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Indian Farmer will Continue Protests: Leader

Indian Farmer will Continue Protests: Leader

NEW DELHI – Leaders of farmers’ unions in India condemned the violence at a “tractor rally” organized by farmers in the Indian capital to demand the repeal of new farm laws. On Tuesday, tens of thousands of farmers started the day in a convoy of tractors adorned with Indian and …

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NATO Secretary General Speaks with US President

NATO Secretary General Speaks with US President

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, spoke with Joe Biden, President of the United States, NATO.int reported Wednesday. He congratulated the President on his inauguration, which was a powerful demonstration of the strength of American democracy and the values shared by NATO and the United States, and the start …

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US, Pakistan Host Private Sector Engagement Forum

US, Pakistan host private sector engagement forum.

ISLAMABAD – The U.S. Mission to Pakistan and the provincial government of Punjab have opened a three-day forum with the private sector to identify opportunities and challenges for business and social investments in the region. The forum was organized by the Punjab Enabling Environment Project (PEEP) of the United States …

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Regional Countries’ Cooperation Can Bring Long-Term Peace: Zarif

Regional countries' coop. can bring long-term peace says Zarif

TEHRAN – Upon his arrival in Yerevan, the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said that cooperation between countries in the region could bring long-term peace and stability. Mohammad Javad Zarif, who arrived in Yerevan on Wednesday for the third destination of his trip to the region, told reporters that …

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Indian Farmers Ride Flag-Bedecked Tractors in Republic Day Protest

Indian farmers ride flag-bedecked tractors in Republic Day protest

SINGHU – Tens of thousands of farmers drove a convoy of colorfully flagged tractors through the outskirts of India’s capital New Delhi on Tuesday, in a high-profile protest against controversial agricultural reforms. Thousands more, executive tractors flying the flags of India and agricultural unions, had flocked from neighboring states for …

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UN Chief Urges Global Alliance to Counter Rise of Neo-Nazis

UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis

NEW YORK – The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, urged coordinated global action to build an alliance against the growth and spread of neo-Nazism and white supremacy, and the resurgence of xenophobia, anti-Semitism and hate speech triggered in part by the Covid-19 pandemic. Antonio Guterres made the appeal Monday at …

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Pakistan-China Cooperation Center on Traditional Medicine Launched

Pakistan-China cooperation center on traditional medicine launched

ISLAMABAD – The China-Pakistan Traditional Chinese Medicine Cooperation Center (SPCCTCM) was launched at Hunan Medical University in Huaihua, China and Karachi University, respectively. According to China Economic Net (CEN), the SPCCTCM will further strengthen the cooperation between the Iron Brothers on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and benefit the people of …

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Turkey to Extend Military Deployment in Gulf of Aden

Turkey to extend military deployment in Gulf of Aden

ANKARA – The Turkish presidency on Monday presented a motion extending the deployment of Turkish forces in the Gulf of Aden, Somalia and the Arabian Sea. Lawmakers will debate the motion on Tuesday extending the authorization for deployments until February 10, 2022. Since it was first approved by Parliament in …

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European Central Bank to Establish Center on Climate Change

European Central Bank to establish center on climate change

BERLIN – The European Central Bank (ECB) will create a center to unify climate change affairs in 2021, the financial institution reported. According to the ECB, the creation of this division reflects the growing importance of climate impacts on the economy and monetary policy of this financial institution. The center, …

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