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Rwanda boosts COVID-19 economic recovery fund with 250 mln USD

Others | May 19, 2022 7:55:28 PM IST

Kigali [Rwanda], May 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Rwanda has announced an additional 250 million US dollars for the Economic Recovery Fund as part of the country's efforts to support the recovery of businesses se

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Zardari minting money while Shehbaz gets cursed for it: Imran Khan

Gujranwala |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari is "minting money" while Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is "getting cursed" by

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Azerbaijan, Lithuania sign pact to boost bilateral relations

Middle East | May 19, 2022 7:56:18 PM IST

Baku [Azerbaijan], May 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Azerbaijan and Lithuania on Wednesday inked a pact aimed at enhancing bilateral relations in a number of areas.

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Turkey Blocked Start of NATO Talks on Sweden, Finland Accession - Reports

Asia | May 18, 2022 7:55:00 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], May 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Turkey has blocked the start of consideration of the application for accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO, the Financial Times reported citing an informed sou

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British govt monitoring Yasin Malik's trial: UK Minister

London |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST

The British government of the Conservative party told the House of Lords on Tuesday that it is monitoring the trial of Indian Kashmiri leader Yasin Malik.

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New York City lifts COVID-19 alert level to 'high'

US | May 18, 2022 7:23:56 AM IST

New York [US], May 18 (ANI/Xinhua): New York City, the largest city in the United States, raised its COVID-19 alert level from "medium" to "high" on Tuesday, as infections continue to go up in recent

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Canada issues ban on entry for Putin, nearly 1000 Russian nationals

US | May 18, 2022 7:23:58 AM IST

Toronto [Canada], May 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Canada has announced a ban on entry for Russian President Vladimir Putin and some 1,000 Russian nationals over the conflict in Ukraine, Minister of Public Safet

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Death toll in Nigeria's gas explosion rises to nine: official

Others | May 18, 2022 4:25:13 PM IST

Lagos [Nigeria], May 18 (ANI/Xinhua): A rescue official has confirmed that nine people died and 10 others were injured in a gas explosion that occurred in the early morning of Tuesday in Nigeria's nor

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UK inflation rate hits 40-year high as energy bill soars

Europe | May 18, 2022 8:54:56 PM IST

London [UK], May 18 (ANI/Xinhua): Britain's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 9.0 per cent in the 12 months to April 2022, the highest level since 1982, the British Office for National Statistics (O

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19 plantation workers abducted in Cameroon

Others | May 18, 2022 9:26:40 PM IST

Yaounde [Cameroon], May 18 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 19 plantation workers have been kidnapped in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region of Southwest, according to security and local sources.

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Ukrainian president proposes extending martial law, general mobilization

Europe | May 18, 2022 9:26:42 PM IST

Kyiv [Ukraine], May 18 (ANI/Xinhua): Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed to the parliament to extend the current martial law and general mobilization in the country, the state-run Ukri

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World Bank, UN grant 10 million USD to mitigate impacts of Beirut port blasts

Asia | May 18, 2022 10:56:30 PM IST

Beirut [Lebanon], May 15 (ANI/Xinhua): A new 10 million U.S. dollars grant will help Lebanon mitigate the environmental and health impacts of the Beirut port explosions on the neighbouring population

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