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NATO agrees nerve agent used on Russia’s Alexei Navalny, demands probe

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday condemned the appalling assassination attempt on Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and called on Moscow to answer questions...

NATO: Turkey, Greece agree to technical talks about tensions at sea

The chief of NATO said Thursday that Greece and Turkey have agreed to start technical talks aimed at helping to reduce the risks of...

Tanker loaded with 2 million barrels of oil catches fire off Sri Lanka

An oil tanker loaded with two million barrels of Kuwati crude sailing toward Odisha's Paradip refinery caught fire Thursday morning off Sri Lanka’s coast,...

United Airlines plans to furlough 16,000 workers, fewer than expected

United Airlines said Wednesday it plans to furlough 16,370 employees in October, a smaller number than the airline predicted in July because thousands of...

US recovery, slow and uneven, is hampered by ‘uncertainty’: Fed survey

U.S. business activity and employment ticked up through late August, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, but economic growth was generally sluggish as COVID-19...

US: Budget deficit to hit record $3.3 trillion due to Covid-19, recession

The federal budget deficit is projected to hit a record USD 3.3 trillion as huge government expenditures to fight the coronavirus and to prop...

Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr and 3 other apps over ‘immoral’ content

Pakistan said on Tuesday it has blocked Tinder, Grindr and three other dating apps for not adhering to local laws, its latest move to...

China eyes military facilities in Pak, Myanmar, 10 other nations: Pentagon

China is seeking to set up more robust logistics in about a dozen countries, including three in India's neighbourhood, to allow its army to...

Taiwan plans to issue new passports emphasising distinction with China

Taiwan plans to issue new passports emphasising its independent identity and downgrading connections with China. The foreign ministry on Wednesday released images of the new...

Iraq seeks exemption from OPEC deal curbing oil production in Q1 2021

Iraq is seeking an exemption from an OPEC+ deal curbing oil production during the first quarter of 2021 but will adhere to the cuts...

China suspends barley imports from Australia’s largest grain exporter

China said on Tuesday it had suspended barley imports from Australia's largest grain exporter, a ruling that threatens to inflame bilateral tensions. China's General Administration...

India-US can challenge each other to do better on human rights: Nikki Haley

India and the US need to acknowledge that they fall sometimes when it comes to human rights, a former American diplomat said on Tuesday,...

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