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Uzbekistan, Turkey Sign 25 Deals for $ 679 Million

Uzbekistan, Turkey Sign 25 Deals for $ 679 Million

TASHKENT – The Uzbekistan-Turkey business forum was held in Tashkent, the Uzbekistan Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade said Wednesday. The event was attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, Sardor Umurzakov, Turkish Vice President, Fuat Oktay, heads of line government agencies, and …

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Saudi Arabia Plans to Launch Second National Airline

Saudi Arabia Plans to Launch Second National Airline

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia plans to start a second national airline in a bid to transform the oil-rich kingdom into a transportation hub and help diversify its economy. The strategy also includes increasing air connectivity to 250 destinations and doubling air cargo capacity to 4.5 million tons, Saudi Crown Prince, …

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Russia is Testing Its S-400 Air Defense Systems in Crimea

Russia is testing its S-400 air defense systems in Crimea

MOSCOW – About 20 aircraft and helicopters, several divisions of the S-400 and Pantsir-S air defense systems conducted a training check-in in Crimea against the background of the Sea Breeze exercises of Ukraine, the United States, and other NATO countries that started the day before. “A total of around 20 …

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Pakistan, IDB Sign $4.5b Oil Deal

Pakistan, IDB sign $4.5b oil deal

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on Monday signed a $4.5 billion framework agreement for a commercial loan to finance oil and gas imports amid only 55% utilisation of a similar three-year facility. The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) signed the three-year framework agreement for a …

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Global Covid-19 Cases Top 181 Million

Global Covid-19 cases top 181 million

WASHINGTON – The number of Covid-19 cases worldwide topped 181 million on Tuesday, even with mass vaccinations underway. The total number of cases and deaths stood at 181,388,210 and 3,928,804, respectively, as of Tuesday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). So far, 2,966,241,644 doses of vaccine have been administered …

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