai airport briefly halts flights over drone sighting

    DUBAI: Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest airport for international travel, has briefly halted flights over an alleged drone sighting. The airport says it halted flights from 10:13 am to 10:45 am on Friday over "suspected drone activity." It says flights were later resumed. Alleged drone sightings have previously disrupted flights into the airport, which is...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Indonesian firms owe USD 1.3 billion in forest damage fines: Greenpeace

    JAKARTA: Indonesian firms owe at least USD 1.3 billion in unpaid fines for environmental damage caused by widespread forest clearing and deadly fires linked to tens of thousands of premature deaths, a Greenpeace study said Friday. Citing government data, the environmental group said it examined 11 civil court cases between 2012 and 2018 where palm oil and pulp-and-paper...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina wants to retire to make way for young leaders

    DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a historic fourth term, becoming the country's longest-serving leader, has indicated that she will retire after the current term to promote young leaders, according to a media report. In an interview with the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) 71-year-old Hasina, who assumed office just a month ago, for...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    UK says Brexit defeat in parliament 'a hiccup'

    LONDON: The British government on Friday dismissed as a "hiccup" its latest parliamentary defeat over Brexit, saying it would keep trying to renegotiate its EU divorce deal just six weeks before exit day. But senior minister Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the House of Commons, conceded that the setback might affect the ongoing talks with the European Union. "Yesterday was more of a...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    China again says no to back India's bid to list JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

    BEIJING: China on Friday expressed deep "shock" over the Pulwama terror attack carried out by a Jaish suicide bomber but did not give an assurance to India that it will back New Delhi's appeal to list the UN-proscribed Pakistan-based terror group's chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. At least 40 CRPF personnel were killed and...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin calls China trade talks 'productive'

    Beijing:Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US had "productive" talks with China over their trade dispute after negotiations in Beijing ended Friday with no sign that any concrete progress had been made. Top officials from the world's two biggest economies had held two days of talks, hoping to at least create sufficient goodwill to stave off an escalation...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    US Congressmen seek briefing on drugs from India

    Washington:A bipartisan group of powerful US lawmakers on Wednesday sought a congressional briefing on contaminated drugs from India and China used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Since July last year, at least 15 recalls have been issued for a class of drugs known as angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB), which are generally used to treat high blood pressure. The recalls appear to...

    • 18 hrs ago
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    Pak committed to implementing ICJ's decision in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

    Islamabad: Pakistan is committed to implementing the decision of the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, a senior Pakistani official said as the country's delegation left for the Hague on Friday for the oral proceedings in the case that will commence at the world court from February 18. Indian national Jadhav, 48, was sentenced to death by a...

    • 18 hrs ago

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