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Daily Archives: December 6, 2018

China strengthens foothold in EU with Portugal agreements

LISBON, Portugal, Dec 5 (AP) — Portugal is embracing China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative, which offers loans for the building of large-scale infrastructure...

Lego Foundation donates $100mln to aid Rohingya, Syrian kids

HELSINKI , Dec 5 (AP) — The Lego Foundation says it will donate $100 million to U.S. non-profit educational organization Sesame Workshop to fund...

Insurgents kill 4 in attack on Afghan checkpoint

Kabul, Dec 5 , Dec 5 (AP) Afghan officials say the Taliban have attacked a police checkpoint in the western Herat province, setting off...

UK’s key services sector barely growing amid Brexit concern

LONDON , Dec 5 (AP) — Britain’s hugely important services sector is struggling in the face of Brexit, a closely watched survey showed Wednesday,...

China promises action on US trade deal but gives no details

BEIJING , Dec 5 (AP) — China issued an upbeat but vague promise Wednesday to carry out a tariff cease-fire with Washington but gave...

UN: Curbing climate change would reap huge health benefits

KATOWICE, Poland , Dec 5 (AP) — The United Nations says curbing climate change will have huge benefits for people’s health worldwide. The World Health...

Moscow dismisses ‘groundless’ US claim Russia breaching arms treaty

Moscow, Dec 5 , Dec 5 (AFP) Moscow on Wednesday dismissed US claims that Russia is violating a major Cold War treaty limiting mid-range...

“Crazy, Wrecking Ball”: US Senators Blast Saudi Prince Over Khashoggi

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (AFP): US senators say they are more certain than ever after a private CIA briefing that the Saudi crown prince had...

Pakistan slashes non-salary budget by 10%

Islamabad, Dec 5 (PTI) The Pakistan government has decided to cut by 10 per cent the non-salary current budget of the civilian setup as...


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